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

September 23, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

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Hotels and Recipients to be Honored at the 2021 Historic Hotels Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on November 11, 2021 at The American Club Resort Hotel (1918).

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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.

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The 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony & Gala will be held at The American Club Resort Hotel in Kohler, Wisconsin on November 11, 2021. (Photo Credit: The American Club Resort Hotel)

The 2021 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony & Gala will be held at The American Club Resort Hotel in Kohler, Wisconsin on November 11, 2021. (Photo Credit: The American Club Resort Hotel)

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

  • 1754 House (1754) Woodbury, Connecticut
  • Bellwether House (1876) Savannah, Georgia
  • Eagles Mere Inn (1887) Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania
  • Chatham Bars Inn (1914) Chatham, Massachusetts
  • Hotel Indigo Atlanta Midtown (1925) Atlanta, Georgia
  • 21c Museum Hotel Chicago (1927) Chicago, Illinois
  • The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort (1946) Solvang, California
  • Surf & Sand Resort (1948) Laguna Beach, California
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn (1963) San Diego, California

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

  • Inn at Perry Cabin (1816) St. Michaels, Maryland
  • Antrim 1844 (1844) Taneytown, Maryland
  • Mohonk Mountain House (1869) New Paltz, New York
  • 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa (1886) Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Fairmont Copley Plaza (1912) Boston, Massachusetts
  • Chatham Bars Inn (1914) Chatham, Massachusetts
  • La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Historic Hotel Bethlehem (1922) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • La Valencia Hotel (1926) La Jolla, California
  • The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927) Hawley, Pennsylvania
  • The Hotel Hershey® (1933) Hershey, Pennsylvania
  • Surf & Sand Resort (1948) Laguna Beach, California
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn (1963) San Diego, California

Historic Hotels of America Sustainability Champion Nominees

  • Strater Hotel (1887) Durango, Colorado
  • Ledges Hotel (1890) Hawley, Pennsylvania
  • Lodge at the Presidio (1894) San Francisco, California
  • Airlie (1899) Warrenton, Virginia
  • Inn at the Presidio (1903) San Francisco, California
  • Fairmont Hotel San Francisco (1907) San Francisco, California
  • Hotel Boulderado (1909) Boulder, Colorado
  • HOTEL DU PONT (1913) Wilmington, Delaware
  • The American Club Resort Hotel (1918) Kohler, Wisconsin
  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel (1924) Seattle, Washington
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel (1965) Kohala Coast, Hawaii
  • The Dewberry (1965) Charleston, South Carolina

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

  • Colonial Houses at Colonial Williamsburg (1750) Williamsburg, Virginia
  • The Middlebury Inn (1827) Middlebury, Vermont
  • The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center (1828) Staunton, Virginia
  • Inns of Aurora (1833) Aurora, New York
  • Antrim 1844 (1844) Taneytown, Maryland
  • Island House Hotel (1852) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • The Sayre Mansion (1858) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • The Inn at Leola Village, Est. 1867 (1867) Leola, Pennsylvania
  • St. James Hotel MN (1875) Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Lancaster Arts Hotel (1881) Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Lodge at the Presidio (1894) San Francisco, California
  • Omni Bretton Arms Inn (1896) Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
  • Castle Hill Resort and Spa (1905) Cavendish, Vermont
  • Southern Hotel (1907) Covington, Louisiana
  • Mizpah Hotel (1907) Tonopah, Nevada
  • Bear Mountain Inn (1915) Bear Mountain, New York
  • Hassayampa Inn (1927) Prescott, Arizona
  • The Savoy Hotel & Beach Club (1935) Miami Beach, Florida
  • Williamsburg Inn (1937) Williamsburg, Virginia
  • The Lodge at Wakulla Springs (1937) Wakulla Springs, Florida
  • The Wort Hotel (1941) Jackson, Wyoming

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

  • Publick House Historic Inn (1771) Sturbridge, Massachusetts
  • Inn at Perry Cabin (1816) St. Michaels, Maryland
  • River Street Inn (1817) Savannah, Georgia
  • Strater Hotel (1887) Durango, Colorado
  • Riggs Washington DC (1891) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Hotel Colorado (1893) Glenwood Springs, Colorado
  • Portland Regency Hotel & Spa (1895) Portland, Maine
  • The Union Station Nashville Yards, Autograph Collection (1900) Nashville, Tennessee
  • Hotel Boulderado (1909) Boulder, Colorado
  • The Otesaga Resort Hotel (1909) Cooperstown, New York
  • The Hermitage Hotel (1910) Nashville, Tennessee
  • La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Skytop Lodge (1928) Skytop, Pennsylvania
  • The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort (1935) St. Simons Island, Georgia
  • Timberline Lodge (1937) Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Surf & Sand Resort (1948) Laguna Beach, California
  • The Statler (1956) Dallas, Texas
  • The Dewberry (1965) Charleston, South Carolina

