Tampa Hotel is Among Only Three Florida Properties Included on List of 75 Leading Accommodations Located Around the World
Tampa, Fl (Dec. 10, 2013) – The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel is among an elite group of leading hotels worldwide that have earned the 2013 Orbitz Best in Stay Award.
Joining The Savoy in London, L Ermitage in Beverly Hills and Dar Al Masyaf Madinet Jumerirah in Dubai, the 293-room, full service Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel was the sole hotel from Tampa Bay on the select list.
Included among the handful of qualifying hotels were Florida’s Ritz-Carlton in Naples and the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando.
“Orbitz Best In Stay Award winners were selected based on the review scores and number of reviews written by Orbitz customers as well as input from our hotel experts. Hotels are rated on a scale of one to five for service, amenities, comfort, location and value. Our winners are the cream of the crop in 75 of our most popular destinations around the world. In addition to the 75 market winners, winners were also selected in six categories: Value, Luxury, Couples, LGBT, Ski and All-Inclusive, according to the Orbitz website.
For a full list of hotel recipients, go to http://www.orbitz.com/mktg/best-in-stay/.
“This is a very competitive industry and the Tampa Bay area has a number of outstanding hotel properties so it is a real honor to be the sole recipient of the Orbitz 2013 Best in Stay award for this area and one of just three selected from throughout Florida,” said Jim Bartholomay, general manager of the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel.
“This has been an extremely rewarding year for our team at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel thanks to recognitions like the Orbitz 2013 Best in Stay Award and the recent 2013 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Hotels in Florida from Condé Nast Traveler.”
Condé Nast Traveler, considered the world’s premier travel publication, released its 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards for Best Hotels in Florida earlier this year. Only one hotel located in the Tampa Bay area ranked among Florida’s finest, the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel.
Of the 20 properties receiving the highest ratings, the 293-room, AAA Four Diamond-rated Renaissance Tampa International Plaza tied with the Grand Bohemian in Orlando and Island City House in Key West. For more information, go to http://www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/united-states/best-hotels-florida.
ABOUT RENAISSANCE TAMPA INTERNATIONAL PLAZA HOTEL
The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza hotel is located at 4200 Jim Walter Blvd. in Tampa. The full service hotel features the award-winning Pelagia Trattoria restaurant, a itness center, outdoor pool and 12,500 square feet of meeting space. For more information, call 813-877-9200 or 1-800-644-2685 or go to http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tpaim-renaissance-tampa-international-plaza-hotel/.
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