The Regent Beverly Wilshire Ranks 37th in the Continental United States and Canada According to Trav

/The Regent Beverly Wilshire Ranks 37th in the Continental United States and Canada According to Trav

The Regent Beverly Wilshire Ranks 37th in the Continental United States and Canada According to Trav

|1999-10-01T00:00:00-05:00October 1st, 1999|

Hotel Online Special Report The Regent Beverly Wilshire Ranks 37th in the Continental United States and Canada According to Travel and Leisure Poll Beverly Hills, California, September 30, 1999 – The Regent Beverly Wilshire joined an elite group of top 100 hotels in the continental United States and Canada in Travel & Leisure magazine’s 1999 World’s Best Awards, its 4th annual readers’ poll.

The hotel, which made its debut on the 1999 awards list, placed 37th with a score of 78.8 in the poll, and the highest score was 85.3. Four Seasons triumphed overall by having 16 properties in this top hotel category — the highest number of properties managed by one company.

“It’s an honor to be acknowledged by our hotel guests in this way. This award reflects our commitment to attentive service and excellence, and it comes at a great time for the hotel, especially after our $35 million renovation,” Peter O’Colmain, Vice President and General Manager, said.

Celebrating its 72nd anniversary, the hotel is a complete business and vacation destination at 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, in the heart of Beverly Hills. There are 120 suites, in classic and contemporary styles, among its 395 guest rooms; sophisticated shops; the award-winning Dining Room with an innovative California menu with Provencal accents; a Health Spa with special massage and beauty packages; and a Fitness Center with an outdoor Mediterranean style pool, available to Regent guests on a complimentary basis.

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is the world’s largest leading operator of luxury hotels and currently manages 43 properties in 18 countries, primarily under the Four Seasons and The Regent brand names.

Regent International Hotels History Regent International Hotels was founded in Hong Kong in January 1971 as a joint venture between Mr Robert H. Burns, who became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, and Tokyu Corporation of Japan.

From 1971 to 1979 the company opened and managed a number of prominent hotels, but gained truly international recognition in 1980 with the opening of its flagship property, The Regent Hong Kong. It was the first purpose-built property in the group, creating a property in Hong Kong that was unique and bringing a new dimension in amenities and service to hotels not only in the city, but through out the world.

In 1992 Regent was acquired by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, which continues to manage the nine Regent Hotels in Bangkok, Beverly Hills, Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, and Taipei.

New Global Growth Vision for Regent International Hotels

In November 1997, Carlson Hospitality Worldwide, one of the major operating divisions of the global travel and hospitality industry conglomerate Carlson Companies, Inc., acquired the rights to develop future Regent International hotels from Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Regent International Hotels headquarters are located at Carlson Companies, Inc. world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Regional offices are located in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Carlson Companies, Inc. is a US$20 billion global enterprise which includes over 5,300 travel agencies, a world renowned incentive travel and marketing company, plus over 1,025 hotels, resorts, restaurants and cruise ships.

Regent International Hotels Listing

Asia Hong Kong:

    Hong Kong The Regent Hong Kong Number of Rooms: 602 Opening date: October, 1980

India:

    Mumbai (Bombay) The Regent Mumbai (Bombay) Number of Rooms: 508 Opening date: June, 1999

Indonesia:

    Jakarta The Regent Jakarta Number of Rooms: 365 Opening date: October, 1995

Kazakhstan:

    Almaty The Regent Almaty * Number of Rooms: 290 Opening date: December, 1996 Under The Regent brand since September 1998

Malaysia:

    Kuala Lumpur The Regent Kuala Lumpur Number of Rooms: 468 Opening date: October, 1989

Singapore:

    Singapore The Regent Singapore * Number of Rooms: 441 Opening date: June, 1982 Under The Regent brand since November 1988

Taiwan:

    Taipei Grand Formosa Regent Taipei Number of Rooms: 546 Opening date: September, 1990

Thailand:

    Bangkok The Regent Bangkok * Number of Rooms: 356 Opening date: 1983 Under The Regent brand since May 1985

Chiang Mai

    The Regent Resort Chiang Mai at Mae Rim Valley Number of Rooms: 72 Opening date: April, 1995

South Pacific Australia:

    Sydney The Regent Sydney * Number of Rooms: 594 Opening date: October, 1982

Hotel undergoing major refurbishment throughout 1999 The Americas Canada:

    Vancouver Under Development Number of Rooms: 184 Opening date: Spring, 2001

Mexico:

    Los Cabos Under Development The Regent Resort Los Cabos Number of Rooms: 128 including 40 luxury villas Opening date: Mid 2001

Mexico City

    Under Development The Regent Mexico City Number of Rooms: 94 Opening date: Early 2000

Punta Maroma

    Under Development The Regent Resort at Punta Maroma Number of Rooms: 200 including 50 luxury villas Opening date: Late 2001

United States: California

    Los Angeles The Regent Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills * Number of Rooms: 395 Opening date: 1928 (Wilshire Wing) 1971 (Beverly Wing) Under The Regent brand since January 1986

Nevada

    Las Vegas Under Construction The Regent Grand Palms, The Resort At Summerlin Number of Rooms: 254 Opening date: July, 1999
    Under Construction The Regent Grand Spa, The Resort At Summerlin Number of Rooms: 287 Opening date: July, 1999

New York

    New York Under Construction The Regent Wall Street Number of Rooms: 144 Opening date: Late 1999

Four Seasons Hotels Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “FS”.

