We are very proud to have been honored by TripAdvisor and selected by travelers themselves. This encourages us to pursue our efforts.
Paris (PRWEB) February 3, 2009
Sofitel Luxury Hotels (http://www.sofitel.com) achieved high rankings on the 2009 Travelers' Choice List released this week by TripAdvisor®. Of Sofitel's worldwide portfolio, six properties were honored to make the list and the Sofitel brand placed no. 4 in the Best Hotels Brands category.
Sofitel New York led the brand's North American properties with a double mention: It placed third in the Top 10 Best Luxury - United States category and ranked 42 in the world in the Top 100 Best Luxury category. Sofitel Chicago Water Tower also received worldwide recognition as the only Chicago hotel to be honored in the Top 100 Best Luxury category. It was highlighted in the no. 95 spot. Sofitel Chicago Water Tower is currently rated as the no. 1 recommended hotel in Chicago on TripAdvisor.com. Of the remaining North American properties, Sofitel Montreal was honored with the no. 5 spot in the category of Top 10 Best Luxury - Canada.
Among Sofitel's worldwide properties, Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade claimed the no. 24 spot on the Top 100 Best Luxury category. Other properties around the world listed included Sofitel Imperial Resort & Spa at no. 8 in the Top 10 Best Luxury -Africa group; and Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa was listed no. 10 amongst the Top 10 Best for Families.
"These recognitions confirm the hard work done by Sofitel just a year after the beginning of its repositioning plan," said Robert Gaymer-Jones, COO Sofitel worldwide. "We are very proud to have been honored by TripAdvisor and selected by travelers themselves. This encourages us to pursue our efforts."
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel community, honored 443 hotels in this seventh year of competition. Unlike any other hotel awards program, TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice winners are based on guests' reviews and opinions of hotels on tripadvisor.com and content from across the Web. Featuring advice for travelers, TripAdvisor welcomes nearly 25 million monthly visitors, five million registered members and 10 million reviews and opinions.
Sofitel reinvents French elegance in its hotels throughout the world.
Sofitel is the only French luxury hotels brand with a presence on five continents, in more than 50 countries. Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today's more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, New York or Bangkok, or nestled away in a country landscape in French Polynesia or Brazil, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French art de vivre.