Shangri-La Hotels Logo – Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is an Asian luxury hotel chain .The name was changed from the novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton derived. Shangri-La is in it as a synonym for paradise.
Founded in Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in 1971 with a luxury hotel in Singapore by Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok . Meanwhile, the company includes 71 hotels (as of 23 February 2011), preferably in Asia – in this case with a strong focus on China – and in the Middle East , but also has offices in Sydney and Vancouver . By 2014, the opening of 25 additional hotels planned, including three in Europe.