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July 25, 2017: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza Earns Four TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence 2017

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As Cairo's most prestigious hospitality address, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza celebrates being the recipient of four TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence awards once more - awards that recognise businesses who have consistently achieved glowing traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.

The consistency in wonderful reviews, the quantity of great ratings and the recency of traveller reviews from guests on digital platforms were awarded by TripAdvisor in the form of four Certificate of Excellence awards recognising:

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza Zitouni, the Hotel's authentic Egyptian restaurant Bella, little Italy in the heart of Cairo at Four Seasons 8 - The region's best Chinese restaurant

Throughout the years, guests at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza have felt warmth, experienced unique luxury and meticulous service, and discovered a distinguished degree of professionalism, positioning Four Seasons Nile Plaza yet again as a favourite destination for travellers from all over the globe, and ranking as #1 of 138 hotels in Cairo.

"Receiving a Certificate of Excellence from TripSdvisor is fantastic feedback. It represents the direct honest opinion of guests staying with us every day. It's also a wonderful reward to all our employees who strive for excellence every day, and with every interaction they have," says Reto Moser, Hotel Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza.

Now in its 15th year of operation, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza is located in the heart of Cairo's social scene, and boasts an enviable river-bank location offering breathtaking, panoramic views of River Nile. The property offers 365 generously-sized guest rooms and suites. Nine exceptional dining destinations, the most exclusive and luxurious Spa, stunning event facilities and the city's most sought-after catering team additionally make the Hotel one of the finest settings for both business and leisure in Cairo.

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SECTION 1 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DES BERGUES GENEVA PROFILE

SECTION 2 PRESS RELEASES: 2017

SECTION 1 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DES BERGUES GENEVA PROFILE

1.1 ACTIVITIES

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva owns and operates 122-room hotel that offers lodging, boarding, and hospitality services. Its amenities include conferences and banquet facilities, restaurants, a piano bar, a fitness club, and concierge service. The company was founded in 1834 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva operates as a subsidiary of Worldwide Hotel Investments.

1.2 SUMMARY

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SECTION 2 PRESS RELEASES: 2017

July 26: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao Earns 2017 Wine Spectator Restaurant Award

The celebrated Chinese restaurant Zi Yat Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotail Strip has earned top accolades from Wine Spectator again this year. The Best of Award of Excellence, part of Wine Spectator's 2017 Restaurant Awards, marks the restaurant's fifth consecutive win - an honour enjoyed since 2013.

"It is our great pleasure to be recognised by Wine Spectator, the leading wine authority, again," says Kris Kaminsky, General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Macao. "The award embodies the passion and continuous effort from our Sommelier Kaleb Paw, Zi Yat Heen Director David Wong and his team, and the Chinese culinary team headed by Chef Charles (Cheung Chi Choi); they have worked hard to maintain very high standards. And we continue our commitment to providing customised fine dining experiences for our guests, strengthening our presence in the Chinese culinary scene."

The restaurant wine list award program features three levels: Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence, and Grand Award. Each level follows select qualifications utilised by a multi-judge panel. The criteria range from quantitative measurements, such as number of wine selection to depth, range and display of the list. With Best of Award of Excellence, Zi Yat Heen successfully retained the two-glass honour.

Founded in 1976, Wine Spectator magazine introduced its Restaurant Awards program to review wine lists in 1981. They spotlight restaurants that offer interesting wine selections appropriate to their cuisine, appealing to a range of wine lovers.

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July 24: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Wit & Wisdom at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore Earns Prestigious Wine Spectator Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

Wit & Wisdom, a Tavern by Michael Mina at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, is being honoured by Wine Spectator with the 2017 Best of Award of Excellence for the fifth consecutive year. Recognised for its wine list, the restaurant also received a nod for strength in champagne, burgundy and Italy outside of California. The ranking is the second-highest award dished out by Wine Spectator.

Wine Spectator's Restaurant Awards recognise restaurants who take their commitment a step further; it identifies restaurants with excellent breadth across multiple winegrowing regions and displays vintage depth with several vertical offerings of top producers, along with superior presentation.

