BANGKOK - Conrad Bangkok General Manager Mr.Vincent Mercurio(middle), and Linda Giebing(left), Director of Business Development, received the awards BEST IN TRAVEL 2011 : Hot 25 Business Hotels from Mr. Vijay Verghese(right), Editor and Director of Smart Travel Asia online magazine, at the hotel's executive lounge.  This award cited for Excellence as a Hot 25 Business hotel, Conference hotel, and a leading Spa Hotel/Resort in Asia by SmartTravelAsia.com readers.

The 391-room Conrad Bangkok is a contemporary, luxury hotel nestled in the vibrant heart of Wireless Road, a mere stone's throw from the city's most vibrant shopping and dining venues, and the convenient BTS Skytrain and subway. The Conrad Bangkok has received a number of awards and accolades including "Travel + Leisure's Best Hotel 2010", "T&L 500": 500 World's Best Hotels 2008 by Travel & Leisure (US Edition), "Business Traveler Asia-Pacific 2008" - Best Business Hotel in Bangkok, "Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2006 to 2009" - The World's Best Places To Stay.

The hotel's three restaurants and two bars offer a choice of dining, drinking and nightclubbing, from a unique new "French -Thai Brasserie" concept, classic Chinese cuisine with a contemporary twist and authentic Japanese dishes to the Diplomat Bar, Bangkok sophisticated live jazz bar.

Contact:
Sally Chaiyakan
Director of Marketing Communications
Conrad Bangkok
+66 2690 9284
sally@conradbangkok.com

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About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the destination for the new generation of smart luxury travelers for whom life, business, and pleasure seamlessly intersect. Conrad offers its guests an innovative way to Stay Inspired through curated collections of 1-hour, 3-hour, or 5-hour experiences, available through www.stayinspired.com. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection to ordering in room dining and mobile check-out, all from their own mobile device. Consisting of 30 properties across five continents, Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting news.conradhotels.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (@conradhotels).

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,000 properties with more than 812,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by HiltonTM, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by HiltonTM, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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