2006 Platinum Choice Awards

Meeting Planning

As the year draws to a close, we are pleased to announce the winners of our 2006 Platinum Choice Awards. While possessing unique characteristics that set them apart, all of the recipients share the same commitment to excellence. By going above and beyond and out of their way, our winners not only stand out in the hospitality industry, they redefine it.

These are the top 100 that you have deemed to be the most worthy.
And the winners are…

ALASKA
• Alyeska Resort & Alyeska Prince Hotel
• Hilton Anchorage

ARIZONA
• Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
• JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
• Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
• Royal Palms Resort and Spa
• Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
• The Boulders Resort and Golden Door® Spa
• The Buttes, A Marriott Resort
• The Phoenician
• The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

CALIFORNIA
• Carmel Valley Ranch Resort
• Disney’s Grand Californian® Hotel & Spa
• Embassy Suites Hotel Lake Tahoe Resort
• Hilton Anaheim
• Hilton San Francisco Financial District
• Hotel del Coronado®
• Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa
• Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
• Hyatt Regency Orange County
• La Costa Resort and Spa
• La Quinta Resort & Club®
• Loews Coronado Bay Resort
• