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  • The Langham, Melbourne voted best city hotel in Asia Pacific

    September 14, 2021

    Melbourne Convention Bureau is thrilled for partner, The Langham, Melbourne to have been voted the number one city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific in the 2021 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards recently announced in New York.

    This is the third time The Langham, Melbourne has received this sought-after award in previous years having been honoured most recently in 2018 and 2016.

    Travel + Leisure has over 35 million readers across all of its platforms and is an authoritative voice in the travel industry and is a trusted resource for travelers around the globe.

    “Being named the number one city hotel in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific by the readers of Travel + Leisure means a great deal to all of us at the hotel, especially during what has been such a tumultuous period and unprecedented circumstances. We are humbled that our guests took the time to vote for the hotel. This accolade will be treasured and celebrated and is just the sort of uplifting news that we all need right now,” says The Langham, Melbourne’s Managing Director, Jeffrey van Vorsselen.

    “We have received this sought-after award in previous years, most recently in 2018 and 2016, but as everyone can appreciate, this recognition feels extra special after the challenges of the last 18 months,” adds van Vorsselen.

    The Langham, Melbourne has attained Platinum certification status by reputable global accreditation body, EarthCheck and in the only hotel in Australia to achieve Platinum status. This year marks a decade of recognition by EarthCheck for the hotel’s commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment. The hotel will continue to introduce sustainable business practices in an ongoing effort to reduce its impact on the environment.

    In the last year, The Langham, Melbourne has introduced a number of new guest experiences, including welcoming four-legged guests through the hotel’s pampered pet staycation for both dogs and cats. Plus, launching the Langham Pink Water Taxi that can take guests on a picnic cruise or ferry guests to destinations along the Yarra River.

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