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Press Release – February 10, 2012

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Brides recognize premier Oregon destination for exceptional ceremony and reception site

WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (February 10, 2012) - The Resort at The Mountain has been named a 2012 winner of “The Knot Best of Weddings” in the Ceremony and Reception category. This is the second-consecutive year the premier Oregon destination has been recognized with this award, as voted upon by local brides.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by the brides we’ve been privileged to work with and for,” said Frank Casarez, general manager of The Resort. “Our setting along the mountain is exceptional for weddings, but more than that, I’m proud of our staff that continuously strives to provide the best experiences for all of our guests.”

The Knot Best of Weddings 2012 provides a “by brides, for brides” guide to the top wedding professionals across the country, and is a must-have when it comes to selecting the best-of-the-best wedding resources.

Some of the reviews brides left on and include: “Our fairy tale wedding took place at the Resort at [T]he Mountain! The Resort had everything we were looking for in a venue and much more,” from user kstrickland1. Reviewer jniner9 said, “I could not have asked for a better experience for our wedding. It was a beautiful setting, and the people working there made the day even better.”

Regarding her experience at The Resort, user Mshultens said, “We were made to feel like royalty, and that our wedding was the real “wedding of the year”, from the moment we checked in until we left for our honeymoon.”

The Resort, a premier spa, golf and ski destination, is located along the western slope of Mt. Hood, less than one hour from Portland. With more than 15,000 square feet of flexible indoor space, a nearly 7,000 square-foot ballroom and multiple options for outdoor events, The Resort can accommodate weddings from 10 to 450 guests. For more information about weddings or events at The Resort, visit or call Becca Kolibaba, catering and events manager of The Resort, at (503) 622-2234..

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 two-time consecutive winner of The Knot Best of Weddings in the 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


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Sarah Biggerstaff / Kalyn Kinomoto
Richmond Public Relations / (206) 682-6979 /