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

  • Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection (1750) Williamsburg, Virginia
  • The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC (1818) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Omni La Mansión del Rio, San Antonio (1852) San Antonio, Texas
  • Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • The Pfister Hotel (1893) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst Resort (1895) Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • West Baden Springs Hotel (1902) West Baden Springs, Indiana
  • Omni Mount Washington Resort (1902) Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
  • The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City (1911) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Fairmont Copley Plaza (1912) Boston, Massachusetts
  • Hilton Fort Worth (1921) Fort Worth, Texas
  • Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows (1921) Santa Monica, California
  • Francis Marion Hotel (1924) Charleston, South Carolina
  • Hotel Viking (1926) Newport, Rhode Island
  • InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel (1926) San Francisco, California
  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa (1927) Sonoma, California
  • The Don CeSar (1928) St. Pete Beach, Florida
  • The Wigwam (1929) Litchfield Park, Arizona
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn (1963) San Diego, California
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel (1965) Kohala Coast, Hawaii

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

  • French Lick Springs Hotel (1845) French Lick, Indiana
  • Grand Hotel Golf Club & Spa (1847) Point Clear, Alabama
  • Palmer House®, A Hilton Hotel (1871) Chicago, Illinois
  • Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco (1875) San Francisco, California
  • Hotel Monteleone (1886) New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hotel del Coronado (1888) Coronado, California
  • Martinique New York on Broadway, Curio Collection by Hilton (1897) New York, New York
  • Fairmont Hotel San Francisco (1907) San Francisco, California
  • Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh (1916) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • The Broadmoor (1918) Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • The Drake Hotel (1920) Chicago, Illinois
  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel (1924) Seattle, Washington
  • The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection (1925) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Hilton Chicago (1927) Chicago, Illinois
  • The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort (1927) Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Capital Hilton (1943) Washington, District of Columbia

Best City Center Historic Hotel

  • River Street Inn (1817) Savannah, Georgia
  • The Willard InterContinental, Washington DC (1818) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Omni La Mansión del Rio, San Antonio (1852) San Antonio, Texas
  • Palmer House®, a Hilton Hotel (1871) Chicago, Illinois
  • St. James Hotel MN (1875) Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Lancaster Arts Hotel (1881) Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Fairmont Hotel San Francisco (1907) San Francisco, California
  • Fairmont Copley Plaza (1912) Boston, Massachusetts
  • HOTEL DU PONT (1913) Wilmington, Delaware
  • The Drake Hotel (1920) Chicago, Illinois
  • Historic Hotel Bethlehem (1922) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Francis Marion Hotel (1924) Charleston, South Carolina
  • The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection (1925) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Westin Poinsett (1925) Greenville, South Carolina
  • Hotel Viking (1926) Newport, Rhode Island
  • InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel (1926) San Francisco, California
  • Hilton Chicago (1927) Chicago, Illinois
  • Hassayampa Inn (1927) Prescott, Arizona
  • The Omni Shoreham Hotel (1930) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Capital Hilton (1943) Washington, District of Columbia
  • The Statler (1956) Dallas, Texas
  • The Dewberry (1965) Charleston, South Carolina

Historic Hotels of America Best Historic Resort Nominees

  • The Omni Homestead Resort (1766) Hot Springs, Virginia
  • Woodstock Inn & Resort (1793) Woodstock, Vermont
  • Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa (1806) Bedford, Pennsylvania
  • Inn at Perry Cabin (1816) St. Michaels, Maryland
  • Grand Hotel Golf Club & Spa (1847) Point Clear, Alabama
  • Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa (1865) Whitefield, New Hampshire
  • The Sagamore Resort (1883) Bolton Landing, New York
  • Jekyll Island Club Resort (1886) Jekyll Island, Georgia
  • Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Hotel del Coronado (1888) Coronado, California
  • Omni Mount Washington Resort (1902) Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
  • The Omni Grove Park Inn (1913) Asheville, North Carolina
  • The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club (1925) St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa (1927) Sonoma, California
  • Silver Birches (1927) Hawley, Pennsylvania
  • Skytop Lodge (1928) Skytop, Pennsylvania
  • The Wigwam (1929) Litchfield Park, Arizona
  • The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort (1935) St. Simons Island, Georgia
  • The Lodge at Nemacolin (1968) Farmington, Pennsylvania

