• Two Roads Hospitality Wins Conde Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

     
    POSTED October 28, 2016
     

Condé Nast Traveler magazine has recognized Two Roads Hospitality in 19 categories in the hotel and results section for their 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Thompson Chicago has been declared the 14th best hotel in the world; second in the U.S.; and second in Chicago. Carmel Valley Ranch, a Joie de Vivre Hotel won first place as the top resort in Northern California and L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel was the top hotel in Southern California. Additionally, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, The Marker, a Joi de Vivre Hotel, Destination Hotels’ The Embassy Row and Wailea Beach Villas collectively won top 10 honors in their respective regions.

The votes were cast by more than 300,000 readers for 7,396 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships and 236 islands. The results list a total of 1,402 of the world’s greatest travel experiences.

“We are thrilled that our newly established company has been recognized by the savvy readers of Condé Nast Traveler for its incredible roster of international hotels and resorts,” says Niki Leondakis, CEO, hotels and resorts, Two Roads Hospitality. “It is deeply rewarding to see 19 of our properties represented through their unwavering commitment to providing genuine, heartfelt care, and personalized, one-of-a-kind experiences to our loyal guests, and we look forward to our continued success in the coming years ahead.”

Last November, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a comprehensive $450 million “Bring Back Tourism, Bring Back Jobs” recovery package to support New York’s hard-hit tourism sector. Part of that package is a $25 million “Meet in New York” grant program that focuses on venues and events that generate and support business-related travel. “This holistic approach to visitation recognizes the spending habits of business and convention travelers for overnight stays, food, and activities,” the governor’s press office noted.

 

After having closed its doors in November 2019 for an extensive renovation, The Pridwin Hotel & Cottages on Shelter Island, New York, is accepting reservations beginning July 15. The 49-room luxury property, which dates to 1927, will be reopening under the ownership of a collaboration between Cape Resorts, a hospitality investment and management company specializing in adaptive reuse and historical preservation of resort properties, and the Petry family, who has owned and operated the resort since 1961. 

 

SCS Global Services (SCS), a third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, has launched its Zero Waste Standard, “Zero Waste for Events.”