NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – July 10, 2019: Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 28 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized by Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best 2019 Awards including those that were named the #1 and #2 “Top 100 Hotels in the World” overall – The Leela Palace Udaipur and The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, respectively.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, The Leela Palace Udaipur, located along India’s pristine Lake Pichola surrounded by the majestic Aravalli Mountains, secured the coveted #1 spot on the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” list for its idyllic location, prominent facilities, intuitive personal service, renowned dining, and commitment to providing enriching experiences. Situated in Saratoga, Wyoming on 30,000 acres of pristine, Western landscape, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch was ranked #2 on the same prestigious list, recognizing the resort for its highly refined luxury dude ranch experience that places a strong focus on environmental sustainability. Both hotels, which are members of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection, continue to elevate their services and amenities to surpass the shifting needs of luxury travelers around the globe. Other hotels represented within the brand’s Legend collection to make the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” list include The Leela Palace New Delhi in India (#31); Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii (#63); Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California (#84); Montage Los Cabos in Mexico (#95); and The Temple House in Chengdu, China (#96).
“These esteemed annual awards have become a world-renowned mark of excellence for travel and hospitality companies globally,” said Lindsey Ueberroth, Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “The broad recognition of independent properties on this year’s awards list stands as a true testament to the strong value the travel community places on intuitive and personalized service, which independent hotels and resorts innately provide. We are incredibly proud of our member hotels named to this year’s list and for their commitment to propelling Preferred’s brand promise of ‘Believe in Travel’ by helping travelers become better versions of themselves through exposure to new places, experiences, cultures, and people that will surprise and delight their paradigm.”
Selected by the publication’s global readership of discerning travelers, Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards honor the finest and most sought-after travel experiences in the world. The full list of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ properties named to the 2019 awards includes:
Explore all of this year’s winners represented by Preferred Hotels & Resorts and book the authentic travel experiences they offer by visiting www.preferredhotels.com/worldsbest2019.