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Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide Announce the 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Nominee Finalists


Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the nominee finalists for the 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate the finest historic hotels and hoteliers from across the United States of America and from around the world.

The 2021 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala will take place at The American Club Resort Hotel in Kohler, Wisconsin on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7 pm. The award winners will be announced in front of an audience of owners, general managers, senior decision makers, and guests representing many of the finest historic hotels from across the United States of America and from around the world. The American Club Resort Hotel (1918), inducted into Historic Hotels of America in 1991 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, has achieved the longest record in the Midwest for earning the Forbes five-star and AAA five-diamond awards. It has stood as an icon of gracious hospitality for over 100 years.

Nominee finalists are selected from nominations received from historic hotels, preservation supporters, prior award recipients, community leaders, and leadership from Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. As official programs of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (in the United States), Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide provide the recognition to travelers, civic leaders, and the global cultural, heritage, and historic travel market that member hotels are among the finest historic hotels from across the United States of America and from around the world. The Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence program recognizes the pinnacle of this distinct group of nominees in a range of categories.

From more than 250 nominations received, the awards committee evaluated and after careful consideration selected the following 2021 award nominee finalists:

Historic Hotels of America New Member of the Year Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Sustainability Champion Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Small Historic Inn/Hotel (Under 75 Guestrooms) Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Hotel (76 - 200 Guestrooms) Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Hotel (201 - 400 Guestrooms) Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Hotel (over 400 Guestrooms) Nominees

Best City Center Historic Hotel

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Resort Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Hotel Historian of the Year Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Restaurant in Conjunction with a Historic Hotel

Historic Hotels of America Ambassador of the Year (celebrating 25+ years of service) Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Legendary Family Historic Hoteliers of the Year Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Steward of History and Historic Preservation Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Historic Hotelier of the Year Nominees

Historic Hotels of America Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in Europe Nominees

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in Asia/Pacific Nominees

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in the Americas

"It is an honor to congratulate all the 2021 award nominees," said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. "The nominee finalists exemplify the finest historic hotels and hoteliers from the across the United States of America and from around the world. The historic hotels nominated include small historic inns, boutique hotels, lifestyle hotels, and resorts. They represent small towns to large cities to UNESCO World Heritage destinations. We applaud the dedication and passion of the thousands of individuals working at these iconic and legendary historic hotels that keep the stories alive from the past and make staying or celebrating special occasions at these historic hotels memorable experiences."

Tickets for The 2021 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala Dinner are available. The 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala will take place at The American Club Resort Hotel in Kohler, Wisconsin on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7 pm. Ceremony and Gala Tickets are $350 for one seat and $2,800 per table (for 8 seats). To register for the ceremony and gala, please contact Stephanie Calhoun [email protected].

About Historic Hotels of America®

Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world's finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance. For more information, please visit HistoricHotels.org/US.

About Historic Hotels Worldwide®

Washington DC based Historic Hotels Worldwide® is a prestigious collection of historic treasures, including more than 350 legendary historic hotels including many former castles, chateaus, palaces, academies, haciendas, villas, monasteries, and other historic lodging spanning ten centuries. Historic Hotels Worldwide recognizes authentic cultural treasures that demonstrate exemplary historic preservation and their inspired architecture, cultural traditions, and authentic cuisine. To be nominated and selected for induction into Historic Hotels Worldwide, historical lodging properties must be at least 75 years old; utilize historic accommodations; serve as the former home or be located on the grounds of the former home of famous persons or significant location for an event in history; be located in or within walking distance to a historic district, historically significant landmark, place of historic event, or a historic city center; be recognized by a local preservation organization or national trust; and display historic memorabilia, artwork, photography, and other examples of its historic significance. For more information, please visit HistoricHotelsWorldwide.com.



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