At a special ceremony at the Devon Valley Hotel in Stellenbosch, the President of the Preferred Hotel Group, Lindsey Ueberroth, presented Louis Group CEO Michael Louis with the Summit Hotels & Resorts coveted “Resort of the Year” trophy.
The “Resort of the Year” award is international recognition that the Devon Valley Hotel is a haven for the discerning traveller and that guests will find its staff and its hospitality of the highest standards.
“All of this year’s award recipients are the embodiment of Preferred’s ‘Standards of Excellence’, which are the defining elements of our brands,” said Lindsey Ueberroth, “We applaud Devon Valley’s continued commitment to excellence in hotel keeping and their ongoing leadership within the industry.”
Preferred Hotel Group represents more than 800 independent, best-in-class hotels and luxury shared-ownership residences in over 70 countries across a collection of six distinct brands. Hotels are selected based upon excellent customer service, guest satisfaction and the embodiment of Preferred Hotel Group’s values.
“We are honoured to receive this award, especially when considering the calibre of the hotels represented under the Summit brand.” said Craig Seaman, Managing Director of the Louis Group Hotels, “The Devon Valley Hotel prides itself on delivering ‘handmade hospitality’ and it is great to know that this is appreciated by both our guests and our peers.”
Devon Valley is part of Louis Group’s collection of up-market boutique hotels, which include the Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa in Somerset West and the Place on the Bay on the beach front in Camps Bay, Cape Town.