Oakwood® Celebrates Double Win at World Travel Awards 2013
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OAKWOOD® CELEBRATES DOUBLE WIN AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2013
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SINGAPORE - October 3, 2013 - Oakwood, part of the Oakwood Worldwide portfolio of brands and one of the leading serviced apartment providers in the region, clinched two coveted regional awards - Thailand's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand and South Korea's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand - at the World Travel Awards 2013. The brand rose above fierce competition among the travel industry's elite in Asia and Australia at the awards ceremony, held on 1 October 2013 in Dubai, UAE.
The World Travel Awards are known as the 'Oscars of the travel industry,' and recognise excellence within the industry's most vital sectors and products. The Oakwood brand was selected by a stringent selection committee of industry experts. Moreover, the WTA collected votes cast by over 790,000 travel professionals and consumers in more than 170 countries worldwide.
"We are deeply honoured to receive these prestigious awards which clearly epitomize our commitment to quality and excellence," said PG Mathew, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific. "As we look to expand our regional portfolio into key gateway cities, we will always stay focused on delivering Oakwood's Gold Standard of service to our residents and outstanding management services to our property owners."
Adding to a growing list of accolades, Oakwood was awarded the 2012 World Travel Award for "Asia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand." The brand has also won other regional awards, including the "Best Serviced Apartment in China" by The Golden Horse Awards and the "Top 25 Luxury Hotels in South Korea 2013" Travellers' Choice Awards by TripAdvisor®
Oakwood operates four properties in Bangkok, Thailand and one property in Seoul, South Korea as part of its portfolio of 26 properties in the Asia Pacific region.
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Oakwood Worldwide®, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is the leading provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its two well-known brands, Oakwood® and ExecuStay®. Both brands provide move-in-ready furnished housing designed to meet the needs of business travelers on long- and short-term assignments. Oakwood® has access to the largest selection of housing options and a presence in all 50 United States and more than 55 countries. ExecuStay is the preferred corporate housing partner of Marriott® International and is the only corporate housing brand where guests can earn Marriott Rewards® points for stays at any ExecuStay location in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.oakwood.com and www.execustay.com.