The Connie Award is given based on the hotel’s Total Quality Scorecard, loyalty score via SALT (Hilton's Satisfaction and Loyalty Tracking) and overall Quality Assurance(QA) score. Credit: Curio Collection by Hilton

MADISON, Conn. - Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has earned the prestigious Connie Award from Hilton. As the highest hotel award across all Hilton brands, the Connie is presented to properties that embody Conrad Hilton’s vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.” 

“We are thrilled that our guests are pleased with the service and quality experience they receive at Madison Beach Hotel,” said Lou Carrier, president and owner, Distinctive Hospitality Group. “Every day we strive to embody Conrad Hilton’s dream of providing a hospitable destination for our guests.” 

The Connie Award is given based on the hotel’s Total Quality Scorecard, loyalty score via SALT (Hilton's Satisfaction and Loyalty Tracking) and overall Quality Assurance(QA) score.  

There are only a few Connie Awards per brand awarded annually, making it an extremely competitive honor to win. 

“Exemplifying the brand’s commitment to provide travelers with remarkable service and one-of-a-kind experiences, Madison Beach Hotel represents what our guests have come to expect when staying at a Curio Collection by Hilton property,” said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “Congratulations to the Madison Beach hotel team on receiving this prestigious brand award and to all Curio Collection hotel winners for their outstanding work in 2017!” 

The boutique beachfront resort in Madison, Conn. is among only a few seaside properties in New England to also earn the AAA Four Diamond Rating, achieved by hotels which employ experienced, highly-qualified staff to provide the custom service discerning hotel guests expect. These establishments deliver unmatched guest comfort with upper upscale accommodations, extraordinary facilities and personalized amenities. 

In June 2015, Madison Beach Hotel was selected to join Curio Collection by Hilton, a global collection of distinct, unique upscale hotels and resorts characterized by independent style and their local communities.    

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About The Madison Beach Hotel
Madison Beach Hotel, a boutique resort and spa with 32 rooms offering luxurious accommodations with sweeping ocean views, private balconies and beach, is part of Curio – A Collection by Hilton. Opened in May 2012, Madison Beach Hotel features The Wharf Restaurant and Bar with both dining room and porch seating, concierge spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and private yoga studio, and more than 5,000 square feet of private event space. Madison Beach Hotel is managed by Distinctive Hospitality Group.  Located at 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, Connecticut.  For more information, please call: 203-245-1404 or visit: |

About Distinctive Hospitality Group
Founded in 2010, Distinctive Hospitality Group is led by president and owner, Lou Carrier who offers years of experience in the hospitality industry and has overseen several the most successful hotel establishments in the country. Lou launched DHG with a mission to build a portfolio of unique high-end hotels and comprised a solid team of seasoned hospitality professionals to work towards his dream. Located in Natick, MA, DHG is quickly building a name for its constant dedication to overseeing projects with lasting power and quality, ones that provide hotel guests and restaurant diners with the utmost in experience, service, style and atmosphere. For more information, please visit:

About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton ( is an upper upscale, global portfolio of more than 50 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts handpicked for their unique character. Curio Collection properties appeal to travelers seeking unexpected and authentic experiences, and the benefits of Hilton’s award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Read the latest brand and property stories at; discover Curio Collection destinations through the eyes of locals with 48-hour itineraries at; and connect with Curio Collection on, and

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 863,000 rooms, in 106 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

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