Virtuoso Reveals 'Best of the Best'

As part of Virtuoso's 2012 Travel Week, the luxury consortium announced the winners of the "Best of the Best" hotel awards.

The award ceremony drew in 1,450 people. On hand to reveal the recipients were Virtuoso Chairman and CEO, Matthew Upchurch; Virtuoso President and COO Kristi Jones; Virtuoso Vice President of Hotels, Destinations & Tours, Albert Herrera; as well as guest presenter Barbara De Lollis, "Hotel Check-in" editor for USA Today.

And the winners are…

Best Achievement in Design
Park Hyatt Sydney Australia

Best Culinary Experience
Sur Mesure at Mandarin Oriental, Paris, France

Best Bar
£10 at Montage Beverly Hills, California

Best Family Program
Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita, Mexico

Best Spa
Spa My Blend by Clarins, Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris, France

Most Innovative Guest Experience
Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Most Socially Responsible
Lefay Resort and SPA Lago di Garda, Gargnano, Italy

One to Watch
Amanruya, Bodrum, Turkey

Hotelier of the Year
Danilo Zucchetti, Villa d'Este, Cernobbio, Italy

Hotel of the Year
The Beverly Hills Hotel, The Dorchester Collection, California

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