Press Release – December 20, 2011
Mt. Hood Resorts
THE RESORT AT THE MOUNTAIN EARNS THIRD CONSECUTIVE
SMART MEETINGS PLATINUM CHOICE AWARD
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (December 20, 2011) - The Resort at The Mountain, a premier meetings, golf, spa and ski destination located along the western slope of Mt. Hood, has been recognized for the third consecutive year as a Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Awards winner. The awards acknowledge hotels that uphold the best industry standards and set the bar higher in areas of service, accommodations and amenities among meetings facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
“It’s extremely rewarding to be recognized with this award for the third year in a row,” said Frank Casarez. “The award is a testament to our team’s enthusiasm, effort and dedication to provide meeting planners and guests with the ultimate experience.”
Smart Meetings‘ 2011 Platinum Choice Award winners are recognized for meeting strict industry standards for overall guest experience including ambience, amenities, facility quality, guest services, meeting space, restaurant and dining facilities, staff attitude, technical support and recreational activities. Winners are voted by readers over a two-month period, with additional input provided by the publication’s editors and industry experts. The Resort and its fellow honorees are featured in the December 2011 issue of the magazine, as well as on the publication’s website.
With more than 18,000 square feet of flexible event and meeting space, as well as A/V equipment and business center, The Resort accommodates groups of any size. In addition to meeting spaces, The Resort also provides a variety of team building program options including games, culinary courses and off-site adventures, that can be tailored to each group’s needs.
For more information about meetings and events at The Resort, visit http://theresort.com/pdf/meetings_and_events_guide.pdf. For more information about The Resort, including packages, amenities and guest services, visit http://www.TheResort.com or call (503) 622-3101.
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain, a three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award, 2011 IncentivePlatinum Choice Award and 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification, and winner of The KnotBest of Weddings 2011 Ceremony and Reception category, is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel RewardsTM, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit http://www.TheResort.com.
About Coastal Hotel Group
Coastal Hotel Group is a privately held, Seattle-based hotel hospitality management company specializing in distinctive luxury hotels, resorts, inns, and lodges. Established in 1987, Coastal Hotel Group has earned a reputation for providing remarkable lodging choices for the discerning traveler. Coastal Hotel Group is a founding member of Stash Hotel RewardsTM, a point-based program that allows guests at independent hotels across the country to quickly earn free nights at any participating property. For more information about Coastal Hotel Group, visit http://www.CoastalHotels.com.