The Forbes Travel Guide recently released its 61st annual list of star rating winners, and the results are in: an impressive 82 hotels have been awarded the prestigious 5-star rating. Of these, 21 are brand new additions to the list. The US luxury hotel market is booming, largely due to the influx of Chinese tourists. The report also reveals that luxury hotels are being built in emerging areas across the country, places that may not necessarily be tourist hotspots.
Four Seasons, one of the most renowned luxury hotel chains, has reported that China is their second largest source market. The revenues of Chinese travelers have seen double-digit growth in recent years. The 5-star rating is a coveted accolade for any hotel, and it's no surprise that the US is leading the way in terms of luxury accommodation. With 82 hotels now boasting this prestigious rating, it's clear that the US is a top destination for those seeking a luxurious stay. The 5-star rating is awarded based on a number of criteria, including service, amenities, and overall experience. Hotels must meet strict standards in order to be awarded this rating, and it's a testament to their commitment to excellence. So if you're looking for a luxurious stay in the US, you now have 82 options to choose from.
From Four Seasons to Ritz Carlton, there's something for everyone.