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Travel + Leisure Magazine Readers Name Fairmont Hotels Among World's Best
Publish Date : 12-Jul-2010
July 12, 2010
- Kenya’s Fairmont Mara Safari Club Named #1 in Africa -
TORONTO, July 12, 2010 – Travel + Leisure magazine has released its annual World’s Best Hotels list and Fairmont hotels across the globe have been honored with inclusion. Notably, The Fairmont Mara Safari Club near Kenya’s famed Masai Mara Reserve has been named the #3 best hotel in the world, and #1 best resort or lodge in Africa and the Middle East. Fairmont’s other two properties in Kenya were also honored by readers as exceptional places to stay. The Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club was named the #12 top lodge or resort in Africa and the Middle East and #74 overall, while Fairmont The Norfolk in Nairobi was named the #13 top city hotel in Africa and the Middle East.
The properties join four other Fairmont hotels on this prestigious list of the best of the best in hospitality. On Maui, The Fairmont Kea Lani was named the #10 top resort in Hawaii, while Fairmont Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya and The Fairmont Acapulco Princess were named the #11 and #18 top resorts in Mexico, respectively. The Plaza, a New York landmark, was ranked the #21 top large city hotel in US/Canada.
The World’s Best Hotels List names the top rated hotels and resorts around the world to serve as the premier travel guide for the year. Hotels are rated by readers of the magazine and receive an overall score on a number of factors and criteria including rooms, facilities, location, service, restaurants, cuisine and value.