News for the Hospitality Executive
Benchmark Hospitality International
and Its Properties Achieve
Top Industry & Consumer Awards of Excellence
|The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, February
2009 … Benchmark Hospitality International has announced that several of
its properties entered 2009 with leading national industry and consumer
awards of excellence. Awards achieved by Benchmark Hospitality properties
as 2008 came to a close and 2009 commenced included Travel + Leisure magazine’s
“500 World’s Best Hotels,” Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 100 Hotels
in U.S.,” Meeting & Conventions magazine’s “Gold Key” and “Gold Tee
Awards,” Successful Meetings’ “Pinnacle Award,” Meetings Media’s “Best
Of” award, Corporate Meetings & Incentives magazine’s “Paragon Award,”
Smart Meetings’ “Platinum Award,” and many more.
Benchmark Hospitality International also announced that for the first time the company has achieved a place on Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Privately Held U.S. Companies listing – the prestigious “Inc. 500/5000 List.”
“We are absolutely thrilled with this consumer and industry recognition on the part of so many of our properties and our company,” said Burt Cabañas, chairman and chief executive officer of Benchmark Hospitality International. “We have always held that these properties were at the top of the industry, but it’s gratifying to have this actively endorsed by such prestigious publications and their readers.”
Recipients of the top industry honors are determined by the leading magazines – and in many cases by the publications’ readers. The magazines annually evaluate properties located within the United States and globally and present top awards to those that rank the highest in a number of important categories. Awards received recognize exemplary service on the part of each property, as well as high quality hotel & resort facilities and amenities, superb dining and food & beverage opportunities, diverse recreational and destination options, among others qualifications. The publications that present the awards represent some of the most prestigious in their industry.
Benchmark Hospitality International’s
Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United StatesFor a complete listing of Benchmark Hospitality International properties by State and Country, and for immediate access to each property’s website, please visit http://benchmarkhospitality.com/Property_Profile/Property_Profile.asp
Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Hotels™. The privately held company, launched in 1980, is a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. Benchmark is a worldwide organization operating over 30 properties representing major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston, with regional offices in New Jersey and Connecticut. International offices are located in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For locations of properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.
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