Stanford Residences Garners Best Serviced Apartment of the Year
Mon Sep 12 2016 00:00:00 GMT+0800 (CST)
High-end serviced apartment Stanford Residences achieved great results at the prestigious China Travel & Meetings Industry Awards held recently in Beijing by the famous travel magazine M&C China of Northstar Travel Group. Recognized for its high occupancy rate and tenant satisfaction, Stanford Residences was honored with the 2016 Best Serviced Apartment of the Year.
Travel Weekly China has launched its “China Travel and Meetings Industry Awards” since 2002 to honor the outstanding performance of corporations from travel and MICE industry in China. The awards include two categories, namely Leisure Travel and BT+ MICE, which are selected out by a judge panel formed by leading experts and professionals from the tourism and MICE industry. China Travel & Meeting Industry Awards marks an important recognition by the industry owing to its well-renowned fairness and innovative principles.
Mr. Leo Lee, Associate Director of K. Wah (China) Investment Limited and head of Stanford Residences, was delighted and honored to receive the award, “We are pleased to be recognized as the ‘Best Serviced Apartment of the Year’. It is indeed a remarkable accomplishment, as Stanford Residences is still in its infant stage. Since its operation in 2015, we’ve received great support from you and thanks! The award is a testament to the hard work of our dedicated team members at Stanford Residences, and with gratitude we will continue to strive for excellence and ensure high quality of hospitality services for those domestic and foreign families traveling or living in Shanghai.”
Stanford Residences is KWIH’s (K. Wah International Holdings Limited, stock code: 0173) first serviced apartment brand in Mainland China. With the philosophy of “Where Enchanted Living Comes Together”, Stanford Residences is devoted to providing the best possible living environment and 24-hour butler services for those domestic and foreign families in Shanghai. With the support of KWIH and its parent company K. Wah Group with their rich experience in hotel management and operation of premium residences, Stanford Residences has drawn wide attention since its operation one year ago. The brand’s first project Stanford Residences Jing An, located in the West Nanjing Road CBD of the Jing’an district, was first put on the market in March 2015. And in May 2016, Stanford Residences Jing An was put in full operation with its 113 sets of apartments all available. By the end of August 2016, the occupancy rate of Stanford Residences Jing An has exceeded 80%, taking the lead in Shanghai’s high-end serviced apartment leasing market.
Besides the high occupancy rate, Stanford Residences Jing An has garnered various types of awards, including Best Serviced Apartment-Readers’ Choice by the global leading English publication TimeOut, Serviced Apartment of the Year by the famous English media That’s in China, Best Serviced Apartment-Best Facilities and Best Serviced Apartment-Best Interior Decoration by the world-known media enterprise Ringier AG’s City Weekend and the like.
The second project under the brand Stanford Residences Xu Hui, located in the French Concession, shall be officially launched in the first half of 2017. Unlike Stanford Residences Jing An, Stanford Residences Xu Hui will mainly focus on the building of elegant and romantic atmosphere of the apartment, with the aim to provide a different living experience for those domestic and foreign families traveling or living in Shanghai.