Seven Stars Resort Honored Among Fodor's 2013 100 Best
Hotels in the World
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos – October 9, 2013 - Seven Stars Resort, located on the award-winning Grace Bay Beach in Turks & Caicos, was selected as a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner in the Blissful Beach Retreats category by Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for nearly 80 years. The only Turks and Caicos hotel to be selected for this award, Seven Stars was honored by Fodor’s editors and travel experts for its top-of-the-line luxury offerings, excellent service, and distinctive guest experience.
Each year, Fodor’s Travel invites their roster of 500 local contributors around the world to nominate the best hotels in their destinations. Fodor’s senior editorial team deliberated on over 4,000 Fodor’s Choice picks and new property reviews, poring over the list for months narrowing their top selections in eight categories which reflect 2013’s prevailing travel trends such as Sleek City Addresses, Exotic Hideaways and Blissful Beach Retreats.
“At Fodor's, hotels are more than our lifeblood—they're our passion. With every stay, we obsess over design choices, service, and amenities,” explained Arabella Bowen, Fodor’s Travel executive editorial director. “To compile the Fodor’s 100 list, we look for properties within emerging destinations, trends our editors have been seeing throughout the year, new and noteworthy hotels and enduring favorites to create a list that will inspire all types of travel and travelers.”
As a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award-winning property, Seven Stars Resort will be featured on www.Fodors.com and in a free interactive eBook, available in the iBookstore. A complete list of all 100 selected hotels is available at http://www.fodors.com/hotel-awards/2013/.
“This award means a great deal to us given how diligently we have worked to make Seven Stars Resort the most sought-after destination resort in the Turks and Caicos,” said Bryan Guillot, Thomas Lee Group, who leads the resort’s sales and marketing team. “We are honored to be the only resort on the Island to be chosen by such a prestigious and influential industry publication, this award is truly a testament to our hard work.”
Fodor’s Travel covers over 7,500 destinations and more than 17,000 of the best hotels around the globe. Fodor’s editors’ decades of experience help take the guesswork out of planning, recommending only those hotels, restaurants, and things to do that meet their high standards, and designating the absolute “musts” with a “Fodor’s Choice” Designation. Whether travelers use print guidebooks, ebooks, mobile apps, or Fodors.com, Fodor’s provides highly curated advice on how to travel smarter, including the best arts and culture offerings, where to eat and stay at every price point, and tips and strategies for an authentic and immersive experience.
About Seven Stars Grace Bay
Framed by white sand beaches and the marine preserve of Princess Alexandra National Park, Seven Stars Resort embraces the natural environment and beauty of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Named for the seven stars of the storied Pleiades constellation, Seven Stars is an all-suite resort that sits on 22 acres of manicured grounds at the center of Grace Bay Beach – rated one of the best beaches in the world. The resort's luxuriously appointed junior, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom suites, are among the Island's most spacious with private balconies and dramatic views. Offering luxurious comforts, accommodations feature stylish furnishings and gourmet kitchens complete with wine refrigerators and Nespresso machines.
In addition to a best-in-the-world beach experience, Seven Stars Resort features a magnificent salt water pool that serves as its centerpiece. Seven Stars also offers unique and diverse dining experiences. At Seven restaurant, guests will enjoy a fresh and varied menu of breakfast offerings in the morning, and for dinner, an exotic, authentic and Caribbean-inspired menu with artfully prepared dishes. The poolside Sand Dollar, offers a casual, outdoor menu with sandwiches, salads and more for lunch. Beachside, The Deck, provides an alfresco experience for lunch, as well as cocktails and tapas during the evening.
The Spa at Seven Stars Resort provides the utmost tranquility to relax and indulge by offering an extensive menu of services to soothe the mind, body and spirit. Furthermore, Seven Stars Resort offers a fitness center featuring Yoga, Pilates and Body Toning; complimentary water sports including Hobie Cats, kayaks, surfboards, snorkeling equipment and pool floats; tennis courts; and a children's play area.
Seven Stars Resort was recently named "Best All-Suite Resort" in Turks and Caicos by the World Travel Awards in addition to being named to the 2013 Conde Nast Gold List.
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