LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 55th annual listing of Star Award-winning hospitality establishments worldwide, and named The Laurel Collection by Caesars Palace and Restaurant Guy Savoy as part of this prestigious list. The world-class destination resort was awarded Four Stars and the renowned Restaurant Guy Savoy was awarded Five Stars. Both will be featured along with all of the 2013 award winners on Startle.com, the online home of Forbes Travel Guide.
Caesars Palace is now introducing The Laurel Collection, Las Vegas luxury accommodations, offering guests an elevated experience within the larger destination resort. Combining premier accommodations of the Augustus and Octavius Towers, The Laurel Collection is focused on providing unique, personal touches that include a private valet entrance, an exclusive registration and a dedicated service staff devoted to creating individualized and expedited service. Spacious floor plans, plush pillow-top mattresses, luxurious linens, upgraded bath products and an exclusive hotel app are among the many deluxe hotel amenities. Guests will also find a relaxing oasis at Qua Baths & Spa, recently named by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the Top 100 Resort Spas, and Color – A Salon by Michael Boychuck, along with unparalleled Las Vegas dining by world renowned chefs at Restaurant Guy Savoy and James Beard Award-winning 24-hour eatery, Central Michel Richard.
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"We are honored to be recognized with two esteemed Forbes Star Awards," said Gary Selesner, Caesars Palace regional president. "Our highly trained team members are completely dedicated to delivering the utmost experience to hotel guests and we are continuing our mission to raise the bar and set the standard for excellence on the Las Vegas Strip."
Restaurant Guy Savoy is one of three Las Vegas restaurants to receive the highly acclaimed Forbes Five Star restaurant award. Savoy and his staff continue to amaze guests with novel offerings. The seasonal menus are ever evolving, allowing guests to taste new creations with the freshest ingredients possible. Classic dishes like artichoke and black truffle soup or the more playful creations like potato and black truffle chips make those who have been lucky enough to experience the Paris location feel as though they are right back in the heart of France. In 2009, Restaurant Guy Savoy opened America's first Krug Room. Since opening, the restaurant's impressive collection of awards and accolades include Michelin Guide's Two Stars, Wine Spectator's Grand Award and AAA Five Diamond Award. Restaurant Guy Savoy has also been named the "Best of the Best" by Robb Report and "One of the Best New Restaurants in the World" by Travel + Leisure.
"I am so proud of my team at Caesars Palace. Most have been together since I opened my only US restaurant in Las Vegas seven years ago. It is an honor to be awarded the prestigious 5 stars by Forbes," said Chef Guy Savoy. "I look forward to continuing to provide our guests the high level of service, and of course delectable dishes, they have come to expect at Restaurant Guy Savoy."
"The Forbes Travel Guide annual Star Awards represent the best in class in luxury hospitality. Travelers seeking exceptional experiences rely on our ratings to guide them to the world's finest hotels, restaurants and spas," said Michael Cascone, President and COO of Forbes Travel Guide. "By continuing to evolve our ratings categories, we are establishing a global benchmark for the highest standards in hospitality service and facilities."
For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit www.startle.com/about/ratings. To view the complete list of 2013 Forbes Travel Guide Star Award winners, visit www.startle.com/forbes-travel-guide-star-award-winners/2013-star-award-winners.
About Forbes Travel Guide and Startle.com
Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide and originator of the prestigious Five Star ratings and certifications, has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. The information gathered from the inspectors' visits can be found along with content by curated hospitality experts, tastemakers, Forbes Travel Guide editors and correspondents at Startle.com, online home of Forbes Travel Guide.
World renowned Las Vegas hotel and casino, Caesars Palace features 3,960 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the brand new Octavius Tower and 181-room Nobu Hotel. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Guy Savoy, the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, nearly 130,000 square-feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis and the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants and the 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights world class Las Vegas entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, please visit www.caesarspalace.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.
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