Historic Hotels of America

Historic HOTEL DU PONT Marks 110 Years Since Groundbreaking with a Brand Refresh

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

The goal is to create a look that aligns with the forward-thinking HOTEL DU PONT, while honoring its legacy, shares WFGD Studio partner, Jenny Yip.

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  • The goal is to create a look that aligns with the forward-thinking HOTEL DU PONT, while honoring its legacy, shares WFGD Studio partner, Jenny Yip.
  • The HOTEL DU PONT is rooted in tradition but reimagined, said Jennifer Diamond Haber, Senior Vice President of Communications and Branding for PM Hotel Group.
  • Opened in 1913, the iconic HOTEL DU PONT is dedicated to delivering timeless luxury with a modern and sophisticated sensibility.
  • Owned by The Buccini/Pollin Group and managed by PM Hotel Group, the HOTEL DU PONT is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and the Historic Hotels of America.

Iconic Hilton Netherland Plaza and Only Five-Diamond Restaurant in Ohio Now Managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

CINCINNATI , July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza , Cincinnati's Iconic AAA Four-Diamond hotel in the heart of downtown, is now being managed by the award-winning Crescent Hotels & Resorts.

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  • CINCINNATI , July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza , Cincinnati's Iconic AAA Four-Diamond hotel in the heart of downtown, is now being managed by the award-winning Crescent Hotels & Resorts.
  • Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Crescent is a nationally-recognized operator of more than 100 hotels and resorts throughout the United States and Canada.
  • "The Crescent team has unique expertise in managing beautiful and culturally significant historic hotels like this one," said Michael George, Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Hotels & Resorts.
  • Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an award winning, nationally recognized, operator of hotels and resorts.

Eagles Mere Inn Joins Historic Hotels Of America®

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:03pm

EAGLES MERE,Pa., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Eagles Mere Inn in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it has joined Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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  • EAGLES MERE,Pa., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Eagles Mere Inn in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it has joined Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  • Eagles Mere Inn is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture, and ambiance.
  • "We are delighted to induct the Eagles Mere Inn, a three-story hotel built in 1887 to Historic Hotels of America."
  • "We welcome Eagles Mere Inn, and the leadership team into Historic Hotels of America."

The Peabody Memphis Wins 'Best Historic Hotel' For Third Consecutive Year

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 1:42pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peabody Memphis has been named 'Best Historic Hotel' in USA TODAY's 10Best 2020 Readers' Choice Awards.

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  • MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peabody Memphis has been named 'Best Historic Hotel' in USA TODAY's 10Best 2020 Readers' Choice Awards.
  • The honor comes on the heels of the downtown Memphis luxury hotel's 150th anniversary celebration last year.
  • A Forbes 4-Star, AAA 4-Diamond property, The Peabody has also been named 'Best Historic Hotel' by Historic Hotels of America and #1 Historic Hotel by Southern Living.
  • Opened in 1869, The Peabody and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1977.

The Hermitage Hotel is Named 2020 Historic Hotel of The Year By Historic Hotels of America

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 1:05pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Historic Hotels of America is proud to announce that The Hermitage Hotel (1910) in Nashville, Tennessee, has been selected as the 2020 Historic Hotel of the Year.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Historic Hotels of America is proud to announce that The Hermitage Hotel (1910) in Nashville, Tennessee, has been selected as the 2020 Historic Hotel of the Year.
  • "The Hermitage Hotel is deeply committed to historical preservation, so to be named the 2020 Historic Hotel of the Year is our pinnacle of success," said Dee Patel, Managing Director of The Hermitage Hotel.
  • "Congratulations to the ownership, leadership, and many associates at The Hermitage Hotel," said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • To honor the 2020 Historic Hotel of the Year, The Hermitage Hotel is the featured hotel in the inside front cover of the 2020-21 Historic Hotels of America Directory.

27 Iconic Historic Hotels Inducted into Historic Hotels of America in 2018

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest and most significant historic hotels, has inducted 27 historic hotels into membership in 2018.

