Wequassett Resort And Golf Club Earns Coveted Five-Star Hotel Recognition By Forbes Travel Guide In Its Official 2016 Star Rating Announcement

Luxury Resort Is Only Resort On Cape Cod To Receive Prestigious Award

Feb 22, 2016, 15:15 ET from Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

CHATHAM, Mass., Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list today, naming Wequassett Resort and Golf Club as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel for 2016, designating the resort the first property on Cape Cod that has received the accolade. With the announcement of this distinction, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is one of six new Five-Star hotels in the United States. There are 75 Five-Star hotels in the United States and 154 Five-Star hotels internationally. The Five-Star designation is bestowed on properties that meet the stringent and uncompromising standards of Forbes' professional and anonymous inspectors with rigorous testing of every aspect of the property experience. The select group of hotels are noted for "virtually flawless service and the finest of amenities … a destination unto itself" according to Forbes.

"We are very proud to have earned this significant achievement and to become part of an elite group of the world's top rated Five-Star hotels and resorts." said Mark Novota, Managing Partner of Wequassett Resort and Golf Club. "Our dedicated team worked extremely hard to earn this honor and we take immense pride in providing guests with exceptional experiences."

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club's team's innate passion to provide guests with exceptional service was the driving force behind the pursuit of the Five-Star accolade. The quest to take service to the next level included the hotel's Heroic Act program, which empowers hotel employees to go above and beyond to provide guests with truly exceptional and memorable experiences. The resort also developed a proprietary academy for employees, offering industry-leading training programs to ensure consistency in the delivery of service.

A Cape Cod tradition for generations and member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels Legend Collection, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club spans 27 acres of pristine waterfront on Pleasant Bay. Accommodations at the seaside resort include 120 guest rooms and suites featuring the luxurious Signature Collection and the coveted Round Cove Suite. Lead by Executive Chef, James Hackney, signature restaurant twenty-eight Atlantic and the Outer Bar and Grill showcase seasonal New England cuisine.

"The Forbes Five-Star standards are in line with Wequassett's approach to provide excellence throughout our hotel, creating a new standard of luxury on Cape Cod while connecting emotionally with our guests," continues Novota.  

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit www.forbestravelguide.com/about/ratings. For more information on Wequassett Resort and Gulf Club, please visit http://www.wequassett.com/.  

About Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
A Cape Cod tradition for generations, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is an exquisite hideaway nestled on 27 acres of pristine waterfront on Pleasant Bay in Chatham, Massachusetts. A member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection, the Five-Star property features 120 guest rooms and suites; four restaurants; magnificent pools; boating; tennis and championship golf at Cape Cod National. At twenty-eight Atlantic, the signature fine dining restaurant within the Five-Star property, Executive Chef James Hackney serves a sophisticated menu of iconic New England dishes, while The Outer Bar and Grille is a perennial destination for casual coastal cuisine. The Children's Center offers innovative, educational and whimsical programming for tots to teens, encouraging the younger guests to explore one of the country's most imaginative playgrounds. The resort recently added 10,000 square feet of additional outdoor event space creating a dramatic backdrop for weddings and events. The indoor meetings and event space is comprised of 20,000 square feet of indoor flexible space and eight meeting rooms. In 2015, the resort received recognition in Travel + Leisure's list of the World's Best Hotels and was named a top hotel by Condé Nast Traveler. For more information, please visit http://www.wequassett.com or call ‪(508) 432-5400.


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