Hong Kong, 9 December 2013 – Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group was honoured to receive the 2013 International Award at the prestigious Hong Kong Business Awards ceremony held recently in the city.
Established in 1990 by DHL and the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Business Awards aims to encourage and sustain the region’s entrepreneurial spirit and recognize excellent standards of corporate management and governance. The awards honour individuals and companies who are maintaining and expanding the economic viability and international stature of Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the Hong Kong-based award-winning operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences around the world. It was chosen as the 2013 International award recipient on a number of counts, including having achieved significant increases in revenue and profitability from successfully developing new markets, thereby enhancing Hong Kong's international reputation. The Group was also commended for sound business understanding and effective risk management.
“We are delighted to receive this award, particularly as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our flagship hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Over the years, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has grown from a well-respected Asian-based hotel company into a truly global brand,” said Stuart Dickie, Chief Financial Officer for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, who accepted the award on the Group’s behalf. “We believe these awards reinforce the reputation of Hong Kong as a leading world city for international business,” he added.
The Group’s parent company, Mandarin Oriental International Limited, is incorporated in Bermuda and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Limited manages the activities of the Group’s hotels.