- 2013

The new decade brings new opportunities for the large independently-owned and franchised companies that have the experience to generate bottom-line results and the ability to invest during downturns in the economy. The new decade started off with a bang by acquiring partnership in a celebrity-frequented oceanfront resort, the renovation of a downtown historic hotel, and the announcement of a new hotel build.

Affiliates completed the purchase of the Lake Placid Lodge in the Adirondacks of New York. On the shores of spectacular Lake Placid, its mirror like waters reflecting the majestic Adirondack Mountains, sits Lake Placid Lodge. Everything from the beds to the great stone fireplaces, have been built by hand by local artisans. Lake Placid Lodge is also part of the Relais & Chateaux collection