THE LANGHAM, CHICAGO NAMED FIVE-STAR HOTEL BY FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE IN ITS OFFICIAL 2016 STAR RATING ANNOUNCEMENT

The Langham, Chicago today announced it has been named as a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel.  The luxury Chicago hotel will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com. Additionally, The Langham’s Chuan Spa is the only spa in Chicago to receive a Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide.

“Our team has worked tirelessly to achieve this top ranking and this honor is a true testament to our dedicated staff who consistently delivers guest service and an experience beyond expectations,” says Managing Director Robert Schofield. “We are thrilled to now be named a Five-Star hotel and a Five-Star spa by such an authoritative publication.”

“Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These

ratings serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel

experiences. Our primary mission is to contribute to excellence in hospitality, serving the global tourism industry as well as the guest,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit

www.forbestravelguide.com/about/ratings.

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About The Langham, Chicago

The newest North American addition to Langham Hospitality Group’s luxury portfolio, The Langham, Chicago resides within the landmark, 52-story riverfront AMA Plaza (formerly IBM building) that is designed by the renowned architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Offering 316 guest rooms and suites, this is the company’s first purpose-built hotel in the United States and the fourth property in the U.S. The Langham, Chicago features a 22,000 square feet Health Club housing Langham’s signature Chuan Spa; two restaurants, Travelle Kitchen + Bar and Elle on the River, the Pavilion Lounge for afternoon tea; Langham Club with butler service, light meals and business facilities and 15,000 square feet of meeting space including the elegant Devonshire Ballroom. The hotel features a fine art collection with more than 150 pieces of distinctive artworks. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made online at www.langhamhotels.com. For further information about The Langham, Chicago, visit www.langhamhotels.com/chicago or dial 312-923-9988.


About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious

Five Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry’s most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. Forbes Travel Guide is the gold standard for luxury hospitality ratings worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.

ForbesTravelGuide.com combines the objectivity and heritage of the Forbes Travel

Guide Star Rating system with insightful recommendations from a hand-selected group

of travel experts, tastemakers and Forbes Travel Guide inspectors. ForbesTravelGuide.com is the sole online destination for Forbes Travel Guide’s list of

Star Rated hotels, restaurants and spas, and gives its registered members exclusive access to special offers and curated experiences from select Forbes Travel Guide partners.

Media Contact:
Kelly Chrischilles
Public Relations Manager
The Langham, Chicago
+1 312 923 7030
kelly.chrischilles@langhamhotels.com