Four Seasons Makes Forbes Five-Star History: Earns More Five-Star Ratings Than Any Other Hotel Brand in Single Year Since Guide’s Inception
For the second consecutive year,
“Our record number of Five-Star ratings is a tremendous achievement and a direct reflection of the passionate and dedicated people of
Four properties earned their first Five-Star designation this year, including
"We send our sincerest congratulations to the staff and leadership at
Star ratings are awarded by a team of anonymous professional inspectors. In the words of Forbes Travel Guide, its inspectors “travel the world to assess hotels, restaurants and spas against up to 800 objective standards.” Star ratings ultimately emphasise quality of service. Five-Star properties are defined as “outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and amazing facilities.”
Forbes Travel Guide rates properties in 42 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, with plans to add the Middle East and Africa for 2018.
Four SeasonsHotel Atlanta Four SeasonsResort Bali at Jimbaran Bay Four SeasonsResort Bali at Sayan Four SeasonsHotel Boston Four SeasonsHotel Chicago Four SeasonsResort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo Four SeasonsHotel des Bergues Geneva Four SeasonsHotel Firenze Four SeasonsHotel George V, Paris Four SeasonsHotel Gresham Palace Budapest Four SeasonsHotel Guangzhou Four SeasonsHotel Hangzhou at West Lake Four SeasonsHotel Hong Kong Four SeasonsResort Hualalai Four SeasonsResort and Residences Jackson Hole Four SeasonsHotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Four SeasonsHotel London at Park Lane Four SeasonsHotel Macao, Cotai Strip Four SeasonsResort Maui at Wailea Four SeasonsHotel New York Four SeasonsResort Palm Beach Four SeasonsHotel Pudong, Shanghai Four SeasonsResort Punta Mita, Mexico Four SeasonsHotel San Francisco Four SeasonsHotel Seattle Four SeasonsHotel Toronto Four SeasonsHotel Vancouver Four SeasonsHotel Washington, DC Four SeasonsResort and Residences Whistler
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Forbes Travel Guide plans to formally bestow the ratings at a Five-Star Awards Ceremony and Banquet in New York City on March 1, 2017.
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, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. Forbes Travel Guide is the most prestigious standard for luxury hospitality worldwide.