DALLAS, June 19, 2012 —Prism Hotels & Resorts, one of the fastest growing full-service hotel investment, management and development companies in the country, announced today that four of its properties have earned the 2012 Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor. The honored hotels include the Amara Resort Hotel & Spa, Sedona, Ariz.; Hilton Garden Inn Boca Raton, Fla.; Holiday Inn Dallas Richardson, Texas; and Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland Beachwood, Ohio. Steve Van, chief executive officer of Prism, made the announcement.
To be considered for this honor, establishments must consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor and maintain a rating of four or higher (out of a possible five). Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months. Only 10 percent of accommodations listed on the website receive the prestigious award.
“At Prism, we are committed to doing things the right way—the best way—and providing an extraordinary best-of-class hospitality experience that extends from the front desk to the bottom line,” said Van. “Our team of dedicated, onsite professionals helps to ensure that each of our properties reaches their fullest potential and becomes a top choice among business and leisure travelers today.”
As one of the top hotel management companies in America, Prism leverages aggressive sales, strategic revenue management, and smart expense controls to deliver outstanding results. With a diverse portfolio that encompasses everything from large resorts to small boutique hotels, and from independent operators to a long list of the worlds most respected and successful hotel brands—including Hilton, Doubletree, Marriott, Westin, Radisson, Sheraton, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, and Preferred Hotels and Resorts—the firm successfully manages over 9,000 rooms in 22 states.
“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional businesses for consistent excellence, as reviewed by travelers on the site,” said Christine Petersen, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives highly rated establishments around the world the recognition they deserve. From exceptional accommodations in Beijing to remarkable restaurants in Boston, we want to applaud these businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.
About Prism Hotels & Resorts
Dallas-based Prism Hotels & Resorts is one of the fastest growing full-service hotel investment, management and development companies in the United States. The company currently manages more than 7,500 rooms for multiple owners including urban, suburban and resort destinations. Prism is approved to manage all major brands, as well as has extensive experience with independent destination hotels. For more information, please visit www.prismhotels.com.