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  • Written by Julian Rosenberg

Condé Nast Traveler
today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers' Choice Awards with Hilton Sydney recognised as one of the top ten hotels in Australia and South pacific, with a score of 89.18.

“We are very excited to be receiving this prestigious accolade, which is testimony to our excellent service and the quality of our offering. Awards given by readers are especially valuable to me and the entire team as they come directly from the guests who experience our services,” says Ronald van Weezel, General Manager Hilton Sydney.

Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year -- cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes. The result? The 1,402 best travel experiences in the world.

Across Hilton's global portfolio 26 hotels, including four APAC properties have been awarded places on Condé Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice Awards list this year. The APAC properties winning spots as top hotels or resorts in their respective sub-regions are: Hilton Sydney, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, and Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers' Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today's travelers.

The Readers' Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at

About Hilton Sydney

Centrally located in Sydney CBD close to shopping and entertainment, Hilton Sydney offers 579 luxury accommodation rooms and suites plus four dedicated levels of conference and events space catering up to 3000 delegates. The hotel also features Luke Mangan's renowned restaurant glass brasserie, the stylish and award winning Zeta Bar, iconic Marble Bar and LivingWell Premier Health Club and Day Spa. 

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen's bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015.