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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:

Hotel Dates
 

 

Dorsett Shepherds Bush

 

 

May 10 – 26

 

 

Dorsett Singapore

 

 

June 7 – 23

 

 

Dorsett Kuala Lumpur

 

 

July 5 – 21

 

 

Dorsett Wanchai

 

 

August 2 – 18

 

 

Dorsett Shanghai

 

 

August 31 – September 15

www.dorsetthotels.com/SWPA

www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards

 

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