Hosted byAmanda Frasier | Executive Vice President, Standards & Ratings, Forbes Travel GuideWith Special GuestsBrian Gullbrants | President, Encore Boston HarborManuel Martinez | General Manager, The Mark HotelCornelia Samara | General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, The Surf ClubMusic credit: Bensound.
Where luxury hospitality stands now—and what the future holds.Hosted by Filip Boyen, CEO, Forbes Travel GuideWith Special GuestsSheila Johnson, Founder & CEO, Salamander Hotels & ResortsMs. Johnson founded Salamander Hotels & Resorts, which now includes Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia; Innisbrook Resort in Tampa Bay; The Henderson in Destin, Florida; Hotel Bennett in Charleston, South Carolina; and Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
As businesses and organizations develop enhanced plans for guest safety, comfort and well-being as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Forbes Travel Guide continues its support of service excellence in the hospitality industry.
While social distancing may prevent you from checking into a hotel for a getaway, you don't have to completely miss out on the experience. Properties all over the globe are coming up with fun and creative ways to bring their services to you.
Forbes Travel Guide ("FTG"), the global expert on genuine Five-Star service, today presented a galaxy of "Stars" to the world's most luxurious properties. A record 107 new Five-Star awards have been announced, owing to the company's significant expansion across 16 countries.
If you look hard enough, you can find something enticing about nearly every city on the map. But that's the great thing about the 20 places on this list—the calendars are so full in these buzzing metropolises over the next 12 months that you won't have to do much searching at all.
Ordering a gin and tonic at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is quite the affair. First, Giuseppe Carillo rolls the Five-Star hotel's heaving gin trolley over to your group. Then the bouffant-haired mixologist specialist with a boyish smile wordlessly studies each person and makes a snap recommendation to suit their palate.
Forbes Travel Guide ("FTG"), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today unveiled its Verified List for 2019's World's Best Hotel Bars with London earning more distinctions than any other city.