11 properties from Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group ranked in the Top 100 list. Tokyo awarded #1 ranking in the world; Mandarin Oriental, New York #3 in the world

Hong Kong, 2 December, 2010 -- Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group achieved extraordinary high marks in the 30th annual "World's Best Hotels" rankings in the November issue of Institutional Investor magazine. Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo took the coveted number one spot, as 'Best Hotel in the World'. Mandarin Oriental, New York was voted third best hotel worldwide, and a further nine Mandarin Oriental properties were ranked in Top 100 list.  In addition, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Geneva were also voted as the 'Best Hotels' in their respective cities.  

Institutional Investor's exclusive rankings of the Top 100 hotels are determined by scores from an elite group of voters – CEOs and other senior executives from the U.S., Asia and Europe. Respondents were asked to rate hotels on rooms, service, food/dining, location and overall design. The recognition awarded to Mandarin Oriental properties in this prestigious publication, is a testament to the Group's continued commitment to excellence.  

The list of Mandarin Oriental hotels chosen for the esteemed publication's awards were: Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo (#1 Overall; #1 in Tokyo); Mandarin Oriental, New York (#3; #1 in New York); Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong (#12); Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco (#13 Overall; #1 in San Francisco); Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. (#31); Mandarin Oriental, Boston (#37 Overall; #1 in Boston); Mandarin Oriental, Singapore (#47); Mandarin Oriental, Miami (#48); Mandarin Oriental, Geneva (#59 Overall; #1 in Geneva); Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London (#63); Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok (#93).  

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 42 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 27 countries, with 18 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 12 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, connected to the Group's properties.