Some 26 hotels on China's mainland were selected as "Asia's Best Hotels", according to the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA).
Some 23 of the 26 hotels are in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Beijing is home to twelve. Twenty-three five-star, two four-star and one two-star hotels made the list.
"Asia's Best Hotels" was one of the categories in a customer survey in which some 183 hotels were selected from 162 countries on the basis of hotel price, facilities, dining environment and hospitality. The awards represent a milestone for China's hotel industry, which has gained wide recognition from international travelers.