Nominations Open for the 2018 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence
Winners will be announced and honored November 1 at The Broadmoor (1918)
WASHINGTON, DC -- Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide are accepting nominations for the 2018 Awards of Excellence. The Awards of Excellence recognizes the pinnacle of this distinct group of nominees in a number of categories. Awards of Excellence winners will be announced and recipients will be honored on November 1, 2018 at The Broadmoor (1918) in Colorado Springs, Colorado during the 2018 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala. These prestigious awards are treasured by historic hotels and their hoteliers. Award winners receive annual recognition, promotion, and the acclaim from having been selected from the most prestigious collection of historic hotels.
To be nominated, the hotel must be a member of Historic Hotels of America or Historic Hotels Worldwide. Nominations will be accepted online through July 31, 2018 at HistoricHotels.org/awards. A panel of experts judge will weigh the nominees in each category with multiple judges scoring each entry. Awards will be presented to winners before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders, and representatives from the finest historic hotels and invited media. Sponsorship categories for the gala are available.
"We appreciate the nominations submitted from around the world by media, educators, historic hoteliers, asset managers, and leadership from different chains, brands, and collections," said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. "The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence nominees represent some of the finest and most iconic historic hotels. We look forward to announcing the nominee finalists list in August."
Limited tickets for the Historic Hotels 2018 Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala are available. The gala will take place at The Broadmoor on November 1, 2018 at 7 pm. Tickets for the awards ceremony and dinner are $350 for one seat and $2,800 per table (for 8 seats). Contact Historic Hotels of America at +1 202 772 8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets.
The 2017 Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony was held at The Omni Homestead Resort (1766) in Hot Springs, Virginia. Please click here to view past award winners.
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Historic Hotels Worldwide® is a prestigious collection of historic treasures, including historic hotels, castles, chateaus, palaces, academies, haciendas, villas, monasteries, and other historic lodging spanning ten centuries. Historic Hotels Worldwide represents the finest global collection of more than 260 historic hotels in more than 36 countries. Historic Hotels Worldwide is dedicated to promoting heritage and cultural travel to prestigious historic treasures. Hotels inducted into Historic Hotels Worldwide are authentic historic treasures, demonstrate historic preservation, and celebrate historic significance. Embracing luxury hotel brands, chains, collections, and the finest independent historic hotels, participation is limited to those distinctive historic hotels that adhere to the following criteria: minimum age for the building is 75 years or older; historically relevant as a significant location with a historic district, historically significant landmark, place of a historic event, former home of a famous person, or historic city center; hotel celebrates its history by showcasing memorabilia, artwork, photography, and other examples of its historic significance; recognized by national preservation or heritage buildings organization or located within UNESCO World Heritage Site; presently used as historic hotel. To learn more visit www.HistoricHotelsWorldwide.com
About Historic Hotels of America
Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America was founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservationwith 32 charter members. Today, Historic Hotels of America has more than 298 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 46 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world"s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance. For more information, please visit HistoricHotels.org.
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