Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts Recognized With 28 Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards
Three Waldorf Astoria Properties Capture The Number One Spot
MCLEAN, Va. - Today, Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 30th annual Readers' Choice Awards, recognizing properties of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Luxury Group, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts, with 18 and 10 awards respectively.
"To be recognized in so many categories in the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers' Choice Awards is an incredible honor for all Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties," said John T. A. Vanderslice, global head of luxury and lifestyle brands, Hilton. "The acknowledgement speaks to our ongoing commitment to providing exceptional hospitality experiences to guests across the globe."
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam and Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah both captured top 20 rankings out of the 50 Best Hotels in the World, and number one rankings in their respective markets. The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, which opened in June 2017, captured the number one spot in Los Angeles.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as "the best of the best of travel." Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers' Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today's travelers.
The rankings evaluate the world's best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruiselines. Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.
The full list of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts recognized in Condé Nast Traveler's 2017 Readers' Choice Awards is as follows:
50 Best Hotels in the World
#10 Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Netherlands
#19 Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates
Top Hotels in Los Angeles
#1 Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
50 Best Hotels in New York City
#50 Conrad New York
The Best Resorts in Hawaii
#17 Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resort
Top Hotels in Chicago
#14 Waldorf Astoria Chicago
#17 Conrad Chicago
Top Hotels in the Midwest
#3 Conrad Indianapolis
Top Hotels in Miami
#16 Conrad Miami
Top Hotels in the Southwest and West
#13 Arizona Biltmore, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Resorts in Florida
#21 Boca Beach Club, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
#33 Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resort
Top Resorts in Orlando
#5 Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Top Resorts in The Florida Keys
#15 Casa Maria Key West, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top 10 Hotels in Europe
#5 Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Top Hotels in Amsterdam
#1 Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Top Hotels in the United Kingdom
#6 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Top Hotels in London
#21 Conrad London St. James
Top Hotels in France and Monaco
#8 Trianon Palace Versailles, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Top Hotels in Rome
#10 Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Hotels in China
#15 Conrad Hong Kong
Top Hotels in Japan
#10 Conrad Tokyo
Top Hotels in Singapore
#7 Conrad Centennial Singapore
Top Resorts in The Indian Ocean
#20 Conrad Maldives Rangali
AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Top Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific
#8 Conrad Bora Bora Nui
AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Top Hotels in the Middle East
#1 Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
#7 Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
Top Resorts in the Middle East
#11 Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
The Readers' Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 24, 2017. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.
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About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 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 15 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.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 94 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 Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with 35 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.