Historic Hotels of America Hotel Historian of the Year Nominees

  • Jeffrey Lane at French Lick Resort (1845) French Lick, Indiana
  • Susan Stein at Grand Hotel Golf Club & Spa (1847) Point Clear, Alabama
  • Al Granger at Glasbern (1870) Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
  • Bob Tagatz at Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Marilyn Haight at Airlie (1899) Warrenton, Virginia
  • Michelle Heston at The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco (1907) San Francisco, California
  • Laurel McKown at Hotel Boulderado (1909) Boulder, Colorado
  • Tom Vickstrom at The Hermitage Hotel (1910) Nashville, Tennessee
  • Cherie LeJeune at The American Club Resort Hotel (1918) Kohler, Wisconsin
  • Ed Pulsifer at La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Linny Adamson at Timberline Lodge (1937) Mt. Hood, Oregon

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

  • The Smokehouse Restaurant at Antrim 1844 (1844) Taneytown, Maryland
  • Las Canarias at Omni La Mansión del Rio, San Antonio (1852) San Antonio, Texas
  • Osteria Avanti at The Inn at Leola Village, Est. 1867 (1867) Leola, Pennsylvania
  • The Woods at Grand Hotel (1887) Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Tonga Room at The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco (1907) San Francisco, California
  • Oak Long Bar + Kitchen at Fairmont Copley Plaza (1912) Boston, Massachusetts
  • Le Cavalier at HOTEL DU PONT (1913) Wilmington, Delaware
  • Stars at Chatham Bars Inn (1914) Chatham, Massachusetts
  • The Wisconsin Room at The American Club Resort Hotel (1918) Kohler, Wisconsin
  • La Plazuela at La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Swamp Fox Restaurant at the Francis Marion Hotel (1924) Charleston, South Carolina
  • Top of the Mark at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel (1926) San Francisco, California
  • Litchfield’s at The Wigwam (1929) Litchfield Park, Arizona
  • Cascade Dining Room at Timberline Lodge (1937) Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • Silver Dollar Bar & Grill at The Wort Hotel (1941) Jackson, Wyoming
  • Avant at Rancho Bernardo Inn (1963) San Diego, California

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

  • Patty Henning at Jekyll Island Club Resort (1886) Jekyll Island, Georgia
  • Juan Rodriguez at The Pfister Hotel (1893) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Bruce A. Haines at Historic Hotel Bethlehem (1922) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Carol Anglin at La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Scott Skellenger at Timberline Lodge (1937) Mt. Hood, Oregon

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

  • The Widman Family at Charming Inns®: John Rutledge House Inn® (1763), Kings Courtyard Inn (1853), Wentworth Mansion® (1886), Circa 1886 Restaurant (1886) Charleston, South Carolina
  • The Mollett Family at Antrim 1844 (1844) Taneytown, Maryland
  • The Marcus Family at The Pfister Hotel (1893) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • The Hraba Family at Waterford Hotels & Inns: Lodge at the Presidio (1894) & Inn at the Presidio (1903) San Francisco, California
  • The Boughton Family at The Colony Hotel (1914) Kennebunkport, Maine, and Colony Hotel & Cabana Club (1926) Delray Beach, Florida
  • The Kohler Family at The American Club Resort Hotel (1918) Kohler, Wisconsin
  • The Melius Family at OHEKA CASTLE (1919) Huntington, New York
  • The Kohnstamm Family at Timberline Lodge (1937) Mt. Hood, Oregon
  • The Hardy Family at The Lodge at Nemacolin (1968) Farmington, Pennsylvania

Historic Hotels of America Steward of History and Historic Preservation Nominees

  • Michael J. Harrington at Concord’s Colonial Inn (1716), Publick House Historic Inn (1771), and Hawthorne Inn (1925) Massachusetts
  • Jeanne and Grant Genzlinger at The Settlers Hospitality Group: The Sayre Mansion (1858), Ledges Hotel (1890), The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927), and Silver Birches (1927) Pennsylvania
  • Eugene Lucas at The Historic Menger Hotel (1859) San Antonio, Texas; The Cliff House at Pikes Peak (1873) Manitou Springs, Colorado; The Crockett Hotel (1909) San Antonio, Texas; and The Brown Hotel (1923) Louisville, Kentucky
  • Richard Bernstein at The Morrison-Clark Historic Inn (1864), The Henley Park Hotel (1918), Hotel Lombardy (1926) Washington, District of Columbia
  • Bob and Dana Townsend at Sheridan Inn (1893) Sheridan, Wyoming
  • Fred and Nancy Cline at Mizpah Hotel (1907) Tonopah, Nevada
  • Bruce Haines at Historic Hotel Bethlehem (1922) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • G. Brint Ryan at Hotel Settles (1930) Big Spring, Texas
  • Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson at 21c Museum Hotels: 21c Museum Hotel Louisville by MGallery (1800) Kentucky; 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City by MGallery (1888) Missouri; 21c Museum Hotel Nashville by MGallery (1900) Tennessee; 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati by MGallery (1912) Ohio; 21c Museum Hotel Lexington by MGallery (1914) Kentucky; 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City by MGallery (1916) Oklahoma; 21c Museum Hotel Chicago by MGallery (1927) Illinois; 21c Museum Hotel Durham by MGallery (1937) North Carolina

