Meetings Accolades for Florida's Paradise Coast

Recent Accolades Confirm We’re a Great Meeting Choice

New awards for the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB and its meeting properties are a testament that you’ll receive the kind of quality and service you’re looking for when planning a meeting on the Paradise Coast. Smart Meetings magazine has honored the CVB with a 2011 “Smart CVB” Platinum Choice Award – one of only 60 winners across U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Five Paradise Coast resorts made the prestigious list of Top 150 Resorts in the Mainland U.S. from the Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards 2011. Four ranked in the top 50 of that list.

Smart Meetings 2011 “Smart CVB” Platinum Choice Award
As a “Smart CVB” winner, the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB offers the superior assistance and smart solutions to make your next meeting a success. This prestigious award highlights the best of the best in the hospitality industry, and the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB was chosen out of thousands of qualified organizations to be one of only 60 winners. Winners earn this recognition by setting exemplary standards in a range of categories, including breadth of resources, staff attitude and technical support. They’re chosen by Smart Meetings readers, who vote for their favorites over a two-month period, with additional input from editors and industry experts. 
           
“Our 2011 winners set the bar high in every way, not the least of which is having staff with a positive, can-do attitude that allows them to exceed expectations across the board,” said Marin Bright, founder and publisher. The elite group of honorees will be celebrated in the December issue of Smart Meetings magazine and on the magazine’s website, smartmeetings.com.

Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards 2011
Five of the area's meeting resorts made this prestigious list of Top 150 Resorts in the Mainland U.S. and four ranked in the top 50 of this list.

#12 La Playa Beach & Golf Resort, Naples
#30 The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
#31 The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
#41 Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa, Marco Island
#130 Marco Beach Ocean Resort, Marco Island

The final winners are sifted from more than 8 million votes cast in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers' Choice Awards survey. These awards reflect the combined opinions of 28,876 Condé Nast Traveler readers rating the cities, islands and hotels they visited in the past year, and the airlines and cruise ships they traveled with. For its range and depth, the Readers' Choice Awards are a unique and trusted source of advice globally.

Make your next meeting world-class – meet on the Paradise Coast. The Naples, Marco Island, Everglades CVB is ready to help you plan.

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