KOTA KINABALU: Shangri-la's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu was recently voted as the number two resort in the favourite overseas leisure hotel in Asia and the Indian subcontinent by Condé Nast Traveller, the world’s premier travel magazine.
The announcement was made on Sept 3 at the awards dinner and will be published in next month’s edition of magazine.
Consisting of over 1 million readers worldwide, the voting began in the April 2009 edition and simultaneously on its online issue at www.cntraveller.com.
In the poll, readers were asked to choose the best that the travel world has to offer – from hotels and spas to airlines and airports.
Choices were rated according to various criteria such as service, culture and value for money.
Separately, the resort was placed among the World’s Top 100, a list that features the “best of the best” in terms of countries, islands, UK cities, overseas cities, UK leisure and business hotels and overseas business hotels.
Overall, the resort scored 99.33 per cent and was noted as having the finest leisure facilities.
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