Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts Named Award Winners by Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2017 Star Rating Announcement
Sixteen Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Seven Conrad Hotels & Resorts Earn Prestigious Award
MCLEAN, Va. - Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming 16 Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and seven Conrad Hotels & Resorts as Forbes Travel Guide 2017 Star Awards recipients, with four properties newly added to the list in 2017. These properties will be showcased with the complete list of Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
"To have so many properties named in the Forbes Travel Guide 2017 Star Awards is an exceptional accolade for the entire Hilton Luxury & Lifestyle portfolio," said John T. A. Vanderslice, global head of luxury & lifestyle brands, Hilton. "The recognition reinforces our commitment to providing our guests with best-in-class hospitality experiences across our luxury brands."
Conrad Macao, Cotai Central; Conrad Bali; The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel; and Waldorf Astoria Beijing are the latest additions to the luxury travel ratings list, which has been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.
"We are delighted to recognize the 2017 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service," said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.
"In an online environment of confusion and clutter, Forbes Travel Guide is the most trusted source of information to assist guests in making informed decisions," Inzerillo said. "These properties, the largest and most global group in the company's history, achieve an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality, underscoring our overall mission of positively contributing to the international tourism industry as well as individual hotel experience. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today."
The full list of Hilton Luxury & Lifestyle properties included in the Forbes Travel Guide 2017 Star Awards is as follows. (Please note: new additions to the list are marked with an asterisk next them.)
Five Star Rating Awards
- Conrad Macao, Cotai Central*
- Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Four Star Rating Awards
- Conrad Beijing
- Conrad Hong Kong
- Conrad Tokyo
- Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
- The Towers of the Waldorf Astoria New York
- Waldorf Astoria Berlin
- Waldorf Astoria Chicago
- Waldorf Astoria New York
- Waldorf Astoria Park City
Recommended Rating Awards
- Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
- Conrad Bali*
- Conrad Centennial Singapore
- Conrad New York
- The Reach, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
- The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel*
- Waldorf Astoria Beijing*
Spa Star Award Winners
- Guerlain Spa, Waldorf Astoria New York (Four Star Rating Awards)
- Spa Grande, a Waldorf Astoria Spa (Four Star Rating Awards)
- Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club Chicago (Four Star Rating Awards)
- Waldorf Astoria Spa at Boca Raton Resort & Club (Four Star Rating Awards)
- Waldorf Astoria Spa Shanghai (Five Star Rating Awards)
Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards go only to properties that meet the most stringent hospitality standards in the industry. Each professional inspector checks into and out of every property they rate, evaluating more than 500 criteria to determine a Star Rating and establishes a global benchmark for luxury travel.
For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit www.forbestravelguide.com/about/ratings.
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About Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide is the originator of the prestigious Five-Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards in 162 destinations across 42 countries. Forbes Travel Guide is the most prestigious standard for luxury hospitality worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit www.forbestravelguide.com.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with nearly 40 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms – all while connecting with local and global culture. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 32 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 18 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow Waldorf Astoria on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.