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Mr. Mark Chan, Ascott's Country General Manager for Vietnam, talks about what it means to win a Golden Dragon Award.
"We are honored to win the prestigious Golden Dragon Award for ninth year in recognition of our contributions to Vietnam. The award honours top foreign direct investment enterprises that made significant contributions to Vietnam’s economic development, and recognises outstanding achievements in brand, service and management excellence. Ascott’s success over the last 20 years has been largely anchored on the strong support our business partners and stakeholders have shown us over the years. While we celebrate our progress we have made, it is clear that we must continue to work hard to sustain our competitive edge. We certainly look forward to working with our partners to further explore opportunities our business in Vietnam and across the globe."
About The Ascott Limited
The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator. It has over 27,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Gulf region, as well as over 17,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 45,000 units in 290 properties.
The company operates three award-winning brands – Ascott, Citadines and Somerset. Its portfolio spans 100 cities across 27 countries.
Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. In 2006, it established the world's first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.
Ascott’s achievements have been recognized internationally. Recent awards include World Travel Awards 2015 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ and ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ in Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’, Business Traveller UK Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company’, Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2015 for 'Best Serviced Apartment Company', Business Traveller China Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’ and 'Best Serviced Residence', TTG China Travel Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Operator in China’ and DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2016 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’. For a full list of awards, please visit http://www.theascottlimited.