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The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is the prestigious luxury hospitality organization representing more than 420 of the world's finest hotels, resorts and spas. Headquartered in New York City, the company maintains a network of more than 20 regional offices in key cities around the world. Capitalizing on the strength of the Leading brand, the company introduced its first brand extension – The Leading Small Hotels of the World – in 1999. It also established several joint-venture companies: Leading Group Sales, Leading Quality Assurance, Leading Financial Services, Leading Interactive Reservations, The Leading Hotel Schools of the World, Leading Service Provider Network, The Leading Trust, Leading By Design and Leading Insurance Services. In 2005, the company launched Leading Spas of the World, the first global evaluation and certification program for the spa industry. Each year, The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. publishes a Directory of its member hotels, which is only one of the company’s marketing endeavors. Additional services provided by the organization include extensive sales and promotional activities, advertising and public relations support, and an array of special programs for member hotels and their guests.