Oakwood Worldwide® Named Best Serviced Apartment Provider for the Second Consecutive Year at 2018 Business Travel Awards
LONDON – 16 February, 2018: Oakwood Worldwide®, wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, has been named Best Serviced Apartment Provider at the 2018 Business Travel Awards, repeating its 2017 win.
Held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London in front of nearly 1,300 business travel professionals, the prestigious Business Travel Awards are an annual highlight in the industry calendar.
The independent panel of judges recognized Oakwood Worldwide’s focus on providing services to the corporate market, global footprint, emphasis on duty of care and comprehensive CSR programme. In the past year, Oakwood Worldwide has broken new ground with an innovative service model which supports corporate clients while ensuring resources are deployed effectively and efficiently, and enhanced client reporting to drive continuous improvement and optimisation of programmes. The company arranges accommodation for more than 100,000 guests each year, through its unrivalled sourcing capabilities and presence in more than 95 countries. Furthermore, it has strengthened its duty of care programme and industry-leading corporate and social responsibility initiatives in the areas of reducing its environmental footprint, ensuring a sustainable supply chain, guest safety and giving back to communities.
“It is a very proud moment to win this prestigious award for the second time running, particularly at a time when the industry is changing and evolving at such a fast pace,” said Managing Director of EMEA, Tom Meertens. “The past year really has been a team effort and it’s a reflection of the hard work and dedication of everyone at Oakwood Worldwide that we’ve been able to succeed once again. Our business continues to grow and there are exciting developments to watch out for in the coming year”.