Preferred Hotels & Resorts Launches "Loving Local: The Open Road" Series

Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables (Preferred Hotels & Resorts)

Preferred Hotels & Resorts has launched “Loving Local,” a global travel series designed to facilitate highly localized, luxury hotel experiences across 21 regional markets as consumers prepare to “hit the open road.” This limited-time global campaign—valid for bookings made by July 31, 2020 for stays of two nights or more through December 31, 2020—entices travelers to staycation within their hometown or venture further into their surrounding region for the opportunity to enjoy value-rich amenities at more than 200 participating hotels and resorts. 

Travelers who book Loving Local will receive the best available rate, daily breakfast options for two and a stay credit ranging from $25 to $70 that can be used toward on-property expenditures, along with immediate fast-track to Elite status in the brand’s I Prefer Hotel Rewards program, which includes a VIP amenity, next category room upgrade, 2,500 bonus points and complimentary internet. Upon confirmation, all Loving Local bookings will also unlock access to special benefits from partner brands, including Sixt (for car rentals in Europe), Avis (for car rentals in the Americas and Asia), and Travel Curious (for those who want curated tours of their chosen destination). 

In addition, Preferred Hotels & Resorts is offering a 3 percent bonus on top of the standard 10 percent agency commission for Loving Local bookings made through the GDS or direct channels with a qualifying IATA/TIDS number. 

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A selection of the “Loving Local” hotels include: 

The Americas and Caribbean

  • Baccarat Hotel New York – New York, United States
  • Biltmore Hotel – Coral Gables, Florida, United States
  • Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort and Spa – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 
  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Hotel Du Pont – Wilmington, Delaware, United States
  • Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende – San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • Porta Hotel Antigua – Antigua, Guatemala
  • Rancho Santana – Rivas, Nicaragua 
  • Shutters on the Beach – Santa Monica, California, United States
  • Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Harwich, Massachusetts, United States

Europe, Middle East and Africa

  • Amerikalinjen – Oslo, Norway
  • Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay – Fnideq, Morocco
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel – County Clare, Ireland 
  • Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa – Casares, Spain
  • Gondwana Game Reserve – Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Il Castelfalfi – Montaione, Tuscany, Italy
  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands 
  • The Guardsman – London, United Kingdom
  • Ultima Genève – Geneva, Switzerland

Asia and Australasia

  • Azur – Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Bungaraya Island Resort – Sabah, Malaysia
  • Discovery Suites Manila Philippines – Manila, Philippines
  • Lancaster Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand 
  • One Farrer Hotel – Singapore
  • The Fullerton Hotel Sydney – Sydney, Australia 
  • The Imperial New Delhi – New Delhi, India 
  • The Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur, India 
  • The Sanchaya – Bintan Island, Indonesia 
  • The Siam – Bangkok, Thailand

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