OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES ITS ENTRY INTO THE VIRTUOSO® TRAVEL NETWORK, AN INVITATION-ONLY ORGANIZATION COMPRISED OF THE WORLD’S ELITE TRAVEL SPECIALISTS
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Contact: Amanda Sullivan, 828-787-2605
OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA ANNOUNCES ITS ENTRY INTO THE VIRTUOSO® TRAVEL NETWORK,
AN INVITATION-ONLY ORGANIZATION COMPRISED OF THE WORLD’S ELITE TRAVEL SPECIALISTS
(Highlands, N.C.) Old Edwards Inn and Spa, located on the southwestern plateau of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, has been accepted into the exclusive Virtuoso family of resorts as of January 2011. This comes on the heels of being voted by Condé Nast Traveler readers as the Top Hotel Spa in North America for 2010. The Four-Star European Style resort, which cascades along several downtown acres in the cultural village of Highlands, NC, completed over $60 million in renovations in 2010, making it a world-class spa, golf, dining, wedding and adventure destination.
Virtuoso is the industry’s leading luxury travel network, an invitation-only organization comprising the world’s most elite travel agencies and premier destinations.
Old Edwards President Richard Delany says, “We are fortunate to be stewards of this hidden gem that consistently delivers the highest caliber experience. Our guests always seem amazed to discover this world-class, European-style golf and spa resort amid the natural splendor of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains—and to experience all the culture and recreation that come with that.”
About Old Edwards Inn and Spa (www.oldedwardsinn.com)
- Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 Hotel Spa in North America for 2010 with the First Ever Perfect Score in the 20-Year History of the Reader’s Survey
- 2011 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice for Most Romantic Inn and Best Relaxation Spa
- Forbes Four-Star Rated for both the Resort and The Spa
Old Edwards Inn and Spa cascades along several blocks in Highlands—a cultural NC mountain village that offers award-winning culinary events, galleries and some of the nation’s top golf resorts. The European style resort features a spectacular outdoor heated mineral pool, world class spa, award-winning dining, and private golf at Old Edwards Club. Many rooms, cottages and suites offer private patios or terraces with captivating rooftop views of Main Street and downtown Highlands. All of the luxury accommodations include champagne arrival, twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour business centers, 24-hour Butler’s pantries with Dove Bars, fresh fruit and soft beverages, European bedding, fine Italian linens, plush robes & slippers, rainfall showers, heated-tile bathroom floors, in-room safes and Wi-Fi, state-of-the art fitness center with wellness classes that include guided hikes into the scenic surrounding mountains known as “waterfall country.”