2020 Smart Stars Award Winners

Best Overall Hotel Chain

Best Overall Boutique/
Lifestyle Brand

Best Airline

Best Airport Hotel

Best Attraction/Theme Park

Best Ballroom

Best Beach Hotel

Best Boutique/Lifestyle Hotel

Best City Hotel

Best Coastal Hotel

Best Conference Center

Best Convention Center

Best Conference/Convention Center Hotel

Best Cruise Line

Best Desert Hotel

Best CVB/DMO

Best CVB/DMO International

Best DMC

Best Eco/Green Hotel

Best Executive Retreat

Best Family-Friendly Hotel/Resort

Best Gaming/Casino Hotel

Best Golf Resort

Best Historic Hotel

Best Hotel Pool

Best Hotel Spa

Best Incentive Hotel

Best Island Hotel

Best Mountain/Ski Hotel

Best Outdoor Event Space

Best Special Event Venue

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Best Overall Hotel Chain

Fairmont

Four Seasons

Hilton

Hyatt

InterContinental

Marriott International

Best Overall Boutique/ Lifestyle Brand

Andaz Hotels by Hyatt

Irvine Company

Kimpton Boutique Hotels & Restaurants

Pendry Hotels

Woodside Hotel Group

Best Airline

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Delta Airlines

Southwest Airlines

United Airlines

Best Airport Hotel

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Delta Airlines

Southwest Airlines

United Airlines

Best Attraction/Theme Park

Mall of America

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Universal Orlando Resort

Walt Disney World

Best Ballroom

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport

Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel

Seaport Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton Washington, D.C.

Best Beach Hotel

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Hard Rock Hotel Atlantic City

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

NIZUC Resort & Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa

Best Boutique/Lifestyle Hotel

Belmond El Encanto

Hotel San Luis Obispo

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.

La Cantera Resort & Spa

LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton

The Brazilian Court Hotel

Best City Hotel

Fairmont San Francisco

Hyatt Regency Seattle

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch

Kimpton EPIC Miami

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

Best Coastal Hotel

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Monarch Beach Resort

Naples Grande Beach Resort

The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

Best Conference Center

Boise Centre

Convene 16 West Adams Street

etc.venues – 360 Madison

Monterey Conference Center

Park MGM Las Vegas

The National Conference Center, Leesburg VA

Best Convention Center

Austin Convention Center

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Salt Palace Convention Center

Best Conference/Convention Center Hotel

Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Hilton Anaheim

Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Rosen Shingle Creek

The Broadmoor

Best Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises

Holland America Line

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Norwegian Cruise Line

Royal Caribbean International

Best Desert Hotel

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa

JW Marriott Desert Springs

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa

Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells

The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

Best CVB/DMO

Destination DC

Discover The Palm Beaches Florida

Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

Meet AC

Memphis Tourism

Visit Anaheim

Visit Baltimore

Visit Denver

Visit Newport Beach

Visit Orlando, Florida

Visit Seattle

Visit SLO California

Best CVB/DMO International

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism

Business Events Toronto

Costa Rica Tourism Board

Los Cabos Tourism Board

Nassau Paradise Island The Bahamas

Tourism Australia

Tourism Montreal

Tourism New Zealand

Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau

Best DMC

360 Destination Group, Hollywood and Florida

ACCESS Destination Services

Hello! Destination Management

Hosts Global DMC

Ovation Global DMC

PRA

Best Eco/Green Hotel

Arbor Day Farm Lied Lodge and Conference Center

ARIA Resort & Casino

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Oregon Convention Center

Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay

The Lodge at Gulf State Park, a Hilton Hotel

Best Executive Retreat

Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale, Curio Collection by Hilton

Montage Resort & Spa Laguna Beach

Salamander Resort & Spa

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley

The Hotel Hershey

Villas of Grand Cypress Florida

Best Family-Friendly Hotel/Resort

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa – Ko Olina

Big Cedar Lodge

Great Wolf Resorts

Hershey Lodge

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions

Sun Valley Resort

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

Best Gaming/Casino Hotel

Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino

Ocean Casino Resort Atlantic City

Pechanga

Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

Best Golf Resort

Edgewood Tahoe

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club and Spa

PGA National Resort and Spa

Trump National Doral Miami

 

Best Historic Hotel

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Hotel Monteleone

The Sagamore Resort on Lake George

Best Hotel Pool

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

 

Best Hotel Spa

Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancún

Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa

The Spa at Colonial Williamsburg

Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Best Incentive Hotel

One & Only Palmilla

Resort at Pelican Hill

Sea Island Resort

The Breakers Palm Beach

UNICO 20N 87W – Riviera Maya

Best Island Hotel

El Conquestador Puerto Rico

Fairmont Kea Lani

Four Seasons Resort Nevis

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Best Mountain/Ski Hotel

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole

Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

Teton Mountain Lodge and Spa

The St. Regis Deer Valley

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley

Best Outdoor Event Space

Carneros Resort & Spa Napa

Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton

Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa

Napa Valley Wine Train

Best Special-Event Venue

Folktale Winery and Vineyards

Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables, an Autograph Collection Hotel

Pronghorn Resort

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