Dorsett Hospitality International Partners with Sony World Photography Awards
Dorsett Hospitality International, one of Asia’s fastest-growing international hotel groups has p artnered with the Sony World Photography Awards this year to support local talent and art globally. The partnership kicks off with an exclusive exhibition in London at Dorsett Shepherds Bush opening on the 9th of May, giving guests and visitors the opportunity to experience a selection of award – winning images carefully curated by Dorsett Hotels.
The Sony World Photography Awards is a global platform celebrating the best imagery and photographers worldwide. The exhibition at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, London will showcase 15 award-winning images from the Awards’ Open competition and National Awards programme. The exhibition will continue across Dorsett Hotels located in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and China.
Catering to millennials, post-millennials, professionals, and well -travelled guests, Dorsett Hospitality International is a proud ambassad or and supporter of local talent and art in each of its locations across the world. Each award-winning image has been carefully selected to support local talent in Dorsett Hospitality International locations through the brand’s Dorsett Discoveries programme, which offers guests access to the hottest events, happenings and dining spots in each city. Award winning photographers include Rachel Yee Laam Lai from Hong Kong, Albert Tan Chee Hiang from Singapore, Michael Chee Yen Chuan from Malaysia and Pan Jianhua from Mainland China amongst others.
Dorsett Hospitality International’s Executive Director and President, Winnie Chiu says “We are a proud supporter of the Sony World Photography Awards and we are delighted to be the sole official hotel partner worldwide, givi ng guests and visitors the opportunity to connect with such a prestigious collection across our hotels internationally. Aiming to achieve our brand promise – stay vibrant – the synergy between the Dorsett Hotels brand and Sony World Photography Awards highl ights our passion for contemporary art and photography.”
With 54 hotels and a global presence across 27 cities, Dorsett Hospitality International offers priceless travel experiences worldwide, embracing art and culture in every city.
Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures on the global photographic calendar. Across its four competitions (Professional, Open, Youth and Student) and National Awards programme, the Awards offer photographers unparalleled opportunity to showcase their art to a global audience, with past winning and shortlisted artists enjoying career-boosting benefits such as gallery representation, exhibitions and publishing deals.
The full 2019 Sony World Photography Awards exhibition featuring all winning and shortlisted images will launch at Somerset House on the 18th of April and will run until the 6th of May, 2019. For anyone who misses the main exhibition in London, visit Dorsett Shepherds Bush from the 9th of May to discover a selection of award- winning images from around the globe.
Dorsett Discoveries: Sony World Photography 2019 exhibition with Dorsett Hotels schedule:
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
May 10 – 26
June 7 – 23
Dorsett Kuala Lumpur
July 5 – 21
August 2 – 18
August 31 – September 15