Below is a list of all the most recent press releases for Wild Dunes Resort.
Wild Dunes Resort Earns #3 Ranking in Travel + Leisure’s 2012 ‘World’s Best Hotels for Families’ List
September issue features results from magazine’s annual ‘World’s Best Awards’ survey
Isle of Palms, S.C. – Wild Dunes Resort adds another accolade to its list this year when the September issue of Travel + Leisure hits stands. Wild Dunes Resort ranks #3 in the magazine’s “World’s Best Hotels for Families” list for U.S.-based hotels. On a scale of one to 100, Charleston’s Island Resort received a score of 95.46.
The annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best survey was determined by readers of the popular travel magazine. Readers were invited to participate in the online survey between Dec. 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. Respondents were asked to rate hotels on five characteristics: rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.
“We’re proud of the continued enthusiasm for our Resort by families and travel experts alike,” said Frank Fredericks, managing director at the Resort. “This newest honor from Travel + Leisure readers reaffirms that we’re providing guests what they want when it comes to family vacations. It’s truly rewarding to be able to create wonderful family vacation experiences and so many happy memories for our guests.”
The St. Regis Deer Valley and Disney’s Wilderness Lodge ranked first and second on the list that included 50 U.S. hotels. To view the complete rankings, visit http://www.travelandleisure.com/worldsbest/2012/family-hotels.
In addition to the beachfront Resort’s natural family favorites (sandcastle-building, wave-catching and sunbathing) and a variety of outdoor activities such as golf, tennis, cycling and fishing, guests can enjoy Wild Dunes’ Island Adventures activity program. Island Adventures features a wide range of activities for guests of all ages, including eco-tours, kite sails, kayaking and marsh and nature excursions. Travel + Leisure Family named it one of the nation’s best family recreation programs available to vacationers.
Wild Dunes Resort offers guests a relaxing beach destination situated near historic downtown Charleston. Accommodations include its AAA Four Diamond-Rated Boardwalk Inn and The Village at Wild Dunes, and a variety of vacation homes and condominium rentals ranging from one- to eight-bedrooms.
For additional information about the Resort, visit wilddunes.com.
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About Wild Dunes Resort
Wild Dunes Resort is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colorado, features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, nine golf courses and 10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Houston, Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With more than 35 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the third largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 8,970 guest rooms, 15 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.
For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
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