Cranwell Spa garners travel awards

Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club, which features one of the largest full-service spas in New England, recently received top honors from two of the industry’s most prestigious organizations: The WorldTravel Awards.The awards has named Cranwell the “Best Resort in Massachusetts"and SpaFinder, whose millions of readers named Cranwell the “Best Spa forGolf.”

These awards are in addition to a number of accolades Cranwell received inthe past year, including the Best Resort in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine’s New England Travel and Life. Cranwell Resort was also featuredin the book “100 Best Spas in the World,” and its golf course was includedin “America’s Top100 Golf Courses,” by Zagat’s reader survey.

13th Annual World Travel Awards

The highly prestigious World Travel Awards—recently called the “Oscarsofthe Travel Industry” by the Wall Street Journal—are granted annually byleading travel professionals around the globe. This year 167,000 voters,including 110,000 travel agents, participated in the balloting, andCranwellwas chosen Best Resort in Massachusetts from among an elite crop of finalists.

Since 1993 the World Travel Awards have recognized the best the travelindustry has to offer, and clearly Cranwell Resort fits the bill.Distinguished asone of the Historic Hotels of America, Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Clubsitson a 380-acre site landscaped by Fredrick Law Olmsted, the famed designerof New YorkCity’s Central Park and Boston’s Emerald Necklace. The elegant mansion,centerpiece of the Resort’s grounds, dates back to the Gilded Age of thelate 19th century.