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SLH News - 2007

Welcome to The Small Luxury Hotels of the World News page. Here you will find all our press releases regarding SLH marketing activity and corporate news.

Website launch announcement

December 2007

Experiences start here - the new slh.com

Small Luxury Hotels of the World is committed to delivering an infinite variety of unique experiences and it all begins with the new and improved slh.com. After months of in-depth customer research to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of the luxury traveller, we are delighted to bring you the new slh.com.


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Experiences by Small Luxury Hotels of the World come to life

November 2007

Properties engage guests senses with gastronomy, spa, adventure and cultural indulgences.

After extensive research into its guests' experiential desires, Small Luxury Hotels of the World ™ has launched a new Experiences campaign which is led by a new 64-page brochure, as well as a world of unique experiences offered through www.slh.com. The "Experiences by Small Luxury Hotels of the World" programme is divided into four main categories including gastronomy, spa, adventure and culture.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties win awards

November 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ features prominently in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2007

The Oberoi Udaivilas in India received the highest accolade when it was named the "World's Best Hotel". The hotel, which has been part of Small Luxury Hotels of the World since 2001, gained an overall score of 94.36 and jumped from its 2006 third place ranking. In addition, The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra and The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, both in India, have been ranked the 10th and 11th best hotels in the world, respectively. As a result, three Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties have received top honours in being ranked amongst the 11 best hotels in the world.


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Luxury Hotels of the World wins HM Award

November 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ recognised for 2nd consecutive year at 2007 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ has for the second consecutive year been named "Brand Management Company of the Year" in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific at the 2007 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, held in Sydney.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World named #1 "Luxury Brand"

November 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ named #1 "Luxury Brand" by Luxury Institute

In the 2007 Luxury Brand Status Index™, the independent researchers at the New York-based Luxury Institute ranked Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ the top overall luxury hotel brand for 2007, beating more traditional brands such as Ritz-Carlton, Mandarin Oriental and Four Seasons.


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High Acclaim for two of Small Luxury Hotels of the World's London Hotels.

03 October 2007

The Capital Hotel Named "London Hotel of the Year". "The Stafford" Voted No.2 "Top International City Hotel"

Hotels within the brand of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) continue to receive worldwide acclaim, which is further testament to their unwavering standards of excellence.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World recognised for 2nd consecutive year at 2007 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence

23 August 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has for the second consecutive year been named "Brand Management Company of the Year" in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific at the 2007 HM Awards for Hotel & Accommodation Excellence, held in Sydney last week.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Features Prominently in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2007

17 July 2007

Properties within the Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) of the World brand have once again received worldwide acclaim, this time in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2007 readers' survey.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches Interactive Development Website

25 June 2007

SLH is the first independent, luxury hotel brand to make such detailed information available on-line and provide hoteliers with the capability to complete the entire application process via the web.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World On Track To Reach 450 Hotels

09 June 2007

After growing the brand by a record 70 new hotels in 2006, Small Luxury Hotels of the World is continuing its upward trend with the addition of a further 20 hotels in the first quarter of 2007 alone, placing the luxury hotel brand well on track to reach its target of 450 hotels by year's end.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Surveys Guests On Their Travel Habits & Desires Unique Experiences, Importance of Superior Quality and Service Top Responses

16 May 2007

In an effort to better understand its core customers and what drives their travel decisions, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) surveyed a sample 3,500 members of 'The Club,' the brand's successful consumer recognition program for frequent guests.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Recognises Best of the Best at Annual Awards

02 May 2007

At a gathering of over 200 hoteliers in New York City last week, Small Luxury Hotels of the World culminated its 14th Annual International Conference by recognizing six outstanding properties for their exceptional commitment to the SLH brand and their guests over the past year.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World 'Comes Out on Top' By Luxury Institute Survey

27 April 2007

According to the recently released 2007 Luxury Brand Status Index survey on luxury hotels and resorts conducted by The Luxury Institute, wealthy consumers in the U.S. have ranked Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) the top overall luxury hotel brand for 2007 beating out more traditional brands such as Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World To Host Its 14th Conference In New York City

30 March 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) will host its 14th International Conference in New York City next month, providing luxury hoteliers from around the globe with a forum for education, inspiration and an opportunity to network.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Expands Guests Experiences In South America

30 March 2007

After years of building its portfolio to perfection in other regions, Small Luxury Hotels of the World has now extended its variety of guest experiences to South America with the addition of two natural wonderlands of beauty, culture and luxury that are Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel in Peru and Correntoso Lake & River Hotel in Patagonia, Argentina.


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Experience the delights of New Zealand in autumn with Small Luxury Hotels of the World's Stay 4 Pay 3 New Zealand Getaways

15 March 2007

No crowds, moderate temperatures, spectacular scenery and legendary Kiwi hospitality; autumn in New Zealand is travel at its most relaxed.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Offers Luxury Travelers More Options and a Wider Variety Of Experiences As Portfolio Expands To Over 400 Hotels in 65 Countries

23 February 2007

As discerning travellers continue to seek out the unique and exciting, Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has once again answered the call with the addition of more than 70 spectacular properties in 2007.


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Small Luxury Hotels of the World Celebrates 25% Reservations Revenue Increase for 2006

29 January 2007

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), which now boasts over 400 hotels in 65 countries after adding 70 properties to its 2007 portfolio, is celebrating an excellent 2006 while responsibly looking ahead to future growth and improvement.


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