Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Public company
Traded as
IndustryHospitality
Founded1971 (1971)
Headquarters
Hong Kong
Area served
Worldwide
Websitewww.shangri-la.com

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is the trading entity of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited,[1] a Hong Kong-based multinational hospitality company. Founded by a Malaysian, Robert Kuok in 1971, the company has over 95 luxury hotels and resorts with over 38,000 rooms in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and Australia.

Shangri-La has 5 brands across different market segments including Shangri-La Hotels, Shangri-La Resorts, Traders Hotels, Kerry Hotels and Hotel Jen.[2] The five-star luxury lodgings of the chain can be found across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Canada, Oceania and Europe.[3]

History[edit]

The first hotel of the luxury Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Group was the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, opened in 1971.[4] The name derives from the mythical place Shangri-La, described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton.[5]

Companies[edit]

Animal welfare controversy[edit]

On 14 February 2018, news spread online that Shangri-la at the Fort, Manila had contacted Pestbusters, a pest control company, to disperse a well established cat colony at a nearby park because they allegedly ruined the aesthetics of the establishment. The actual numbers vary but it's been reported that at least 20, possibly up to 38 cats, that had been neutered and vaccinated by community volunteers were reported missing. Outraged netizens and animal-lovers immediately started leaving angry comments and emails to the management, and posting negative reviews. The establishment released a statement on their social media account saying that the half of the cats were adopted by its employees while the rest were claimed to have been relocated to two unspecified locations in Taguig.[10][11][12]

The Compassion and Responsibility for Animals Welfare Philippines condemned the act saying that the hotel management was ignorant of the Philippine Animal Welfare Act and that Pestbusters violated Republic Act No. 8485 and accused the pest control firm of being motivated by "greed of money".[12]

Hotels[edit]

Asia[edit]

Cambodia
Hong Kong
Macau
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Macau (Proposed)
Mainland China
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Beihai
  • China World Hotel, Beijing
  • China World Summit Wing, Beijing
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing
  • Traders Hotel, Beijing
  • Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing
  • Kerry Hotel, Beijing
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Changchun
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Changzhou
  • Traders Fudu Hotel, Changzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Chongqing (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Dalian
  • Hylandia by Shangri-La
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou
  • Shangri-La's Sanya Resort & Spa, Hainan
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Hangzhou
  • Midtown Shangri-La, Hangzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Harbin
  • Shangri-La Harbin, Songbei District (2016)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Hefei
  • The Shangri-La Hotel, Huhhot
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Jinan (2016)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Kunming (2018)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Manzhouli
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Nanchang
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Nanning (2021)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Ningbo
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Putian (2021)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qian Tan (2021)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qinhuangdao
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Qufu
  • Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai
  • Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai
  • Kerry Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Shaoxing (2017)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Shenyang
  • Hotel Jen Shenyang
  • Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Suzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Tangshan
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Tianjin
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Wenzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Wuhan
  • Golden Flower Hotel, Xian
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Xian
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Xiamen (2016)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Yingkou (2016)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Zhengzhou (2018)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Zhoushan (2019)
Taiwan
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Kaohsiung (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei
  • Hotel Jen Taipei (Proposed)

Europe[edit]

  • Presnensky Shangri-La, Moscow (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Frankfurt (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Athens (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
  • Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London
  • Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Rome (Proposed)

Middle East[edit]

Africa[edit]

  • Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius (2015)
  • Shangri-La's Grand Hanse Mahe Resort & Spa, Seychelles (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Johannesburg (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Cairo (Proposed)

North America[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Shangri-La Fijian Resort
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Brisbane (Proposed)
  • Hotel Jen Brisbane
  • Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Melbourne (2022)
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Auckland (Proposed)
  • Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa, Yanuca Island

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Luxury Hotels and Resorts | Official Site Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts". Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  2. ^ "Hospitality Net - Shangri-La launches new brand: Hotel Jen - Rebrands existing Traders-branded hotels". Hospitality Net. Retrieved 2016-02-10.
  3. ^ Shangri-la.com. "Shangri-La Hotels". Shangri-la.com.
  4. ^ Chengappa, Sangeetha (2015-09-23). "Shangri-La Hotel opens in Bengaluru on Sept 24". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  5. ^ "Shangri-La - Oman's romantic paradise". Times of Oman. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  6. ^ "Shangri-La Asia Limited". Yahoo! Finance. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  7. ^ "69:Hong Kong Stock Quote - Shangri-La Asia Ltd". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  8. ^ "${Instrument_CompanyName} ${Instrument_Ric} Company Profile | Reuters.com". Reuters. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  9. ^ "Shangri-La Hotel Public Company Limited: BKK:SHANG quotes & news - Google Finance". www.google.com. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  10. ^ "What happened to the Cats of BGC? | When In Manila". www.wheninmanila.com. Retrieved 2018-02-18.
  11. ^ "Here's what we know about the cats 'relocated' from Shangri-La at the Fort". Daily Snout. 2018-02-18. Retrieved 2018-02-18.
  12. ^ a b Reysio-Cruz, Matthew. "Loss of Taguig park cats sparks outcry". Retrieved 2018-02-19.
  13. ^ CNN, Chris Dwyer, for. "Hong Kong's best hotels for amazing views". CNN. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  14. ^ "Shangri-La Asia to Develop a 698-room Traders Hotel at Hung Hom Bay at Hong Kong / December 2011". www.hotel-online.com. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  15. ^ "Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur". Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur (in Spanish).

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