NOV: The Westin Shanghai is awarded the 5 STAR status by China National Tourism Association (CNTA).
OCT: BUSINESS TRAVELLER ASIA-PACIFIC 2004 Readers Poll includes The Westin Shanghai in BEST BUSINESS HOTELS IN SHANGHAI.
SEP: 6th FHC Culinary Art Competition 2004 in Shang
hai: 5 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze and OVERALL BEST HOTEL (yet again)!
SEP: Prego’ s pizza published in WINE NOW (HK) magazine as ‘the most authentic Italian Pizza outside of Italy’ by acclaimed food critic Lau Chi San.
JUL: Peter Hong of Niche Bar was Champion of the Shanghai Bartender Lejay-Lagoute Trophy 2004.
JUN: The EEST Restaurant, which offers the best of authentic Chinese, Japanese, Thai cuisine, was voted one of Shanghai’ s best restaurants, by readers of CITY WEEKEND.
JUN: The Westin Shanghai was recognized as the Top Contributor of all Starwood hotels in China, towards the UNICEF Charity programme, which is a Starwood initiative.
MAY: To top it all, the Bund Center – within which The Westin Shanghai is located – was bestowed the Highly Commended award in the Specialized Category of the internationally-recognized 2004 FIABCI Prix d’ Excellence.
APR: The Westin Shanghai was voted to Condé Nast Traveler Gold List.
MAR: The Stage restaurant was awarded ‘No.1 BRUNCH’ in Shanghai by readers of THAT’ S SHANGHAI (for the most popular Sunday Brunch in the city).
MAR: The Marketing Communications department received STARWOOD’ s ASIA PACIFIC Award for Excellence in Marketing Communications.
JAN: The Westin Shanghai was recognized by Huangpu District Security Bureau for Outstanding Performance in Maintaining Safety and Security in 2003.
Teeming with creative enthusiasm and excellence, The Westin Shanghai’ s Food & Beverage and culinary teams did the hotel proud by sweeping 4 gold and 3 silver medals at Shanghai’ s 5th Culinary Art Competition in 2003; while Prego won Best Italian Restaurant award by MODERN MEDIA, and Prego associate, Neal Chen, was the Champion of the prestigious Barista Coffee Making Competition and represented China in the International Barista Competition in Boston, USA.