VIRTUOSO® AND VIRTUOSO LIFE MAGAZINE HONOR TRIPLE CREEK RANCH WITH A 2011 “BEST OF THE BEST” AWARD
Triple Creek Ranch Named Most Innovative Guest Experience by Prestigious Travel Network
Darby, Montana/USA (August 17, 2011) - Leading luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, along with its flagship magazine VITUOSO LIFE, honored Triple Creek Ranch with a coveted 2011 “Best of the Best” Award for Most Innovative Guest Experience. Triple Creek Ranch is one of only 10 hotels, out of the network’s collection of more than 900 world-class properties, to be recognized this year. Virtuoso CEO, Matthew D. Upchurch, VIRTUOSO LIFE publisher and vice president of marketing, Terrie Hansen, and Virtuoso vice president of hotels, destinations & tours, Albert Herrera, revealed the award winners on August 17 during the Hotels & Resorts dinner at Virtuoso’s 23rd annual Travel Mart conference. Nearly 1,700 of Virtuoso’s member travel advisors – considered the top producers within the industry – and more than 1,600 of the network’s preferred travel providers participated in the travel industry’s preeminent networking event, which took place August 14-19 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.
“The ‘Best of the Best’ award winners represent hotels that set new standards in luxury travel and hospitality professionals who elevate the industry through their efforts, and Triple Creek Ranch has truly earned the title of “Most Innovative Guest Experience,” states Herrera. Triple Creek Ranch raises the bar for everyone in the hospitality industry by focusing on delivering the best and most personal experience, one guest at a time. Triple Creek Ranch should be extremely proud of this accomplishment, just as we at Virtuoso are proud to recognize this outstanding hotel as the ‘Best of the Best’ within our travel network.”
UOSO LIFE editors, in collaboration with Virtuoso’s member travel advisors, selected nominees in 10 categories. The network’s more than 6,000 advisors weighed in on the finalists to determine this year’s award recipients. Triple Creek Ranch was selected above all other nominees as the very best in [its/his] category. As a ‘Best of the Best’ winner, Triple Creek Ranch is featured in the September/October 2011 issue of VIRUTOSO LIFE magazine (www.virtuosolife.com), reaching 200,000 upscale, world travelers.
Most Innovative Guest Experience:
Award description: Recognizes a hotel that continually raises the bar by featuring clever and meaningful guest experiences that move the industry forward.
- Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, MT, U.S.
Nominees in this category
- Singita Pamushana Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, Zimbabwe
- The Romanos, A Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Navarino, Greece
- Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Krabi, Thailand
- Hacienda de San Antonio, Comala, Mexico