Red Carnation Hotels Celebrates Greatest Success to date in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2020 Star Awards
LONDON – Feb. 12, 2020 – Red Carnation Hotels is proud to announce that four of its award-winning properties have achieved the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”) Five-Star rating in the annual Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards.
Joining sister property Hotel 41 in receiving the highest FTG accolade are London’s The Milestone Hotel and The Egerton House Hotel, alongside Virtuoso’s 2015 ‘Hotel of the Year’ Ashford Castle, which is the only hotel in Ireland to achieve five-star status.
Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas and is widely recognized as being the gold standard of hospitality rating systems, with a meticulous and anonymous process assessing all areas of a hotel’s product and service.
Red Carnation Hotels’ Managing Director Jonathan Raggett said: “The Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating award system is one of the most meticulous, globally respected and highly sought-after accolades in the industry. To have Ashford Castle, The Milestone Hotel and the Egerton House Hotel join Hotel 41 as Forbes Five Star properties is great testament to the generous hospitality and levels of service, luxury and attention to detail that guests consistently receive at our properties.
“Every day our teams go above and beyond to make every stay special, and these awards are a reflection of their hard work and passion, and the leadership and values of our President and Founder Beatrice Tollman.”
Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide said:
“We have been committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality.
“It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.”
About Red Carnation Hotels
President & Founder Beatrice Tollman has built Red Carnation Hotels with a vision for service excellence and a passion for generous hospitality. Today the collection proudly stands at 19 exceptional properties around the world, each unique and special, whilst sharing the founding values that define the family-owned and run business.
The hotel collection is lovingly named after the signature flower Mrs. Tollman’s husband always wears, and this symbol of hospitality is also worn by every member of the team.
The guest experience is always at the heart of Red Carnation, where talented teams exceed expectations with warm and caring service, delicious cuisine and thoughtful touches. We also connect guests with the local destination through authentic and meaningful experiences, beautiful and restorative design and curated art collections. These hotels are truly the art of hospitality.
Red Carnation Hotels are one of the 42 family owned and run TTC brands and together we are proudly celebrating 100 years of hospitality in 2020.
Red Carnation Hotels is committed to helping protect the natural & cultural heritage found in each location. Together with the Treadright Foundation, Red Carnation Hotels are committed to projects that #maketravelmatter; and are dedicated to building a sustainable future for the surrounding communities and wildlife, in order to maintain a sense of place for staff and guests for many years to come.
About Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travellers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For m