IRVING, Texas (July 11, 2011) – Continuing a tradition of excellence, two Omni Hotels & Resorts  have been named to Travel + Leisure’s 2011 World’s Best Awards  list, which showcases the top hotels, spas, cruise lines, rental agencies, cities and islands around the globe. The two luxury properties exemplify the award-winning, personalized service Omni offers to affluent travelers who seek an authentic, local experience combined with exceptional service: the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa   in the mountains of South Central Pennsylvania and Mokara Hotel & Spa  in San Antonio, TX.

“We are honored to be recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure’s prestigious list of the world’s best hotels,” said Mike Deitemeyer, president of Omni Hotels & Resorts. “This demonstrates our continued dedication to our guests, ensuring their travel experience is truly memorable.”

The sixteenth annual 2011 Travel + Leisure World’s Best list reveals readers’ favorite hotels, cities, islands, cruise lines, airlines, car rental agencies, spas, tour operators and safari outfitters. The complete list is available now on  and is featured in the August issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands July 22. The first-ever World’s Best Awards 2011 digital edition is available via  and on the iTunes App Store beginning July 11.

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Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences that take guests on “A Total Departure” to 50 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its award-winning, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations such as Harris Interactive’s most recent EquiTrends® report which ranked Omni as the Top Luxury Hotel Brand in 2011.

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