American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts, a benefit for cardholders of the Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express, announced they will be adding 77 new hotels to the collection in 2017. New properties include Velaa Private Island, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, and the Ham Yard Hotel to name a few.
You can view a Overview: Fine Hotels and Resorts from American Express, where we list the full benefits of the program.
Per American Express,
Aligning with global travel trends, American Express Travel’s FINE HOTELS & RESORTS will expand in 2017, with the introduction of 77 properties in trending and emerging markets, also debuting a new niche collection that reflects the preferences of today’s family-focused, luxury travelers. The exclusive hotel program – now over 25 years old – has expanded by nearly 50% over the last five years and 11% since 2016. The FINE HOTELS & RESORTS program offers premium Card Members an exclusive suite of complimentary benefits with an average total value of $550* when booked through American Express Travel.”
Meeting the needs of the evolving global traveler, FINE HOTELS & RESORTS will expand to new global markets including Copenhagen, Cape Cod and Bath and emerging leisure markets such as Sri Lanka, Ecuador and Mongolia.
In 2017, the exclusive FINE HOTELS & RESORTS program will include over 975 best-in-class properties – selected based on a stringent criteria including, but not limited to, luxury product offering, exceptional service and Card Member satisfaction.
I’m thrilled to see new properties being added to the Fine Hotels and Resorts collection, as a cardholder of the American Express Platinum card, I find great value by booking through this program.
Have you booked before using Amex FHR? What’s your favorite property you’ve stayed at?