NAMED 2004 HOTEL OF THE YEAR GRAND AWARD WINNER
Andrew Harper, editor and publisher of the exclusive Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report, announced El Portal, located in Sedona, Arizona, as a 2004 Grand Award winner in the reports 25th annual Hotel of the Year competition.
El Portal, opened just six months ago, is one of only eight hotels nationwide and 16 worldwide to received this award, and is the only such chosen property in the state of Arizona.
Even before it opened, Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report stated in its April, 2003 issue, We are not in the habit of bestowing rave reviews on places still under construction, but we were so captivated by a visit to El Portal that we wanted to share our impressions with you Our hat is off to Steve Segner for creating what appears to be a truly unique and luxurious in-town retreat.
Each year Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report singles out some of the worlds most captivating hideaway hotels and resorts for special recognition with its Hotel of the Year award.
To be initially considered, a property must be relatively intimate in size and be located in peaceful and scenically pleasing surroundings. Properties are then judged on all-round comfort, non-commercial character and passionate commitment to personal service.
Ultimately, however, we rely on the Q factor - the intangible summary impression that instinctively separates the good from the truly enchanting, states the criteria.
El Portal continues to stack up architectural and luxury inn awards and recognition by the media, travel industry and travelers worldwide.
For further information, please contact Steve or Connie Segner, El Portal, (800) 313.0017 or email email@example.com .