Independent Hotel Brand Continues to Widen its Global Footprint as Demand for Leisure Travel Grows
NEW YORK - February 1, 2022: Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing more than 700 hotels, resorts, and residences across 80 countries, is pleased to welcome 13 new member hotels to its global portfolio between September 1 and December 31, 2021. Ranging from an Iberian-influenced oasis in Miami Beach to a hidden lakeside retreat in the country of Georgia, these additions to the brand portfolio offer a host of exciting travel ideas for adventures in 2022 and beyond. With travelers increasingly eager to re-connect with inspiring cultures and landscapes near and far, each of these new member properties deliver authentic, one-of-a-kind guest experiences that embody the spirit of independent travel and help create long-cherished, shared memories, with highlights including:
Fox Harb’r Resort (Fox Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Situated on the northern shore of Nova Scotia, Fox Harbour’s seasonal resort offers 85 contemporary guest accommodations including classic rooms, suites, townhomes, and villas, each with views across the ocean or its world-class golf course. All accommodations come equipped with heated granite bathroom floors, kitchenettes, and a balcony or terrace, creating the ideal environment for travelers seeking a luxurious, convenient stay. Additional amenities include a full-service spa, an array of dining options, and access to boating, fishing, archery, riding, and more.
HS HOTSSON Hotel CDMX Condesa Sur (Mexico City, Mexico)
Set to open in March 2022 and centrally located in Mexico City’s vibrant city center, this sophisticated hotel is perfect for visitors looking to explore one of the world’s largest capital cities. Travelers can explore Latin America’s second-largest urban park, Chapultepec Park, or take an afternoon stroll on Paseo de la Reforma to learn about Mexico City’s past, before returning to relax in one of the hotel’s 103 all-suite accommodations equipped with kitchenettes. Other nearby activities include bicycle tours, jogging trails, a shopping mall, a golf course, and a casino.
Esmé Miami Beach (Miami, Florida, United States)
Opened in November 2021, this new Miami Beach hotel and former hideaway for Al Capone is a chic escape alongside historic Española Way that features textured design details showcasing a distinct Spanish-Mediterranean aesthetic. Guests can unwind in one of the 145 rooms and suites, sunbathe and dine at the rooftop pool and restaurant, meet for crafted cocktails at El Salón, and enjoy delicious modern Mediterranean cuisine at The Drexel.
Kvareli Lake Resort (Kvareli, Georgia)
Crowned the hidden jewel of the Kakheti Region with picturesque views of Kvareli Lake Resort, this resort is the quintessential escape in Georgia’s Caucasus mountains. Each of its 41 rooms has wooden finishes and comes with a private terrace extending views of the surrounding woodlands and Alazani Valley. Amenities include a traditional restaurant and lively bar, a secluded spa, outdoor pool, and games room. Well-equipped for active travelers, there is a wide variety of activities available including hiking, fishing, boating, cycling, football, volleyball, and seasonal water skiing on the lake.
Park Piolets Mountain Hotel & Spa (Canillo, Andorra)
Located in one of the world’s smallest nations – the Pyrenees mountains of Andorra – this all-season ski-in, ski-out, 150-room hotel is set in the center of Grandvalira Ski Resort. The décor has a modern-rustic aesthetic that features expansive windows and notable design details such as natural wood, leather, and stone. The hotel also boasts on-site dining at Restaurant 1817, a golf course, a restorative spa, and a kids club.
Other member hotels to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts from September 1 through December 31, 2021, include:
HS HOTSSON Hotel Puebla (Puebla, Mexico)
Union League Club of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, United States)
Woolley's Classic Suites (Aurora, Colorado, United States)
The Altair Hotel Bay Harbor, Miami (Miami, Florida, United States)
The Liberty Trust (Roanoke, Virginia, United States)
Pendry Park City (Park City, Utah, United States)
Hotel Plaza Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
Pendley Manor (Tring, United Kingdom)
Each of these new member hotels participates in I Prefer Hotel Rewards, the brand’s points-based loyalty program with more than 4 million travelers currently enrolled globally. Complimentary to join, members of I Prefer earn points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, Elite status, and other value-rich benefits from eligible stays at more than 650 participating hotels and resorts worldwide. Travelers seeking memorable independent hotel experiences are invited to sign up at www.IPrefer.com/enroll.
For stays at any of the spotlighted new member hotels, travelers are invited to book via the Preferred brand website. Travel advisors and agents can book client stays via GDS using the “PH” and “PV” chain codes. For hotel owners and operators exploring options to stay or become independent, visit www.PreferredHotels.com/Freedom.
About Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 700 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 80 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high-quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The I Prefer™ hotel rewards program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit PreferredHotels.com.
Executive Director, Public Relations