About Us

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At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

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There was no vision, there was no grand dream – but there has always been a consistent thread and it propels us forward today, as we continue to grow globally, and that’s service.

Isadore Sharp Founder and Chairman

History of Four Seasons

The story of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, which opened its first hotel in 1961, is a tale of continual innovation, remarkable expansion and a single-minded dedication to the highest of standards. 

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  • Historic 1960s photo of guests enjoying outdoor swimming pool, deck at Four Seasons Hotel
    1960–1969 – Four Seasons is Born

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  • Black-and-white historic 1970s photo of two smiling men in suits by Four Seasons Hotel sign
    1970–1979 – A Focus on Luxury

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  • Historic 1980s photo of back of man swinging golf club by pond, golf course green, hotel
    1980–1989 – Expansion into the USA

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  • Historic 1990s photo of staff carrying towels past large fountain to outdoor pool, deck at resort
    1990–1999 – Growth Around the World

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  • A server riding a bike balances a cocktail on a tray along oceanfront lounge
    2000–2009 – A Global Luxury Brand

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  • Close-up of back end of Four Seasons private airplane, wing, tail by green mountain
    2010 to present – Innovation Meets Luxury Travel

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The Four Seasons Team

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    Corporate Bios

    Four Seasons senior executives have more combined experience than any other team in our industry. Their stories speak for themselves.