In 2017, the Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards Program celebrated 36 years of championing excellence in restaurant wine lists. The awards are designed to elevate wine selection and service around the world and encourage strong programs that complement a variety of cuisines, settings and prices. Wit & Wisdom has been a proud participant in the program since receiving its first award in 2012.

"We're so honoured to be acknowledged by Wine Spectator for this prestigious award," said Wit & Wisdom Sommelier Julie Dalton. "We take tremendous pride in our ever-growing and highly curated wine list and are glad our diners can enjoy superb wines alongside equally exceptional cuisine."

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July 21: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Continues to Earn Awards and Accolades

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai is honoured to have been recognised over the first half year 2017 for excellence in luxury hospitality. It's a remarkable year as the Hotel celebrates its 15th anniversary, and these awards and accolades are a shining indication if its development and consistent excellence. Below are some of the most recent awards for the first half year.

The Gold List 2017 by Conde Nast Traveler China: Most Creative Space

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai completed its enhancement project for rooms, ballroom and lobby during 2015-2016. The Hotel is awarded as Most Creative Space with beautiful new design and more contemporary refurbishment.

World Travel Awards 2017: China's Leading Hotel, and China's Leading Hotel Suite

The Hotel was named China's Leading Hotel, and its Presidential Suite earned the title of China's Leading Hotel Suite.

Hotel Awards 2017 by Metropolitan Magazine: Best Business Hotel

As China's first Four Seasons hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai won the title of Best Business Hotel thanks to its excellent location, variety of food options and professional services.

China Feast by Restaurant Review Magazine: 2016-2017 Annual Influential Chinese Restaurant

The Hotel's popular Chinese restaurant Si Ji Xuan combines perfectly of the essence of Cantonese and Shanghainese dishes. In the competitive Shanghai market, Si Ji Xuan was recognised as an Influential Chinese Restaurant.

Source: Company Website

July 21: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Continues to Earn Awards and Accolades

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai is honoured to have been recognised over the first half year 2017 for excellence in luxury hospitality. It's a remarkable year as the Hotel celebrates its 15th anniversary, and these awards and accolades are a shining indication if its development and consistent excellence. Below are some of the most recent awards for the first half year.

The Gold List 2017 by Conde Nast Traveler China: Most Creative Space

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai completed its enhancement project for rooms, ballroom and lobby during 2015-2016. The Hotel is awarded as Most Creative Space with beautiful new design and more contemporary refurbishment.

World Travel Awards 2017: China's Leading Hotel, and China's Leading Hotel Suite

The Hotel was named China's Leading Hotel, and its Presidential Suite earned the title of China's Leading Hotel Suite.

Hotel Awards 2017 by Metropolitan Magazine: Best Business Hotel

As China's first Four Seasons hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai won the title of Best Business Hotel thanks to its excellent location, variety of food options and professional services.

China Feast by Restaurant Review Magazine: 2016-2017 Annual Influential Chinese Restaurant

The Hotel's popular Chinese restaurant Si Ji Xuan combines perfectly of the essence of Cantonese and Shanghainese dishes. In the competitive Shanghai market, Si Ji Xuan was recognised as an Influential Chinese Restaurant.

Source: Company Website

July 19: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Get Delicious! Four Seasons Resort Whistler Launches Inspired Wellness Retreat, September 15 to 17, 2017

Get Delicious with Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler and lifestyle guru Catherine Roscoe Barr. Refresh and renew in this immersive and luxurious alpine weekend, experiencing the restorative science of health, happiness and productivity.

Grand in scale, intimate by nature, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler epitomises the mountain spirit and is the perfect place to add some spark to one's daily routines while offering great relaxation and nourishment. Catherine will lead twenty lucky participants in a mental and physical "reset" that provides the tools to feel good every day despite the demands of a fast-paced world.

Created by Catherine Roscoe Barr, The Life Delicious is a simple and efficient template based on neuroscience and mindfulness to help people hardwire habits that best serve their lives. Its proprietary curriculum includes powerful, in-depth modules on the key principles of mindset, movement, nutrition, sleep and connection. These principles can radically change one's life if put into practice.

