Makati Shangri-La partners with Audi as its premium mobility provider

Guests of Makati Shangri-La, Manila now have the option of getting chauffeured around town in luxury vehicles as the hotel chooses award-winning German auto brand Audi to serve as its premium mobility provider.

The new partnership fuses together the core values of both groups, which emphasize transformative experiences, impeccable service and reliance on cutting-edge technologies.

Makati Shangri-La, Manila executive assistant manager Kathryn Urquhart and Audi PH head Benedicto Coyiuto

Under this fresh alliance, Makati Shangri-La, Manila has chosen the benchmark-setting Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro SUV in order to elevate the hotel’s mobility services, as well as address its discerning clientele’s expectations.

Advocating for the partnership are Makati Shangri-La, Manila general manager Gregory Findlay and Audi PH head Benedicto Coyiuto.

Paving the way for the selection of the initial batch of 20 Audi Q5 SUVs was Enterprise Car Lease Philippines, Inc., whose capacity to provide high-end mobility solutions aligns with both Makati Shangri-La, Manila’s and Audi PH’s high standards.

Audi Q5 interior

Enterprise Car Lease Philippines, Inc., incorporated in 1992, is the country’s leading automotive rental and leasing provider. It delivers exclusive transport services to major hotels and corporate clients.

For its part, Makati Shangri-La, Manila has through the decades consistently landed in World Travel Awards’ list of winners and nominees in the international organization’s Leading Hotel and Leading Business Hotel categories. Makati Shangri-La, Manila has also been named as “Best Business Hotel in Manila” by Business Traveller (Asia Pacific), and voted “Best Hotel in Manila” in DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards. These recognitions reflect those routinely garnered by the Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts brand.

Makati Shangri-La, Manila at dusk

The luxury hotel’s choice of the Audi brand provides latest proof of its elevated standards. The Audi Q5 has been awarded the maximum five-star rating from the European New Car Assessment Program for its performance in the areas of occupant protection, child safety and pedestrian protection. The model has also won the “Golden Steering Wheel” award in the “Large SUV” category of top-ranked German automotive trade magazine Auto Bild.

The Audi Q5 boasts among its list of standard equipment Audi’s legendary quattro all-wheel drive feature and an array of infotainment and assistance systems. Its highly refined and efficient 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged TDI diesel engine outputs 190hp and 400Nm of torque. Matched to this is a seven-speed dual clutch S tronic transmission.

Makati Shangri-La Manila, Main Lobby

For more information about the Audi Q5, visit or social media pages (Audi Philippines on Facebook and Instagram), or call +63 917 813 9064.

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