The Shangri-La story began in 1971 with their first deluxe hotel in Singapore. Inspired by the legendary land featured in James Hilton’s 1933 novel, Lost Horizon, the name Shangri-La encapsulates the serenity and service for which their hotels and resorts are renowned worldwide.
Today, Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is Asia Pacific’s leading luxury hotel group. They are also regarded as one of the world’s finest hotel ownership and management companies.With over 80 hotels and resorts throughout Asia Pacific, North America, the Middle East, and Europe, the Shangri-La group has a room inventory of over 34,000.In addition, new hotels are under development in Mainland China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Qatar, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts brands include Kerry Hotels and Traders Hotels, currently being rebranded as Hotel Jen.