The Get Delicious weekend retreat includes two nights of luxury accommodation at Four Seasons Resort Whistler and is CAD 1,350 for single occupant and CAD 1,250 per person on double occupancy. Also included in the price is all meals, mind and body sessions, activities and special amenities.

Pre and post event rates are available to extend the stay, deepen the retreat experience, and take full advantage of the world-class Spa at Four Seasons Resort Whistler including the serene outdoor pool deck and spectacular natural surroundings. Come a day early to decompress and prepare mind, body and spirit for the transformative journey ahead; and embrace the power of integration by staying an extra night to let the education absorb and intentions gain clarity.

To book a spot at the Get Delicious wellness retreat, or more information call 1 888 935 2460.

July 17: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Appoints Ben Shank as General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center

In preparation for the much-anticipated return of Four Seasons to Philadelphia, Ben Shank has been appointed as General Manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center. The appointment marks an exciting homecoming for Shank, who started his career in hospitality almost two decades ago at the original Four Seasons in Philadelphia, which the company operated from 1983 to 2015. Having worked his way across the continent and up the ranks with Four Seasons positions in New York, San Diego, Maui, Scottsdale and Orlando, Shank will be returning to his hometown to take the helm as Four Seasons prepares to open its doors again in Philadelphia.

"Ben embodies the values of Four Seasons, and throughout his career has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to creating the best experiences for our guests," said Vince Parrotta, President, Hotel Operations - Americas, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. "Our vision for this new Philadelphia hotel is to create something truly unique and world-class, and I can't think of a better person to bring that vision to life than Ben."

Commenting on the appointment, Shank said, "For more than 30 years, Four Seasons was a vibrant part of the Philadelphia community and I'm thrilled to be returning home and to have the opportunity to personally welcome back local guests and visitors. Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center will once again become the living room of this incredible city, offering a contemporary backdrop for Philadelphia's most celebrated dining and high-profile events, as well as a jumping off point for travellers looking to experience the best of Philadelphia. The new Hotel will be a reason to visit the city in and of itself."

Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Senior Vice President of Administration for Comcast Corporation said, "When we decided to extend our campus in Philadelphia and design a new home for our employees, we also wanted to build something spectacular at the top of our Comcast Technology Center that everyone in our city and around the world could enjoy.

July 13: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest Named Best City Hotel in Europe in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards Annual Readers' Survey

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest has been named Top City Hotel in Europe in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2017 readers' survey with a score of 96.26. The Hotel is one of just two ranked in Central and Eastern Europe, and was also ranked #49 in the Top 100 Hotels in the World.

Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards are a leading measure of the places and companies most favoured by today's most passionate and sophisticated travellers.

In naming Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest the #1 City Hotel in Europe, Travel + Leisure shared the following reader comments:

When readers tried to describe the experience of staying at this Four Seasons, it seemed few superlatives were enough to do the property justice. "Couldn't be more magnificent," said one. "Great view, great food, great service, and stunningly beautiful."

The 1906 Art Nouveau building, which overlooks the Danube River, was commissioned by the London-based company Gresham Life Assurance, and originally served as offices and apartments for the firm's staff. During World War II it was used as barracks for the Red Army, then spent much of the next 60 years in a state of disrepair. After several rounds of renovation, it finally opened its doors as a Four Seasons hotel in 2004. Since then, visitors have been won over not only by the grand Art Nouveau architecture but also by the hotel's extraordinary staff.

As respondent Bruce Christian put it, "The best service I have ever experienced in a hotel, from the front desk to the concierge to housekeeping to the doormen."

To experience why Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest continues to earn accolades from guests and industry experts alike, reserve the Budapest Escape package, which includes 15 percent savings on the room rate when booking 15 days or more in advance, plus daily breakfast for two.

Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards are a leading measure of the places and companies most favoured by today's most passionate and sophisticated travellers.

