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Frisco, TX, United States, 2006/05/31 - Dallas area resort honored in survey of more than 77,000 meeting, incentive travel and convention planners - WestinStonebriar.com
The Westin Stonebriar Resort has captured one of the most coveted honors in the meetings and convention industry with the announcement of the 2006 Pinnacle Award winners from Successful Meetings magazine. “We are proud to be recognized by Successful Meetings with this outstanding award,” said Craig Sundell, General Manager of the Westin Stonebriar Resort. “We have worked hard to create a first-class meeting resort that sets the standard for service. It is especially rewarding when the readers of one of the industry’s leading publications recognize all that we have to offer.”
Located less than 20 miles from both Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL), Stonebriar is fast becoming a destination of choice to host executive retreats, meetings and training programs. In addition to the on-site Tom Fazio championship golf course and adjacent spa facilities, the Westin conference facilities feature 24,000 square feet of fully-wireless meeting space as well as unique outdoor venues backed up by dedicated and experienced banquet and convention services departments.
The resort also employs a dedicated team of Meeting Concierges, who – quite literally – join the meeting planner’s staff as a hotel expert throughout the program. To help ensure a successful event, the Westin also offers a detailed pre-event service and Nextel® phones with one touch access to the resort staff for planners while on property.
“If there is one hallmark of The Westin Stonebriar Resort, it is that we go above and beyond to exceed expectations for our guests and planners,” said Sundell. “We look forward to continuing to provide our unique combination of extraordinary experiences and outstanding service.”
Since opening in 2000, the resort has received praise for its service from the news media, meeting planners and resort guests. Among the honors for The Westin Stonebriar Resort:
• AAA Four Diamond Award (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
• Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award (2005, 2006)
• “New Build Hotel of the Year” (2000 – Westin)
• “North American Hotel of the Year” (2004 – Westin)
• “#1 Guest Satisfaction - Worldwide” (2004, 2006 YTD – Westin)
• “#1 Guest Satisfaction – North American Resorts” (2005 – Westin)
• “#1 Guest Satisfaction - Worldwide” (2006 YTD – Westin)
About the Pinnacle Award
More than 77,000 corporate and association meeting and travel planners nationwide were asked to make their Pinnacle Award selections last November based on the following criteria: conference service, meeting space and room design, technical facilities and services, guest accommodations, flexible food and beverage schedule, food and beverage quality, package price value, recreational amenities and location.
About The Westin Stonebriar Resort
Reminiscent of a private Texas estate house, The Westin Stonebriar Resort (westinstonebriar.com) features 301 “Texas sized” guestrooms overlooking the hotel’s Tom Fazio-designed, 18-hole championship golf course. After a day of golf, enjoy award-winning cuisine in the resort’s Legacy Grill restaurant or relax in the 200-foot lagoon-style pool featuring cascading waterfalls as well as a waterslide for younger guests. Additionally, the Westin boasts a state-of-the-art conference center with over 24,000 sq ft of conference space, as well as an adjacent day spa and dining options – not to mention the resort’s proximity North Dallas’ most popular shopping choices. For more information or to make reservations, call The Westin Stonebriar Resort at 972-668-8000 or 888-627-8441.