Travel + Leisure today announced the results of its annual World’s Best awards, honoring Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® and nine properties within its distinguished portfolio. 2020 marks the sixth consecutive year that Rosewood has received recognition as part of the awards’ “Best Hotel Brands” category, demonstrating its strong positioning within the ultra-luxury hospitality industry. In addition to the brand-level honor, nine individual properties in the collection have been recognized as “Top Hotels” in their respective destinations including Rosewood Beijing (Beijing, China); The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (New York, New York); Rosewood Hotel Georgia (Vancouver, British Columbia); Las Ventanasal Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort (Los Cabos, Mexico); Rosewood London (London, England); Rosewood Mayakoba (Riviera Maya, Mexico); Rosewood Miramar Beach (Montecito, California); Rosewood Sand Hill (Menlo Park, California) and Rosewood San Miguel de Allende (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico).
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ continued presence as part of Travel + Leisure’s prestigious awards program is a testament to the brand’s promise to provide today’s travelers with extraordinary experiences and services that speak to their personal preferences and priorities. Rooted in a guiding philosophy of A Sense of Place®, wherein the local sensibilities of a destination are woven into the identity of its respective hotel, as well as a notion of Relationship Hospitality, which maintains that true hospitality springs from the building and nurturing of genuine connections with the cultures and communities of the world, Rosewood is renowned for its deliverance of authentic and transformative travel experiences that leave a lasting impression on guests, associates and locals alike.
“Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best list is one of the most trusted resources in the industry, and it is a great to have Rosewood Hotels & Resorts recognized at both the brand and property level by the magazine and its sophisticated readers,” said Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “These incredible achievements are a testament to the commitment of our associates around the world to positively impact each and every one of our guests, and we thank them for their dedication to the brand as well as to the travel and hospitality industry at large.”
This year, Rosewood and Rosewood Beijing both earned spots on the awards program’s coveted “Top 100 Best Hotels in the World” list, garnering rankings of 56 and 82, respectively. Both properties also achieved additional accolades in their respective regions, with Rosewood Beijing receiving the highest in the “Top Hotels in Beijing” category, as well as a number nine ranking within the “Top 15 Asia City Hotels” list, and Rosewood placing second in the “Top 25 Resort Hotels in Mexico” segment.
2020 marks the inaugural year that Rosewood Miramar Beach has been recognized as part of the program, placing among the “Top 15 Resort Hotels in California” and the “Top 25 Resorts in the U.S. That Are Perfect for Families.” It is also the fifth year that Rosewood San Miguel de Allende and Las al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort have been included on the lists of the “Top 5 City Hotels in Mexico” and the “Top 25 Resort Hotels in Mexico,” respectively. Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s position as number two on this year’s list of the “Top 10 Canada City Hotels,” marks the hotel’s seventh consecutive year in the awards.
Additional of note include The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel’s seventh place ranking in the category of the “Top 15 Hotels in New York City;” Rosewood London’s tenth place spot on the “Top 10 City Hotels in London” list; and Rosewood Sand Hill’s recognition as number eleven in the “Top 15 Resort Hotels in California” category. On a brand-level, beyond Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ placement within the “Best Hotel Brands” category, the company also achieved recognition among “Hotel Brands that Offer the Most Bang for Your Buck.”
The World’s Best awards are determined by a survey developed by the editors of Travel + Leisure, in association , that compiles the top travel experiences across the world for readers to rate. For four months, readers were invited to participate through Travel + Leisure’s print magazine, tablet edition, newsletters, social media and website. Respondents were asked to rate a wide range of hospitality brands and offerings on several characteristics, selecting a rating of excellent, above average, average, below average, or poor across each category, which were then accumulated and averaged to determine the final scores.