Four Seasons, named world’s leading luxury by Forbes’s 2014 Travel Star Ratings

The 56th edition of the Forbes Travel Guide Star Ratings reveals Hong Kong, Macau, New York City and London as leaders in Forbes magazine’s latest travel guide, with each city boasting seven 5-star rated hotels.

The Four Seasons luxury hotel chain emerged as the leading hotel brand, boasting the most five-starred properties with 18 hotels across 11 destinations making the cut and tripling its number of winners over the last decade. New to the club this year is the brand’s flagship hotel The Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, the first in Canada to own bragging rights to holding a five-star status with Forbes and five stars with AAA.

The Forbes guide includes 97 five-starred hotels, 48 restaurants and 41 spas. In the 4-star category, it lists 296 hotels, 186 restaurants and 149 spas.

Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto – Suite