Leading travel magazine announces Delta, Rosewood as Airline and Hotel winners
Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for frequent business and leisure luxury travelers, announces Delta Air Lines as the 2018 Airline of the Year and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as the 2018 Hotel of the Year. This marks the eighth year Global Traveler awarded Airline and Hotel of the Year nods.
“Each year, it becomes more challenging to name Airline and Hotel of the Year winners, as the travel industry overall continues to up the ante, but it’s clear Delta Air Lines and Rosewood Hotels & Resorts deserve the recognition. Both are wonderful choices,” said Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO, Global Traveler. “Each provides exemplary service, cutting-edge amenities, luxurious touches and dedicated employees. When flying Delta Air Lines or booking a room at a Rosewood property, rest assured you’re making a quality selection.”
Members of the Global Traveler Advisory Board, a hand-picked committee of well-traveled business advisors, selected the Airline and Hotel of the Year winners at an event Sept. 25 in Philadelphia. The winners were chosen from a list of nominees selected by GT staff. Pertinent information considered included financial data, occupancy rates, load factors, on-time figures, safety records and menus, as well as independent research. Once an airline or hotel is selected, it is ineligible to participate for three years.
At Rosewood….Company’s statement:
“….we are devoted to creating luxury hotels and resorts unlike any other in the world. Since 1979, we have bestowed each of our properties with one-of-a-kind ambiance and style. Whether located in the heart of one of the worlds great cities or in the splendid isolation of a tropical isle, each luxury hotel and resort is designed to enhance every aspect of a guests experience, by reflecting the locations culture, history and geography.
We believe that true world-class status is only achieved when a hotel or resort combines the traditions of its host community with exceptional service, a luxury product and incredible attention to detail. This distinction has elevated the Rosewood Collection into the upper echelon of five-star destinations for sophisticated travelers around the globe.”
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The winners will be feted at a gala reception Dec. 12, 2018, at The Peninsula Beverly
About Global Traveler
With a readership of 550,000 monthly, Global Traveler connects with U.S.-based frequent, affluent, international travelers. According to MediaMark Research (MRI), GT readers have an average net worth of $2 million and 50 percent are CEOs and owners of companies. Our readers average nine domestic flights per year and 93 percent travel internationally on a regular basis, mostly in first and business class. More than 55 percent stay in 4- and 5-star hotels, at an average 60 nights per year. Four special editions — Leisure Lifestyle Edition, Global City Guidebook, Class Act Guide and The Trazee Book — complement 12 monthly issues. Each year, Global Traveler awards the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, the Leisure Lifestyle Awards and the Wines on the Wing awards.
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