InterContinental Sydney bags Travel+Leisure World's Best Hotel

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian-owned InterContinental Sydney, located just next to Sydney's famous Opera House, has been voted as one of the top city hotels in Australasia, as part of this year's Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards, according to Mulpha International Bhd on Tuesday, Sept 27.

According to a statement released by Mulpha, the survey also named InterContinental Sydney among the top three city-based hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. InterContinental Sydney was also voted as the best property in Sydney, ahead of the Park Hyatt, Four Seasons and The Westin.

The award win comes in the same year as the unveiling of InterContinental Sydney's new Cafe Opera restaurant, as well as updates to its exclusive rooftop Club InterContinental Lounge, business centre, live broadcast facilities and stunning Harbour Room event space on the 31st floor, which overlooks the harbour and Botanic Gardens.

Head of hotel investment for Mulpha Australia Lloyd Donaldson says: "This win affirms InterContinental Sydney's longstanding as Sydney's luxury city hotel for corporate and leisure travellers. We are pleased to note that Travel+Leisure's well-travelled readers have elected this hotel as the best. We will continue to strive to deliver the best."

The Group's focus is on property development and investment, infrastructure and civil construction with operations and investments in Malaysia, Australia, Vietnam, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Mulpha is Malaysia's largest real estate investor and developer in Australia, with assets including Sanctuary Cove and Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove in Queensland, InterContinental Sydney, Norwest Business Park Sydney, The Hotel School Sydney, Bimbadgen Estate in New South Wales' Hunter Valley and the world-renowned and award-winning Hayman Great Barrier Reef.

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