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  • Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest and most significant historic hotels, has inducted 27 historic hotels into membership in 2018.
  • 16 of the 27 historic hotels inducted in 2018 are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, four of the inducted hotels have been designated as National Historic Landmarks or are contributing structures in historic districts that have been designated as National Historic Landmarks by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
  • Each of these iconic historic hotels has contributed to our nations history and is an excellent example of historic preservation, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • In addition to the hotels listed above inducted by Historic Hotels of America in 2018, its affiliate and a program for recognizing the finest historic hotels around the world, Historic Hotels Worldwide , inducted 75 legendary historic hotels in 2018 into its prestigious registry.

75 Legendary Hotels Inducted into Historic Hotels Worldwide in 2018

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00pm

Washington DC based Historic Hotels Worldwide is a prestigious collection of historic treasures, including more than 360 legendary historic hotels including many former castles, chateaus, palaces, academies, haciendas, villas, monasteries, and other historic lodging spanning ten centuries.

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  • Washington DC based Historic Hotels Worldwide is a prestigious collection of historic treasures, including more than 360 legendary historic hotels including many former castles, chateaus, palaces, academies, haciendas, villas, monasteries, and other historic lodging spanning ten centuries.
  • Historic Hotels Worldwide recognizes authentic cultural treasures that demonstrate exemplary historic preservation and their inspired architecture, cultural traditions, and authentic cuisine.
  • Historic Hotels Worldwide along with Historic Hotels of America are official programs of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (United States of America).
  • To be selected in the United States for inclusion in Historic Hotels Worldwide, a hotel must meet the above criteria plus be a member of Historic Hotels of America.

The 26th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition Concludes With Premier Culinary Talents Honored At The Omni Grove Park Inn

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 5:06pm

Since 2013, The Omni Grove Park Inn has contributed over $340,000 through the Holiday Parking Program, supporting the local community and not-for-profit partners in western North Carolina.

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  • Since 2013, The Omni Grove Park Inn has contributed over $340,000 through the Holiday Parking Program, supporting the local community and not-for-profit partners in western North Carolina.
  • Travelers interested in viewing the hundreds of show-stopping holiday designs and planning a festive retreat can book the Gingerbread Holiday Package for stays through Sunday, Dec. 30.
  • To reach the Gingerbread Hotline for the latest on all things gingerbread, call (800) 413-5778.
  • Set in the idyllic Blue Ridge Mountains and just minutes from downtown Asheville, N.C., The Omni Grove Park Inn provides a one-of-a-kind escape for modern day travelers.

New Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel Chooses Bel Air Internet as Internet Provider

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:36pm

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Bel Air Internet, a boutique Los Angeles-based Internet provider, has just been selected as the primary Internet and phone provider for the new Fairmont Century Plaza hotel in Century City.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Bel Air Internet, a boutique Los Angeles-based Internet provider, has just been selected as the primary Internet and phone provider for the new Fairmont Century Plaza hotel in Century City.
  • The Century Plaza, a longtime city icon, which will now be a Fairmont hotel, is in the midst of a $2.5 billion renovation that will modernize the luxury hotel while maintaining its historic landmark integrity.
  • Bel Air Internet will be the anchor Internet provider for the entire hotel complex, which includes 400 hotel rooms, an array of restaurants, 63 luxury condominiums and extensive commercial and retail space.
  • The Century Plaza's selection further cements the strong foothold Bel Air Internet already has in the now white-hot Century City area as they are also the primary Internet provider for the luxury residential developments Ten Thousand and The Century.

Benbow Historic Inn Completes 8.5 Million Dollar Renovation and receives Best Historic Inn and Historian of the Year nomination by Historic Hotel of America

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:07pm

GARBERVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Benbow Historic Inn, the premier hotel nestled amongst the redwoods of California announces that their 8.5 million dollar renovation is complete.

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  • GARBERVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Benbow Historic Inn, the premier hotel nestled amongst the redwoods of California announces that their 8.5 million dollar renovation is complete.
  • Along with the renovation, the hotel is thrilled to announce nominations for Best Historic Inn and Hotel Historian of the Year by Historic Hotels of America.
  • The Inn completed its renovation and received the nominations by Historic Hotels of America this September.
  • Teresa Porter, the Inn's Historian received a much deserved nomination, recognizing her dedication to preserve and display its history by Historic Hotels of America.