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Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, has announced the addition of 15 new member properties to its global portfolio. 

Known for its curated portfolio of luxury properties with high-quality amenities, elevated style and exemplary services, Preferred Hotels & Resorts has become a beloved hospitality brand trusted by discerning travellers. This year, the company is welcoming a host of new properties that are sure to excite frequent flyers. Ranging from a hidden safari resort in the wilderness of Nepal to a sophisticated Mediterranean hub in the heart of Split, Croatia, each of these distinct and independent luxury properties delivers authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences to inspire and guide travellers to explore even more exciting locales around the world.

Farol Hotel © Preferred Hotels & Resorts

“We are proud to welcome this distinctive group of 15 new member properties, including six new openings, to our global portfolio of luxury independent hotels,” said Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “Presenting our loyal customers and community of passionate travellers with new places of distinction and opportunities to discover the latest luxury independent hotel experiences is core to our brand promise, ‘believe in travel.’ Each of these exciting new additions – spanning 13 countries and four continents – marks continued growth and development, further amplifying the brand’s presence in key markets across the globe.”

Hotel Mousai Cancun - A Tafer Resort © Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Those in the know stay with Preferred Hotels & Resorts to make the most of its rewards programs: I Prefer™ Hotel Rewards program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ – and each of the new member hotels will be participating in the points-based loyalty program.  Free to join, members of I Prefer earn points redeemable for cash-value ‘Reward Certificates’, Titanium status and other benefits from eligible stays at nearly 600 participating hotels and resorts worldwide.

Himalayan Wildlife Sanctuary © Preferred Hotels & Resorts

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Hotel Ambassador Split © Preferred Hotels & Resorts