Oakwood Recognized as the Best Serviced Residence of China at China Hotel Starlight Awards 2018

SINGAPORE – MARCH 30, 2018 – Oakwood, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments,  was awarded ‘Best Serviced Residence in China’ at the 13 China Hotel Starlight Awards ceremony. The eight properties in China honored with this recognition are Oakwood Residence Beijing, Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing, Oakwood Residence Funder Chengdu, Oakwood Residence Hangzhou, Oakwood Premier Guangzhou, Oakwood Gold Arch Residence Guangzhou, Oakwood Residence Shanghai and Oakwood Hotel & Residence Suzhou.

In addition, Edward Lim, director of operations & business development, China and general manager of Oakwood Premier Guangzhou, was recognized ‘Best Hotel General Manager of China’ for his major contribution to the success that Oakwood Premier Guangzhou has achieved.

“We are honoured to receive this award for three consecutive years and this is testament to our team’s hardwork and dedication as well as Oakwood’s expertise in the serviced residence industry” said Dean Schreiber, managing director, Oakwood Worldwide in Asia Pacific. “Edward’s accomplishment is the icing on the cake and an award well-deserved. Since joining Oakwood 18 years ago, Edward has achieved notable success with the launch of Oakwood Gold Arch Residence Guangzhou and subsequently Oakwood Premier Guangzhou. We are excited for what Edward will accomplish in his new role as Oakwood’s director of operations & business development in China.”

The Awards were presented on 29 March 2018 in Shanghai, before an invited audience of the industry's leading luminaries and international media.

China Hotel Starlight Awards is well known as “The Oscar Awards” in China’s hospitality industry, bestowing recognition and honor on achievement. Through a precise selection process, the Awards have become an annual summary report of China’s hospitality industry, recognizing enterprises that have made significant contributions and given fresh impetus to the industry.