Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel Earns Place on U.S. News & World Report’s List of the 2014 Best Hotels in Florida
Washington, D.C. – Jan. 28, 2014 – Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, part of the Renaissance Hotels global portfolio, has received recognition as one of the 2014 Best Hotels in Florida by U.S. News & World Report. The 2014 Best Hotels rankings are available online at http://travel.usnews.com/.
The 2014 Best Hotels recognize hotels that were ranked based on an unbiased methodology that includes the collective opinion of travel experts and guests, expressed through online reviews and ratings.
To create this year’s rankings, U.S. News factored in the prominence of industry awards a hotel receives along with its reputation among travel experts and guests. In total, 1,693 U.S. hotels, 271 Caribbean hotels, 342 Mexican hotels and 223 Canadian hotels were evaluated for the 2014 rankings.
Hotels named “Best” in their destination are typically the properties that have ranked the top 30 percent of U.S. News-evaluated properties in that region. A smaller, more selective group of hotels that are ranked in the top 10 percent of all ranked luxury hotels in the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico or Canada received a “Best Hotels in the USA,” “Best Hotels in the Caribbean,” “Best Hotels in Mexico” or “Best Hotels in Canada” award, depending on their location.
“We are thrilled to have been chosen as one of the best hotels in Florida and the #1 hotel in Tampa, said Jim Bartholomay, general manager, Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel. “It is an honor to be recognized by such an esteemed publication and we look forward to continuing to inspire discovery for our many guests from around the world.”
“The 2014 Best Hotels were selected because they meet the highest standards of travel experts and guests alike,” said Miriam Weiner, travel editor for U.S. News. “These properties are renowned in the travel industry for their luxury amenities and quality customer service.”
Renaissance Hotels brand inspiration – Live Life to Discover – places an emphasis on enhancing the guest experience by profiling local music, art and entertainment through its signature RLife LIVE program, while also encouraging travelers to take the time to explore the hidden gems of the community through its award winning Navigator program.
The U.S. News rankings of the 2014 Best Hotels can be found online here: http://travel.usnews.com/Hotels