PATTAYA, Thailand –April 19, 2012 – Hilton Pattaya today announced that it has been received the “2011 HA+D Award for Design Excellence” award from Hospitality Architecture & Design. One of the most comprehensive reader’s choice awards dedicated to the hospitality industry, the accolade celebrates excellence in project design and product innovation across categories including hotel architecture and hotel interior design.
“Having only opened a year ago, we are truly delighted and honored to be recognized by industry opinion leaders and peers,” said Harald Feurstein, general manager, Hilton Pattaya. “This prestigious and highly coveted award bears testament to Hilton Pattaya’s positioning as a distinctively luxurious and well-designed hotel that will excel in Asia’s highly competitive hospitality market.”
Hilton Pattaya’s striking lobbies (one on the Ground floor and one on the 16th floor), the Lobby Bar (Drift), the all-day dining restaurant (Edge) and the specialty restaurant (Flare), were all designed by the award-winning Thai-based architectural and interior design firm, Department of Architecture Co Ltd.
A panel of industry experts made an initial selection of winners with a further round of reader’s voting then conducted online, HA+D Award is organized by Hospitality Architecture & Design, a sister publication of Hotel Management Asia (Hong Kong). Published by Questex Media in association with Trefoil Media, Hospitality Architecture & Design is a bi-monthly print publication and digital publication in the form of a website, and weekly e-newsletter.
Hilton Worldwide currently operates six properties in Thailand including Hilton Pattaya, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Conrad Bangkok and Conrad Koh Samui.