Regent International Hotels History Regent International Hotels was founded in Hong Kong in January 1971 as a joint venture between Mr Robert H. Burns, who became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company, and Tokyu Corporation of Japan.

From 1971 to 1979 the company opened and managed a number of prominent hotels, but gained truly international recognition in 1980 with the opening of its flagship property, The Regent Hong Kong. It was the first purpose-built property in the group, creating a property in Hong Kong that was unique and bringing a new dimension in amenities and service to hotels not only in the city, but through out the world.

In 1992 Regent was acquired by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, which continues to manage the nine Regent Hotels in Bangkok, Beverly Hills, Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, and Taipei.

New Global Growth Vision for Regent International Hotels

In November 1997, Carlson Hospitality Worldwide, one of the major operating divisions of the global travel and hospitality industry conglomerate Carlson Companies, Inc., acquired the rights to develop future Regent International hotels from Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

Regent International Hotels headquarters are located at Carlson Companies, Inc. world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Regional offices are located in Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Carlson Companies, Inc. is a US$20 billion global enterprise which includes over 5,300 travel agencies, a world renowned incentive travel and marketing company, plus over 1,025 hotels, resorts, restaurants and cruise ships.

Regent International Hotels Listing

Asia Hong Kong:

    Hong Kong The Regent Hong Kong Number of Rooms: 602 Opening date: October, 1980

India:

    Mumbai (Bombay) The Regent Mumbai (Bombay) Number of Rooms: 508 Opening date: June, 1999

Indonesia:

    Jakarta The Regent Jakarta Number of Rooms: 365 Opening date: October, 1995

Kazakhstan:

    Almaty The Regent Almaty * Number of Rooms: 290 Opening date: December, 1996 Under The Regent brand since September 1998

Malaysia:

    Kuala Lumpur The Regent Kuala Lumpur Number of Rooms: 468 Opening date: October, 1989

Singapore:

    Singapore The Regent Singapore * Number of Rooms: 441 Opening date: June, 1982 Under The Regent brand since November 1988

Taiwan:

    Taipei Grand Formosa Regent Taipei Number of Rooms: 546 Opening date: September, 1990

Thailand:

    Bangkok The Regent Bangkok * Number of Rooms: 356 Opening date: 1983 Under The Regent brand since May 1985

Chiang Mai

    The Regent Resort Chiang Mai at Mae Rim Valley Number of Rooms: 72 Opening date: April, 1995

South Pacific Australia:

    Sydney The Regent Sydney * Number of Rooms: 594 Opening date: October, 1982

Hotel undergoing major refurbishment throughout 1999 The Americas Canada:

    Vancouver Under Development Number of Rooms: 184 Opening date: Spring, 2001

Mexico:

    Los Cabos Under Development The Regent Resort Los Cabos Number of Rooms: 128 including 40 luxury villas Opening date: Mid 2001

Mexico City

    Under Development The Regent Mexico City Number of Rooms: 94 Opening date: Early 2000

Punta Maroma

    Under Development The Regent Resort at Punta Maroma Number of Rooms: 200 including 50 luxury villas Opening date: Late 2001

United States: California

    Los Angeles The Regent Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills * Number of Rooms: 395 Opening date: 1928 (Wilshire Wing) 1971 (Beverly Wing) Under The Regent brand since January 1986

Nevada

    Las Vegas Under Construction The Regent Grand Palms, The Resort At Summerlin Number of Rooms: 254 Opening date: July, 1999
    Under Construction The Regent Grand Spa, The Resort At Summerlin Number of Rooms: 287 Opening date: July, 1999

New York

    New York Under Construction The Regent Wall Street Number of Rooms: 144 Opening date: Late 1999

Contact: Paul Burditch and Christina Sebelius Kelman & Burditch Public Relations and Marketing: Tel (323) 932-6262 [email protected] www.regenthotels.com Also See Regent Beverly Wilshire’s $35 Million Renovation Preserves the Rich History and Advances Technological Amenities / March 1999 Hotel Bel-Air Ranked Best Hotel in The World by Gourmet Magazine / April 1998 1999 Top Hotels for Service / Travel Leisure and Yankelovich Partners Inc / May 1999 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Marketing to the Extended-Stay Guest Segment with the Call Us Home Program / Aug 1999 Best UK Business Hotel Awarded to The Ritz, London / Sept 1999

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