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Virtuoso Announces Best of the Best Award Nominees

27th June 2019 // By Emma Reynolds

Virtuoso, a network of high-end travel companies connecting you to the best destinations and activities in the world, has announced its Best of the Best Awards nominees, who will be announced in August this year. This list ranks the best hotels and properties in several categories ranging from design to sustainability to family programming and more. Before the announcement of the best in each category, Virtuoso will personally rank and vote on the winners.

Belmond Cap Juluca in Anguilla, which is nominated for Best Achievement in Design

The annual list is selected by Virtuoso’s network of travelers (the travelers who are booking vacations at the properties) as well as editors of Virtuoso Life magazine. The list includes new hotels in global destinations, and the event is regarded as one of the most exciting events of the year in the hotel industry. Read on for the nominees in each category.

Best Achievement in Design

  • Amanyangyun, Shanghai, China
  • Belmond Cap Juluca, British West Indies, Anguilla
  • Cheval Blanc St-Tropez, St Tropez, France
  • Raffles Europejski Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
  • Rosewood Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Best Bar

  • Le Bar Long, Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, Paris, France
  • Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar, Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida, US
  • The Chapel Bar, The Jaffa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • The Flying Stag, The Fife Arms, Ballater, UK
  • Z Bar, Peninsula Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, US

Best Dining Experience

  • Doot Doot Doot, Jackalope Hotel, Mornington, Australia
  • Francis Mallman at Chateau La Coste, Villa La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France
  • Kerridge’s Bar and Grill, Corinthia Hotel London, London, U.K.
  • Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer, Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Restaurant Le Gabriel, La Reserve Paris Hotel and Spa, Paris, France

Best Family Program

  • Gleneagles, Scotland, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Half Moon, Jamaica, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • One&Only Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, Rome, Italy

Best Wellness Program

  • Anantara Quy Nhon Villas, Quy Nhon, Vietnam
  • Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda, Lake Garda, Italy
  • Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona, US
  • SHA Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain
  • The Oberoi Sukhvilas Resort & Spa, Chandigarh, India

 

Sustainable Tourism Leadership

  • Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Wolgan Valley, Australia
  • Soneva Fushi, Kunfunadhoo Island, Baa Atoll, Maldives
  • Vermejo, A Ted Turner Reserve, Raton, New Mexico, US
  • Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
  • Londolozi Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

 

Best Virtuoso Newcomer

  • Capella Ubud, Bali, Ubud, Indonesia
  • Heckfield Place, Hook, UK
  • Hotel Lutetia, Paris, France
  • Montage Los Cabos, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Six Senses Duxton, Singapore, Singapore

Best Virtuoso Hotel Ambassador

  • Alexis Romer, Marriott International Luxury Brands
  • Carlos Quereda, Querido Representation Co
  • Stefanie Brueckner, The Fontenay Hamburg
  • Steven Lassman, Villas of Distinction
  • Tristan Dowell, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hotelier of the Year

  • Amanda Hyndman, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, London, UK
  • Anthony Costa, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
  • Ivan Artolli, Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo, Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Marcus Bauder, Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Nathalie Seiler-Hayez, Beau-Rivage Palace, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

Hotel of the Year

  • Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France
  • Hotel Sacher Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • The Lowell, New York City, New York, US
  • Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

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