Virtuoso Names Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris “Hotel of the Year” in 2019 Best of the Best Awards

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris tops more than 1,400 luxury hotels to take home the coveted award for exceptional achievement in best Hotel of the Year

August 16, 2019,
Paris, France

Global luxury travel network Virtuoso revealed the winners of its celebrated 2019 Best of the Best Awards at the 31st annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference, where Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris was recognised as the Hotel of the Year. Just 10 properties and hoteliers were honoured on August 14, 2019 in front of more than 1,800 premier travel advisors and luxury hospitality executives at the 13th annual Hotels & Resorts Dinner at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

With a wide-ranging portfolio of more than 1,400 hotels, resorts, villas, tented camps and private island retreats in more than 100 countries, Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts is the industry’s most renowned program. Started in 1992 with 20 hotels, today it includes more five-star properties than any other group.

“It is important to recognise the exceptional contributions of Best of the Best winners such as Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris as they are emblematic of the calibre of creativity, service and guest experiences that are the hallmark of the Virtuoso Hotels & Resorts program,” said Albert Herrera, senior vice president of Global Product Partnerships for Virtuoso. “Every year our winners raise the bar even higher for global luxury hospitality, and we are proud to honour their accomplishments while expressing gratitude for the inspiration they provide to us all.”

Jean Claude Wietzel, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel George V, accepted the award during the Best of the Best ceremony. “We are truly honoured to receive such a prestigious recognition from our Virtuoso partners, with whom we work hand in hand at creating the best travel experiences. We continuously strive to achieve excellence on a daily basis through craftsmanship, creativity and innovation. All this is possible thanks to our exceptional team of talents, our George V family, empowered at every level, whose passion and dedication allow them to deliver the highest service level and to create unforgettable memories for our guests.”

Virtuoso’s 20,000 professional travel advisors from 50 countries served as Best of the Best award voters. Editors of VIRTUOSO LIFE, the network’s multi-award-winning magazine, lent insights to narrow the field of nominees for which the advisors voted. As a winner, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris will be showcased in the September/October issue of the magazine, reaching 200,000 affluent households.