Luxury Travel Advisor Announces 2023 Awards of Excellence Winners

Questex’s Luxury Travel Advisor today announced the winners of its prestigious 2023 Awards of Excellence, which recognizes companies and individuals considered to be the elite suppliers in luxury travel. The winners were unveiled during Luxury Travel Advisor’s 10th ULTRA Summit, which took place at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, AZ, June 20-22, 2023.

Ruthanne Terrero, Vice President and Head of Content, Questex Travel Group said, “Luxury travelers are looking for extraordinary experiences. The winners of our Awards of Excellence program are the best of breed suppliers that offer sophisticated luxury to these consumers. We congratulate them on their superior service.”

The Awards of Excellence winners are:

  • Top General Manager Worldwide – Francois Regis Simon, Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel
  • Top Luxury Sales Director Worldwide – Jeremy McClellan, Marriott International Luxury Brands
  • Airlines: Best Flat-Bed Business Class Service – Qatar Airways
  • Best FIT Operator – Abercrombie & Kent
  • Best Escorted Tour Operator – Tauck
  • Best Local Destination Management Company – IC Bellagio
  • Best Chauffeured Services Worldwide – Carey International
  • Best Luxury Car Rental Company Worldwide – Hertz
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Paris – Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris
  • Best Luxury Hotel in London – Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Rome – The St. Regis Rome
  • Best Luxury Hotel in New York City – The St. Regis New York
  • Best Luxury Beach Hotel Worldwide – Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
  • Best Luxury Boutique Hotel Worldwide – Caruso, A Belmond Hotel, Amalfi Coast
  • Best Luxury Hotel Worldwide – The Ritz Paris
  • Most Anticipated New Luxury Hotel Opening 2023 – Atlantis The Royal Dubai
  • Top Luxury Hotel Opening 2022 – Passalacqua (Lake Como, Italy)
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Africa/Indian Ocean – The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands
  • Best Luxury Hotel Middle East – Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Asia – Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
  • Best Luxury Hotel in the United States – Four Seasons Resort Lanai
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Canada – Fairmont Château Lake Louise
  • Best Luxury Hotel in the Caribbean – Four Seasons Resort Nevis
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Mexico/Central America – Maroma, A Belmond Hotel, Riviera Maya
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Europe – The Ritz Paris
  • Best Luxury Hotel in Australia/South Pacific – Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
  • Top Hotel Suite Worldwide – Abu Dhabi Suite at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
  • Best Cruise Line for Luxury Ocean Cruises – Viking Ocean Cruises
  • Best Cruise Line for Expedition Ships – Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Best Luxury River Cruise Company – Viking River Cruises
  • Top Branded Villa/Residence Collection – Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Top Private Jet Company – Private Jet Services
  • Top Private Yacht Charter Company – Infinity Yacht Charters

Winners were determined exclusively by the readers of Luxury Travel Advisor, who voted for nominees selected by an invitation-only advisory board made up of influential travel advisors who have graced the cover of Luxury Travel Advisor over the past 18 years. Nominees represent hotels, resorts, individuals, cruise lines and professional services that excel at delivering memorable experiences, a hallmark of the luxury travel industry.

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