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Lanson Place wins two awards in China Hotel Starlight Awards

March 18, 2010, Hong Kong – Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited (‘Lanson Place group’ or ‘the brand’), a wholly-owned subsidiary of USI Holdings Limited (HKEx stock code: 369), is pleased to announce two of their properties Lanson Place JinLin Tiandi Residences, Shanghai and Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong has earned separate awards and industry recognitions from “5th China Hotel Starlight Awards” in March 2010.

The group’s first serviced residence in Shanghai, Lanson Place JinLin Tiandi Residences has earned the “Best Serviced Apartments of China 2009” and Lanson Place Hotel, Hong Kong has earned “Best Designed Boutique Hotels of China 2009”, both recognitions were received at the 5th China Hotel Starlight Awards ceremony hosted in Shenzhen. Lanson Place Senior Vice President, Mr Graeme Laird was one of the panelists invited by the 2010 Annual Hotel Forum CEO Panel on the topic of Development Strategies of Leading Hotel Management Companies in China.

This China starlight Awards is an event jointly conceived and summoned by Chinese mainstream mass media, the hotel industry and the banking & investment industry. As the “Oscar Awards” of China’s hotel industry, China Hotel Starlight Awards is to recognize various achievements of those excellent hotels and hoteliers. With two properties being awarded by the Asia hotel industry and having senior management being one of the panelists shared the beliefs and strategies to this fiercer competition; it has certainly enriched the brand’s profile to the next level and extensive industry recognitions.

The Award-winners were decided by the consensus of a group of shrewd and seasoned hotel experts and appraisals of the Advisory Committee of AHF (Annual Hotel Forum), recommendations and nominations from members of the industry and online voting. Already in its 5th year, China Hotel Starlight Awards represents the high profile, the largest scale and most influential event in China’s hotel industry.

With the respective awards scored at a ceremony witnessed the brilliant development of China hotel industry and exemplary performances of China hotels and hoteliers, the two wining Lanson Place properties has made their remarkable milestone and created its differentiation from ‘good properties’ to ‘exceptional properties’ by presenting a sharpened brand identity and service commitments.

 


 

About Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited,

Lanson Place, a wholly-owned subsidiary of USI Holdings Limited (HKEx stock code: 369), is a premium hospitality investment and management brand in Asia, managing the award-winning boutique hotel in Hong Kong and five serviced residences in Shanghai, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

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Nicole Ko
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Lanson Place Hospitality Management Limited

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