Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is a Hong Kong-based multinational hospitality company. Founded by Robert Kuok in 1971, the company has 111 hotels and resorts with over 38,000 rooms in Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and Australia.
Shangri-La has 5 brands across different market segments including Shangri-La Hotels, Shangri-La Resorts, Traders Hotels, Kerry Hotels and Hotel Jen. The five-star luxury lodgings of the chain can be found across Asia, the Middle East, Canada, Oceania and Europe.
The first hotel of the luxury Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Group was the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, opened in 1971. The name derives from the mythical placeShangri-La, described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton.