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Boston Harbour Hotel namesd as one of the world luxurious hotels by Forbes travel guide

Boston Harbor Hotel Named One of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide released its first annual Verified Lists, naming Boston Harbor Hotel as one of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotel. Boston Harbor Hotel will be showcased with all of the other winners on

“Everyone who works with me at the Boston Harbor Hotel is incredibly proud of this unique recognition,” said Boston Harbor Hotel General Manager Stephen Johnston. “We are passionate about luxury and we strive every day to give our guests an experience that is truly beyond compare. To have the experts from Forbes Travel Guide validate our achievements is extraordinary.”

Forbes Travel Guide’s 2018 Verified Lists are compiled from data gathered by the company’s incognito inspectors, who stay at the properties and evaluate them on up to 900 standards, used to determine annual the guide’s Star Ratings, which were announced in February. The Most Luxurious winners are the top performers in the specific standards that reflect detailed attention to the level of sumptuous comfort, as well as luxurious choices and conveniences afforded to guests.  

Fifty-eight hotels in 17 countries earned the coveted designation, representing the top 6 percent of 1,017 Star Rated hotels in performance on standards related to luxury. And 30 spas in six countries won awards, out of 269 Star Rated spas worldwide.

“We are pleased to recognize the 2018 Most Luxurious Hotels and Spas in our debut Verified Lists,” said Amanda Frasier, Forbes Travel Guide’s Executive Vice President - Ratings.  

“In a time when so many properties claim to be luxurious, the word has become ubiquitous. Forbes Travel Guide’s Verified Lists give guests an objective, data-driven source for making informed choices,” Frasier said. “These illustrious properties have been thoroughly tested and verified to ensure that they deliver luxury at every turn. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties on our Verified Lists.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.