Historic Hotels of America Historic Hotelier of the Year Nominees

  • Sarah Eustis at The Red Lion Inn (1773) Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  • Joe Vezzoso at French Lick Resort: French Lick Springs Hotel (1845) West Baden Springs Hotel (1902) Indiana
  • Justin Genzlinger at The Settlers Hospitality Group: The Sayre Mansion (1858), Ledges Hotel (1890), The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927), and Silver Birches (1927) Pennsylvania
  • Randy Howat at Inns of Distinction, LLC (1861) Pennsylvania
  • Patty Henning at Jekyll Island Club Resort (1886) Jekyll Island, Georgia
  • Linda Price-Topp at The Pfister Hotel (1893) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dee Patel at The Hermitage Hotel (1910) Nashville, Tennessee
  • Greg Kavanagh at HOTEL DU PONT (1913) Wilmington, Delaware
  • Rik Blyth at La Fonda on the Plaza (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Kori Johnson at The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection (1925) Washington, District of Columbia
  • John Dewberry at The Dewberry (1965) Charleston, South Carolina

Historic Hotels of America Lifetime Achievement Award Nominees

  • Michael J. Harrington at Concord’s Colonial Inn (1716), Hawthorne Inn (1925), and Publick House Historic Inn (1771) Massachusetts
  • Steve Ferguson at French Lick Resort: French Lick Springs Hotel (1845) West Baden Springs Hotel (1902) Indiana
  • Jeanne and Grant Genzlinger at The Settlers Hospitality Group: The Sayre Mansion (1858), Ledges Hotel (1890), The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927), and Silver Birches (1927) Pennsylvania
  • Eugene Lucas at The Historic Menger Hotel (1859) San Antonio, Texas; The Cliff House at Pikes Peak (1873) Manitou Springs, Colorado; The Crockett Hotel (1909) San Antonio, Texas; and The Brown Hotel (1923) Louisville, Kentucky
  • Steve Bartolin at The Broadmoor (1918) Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Bruce Haines at Historic Hotel Bethlehem (1922) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in Europe Nominees

  • Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa (1400) St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Hotel Hacienda de Abajo (1493) Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Hotel Maximilian´s (1495) Augsburg, Germany
  • Domus Renier Boutique Hotel (1608) Chania, Crete
  • The Mozart Prague Hotel (1770) Prague, Czech Republic
  • Great Southern Killarney (1854) Killarney, Ireland
  • Grand Hotel Zermatterhof (1879) Zermatt, Switzerland
  • The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel (1889) London, England
  • Hotel Villa Cipriani (1889) Asolo, Italy
  • Solstrand Hotel & Bad (1896) Bergen, Norway
  • Hotel Regina Louvre (1900) Paris, France
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian (1903) Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Hôtel de la Cité Carcassonne – MGallery (1909) Carcassonne, France
  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo (1910) Lake Como, Tremezzo, Italy
  • Villa Copenhagen (1912) Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Amerikalinjen (1919) Oslo, Norway
  • Hôtel Napoleon Paris (1928) Paris, France

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in Asia/Pacific Nominees

  • Deogarh Mahal (1670) Rajasthan, India
  • Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar (1780) Bagac, Philippines
  • Raffles Singapore (1887) Singapore
  • Beijing Hotel NUO (1917) Beijing, China
  • The Fullerton Hotel Singapore (1924) Singapore
  • Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor (1932) Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • The Murray Hong Kong (1969) Hong Kong

Historic Hotels Worldwide Best Historic Hotel in the Americas

  • Quinta Real Oaxaca (1576) Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Hacienda de los Santos Resort & Spa (1650) Alamos, Mexico
  • Patios de Cafayate (1740) Cafayate, Argentina
  • Quinta Real Zacatecas (1866) Zacatecas, Mexico
  • Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu (1899) Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada
  • Aranwa Sacred Valley (1900) Urubamba, Peru
  • Fairmont Empress (1908) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Fairmont Le Château Montebello (1930) Montebello, Quebec, Canada
  • Alvear Palace Hotel (1932) Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (1939) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“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 scalhoun@historichotels.org.

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.

MEDIA:
Katherine Orr
Historic Hotels of America │ Historic Hotels Worldwide
Manager, Marketing Communications
Tel: +1 202 772 8337
korr@historichotels.org

Source: Historic Hotels of America



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