Home LuxuryTravel Hotels Raffles Hotels & Resorts Get Top Reports

Raffles Hotels & Resorts Get Top Reports

Posted: Feb. 2nd, 2007  |  By JustLuxe Team
Luxury Hotels: So far Raffles Hotels & Resorts are located in Singapore, the Kingdom of Cambodia, North America, the Caribbean Islands, Germany, and Switzerland. Raffles invites all luxury connoisseurs to experience indulgence at its maximum level. Raffles is named after the great Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern-day Singapore. In 1819, while working as an agent for the East India Company, Raffles purchased the islands between Malaysia and Indonesia from the Sultan of Johor. He then invited both Chinese and Indians to immigrate to it, which is why Singapore is culturally diverse today. A replica of the bronze statue raised in 1887 to honor Sir Raffles is positioned at the North Boat Quay, which is commonly referred to as Raffles Landing Site. The first Raffles hotel opened in Singapore during that same year. Raffles is affiliated with North America's highly regarded Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Condé Nast Traveler placed Raffles Hotel Singapore on its World's Best Places to Stay list from 1995 to 2006. Travel + Leisure placed it on its Greatest 500 Hotels in the World list from 2003 to 2005. Luxury Travel Magazine (Australia) named it second on its Best Overseas Hotel list for 2005. But it goes beyond that. Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills has awards too, having been issued a Mobil Five-Star Award from Mobil Travel Guides from 2000 to 2006 and the AAA Five-Diamond Award from 2001 to 2006 by the Automobile Club of Southern California. Similar citations have been given to Raffles Le Montreux Palace in Montreux, Switzerland, Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten of Hamburg, Germany, and Raffles Resort Canouan Island of the Grenadines.

Raffles Beijing is scheduled to open its doors at the end of June 2006, and Raffles Dubai's opening is slated for 2007. Construction for new destinations is under way in Thailand, Indonesia and French Polynesia. It is safe to say that each Raffles' location should have its own article. (There's a subtle clue on what's forthcoming!) Frequent travelers should look into the Raffles Capital program, as membership offers special privileges and discounts. Booking reservations online via Raffles' website also offers distinct benefits.

For LxM James Rothaar
You might like :
Related Topics : Luxury Travel
Write a Story/Review about this topic

Post a Comment

 
Need to Get Away?
Top 10 Business Hotels
Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure?
Read More
Featured Contributor
Janice NiederJanice Nieder
It was a sliver of the perfectly balanced sweet/salty, smoked reef-net salmon, simply presented on...
Read More | View Profile
Related Articles

The World's Best Luxury Hotels
Find a Luxury Hotel

Search Hotels

Travel Options

Guests

Rooms

Search Hotels
expand
The JustLuxe Collection presents Featured Luxury Hotels
Current News & Features
The Family-Owned Iberostar Grand Paraiso in Mexico is Extravagant, Authentic & Wild
Miraval Resort & Spa: A Luxurious Approach to Creating a Life in Balance
Why Choose Just One Caribbean Destination When You Can Island Hop With a Catamaran Yacht?
Experience Southern Sophistication at the Luxurious Le Méridien Atlanta Perimeter
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Venture Into Italy With Newest Venice Property
Explore Arizona's Rugged Terrain by Jeep at Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa
Seabourn Adds 5th All-Suite Ship to Fleet & 2nd from Italian Shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A
Vintage Chic Meets Modern Sleek at Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow
The Revitalized Condado Vanderbilt Looks to Regain its Prestigious Status as a Playground for the Elite
Forget Winter Weather & Be Among the First to Stay at Paradise Beach Nevis This January
See the complete list
Play Video Play Video Play Video
L'Auberge
Del Mar
Berlin
City Guide
Vancouver, Canada
THINGS WE LIKE