A few Palm Beach front motels are between Florida’s very best — and a single of them, the White Elephant, is among the leading hotels all around the world, according to Travel + Leisure’s annual awards introduced Tuesday.
The White Elephant, The Colony and the 4 Seasons earned honors in the New York-dependent magazine’s 2022 World’s Most effective Awards, which are based on the final results of an yearly readers’ study covering this kind of subject areas as motels, cruise strains, and U.S. and global destinations.
Award-winners mirror “excellence in hospitality” at a time when “travel carries on to rebound and persons are looking for new excursion thoughts and inspiration,” Travel + Leisure Editor-in-Main Jacqui Gifford reported.
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The White Elephant, which debuted in November of 2020 with 32 rooms and suites, gained positions in three groups.
It took the No. 1 place in “The 15 Best Resorts in Florida” and ranked No. 2 in “The 15 Ideal Resorts in the Continental U.S.” (just at the rear of No. 1 Pickering Dwelling Inn in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire). And in “100 Ideal Hotels in the Environment,” the White Elephant acquired the No. 19 location.
The trio of wins “is a accurate testomony to our wonderful crew at the home for providing these types of memorable visitor experiences,” stated Khaled Hashem, president of White Elephant Resorts, which also consists of 5 lodge houses in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Opening a resort in Palm Beach front was a “first stage into new marketplaces (exterior of Nantucket) and our concentration was to make certain we launched our time-honored traditions and company excellence,” Hashem reported.
The Colony and the 4 Seasons also positioned in Journey & Leisure’s “15 Most effective Resorts in Florida” classification, which features an introduction noting how Palm Seashore “is immediately becoming a most loved place amid more youthful travelers.”
The Colony, an 89-space town landmark known between loyalists as the “Pink Paradise,” acquired the No. 4 location. The 6-acre oceanfront Four Seasons, with 217 rooms and suites, arrived in at No. 14.
Sarah Wetenhall, president and CEO of The Colony, stated she was “thrilled,” with the recognition, noting “it is a testament to the determination of our stellar team” and the hotel’s travel to “consistently produce fantastic, intuitive services.”
The hotel’s redesign of its rooms and suites — a summer time challenge slated for completion in Oct — should really further more enhance guests’ “authentic experience” at the hotel, she said.
Of the Four Seasons’ honors from Travel + Leisure, Mohamed Elbanna, the hotel’s regional vice president and standard manager claimed he and his group are “proud to make this distinction voted on by our visitors and the local community who we have the honor of sharing lifetime reminiscences with.”
Each and every guest visit to the hotel, he stated, “begins with a heartfelt enthusiasm for offering 4 Seasons degree of assistance, although constantly discovering strategies to give fresh and exciting ordeals.”
For the resort categories of Journey + Leisure 2022 World’s Most effective Awards, the magazine’s visitors/survey-takers were questioned to level lodges primarily based on rooms/facilities, site, provider, food and price.
All group winners in the awards are highlighted on-line at TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best and will be in the August print difficulty of the magazine, which is envisioned to strike newsstands on July 22.
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