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Wequassett Resort And Golf Club Adds twenty-eight Atlantic To Its Five- Star Legacy In Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards

A Cape Cod tradition for generations, Wequassett is an exquisite hideaway spanning 27 pristine waterfront acres surrounded by lush gardens overlooking tranquil Pleasant Bay and the Atlantic beyond.  Accommodations are housed in 27 buildings of Cape Cod-style architecture and include 120 luxurious guest rooms and suites reminiscent of comfortable seaside residences.  Amenities include two magnificent pools, two private beaches, four tennis courts, five diverse restaurants, boating and sailing, children’s programming, and championship golf at the prestigious Cape Cod National Golf Club.

The resort’s signature restaurant, twenty-eight Atlantic, housed in an 18th century sea captain’s home overlooking Pleasant Bay is one of the most stunning settings in New England.  The décor of the restaurant incorporates many fine features such as an exposed wine rack, beautiful fireplace, rich wood paneling, period lighting fixtures and marine art.  Noted Executive Chef, James Hackney, helms the kitchen and relishes the region’s fresh native seafood and indigenous ingredients from artisanal farms.  Chef Hackney is passionate about creating exquisite seasonal tasting menus with superb wine pairings.

“We are thrilled that twenty-eight Atlantic has been added to the coveted Five-Star status and very proud that the Resort has been recognized as Five-Star since 2016, a very gratifying accomplishment for our talented and dedicated staff.  Our quest to elevate twenty-eight Atlantic’s rating has been truly embraced by our entire team and I am so grateful for this recognition, particularly during such a challenging time,” said Mark Novota, Managing Partner of Wequassett Resort and Golf Club.

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Waldorf Astoria Park City Named Four-Star in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2021 Star Awards

Utah’s premier luxury resort by Hilton, Waldorf Astoria Park City encompasses 159 newly renovated rooms and suites, Powder restaurant and the award-winning Waldorf Astoria Spa. The hotel has been established as a beloved property that offers Park City a combination of luxury, family focused adventures, and relaxation. Additionally, Waldorf Astoria Park City features intimate meeting and event space as well as an expansive outdoor space with fire pits, a heated pool and Jacuzzis.

Waldorf Astoria Park City is located in an ideal setting at the Canyons Village base of Park City Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the United States, the hotel a mere 35-minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport with the immediate area that encompass two world-class ski resorts.

“We could not be more excited to receive such prestigious recognition. At its core, how we define luxury is very personal, and unique to each of us. In light of this, our commitment to training and quality has never been greater, which helps establish the structure, organization, and anticipation necessary for success. But it is our dedicated team of world class luxury professionals that make all the difference,” General Manager, Adam Heffron said. “We are committed to building an emotional connection with each of our valued guests so that every visit to Waldorf Astoria Park City is truly unforgettable.”

Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned expert in genuine Five-Star service, announced its 2020 Star Awards in February. FTG is now adding to the prestigious award winners list

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3 new local hotels you should visit in 2020, according to Forbes Travel Guide

No matter how you feel about hotel stays this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, three new hotels in New England should be on your radar, according to Forbes Travel Guide.

The publication recently released its list of 16 new hotels to visit in 2020, and three New England hotels made the cut: Back Bay’s The Newbury Boston as well as Hammetts Hotel and Brenton Hotel, which are both in Newport, R.I.

“Whether you bookmark these destinations for a future trip or book a stay now to be among the first guests, our list of 16 brand-new hotels to visit this year (or beyond) will give you some travel inspiration,” the publication wrote.

Here’s what Forbes wrote about The Newbury Boston:

“The former Taj Boston will be reborn as The Newbury, a boutique hotel that will be unveiled later in 2020. There will be some noticeable differences in the made-over hotel, including a retractable glass-rooftop Northern Italian restaurant from Major Food Group (whose other eateries include NYC’s Carbone) and contemporary, sophisticated spaces with handcrafted wood and marble accents from designer Alexandra Champalimaud.”

Forbes wrote the following about Hammett’s Hotel:

“This downtown Newport hotel opened in June, just in time to offer a slice of the Commercial Wharf and a terrace overlooking Newport Marina to summer travelers. The 84-room boutique hotel melds nautical and industrial influences for a thoroughly modern vibe. Watch for the August debut of Giusto restaurant, which will have an alfresco bar and spacious patio overlooking

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