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Hilton’s Luxury Brands in Asia Shine in Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

Six Waldorf Astoria and Conrad hotels across Asia gain coveted spots in respective regional categories

SINGAPORE - Condé Nast Traveler has revealed the results of its 33rd annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts brands, part of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Luxury Group, across Asia Pacific with six property wins.

The Waldorf Astoria brand in China shone through with three prestigious property wins. Waldorf Astoria Beijing was crowned the top spot in China in addition to being ranked amongst the world’s top 50 hotels; whilst Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund placed second and Waldorf Astoria Chengdu placed 15th in China.

Hilton’s Conrad resorts in Bora Bora and the Maldives also gained coveted spots in their respective market categories, securing their place amongst the most desired resorts for travelers to the two destinations, as did Conrad Tokyo in Japan’s Top 10 list.

“It is always welcome news to see our hotels being recognized and these accolades are especially meaningful in this current climate. Our hotel teams take immense pride in their work and never cease to pull out all the stops to deliver unique and personalized experiences for their guests. These awards are testament of their commitment and dedication, and I am so proud of all they are doing to deliver truly exceptional service and hospitality to all who enter their doors,” said Alan Watts, President, Asia Pacific, Hilton.

“Across all our Waldorf Astoria and Conrad hotels and resorts in Asia, we always aim to surpass the expectations of our discerning guests and ensure they have memorable experiences during their visits. This acknowledgement in the Condé Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards is an affirmation of the trust our guests have in our hotels and reinforces our commitment to continue providing inspiring and unforgettable hospitality to travelers,” said Nils-Arne Schroeder, Vice President, Luxury and Lifestyle, Asia Pacific, Hilton.

The full list of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards is as follows:

Top 20 Hotels in China

  • #1 Waldorf Astoria Beijing
  • #2 Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
  • #15 Waldorf Astoria Chengdu

Top 10 Hotels in Japan

  • #9 Conrad Tokyo

Top 25 Resorts in Australia and the South Pacific

  • #13 Conrad Bora Bora Nui

Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean

  • #30 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,900 properties and nearly 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 133 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook,  Twitter,  LinkedIn,  Instagram and YouTube.

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio that provides the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience a positive stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at, and follow the brand on TwitterInstagram and Facebook.

About Conrad Hotels & Resorts

Spanning five continents with more than 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms — all while connecting with local and global culture. Experience a positive stay at Conrad Hotels & Resorts by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Conrad Hotels & Resorts at, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.