The San Juan Hotel in Isla Verde will stop waving its Hilton flag and now joins the global collection of luxury hotels at Fairmont Hotels & Resort, thus becoming Fairmont The San Juan Hotel.
Both hotel brands announced today through a press release that Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will be responsible for managing the San Juan Hotel, a hotel that, until January 2, 2020, will continue to operate under its Curio Collection by Hilton brand and current management company .
It was reported that, for the time being, the existing reservation system will continue to operate, taking reservations before and after the transition.RELATED
“Both The San Juan Hotel and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts share a remarkable international reputation, as well as an incomparable history of service excellence. By joining these iconic brands, we intend to preserve and promote our extraordinary legacy, now as Fairmont El San Juan Hotel, ”said Andro Nodarse-León, co-owner of the hotel and CEO of LionGrove Capital, after welcoming the new line.
Fairmont The San Juan Hotel will become the first property in Puerto Rico for this luxury brand known for its iconic properties around the world such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya of Mexico, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club in Bermuda, Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai. It will also be the first hotel on the island for Accor, a leading global hospitality group recognized for offering unique experiences in more than 4,900 hotels and residences around 110 countries.
In addition to Fairmont, Accor's portfolio includes internationally recognized brands such as Raffles, Sofitel, SO /, MGallery, Pullman, Swissôtel, Novotel and ibis – backed by one of the most attractive loyalty programs that exist.
“As the newest member of the Fairmont family, The San Juan Hotel joins a legacy that dates back more than 100 years, with emblematic hotels, unparalleled presence, authentic experiences and unforgettable moments that have attracted visitors to Fairmont and its destinations since 1907. As a Puerto Rican icon, and with its own history as the protagonist of the hotel industry on the island since it opened in 1958, The San Juan Hotel is a perfect addition to the Fairmont family. This milestone marks the beginning of our exciting journey together, ”said Heather McCrory, CEO, North & Central America, Accor.
The current owners, through ESJ Resort LLC, will continue to own El San Juan Hotel. Hotel owners and Hilton will conclude their franchise agreement for El San Juan Hotel, CurioCollection by Hilton effective at 11:59 p.m. from January 2, 2020. On this date, the hotel will cease operations as part of the Hilton brand, and Fairmont will assume the management of Fairmont The San Juan Hotel. All reservations for stays and events dated after January 2 will be honored by Fairmont.