Conde Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The Langham, Melbourne was named as the Number One Hotel in Australia. The Readers’ Choice Award remains as the travel industry’s longest running area of recognition, known for its prestige and is referred to as “the best of the best of travel.”

Stefan Leser, Chief Executive Office of Langham Hospitality Group, said about the news, “We are delighted to receive this recognition and really appreciate that our guests took the time to submit The Langham, Melbourne into the Readers’ Choice Awards. Many of our guests reaffirmed that it is our warm hospitality and colleagues that sets us apart. We are very honoured and will celebrate this accolade with our team in Melbourne.”

“During the voting period, The Langham, Melbourne hosted thousands of international guests, many of whom return to the hotel each year, especially during the city’s major events, the Australian Open and Australian Grand Prix. We have over 400 colleagues employed to run and manage our 388 room hotel. I am very proud of our team in Melbourne who consistently delivers exceptional service which we are known for,” said Leser.

Priding itself on creating opportunities to leave its guests with unforgettable experiences, The Langham, Melbourne’s priority is to provide consistent service to their guests. To maintain its standards and ensure that it improves, The Langham, Melbourne has implemented several initiatives over the course of the year. These include the launch of the Season’s Harvest at Melba Restaurant where up to 70% of all produce and wine is sourced within Victoria, unveiled The Residence by Kerrie Hess, enhanced the hotel’s Aria Bar & Lounge and introduced a new glamping package for children, which provides a teepee for the hotel’s younger guests.

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