From more than 200 nominees, the following Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide hotels and hoteliers were honored with these prestigious annual awards for 2016:

Historic Hotels of America New Member of the Year 
  • White Stallion Ranch (1900) Tucson, Arizona

Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel 
  • The Jefferson, Washington, DC (1923) Washington, DC

Historic Hotels of America Sustainability Champion 
  • The Boar’s Head (1834) Charlottesville, Virginia

Best Small Historic Inn/Hotel (Under 75 Guestrooms) 
  • Inn at the Presidio (1903) San Francisco, California

Best Historic Hotel (76-200 Guestrooms) 
  • La Fonda on the Plaza™ (1922) Santa Fe, New Mexico

Best Historic Hotel (201-400 Guestrooms) 
  • Mission Inn Hotel & Spa (1876) Riverside, California

Best Historic Hotel (Over 400 Guestrooms) 
  • Palace Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel (1875) San Francisco, California

Best City Center Historic Hotel 
  • The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection (1925) Washington, DC

Best Historic Resort 
  • The Omni Homestead Resort (1766) Hot Springs, Virginia

2016 Historic Hotels of America Hotel Historian of the Year Award 
  • Lora Gallagher at the Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort (1955) Honolulu, Hawaii

Best Historic Restaurant in Conjunction with a Historic Hotel 
  • Circa 1886 at Wentworth Mansion (1886) Charleston, South Carolina

Legendary Family Historic Hoteliers of the Year 
  • The Genzlinger Family at The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park (1927) Hawley, Pennsylvania

Historic Hotels of America Ambassador of the Year (Quarter Century Service) 
  • Ken Price at the Palmer House®, A Hilton Hotel (1871) Chicago, Illinois

2016 Historian of the Year Award 
  • Jamie Ford, New York Times Best-Selling Author

Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in Europe 
  • Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern (1845) Lucerne, Switzerland

Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in Asia/Pacific 
  • Hotel New Grand (1927) Yokohama, Japan

Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in the Americas 
  • Hacienda Xcanatún (1789) Merida, Mexico

2016 Historic Hotelier of the Year 
  • Doug Browne at The Peabody Memphis (1869) Memphis, Tennessee

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award 
  • Takamasa Osano and Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts, LP