|November 06, 2015|
Signature Expands Its Hotel & Resort Program
|Signature Travel Network announces the next phase of expansion of its hotel and resort program. The 2016 collection will feature 934 hotels, resorts, lodges, and spas in 460 unique destinations worldwide. In total, 91 new hotels and resorts have joined the collection for 2016.|
Ignacio Maza, Signature's executive vice president states, "We are very proud of the progress we have made with our hotel program since our launch 10 years ago. Our collection now brings together world-class properties in 90 countries all over the globe. We have strengthened and improved our consumer privileges at a number of hotels, making our 2016 hotel program our best ever. Hotels chosen for the 2016 program have been vetted by Signature's hotel committee, representing leading members who have strong hotel and resort sales."
All participating hotels offer breakfast for two daily and a special Signature benefit, such as a $100 hotel/resort credit, a lunch/dinner for two once during each stay, a complimentary round of golf, a spa treatment, airport transfers, or another amenity. These Signature benefits are in addition to late check-out, early check-in, an upgrade based on availability, and preferential rates.
Signature's 2016 Hotel & Resort directory will be released on Dec.1, 2015, making the Signature collection among the first to market in North America. The new hotel directory will be customized for Signature's member agencies. A companion hotel program direct mail piece will be mailed to clients who do not receive the directory. Signature's hotel program now features over 20,000 pages of proprietary online content, available to front-line consultants and consumers through members' websites.
Notable additions to Signature's preferred program include exceptional city hotel properties such as the Ritz Paris; The St. Regis Abu Dhabi; The PuLi Hotel and Spa; Hotel Brunelleschi; Loews Boston Hotel; Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco; The Beekman; Hotel 1000; China World Summit Wing, Beijing -- A Shangri-La Hotel; Das Stue Hotel Berlin Tiergarten; Hotel Continental; Hotel Único Madrid; Delano Las Vegas; OPUS Hotel Vancouver; Aman Tokyo; Rosewood London; Mandarin Oriental, Milan; COMO The Treasury; Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro; and more. For travelers seeking superb countryside retreats, Signature added Entre Cielos in Argentina; La Bastide de Gordes in Provence; Borgo dei Conti Resort in Italy's Umbria; Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Elciego in Spain; Calistoga Ranch, an Auberge Resort in California's Napa Valley; Chateau de la Barre in France's Loire Valley; and the Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa in ever-popular Tuscany. For clients seeking activity and adventure, Signature added Awasi Patagonia; Rio Perdido in Costa Rica; Solitaire Lodge in New Zealand; Longitude 131° in Australia's Outback in Uluru; and other exceptional lodges worldwide. Signature also announced the addition of celebrated resorts such as Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali, W Retreat & Spa -- Maldives; Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort in Anguilla; Ladera Resort in St Lucia; Txai Resort Itacaré in Brazil; Regent Porto Montenegro; Conrad Algarve; The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas; Qamea Resort & Spa in Fiji; Casa Turquesa Maison d'Hôtes in Paraty, Brazil; The Miami Beach Edition; and the new Amanera in Playa Grande, Dominican Republic.
Signature Travel Network
Signature Travel Network is a member-owned travel cooperative headquartered in Marina del Rey, California, with a regional office in New York City. The network was established in 1956, and today includes 202 member agencies with 447 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and New Zealand. Collectively, Signature members generate more than $7 billion in annual travel sales.