Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts held a cocktail reception at Altitude restaurant at the Shangri-La in Sydney this week to celebrate the acquisition of the Traders Hotel, Brisbane and the recent launch of their iPhone mobile application.
Managers, sales and marketing directors and other staff from the Asia-Pacific group of hotels including Kerry Hotels, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and Traders Hotels were on hand to welcome industry members.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts recently assumed management of the Traders Hotel, Brisbane.
This is the first Traders property operated by Shangri-La Hotels in Australia and weve very proud and pleased to have acquired this wonderful accommodation, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts director of sales and marketing Jenny Williams said.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts also recently launched the companys first iPhone application.
We now have an app for our mobile customers which makes booking accommodation and researching our resorts that much simpler, easier and more accessible, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts regional director of sales and marketing, resorts Ogie R. Manuel said.
Plans are underway for the second phase of this versatile mobile app and will be launched during the first quarter of 2013 to develop additional hotel-centric features.
The industrys elite were treated to an array of cocktails, canapés and sweets as well as a performance from our nations Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.
Leave it to Diva Entertainments, Lesley Hancock entertained guests with a hilarious comedy routine and some high-powered dance moves.
The talented impersonator belted out some impromptu tunes and was even able to re-invent our coveted national anthem, combining a range of popular Australian song lyrics and creating a new ode to Oz.
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Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T