July 12: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Just in Time for Summer, Four Seasons Resort Marrakech Launches Sunday Barbecues

How about truly enjoying a barbecue, without having to deal with it? Nothing is more precious than time spent with friends and family, and add a beautiful terrace overlooking the pool, a gourmet barbecue, Four Seasons legendary service, and it's a perfect Sunday afternoon. The cheerful, welcoming atmosphere at Azzera at Four Seasons Resort Marrakech is ideal for enjoying peaceful, relaxing moments, and the aroma of barbecued food on a warm Sunday is hard to beat.

On this occasion, Chef Thierry Papillier offers slow cooked, high quality meat such as black angus rib eye steaks and flavorsome lamb chops. Seafood lovers will appreciate king prawns and monkfish skewers, and the famous live lobster. Meats and fish grilled to perfection are paired with seasonal veggies and sauces that will leave everyone wanting more.

Families wishing to spend a quiet afternoon can take advantage of the Resort's complimentary Kids Club offering fun activities while parents enjoy the Sunday Barbecue.

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July 04: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta Celebrates First Anniversary

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta commemorates its 1st anniversary in July 2017 and the Hotel invites guests to celebrate together with family and friends.

"In June of last year we opened our doors and received the first guests in our restaurants and the Hotel," says Christian Poda, General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta. "The last 12 months have been an exciting journey for us. To be honest, we have been so busy that we almost forgot about our first anniversary coming up soon!"

He continues, "It is a significant milestone for any hotel, and our first year has been overwhelmingly positive. This first anniversary would not be possible without our team, clients, partners, family and friends who have supported us from the beginning. In this special month, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta would like to share an array of exciting options to show our appreciation for their continuous support."

Alto Restaurant & Bar

A three-course truffle menu for lunch and dinner at Alto Restaurant & Bar, specially created by Executive Chef Marco Riva, is available at IDR 888,000.

Palm Court

Perfect for any occasion, Palm Court features a special three course East meets West anniversary menu, available at IDR 450,000 per person.

Nautilus Bar

Nautilus Bar rewinds the clock as it features special cocktails from its Take Over series. Special cocktails by three world-renowned bartenders are featured: Modest Mule by Jeremy Chua from 28 Hong Kong Street, Singapore; Thai Chili by Nico de Soto from Mace, New York; and Soft Ice by Philip Bischoff from Manhattan Bar; Singapore.

La Patisserie

La Patisserie features a special cake - gianduja passion tart. For a lovely afternoon, La Patisserie offers an afternoon tea that guests can enjoy at Palm Court or La Patisserie. Two is Better than One

Guests can pamper with a rejuvenating escape at the city's ultimate urban sanctuary.

July 01: Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva: Four Seasons Hotel Macao Launches Renewed Luxurious Guest Rooms

Four Seasons Hotel Macao today began welcoming guests to enjoy heightened levels of comfort, luxury and style, including refreshed interiors by LTW Designworks and the world's most comfortable signature Four Seasons Bed.

Debuted in August 2008, Four Seasons Hotel Macao has been offering guests a distinctive address in Macau and presents a resort-like experience amid the bustling cityscape. Committing to the ultimate comfort for guests, the Hotel started a guest room renovation project last year, featuring a new aesthetic approach fusing classic and contemporary elements amid soothing neutral hues and refined materials. At the same time, the concept preserves the Hotel's original essence, where the architecture evokes a sense of place with a mix of Portuguese and Chinese aspects.

LTW Designworks, a leading interior design company in the region since 1980, serves as the mastermind behind this transforming project. Specialising in upscale hospitality interiors with a portfolio that includes the world's top hotels and luxury developments, LTW has designed more than 100 hotels on five continents, including Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, which recently won the Best Lobby and Public Spaces and Best Spa and Wellness awards at AHEAD Asia 2017.

"We are thrilled with the outcome of LTW's inspiring design concept applied to all the guest rooms and suites of the Hotel," says Kris Kaminsky, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Macao. "The renewed rooms, including the world renowned signature Four Seasons Bed, reflect our commitment to ultimate comfort and convenience - and we look forward to welcoming guests to our Hotel, truly an oasis amid the hustle and bustle on the Cotai Strip."

Starting from 46 square metres (495 square feet) in size, all rooms and suites offer generous proportions, large marble bathrooms, 55-inch LED TVs and coffee-making facilities.

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