Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Meet Unique Boutique! at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a AAA four-diamond resort since opening in 2006 offers spacious, flexible and secluded 15,000 square feet of combined meeting space with luxuriously calming surroundings for meetings & events…

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2016 Platinum Choice Award Winners Announced

Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted recognition from Smart Meetings After much voting and decision-making, the 13th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by Smart Meetings magazine, the meeting industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals. This highly esteemed award salutes excellence in service and amenities among meeting hotels and resorts in the United…

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2016 Platinum Choice Award Winners Announced

Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted recognition from Smart Meetings After much voting and decision-making, the 13th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by Smart Meetings magazine, the meeting industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals. This highly esteemed award salutes excellence in service and amenities among meeting hotels and resorts in the United…

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2015 Platinum Choice Awards Winners

Since there are thousands of qualified properties and associations, Smart Meetings tips its hat to the 192 winning groups in 2015. Winners of the award have demonstrated exemplary standards of excellence ranging from ambience, amenities, breadth of resources, facility quality, guest services, meeting space and packages, recreational activities, restaurant and dining options, and technical support….

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2012 Platinum Choice Award Winners

Topping off another year of industry success, Smart Meetings is proud to announce its Platinum Choice Award winners, and for the second year, we are pleased to recognize both hotels and CVBs with this honor. Among a long lineup of contestants, these exemplary properties and organizations have proven to be the best in terms of…

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Platinum Choice Award Winners 2011

  2011 comes to a close, Smart Meetings announces itsSmart Meetings Platinum Choice Awards. This year, along with properties, we are honoring top-notch CVBs in the industry as well. We’re thrilled to recognize all of these suppliers that not only uphold the best standards, but raise the bar higher in terms of service, facilities, amenities and accommodations. And now announcing the…

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Huntington Beach State Park

Be Surprised by Myrtle Beach─I Sure Was!

Golf Town, USA makes sense. Most people know South Carolina is dotted with golf courses and that Myrtle Beach, located in the northeast part of the state, features close to 100 courses, thus earning the well-deserved nickname of Golf Town, USA. But there are many attributes that make Myrtle Beach a very popular meeting and…

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Business in Paradise

A reclining beach chair on the sandy shores of a secluded bay. Beside it, a tropical drink inside a tall glass adorned with a tiny lime-green umbrella. The sun shining down, radiating 80 degrees of balmy heat.  Want to get away and make this vision a reality? With island meetings, you can.  Lest you think…

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