MUMBAI – 27 July 2017: The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, India’s premium luxury hospitality group, is voted one of the Top 15 Hotel Brands in the World, and The Leela Palace Udaipur voted among the Top 10 Best Resort Hotels in Asia and the Top 100 Best Hotels in the World. The accolades are a result of a worldwide Readers Survey inTravel + Leisure USA 2017 World’s Best Awards, one of the most prestigious in the travel and hospitality industry.
Ranked among exclusive luxury hospitality chains worldwide, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, a network of nine majestic properties across India is voted #10 in the ‘Top 15 Hotel Brands in the World’ category and The Leela Palace Udaipur ranked # 7 in the ‘Top 10 Best Resort Hotels in Asia’ and # 34 in Top 100 Best Hotels in the World. Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards are the barometer of what the world’s most discerning travelers find most satisfying in travel right now. The awards are a result of a worldwide Readers Poll conducted by Travel + Leisure USA, in which travelers, among other things, hand-pick and rate the world’s most exceptional hotels on key parameters – quality, location, service, restaurants, and value.
Rajiv Kaul, president, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said: “We are delighted to be voted among the World’s Best Hotel Brands for the second year in a row and thank the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure USA for their appreciation. This recognition shall further inspire our young talented team to continue to offer inimitable Leela experiences with warm and personalized service from heart.”
In a short span of three decades, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, founded by Late Chairman Captain CP Krishnan Nair, has grown from one hotel to a network of nine world-class luxury hotels spread across key destinations in India, with plans to expand in the country and overseas through management contracts.
The World’s Best Hotels Awards will be published in the August edition of Travel + leisure. The awards are part of the annual survey where readers of Travel + Leisure cast their votes for the hotels, airlines, car rental companies, destinations, airports, cruise lines and tour operators that represent the ultimate in worldwide travel.