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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Properties Recognized With Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

 The Pfister Hotel, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and The Garland Named Top Hotels and Resorts  

 MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2019-- Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel owner and management company and division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that three of its owned and/or managed properties were again recognized as top hotels in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Pfister Hotel, located in Milwaukee, Wis., was recognized as a Top Hotel in the Midwest by Condé Nast Traveler readers. More than 125 years old, the iconic hotel is known for its gracious service, timeless elegance and the finest in exceptional hospitality. As Milwaukee’s distinguished luxury hotel, The Pfister has created many exceptional programs, including an internationally recognized Artist-in-Residence program now in its 11th year, Pfister “Narrator” program that chronicles the daily life and spirit of the hotel, and its cherished Afternoon Tea, featuring its very own Tea Butler. The Pfister is also home to the largest Victorian art collection of any hotel in the world. This is the third consecutive year the property has been named a Top Hotel in the Midwest by Condé Nast Traveler readers.

 Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, located in Lake Geneva, Wis., was recognized as one of the Top 5 Resorts in the Midwest by readers. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019, this all-seasons premier resort is situated on 1,300 acres in the beautiful woodlands of Lake Geneva. The resort features a variety of lodging options for a unique getaway, including 356 gorgeous guestrooms and 29 luxury villas offering spacious living areas, full kitchens and furnished outdoor seating areas. This award-winning Midwest resort is known for its two championship golf courses in the summer and Mountain Top downhill ski hill in the winter, as well as its full-service WELL Spa & Salon and array of fine dining options. This is the third consecutive year the property has been named a Top Resort in the Midwest by Condé Nast Traveler readers.

 The Garland, located in North Hollywood, Calif., was recognized by readers as a Top Hotel in Los Angeles. Built in 1970 by Hollywood actress Beverly Garland and her husband, real estate developer Fillmore Crank, this sophisticated boutique hotel allows guests to relax and unwind in a secluded urban paradise that is only minutes from the excitement and thrills of LA. Now owned by the second generation of the Crank family and under the direction of youngest son, James Crank, the glamorous hotel was recently reimagined and renovated with fashionable décor, a stylish restaurant showcasing the diversity of LA’s food scene and newly manicured outdoor spaces on seven tree-shaded acres. This is the fifth consecutive year the re-positioned hotel has been named a Top Hotel in LA by Condé Nast Traveler readers since its rebirth in 2015.

Ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, spas, airlines, airports and cruises, more than 600,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a record-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how they travel today. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

“We are once again honored to gain the trust and loyalty of Conde Nast Traveler’s discerning readers for three of our excellent properties,” said Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation. “We are always looking to create enriching and authentic opportunities in our hotels through unique programming and engaging experiences. Our hotels are not only a place to stay, but a place for travelers to explore, discover and learn something new about the cities they are visiting. I’m excited to share this recognition with our very deserving associates who are committed to providing extraordinary service for our guests.”

The 2019 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue of the publication.

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 About Marcus Hotels & Resorts  

 Marcus Hotels & Resorts owns and/or manages 20 hotels, resorts and other properties in the U.S. The company’s distinctive portfolio includes city-center meeting hotels, upscale resorts, historic properties, and premium branded and independent first-class hotels. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an approved operator for all major lodging brands. A leader in the hospitality industry since 1962, Marcus Hotels & Resorts creates asset value for hotel owners through its expertise in management, development and product repositioning. This includes hotel food and beverage concepts developed by its Marcus Restaurant Group, featuring premier brands such as Mason Street Grill, ChopHouse, Miller Time Pub & Grill and SafeHouse Restaurants. For more information, please visit: and follow the company on Facebook and Twitter (@MarcusHotels).

 About The Marcus Corporation 

Headquartered in Milwaukee, The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries, with significant company-owned real estate assets. In addition to its lodging division, its theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the U.S. and currently owns or operates 1,098 screens at 90 locations in 17 states. For more information, please visit the company’s website at

 About Condé Nast Traveler 

 Condé Nast Traveler is the world’s most distinguished travel title providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. Authoritative and influential, Condé Nast Traveler is a multi-platform, transatlantic brand. Publishing US and UK print editions under Editor-in-Chief Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveler offers award-winning expertise in luxury travel from around the world. For more, visit

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