Signature Expands Hotel and Resort Program

Signature announced a continued expansion of its hotel and resorts program at its annual Sales Meeting and Trade Show in Las Vegas today. The 2013 collection, now in its eighth year, will feature 789 hotels, resorts, lodges, and spas in 450 unique destinations in 85 countries worldwide.

Signature announced a number of properties added recently to their preferred program. Among the new additions are city hotels such as The Mandarin Oriental Paris, The Upper House in Hong Kong, The Ritz-Carlton Montreal, Hotel Nobis in Stockholm, Casa Gangotena in Quito, Hotel Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro, The Gritti Palace in Venice, and The Huntington in San Francisco. For clients seeking activity and adventure, Signature added El Silencio Lodge in Costa Rica, Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole WY, Lake Placid Lodge in NY, and the Little Nell in Aspen CO, among a number of notable resorts and lodges. Signature also announced the addition of award-winning resorts, including Aman properties in various destinations, The Trisara Resort in Thailand, Monastero Santa Rosa in Italy, St Regis Bal Harbour FL, Peter Island in B.V.I., and the Park Hyatt Aviara in CA. In total, over 60 new hotels and resorts will join the collection for 2012-2013.

All participating hotels offer breakfast for two daily and a special Signature amenity, such as lunch/dinner for two once during stay, a complimentary round of golf, spa treatments, airport transfers, $100 resort credit, or other benefit. These exclusive privileges are in addition to late check-out, early check-in, upgrades, preferential rates and availability.

Signature’s 2013 Hotel & Resort directory will be released on December 7. The new hotel book will be customized for Signature’s member agencies with personalized editions, and mailed to the network’s most valued clients. A companion hotel program direct mail piece will be sent to clients who do not receive the annual directory.

The extensive online site for the program now features over 20,000 pages of proprietary content, available to front-line consultants and consumers through members’ websites. This content includes images of each hotel, a booking engine, detailed room descriptions with photos for each category, Google maps, destination information, hotel facilities, online links to key contacts on property, ability to view multiple hotels simultaneously, dining information and more.