Pan Pacific Suzhou Awarded “Best Resorts Near Shanghai” by Time Out Shanghai Magazine

[Suzhou, March 1, 2012Pan Pacific Suzhou recently received “Best Resorts Near Shanghai” awards from popular city magazine Time Out Shanghai Chinese Edition in their 2012 Best Hotel Awards based on the nomination by both editorial choice and readers’ votes. Pan Pacific Suzhou is the only hotel in Suzhou City who receives this honor.

 “The associates of Pan Pacific Suzhou are very proud to be recognised by Time Out Shanghai magazine and its readers, and this award shows our hotel enjoys high reputation as a preferred ‘City Resort  among customers in the Greater Shanghai area despite many new competitors and ample choices in the Yangtze River Delta Region.” Luc Bollen, Area General Manager China and General Manager of Pan Pacific Suzhou commented after the Award Ceremony.

This is the third consecutive well-recognised City Resort award Pan Pacific Suzhou received, after being awarded “China Top 10 Popular Resort Hotels of 2010” in the 7th Golden-Pillow Award, and “Top 10 Resort Hotels of China 2011” by the 6th China Starlight Award. Featuring traditional Chinese architecture and intricately landscaped gardens as well as spacious in- door and outdoor swimming pool, Pan Pacific Suzhou is a popular destination for taking a short break from busy life in Shanghai, easily accessed with only 30 minutes by high speed train or one hour drive by car.

Time Out Shanghai magazine belongs to The Time Out Group Limited, which has expanded over the past 40 years to publish listings guides with 60 editions covering different cities around the world, complemented with articles featuring travel guides, events listing, eating and drinking guides and have established a similar presence online. Time Out Shanghai is regarded as an entertaining guide book for the local Shanghainese and the travelers to explore the city and nearby area. The Chinese edition is especially popular among local readers.


About Pan Pacific Suzhou

Pan Pacific Suzhou is a unique landmark property features traditional Suzhou gardens and ancient Chinese aesthetics fused with modern comforts and luxury. The hotel’s new premium executive club, the ‘Pacific Club’ provides guests with an unrivalled level of personalised attention and luxury, with butler services and access to the enhanced Pacific Lounge which serves complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails.

About Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts

Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts comprises 19 premium hotels, resorts and serviced suites (including those under development) in 12 countries across Asia, North America and Oceania. The “Pan Pacific” brand provides refreshing Pacific experiences inspired by an invigorating blend of its Pacific Rim locations. It is focused on enriching experiences that draw on a diversity of landscapes and cultures; and relevant choices that convey freedom and individuality. Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts has been recognised by Condé Nast Traveller magazine as one of the 25 hotel companies demonstrating social responsibility and has won esteemed accolades such as World Travel Awards, AAA Four Diamond Award, Condé Nast Gold List and Readers Choice Awards. For more information, visit