Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto has been awarded ‘Oceania’s Leading Hotel 2019’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony.
The World Travel Awards recognises exceptional leaders in the tourism, hotel, airline and hospitality industry, representing the pinnacle of industry excellence.
Held in Vinpearl Convention Centre Phu Quoc (Vietnam), the gala honoured hotels from all over the world, with Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto also nominated for five other categories, including ‘Australia’s Leading Hotel 2019’ and ‘Leading Business Hotel 2019’. The World Travel Awards are well attended by a range of industry and government leaders, as well as global media and renowned speakers.
Closer to home, Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto was recognised regionally at the Tourism Accommodation Australia Awards for Excellence, awarded ‘Concierge of the Year’, ‘Food & Beverage Services Employee of the Year’ and ‘Hotel Bar of the Year’.
Located at the Paris-end of Collins Street, Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto is known for its 1890’s heritage facade and unrivalled five-star service, captivating its domestic and international guests. Salter Brothers acquired Intercontinental Melbourne the Rialto in 2015, following a $50M luxury refurbishment that took place in 2006. In addition to this iconic property, Salter Brothers also acquired four high-performing IHG properties across Australia in 2015, with three more hotels joining the portfolio in the last 12 months.
If you would like to learn more about the Salter Brothers hotel portfolio, contact our Client Services Manager, Cathy Zhang.
For further information, please contact:
Nancy De Losa
Director | Marketing