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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forbes Travel Guide today released its first annual Verified Lists, naming both Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver and Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. as two of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels. Both properties will be showcased with all of the other winners on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
“Exceptional service, iconic destinations and luxury amenities are hallmarks of our brand, and this achievement is a true testament to our ‘Never Settle’ philosophy and dedicated hotel teams”
“We are honored to be recognized in the ranking of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels,” said Eric Trump, Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization. “We truly have the best properties in the finest locations with exceptional teams, and it is very rewarding to see our hotels continue to garner yet another amazing accolade.”
Opened in September 2016, Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. features a central location, iconic and memorable design, and unparalleled levels of service. In addition to the World’s Most Luxury Hotels by Forbes Travel Guide, the hotel was awarded the 2018 Forbes Five-Star recognition, making it the first hotel to receive the prestigious distinction in downtown Washington D.C.
One of the tallest buildings in Vancouver and a landmark of the city, Trump International Hotel and Tower Vancouver brought a new level of luxury to the area upon its opening in February 2017. Each of the guest rooms and suites feature panoramic views through floor-to-ceiling windows, with no two sights alike. The property was also amongst five Trump Hotels properties to receive a 2018 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award, a tremendous honor shortly after opening.
“Exceptional service, iconic destinations and luxury amenities are hallmarks of our brand, and this achievement is a true testament to our ‘Never Settle’ philosophy and dedicated hotel teams,” said Trump Hotels Chief Executive Officer Eric Danziger.
Forbes Travel Guide’s 2018 Verified Lists are compiled from data gathered by the company’s incognito inspectors, who stay at the properties and evaluate them on up to 900 standards, used to determine annual the guide’s Star Ratings, which were announced in February. The Most Luxurious winners are the top performers in the specific standards that reflect detailed attention to the level of sumptuous comfort, as well as luxurious choices and conveniences afforded to guests.
Fifty-eight hotels in 17 countries earned the coveted designation, representing the top 6 percent of 1,017 Star Rated hotels in performance on standards related to luxury. And 30 spas in six countries won awards, out of 269 Star Rated spas worldwide.
“We are pleased to recognize the 2018 Most Luxurious Hotels and Spas in our debut Verified Lists,” said Amanda Frasier, Forbes Travel Guide’s Executive Vice President - Ratings.
“In a time when so many properties claim to be luxurious, the word has become ubiquitous. Forbes Travel Guide’s Verified Lists give guests an objective, data-driven source for making informed choices,” Frasier said. “These illustrious properties have been thoroughly tested and verified to ensure that they deliver luxury at every turn. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties on our Verified Lists.”
For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.
About Forbes Travel Guide:
Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Started as Mobil Travel Guide in 1958, the company created the first Five-Star rating system in the United States. Today, Forbes Travel Guide’s incognito inspectors travel the world, evaluating properties based on up to 900 rigorous, objective standards. The company’s annual Star Ratings, reviews and daily travel stories help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.
About TRUMP HOTELS™
Trump Hotels™ is a brand of five-star luxury hotels and resorts with a mission of providing extraordinary customer experiences and luxury accommodations. Its exceptionally designed hotels in iconic locations put guests at the heart of each destination. Each property provides a variety of offerings including signature programs designed with the guest in mind, and every hotel has a distinct design that is culturally-relevant, with iconic architecture that is contextual to the destination. The brand’s “Never Settle” philosophy permeates its everyday work culture, with dedicated leaders and talented associates priding themselves on impacting the guest experience with exacting standards and keen attention to detail. Reservations can be made at www.trumphotels.com.
About Trump International Hotel & Tower® Vancouver
At the heart of Vancouver’s “Golden Mile” — couture shopping, fine dining, entertainment and a buzzing financial center — Trump International Hotel & Tower® Vancouver is the premier luxurious urban residence hotel in Vancouver, BC. The first and only hotel in Canada to receive Forbes Five-star recognition within the first year of operation, Trump Vancouver is British Columbia’s newest luxury lifestyle and entertainment scene and the perfect complement to the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver. Situated on West Georgia Street, the famed Arthur Erickson-designed, twisting tower stands at 616 feet and 69 stories, transforming the city's skyline as the second tallest building and offering views of British Columbia’s natural landscape. An iconic landmark, the unique design maximizes the window features and views in every room — every room is distinctive with no two views exactly alike. Trump Vancouver features 147 generously refined and luxurious residential- feeling guest rooms and suites; The Trump Champagne Lounge + Crudo Bar; Mott 32, the award-winning Hong-Kong based Chinese fine dining restaurant; The Spa by Ivanka Trump™ and 15,000-square feet of elegant meeting and event space. Above the hotel are 217 stylish residences, offering spectacular views of English Bay, the North Shore and beyond. An internationally popular tourist destination, Vancouver is ranked as North America’s top destination for international meetings by the International Congress and recognized as one of the top 10 best places to live in the world. For more information, visit: www.trumphotels.com/vancouver. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Trump® International Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Washington’s historic Old Post Office has been restored beyond its initial grandeur and proudly stands as the iconic, five-star Trump® International Hotel Washington, D.C., bringing a new level of luxury to Pennsylvania Avenue. The richly luxurious guest rooms and suites, among the largest in Washington, D.C., feature lofty 16-foot ceilings, soaring windows, beautifully restored historic millwork, and glittering crystal sconces and chandeliers. The thirty-five suites include the Trump Townhouse with its private entrance on Pennsylvania Avenue. At 6,300 square feet of interior space, it is the largest and most luxurious suite in Washington, D.C. and among the largest in the country. The hotel also offers a total of 38,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including the opulent 13,200-square-foot Presidential Ballroom, the largest among D.C. luxury hotels, a 10,000-square-foot The Spa by Ivanka Trump™ and Fitness Center, D.C.’s first BLT Primerestaurant by Chef David Burke and the country’s second location of Sushi Nakazawa by Chef Daisuke Nakazawa. For more information, visit www.trumphotels.com/washington-dc. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.