Jetsetter Announces 2014 "Best Of The Best" Hotel Awards

           Jetsetter Announces 2014 "Best Of The Best" Hotel Awards

Awards Honor World's Best in Design, Pampering, All-Inclusive & More; Limited
Sale Features Winners

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Jetsetter.com, the world's leading
luxury travel site that provides expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the
world's finest travel, today announced the winners of its 2014 Best of the
Best hotel awards. The first ever awards include 15 "Best" categories ranging
from Pampering and Romance to Pool Scene and Comeback. Each category includes
a winner and two runner-ups.

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The awards were issued to hotels that not only meet with Jetsetter's rigorous
quality standards, but also, according to Managing Editor Leigh Crandall,
"capture the style, sense of place and outstanding experience that makes a
Jetsetter hotel the best in a given destination." 

The Winners:

  oBest Design: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  oBest Comeback: Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Canada
  oBest Hotel for Communing with Nature: Belmond Safaris, Botswana
  oBest Nightlife: The Standard, High Line, New York
  oBest for Foodies: Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Oxfordshire, UK
  oBest for Pampering: Lumeria Maui, Hawaii
  oBest on the Beach: Grace Bay Club, Turks & Caicos
  oBest Reward for the Travel Effort: Hotel Escondido, Puerto Escondido,
    Mexico
  oBest Big City Sleep: Dean Street Townhouse, London, UK
  oBest Business Meets Pleasure: Soho House Berlin, Germany
  oBest for Romance: Sextantio Le Grotte, Puglia, Italy
  oBest Style Steal: Mama Shelter Istanbul, Turkey
  oBest-Looking Guests: Hotel Majestic Barriere, Cannes, France
  oBest All-Inclusive: Blue Diamond Riviera Maya, Mexico
  oBest Pool Scene: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

See the full list here.

Behind the Awards

The editorial team sent categories to more than 200 travel correspondents
globally, then compiled their suggestions along with the Jetsetter team's. A
final committee of senior-level editors sat to debate and narrow down the list
down based on each category's criteria, then compiled a final selection of a
winner and two runner-ups in each category. The Jetsetter Best of the Best
hotel awards represent hotels that truly encapsulate the outstanding
experiences members have come to expect from properties on Jetsetter.

From the Editor

Editor in Chief Sean Murphy notes, "All the hotels on Jetsetter have something
special about them that makes them worthy of a Jetsetter recommendation, but
often our members are looking for a particular hotel experience and want to
know where to go to get the best of what they want. At our core we are
travel-experience curators and hotel-member matchmakers. The Best of the Best
awards are a way for us to help our 20 million members identify the special
within the special of our 2,500 handpicked hotels."

Feel Like Booking the Best?

The winners and finalists are featured in a limited collection that only runs
from June 11 (noon EST) to June 17, ending at 11:59 p.m. View this exclusive
collection here.

About Jetsetter.com

Jetsetter.com isatravel community providing its more than 20 million members
with hand-selected luxury experiences, verified by experts. From hotels to
tours to trip planning, Jetsetter offers exclusive deals and insider advice
designed to match members with their ideal travel experience. Each vacation
featured on the site is hand-selected by a team of curators and personally
verified by Jetsetter's global network of correspondents. Jetsetters can
browse offerings on limited-time sales of up to 40 percent off or peruse
Jetsetter 24/7, a collection of more than 2,500 hotels and resorts available
365 days a year. Members can tap into the regional expertise of Jetsetters
correspondents with private consultations through the Personal Travel Planning
Service or personalize deluxe tours with the new Jetsetter Journeys program.
All Jetsetter partners featured in retail and flash, as well as the same-day
booking app Jetsetter Now, must meet an 85 percent approval rating in
post-stay member surveys. Jetsetter apps for iPhone and iPad were named best
travel apps in the Apple App Store Rewind 2011. For more information, visit
http://www.Jetsetter.com.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor^®is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan
and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real
travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with
seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest
travel community in the world, reaching nearly 260 million unique monthly
visitors**, and more than 150 million reviews and opinions covering more than
4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 40
countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. TripAdvisor also
includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the
tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 23 other
travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,
www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,
www.flipkey.com, www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk,
www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com,
www.lafourchette.com, www.niumba.com,www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com,
www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com,www.travelpod.com,
www.tripbod.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com, www.virtualtourist.com, and
www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, Q1 2014

**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q1 2014; does not
include traffic to daodao.com

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SOURCE Jetsetter.com

Website: http://www.jetsetter.com
Contact: Toby Streett, 617-886-5545, toby.streett@smartertravelmedia.com
 
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