TORONTO—Less than one third
of one per cent of the 59,000 hotels and restaurants approved by AAA received
the travel authority’s highest rating. On Aug. 7, the Four Seasons Hotel
Toronto, which opened October 2012, announced it had been given the AAA Five
The Yorkville hotel joins
four other Canadian recipients: Vancouver’s Shangri-La Hotel, Four Seasons
Resort Whistler and The Ritz-Carlton in Toronto and in Montreal.
“This award is a reflection
of our dedication to exceptional service, quality product and genuine
hospitality for every guest,” said Dimitrios Zarikos, regional vice-president
and general manager.
“AAA Five Diamond
establishments consistently exceed the expectations of the most discriminating
traveller – the AAA inspector. They provide guests with a highly personalized,
memorable experience in a luxurious setting,” said Michael Petrone, director of
AAA Tourism Information Development.