Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 33rd annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing 14 unique properties within Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) luxury portfolio. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts earned 11 property awards and Conrad Hotels & Resorts earned three property awards for best-in-class hotels around the globe.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. More than 715,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted an incredible number of responses rating their travel experiences across the globe.
Of the 14 Hilton luxury properties recognized, six were ranked in the top five, and eight properties were ranked in the top 10 in each of their respective categories. Two properties secured the coveted number one ranking with The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel ranking as the top hotel in New Orleans and Waldorf Astoria Beijing coming in as the first choice among all hotels in China.
“We are honored to have 14 properties included in Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, with over half recognized among the top 10 in their category,” said Dino Michael, Global Head, Luxury Brands, Hilton. “This acknowledgement reflects the unwavering commitment we have to our guests – particularly in these uncertain times – as we continue to provide enriching and unforgettable experiences and uniquely personalized service in unique destinations around the world.”
Hilton’s luxury category, which includes Waldorf Astoria, LXR and Conrad brands, make up nearly 75 properties in more than 30 countries around the world – with more than 40 properties in the pipeline or various stages of development. Over the next 18 months, Hilton’s luxury brands will add 15 hotels and resorts to their global portfolio, including Waldorf Astoria hotels and resorts in Monarch Beach, Xiamen and Cancun; LXR properties in Kyoto and Las Vegas; and Conrad hotels in Las Vegas and Kuala Lumpur, to name a few.
The 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at www.cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.
The full list of Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties recognized is as follows:
Top 10 Hotels in New Orleans
#1 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Top 12 Resorts in USA/Florida/Keys
#11 Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 20 Resorts in USA/Hawaii
#14 Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 20 Resorts in Mexico
#4 Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal
Top 30 Hotels in Europe/UK/London
#3 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian
Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Italy/Rome
#4 Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China
#1 Waldorf Astoria Beijing
#2 Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
#15 Waldorf Astoria Chengdu
Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Japan
#9 Conrad Tokyo
AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Top 25 Resorts in Australia/Pacific
#13 Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Top 30 Resorts in The Indian Ocean
#30 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Top 15 Hotels in The Middle East
#6 Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeriah
#13 Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem