Pebblebrook Hotel Trust unveils winners of 12th Annual Pebby Awards – Travel And Tour World

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, also known as Pebblebrook, revealed the recipients of its Twelfth Annual Pebby Awards today. These distinguished winners were selected by Pebblebrook’s committee based on their exceptional achievements throughout 2023.

“As we celebrate our twelfth year of the Pebby Awards, we’ve witnessed an unprecedented level of competition and excellence,” said Jon E. Bortz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust. “Our hotel teams have consistently exemplified exceptional performance and leadership, and it’s a privilege to honor our dedicated management teams who have earned these prestigious nominations.”

The Twelfth Annual Pebby Awards feature various categories celebrating excellence within the hospitality industry:

– Best Picture: Recognizing hotels demonstrating exceptional performance, adaptability, and profitability amidst economic challenges.

Winner: 1 Hotel San Francisco, Managed by SH Hotels & Resorts, Led by General Manager Ashley Gochnauer

Nominees:
– Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco
– The Marker Waterfront Resort, Key West
– Southernmost Beach Resort, Key West
– W Boston/The Westin Copley Place, Boston
– W Los Angeles, West Beverly Hills
– The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Best Director: Honoring outstanding leadership encompassing revenue and expense management.

The winner is The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, under the management of Marriott International, led by General Manager John Ford.

Nominees:
– Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco
– The Marker Waterfront Resort, Key West
– Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica
– Paradise Point Resort and Spa
– W Boston/The Westin Copley Place, Boston
– Hotel Zena/Viceroy Washington DC

– Best Actor/Actress: Recognizing top sales and marketing teams.

Winners: 1 Hotel San Francisco, Managed by SH Hotels & Resorts and W Boston/The Westin Copley Place, Boston, Managed by Marriott International

Nominees:
– LaPlaya Beach Resort & Club, Naples, Florida
– George Hotel Washington DC Hotel Monaco Washington DC
– Skamania Lodge
– Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills
– W Los Angeles, West Beverly Hills

Best International Feature Film: Acknowledging hotels making significant contributions to community and social justice.

Winner: Chaminade Resort & Spa, Managed by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, Led by General Manager Doug Lord

Nominees:
– Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco
– Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
– Hotel Zena Washington DC
– The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel located in Boston.

– Best Live Action Short Film: Recognizing excellence in revenue management strategies.

Winner: The Revenue Management Team at The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland

Nominees:
– L’Auberge Del Mar, San Diego
– Revere Hotel Boston Common
– Southernmost Beach Resort, Key West
– W Boston and The Westin Copley Place, Boston
– 1 Hotel San Francisco

Best Production Design: Celebrating hotel profitability flow-through.

Winners: Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco and Hotel Zelos San Francisco

Nominees:
– Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco
– Hotel Monaco Washington DC
– Hotel Zena Washington DC
– Hotel Zephyr Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco
– Hotel Zetta San Francisco

Best Visual Effects: Recognizing performance during major renovations.

Winner: Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, Managed by Davidson Hotel Group

Nominees:
– Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
– Jekyll Island Club Resort
– LaPlaya Beach Resort & Club, Naples, Florida
– Margaritaville San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
– Viceroy Santa Monica

Hotel Ziggy situated in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. Honoring excellence post-major renovations.

Winner: 1 Hotel San Francisco, Managed by SH Hotels & Resorts

Nominees:
– Embassy Suites located in downtown San Diego Bay.
– Hotel Ziggy situated in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
– Jekyll Island Club Resort
– Viceroy Santa Monica
– The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Best Adapted Screenplay: Recognizing accuracy in operating profitability forecasting.

Winner: The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston, Managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts

Nominees:
– Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco
– Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor
– L’Auberge Del Mar, San Diego
– Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort
– Hotel Zephyr Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

Best Cinematography: Celebrating energy conservation initiatives.

Winner: Hotel Monaco Washington DC, Managed by Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

Nominees:
– Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco
– Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills
– Inn on Fifth, Naples, Florida
– LaPlaya Beach Resort & Club, Naples, Florida
– 1 Hotel San Francisco

Best Documentary Feature: Recognizing accounting standards implementation.

Winners: Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica & Viceroy Santa Monica, Managed by Viceroy Hotel Group**

Nominees:
– Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
– Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort
– Paradise Point Resort & Spa
– Revere Hotel Boston Common
– W Boston/The Westin Copley Place, Boston

Best Animated Feature Film: Celebrating top restaurant/bar experiences.

Winner: Dirty Habit @ Hotel Monaco Washington DC, Managed by Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

Nominees:
Bar 10 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston.
Blue Mermaid at the Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco.
– Covewood @ San Diego Mission Bay Resort
– Terrene @ 1 Hotel San Francisco
– The View @ Chaminade Resort & Spa

Academy Honorary Award: Recognizing improved TripAdvisor rankings.

Winner: Hotel Ziggy Los Angeles – West Hollywood, Managed by Springboard hospitality

Nominees:
– Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
– Hotel Monaco Washington DC
– Viceroy Washington DC
– Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco
– Hotel Zephyr Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

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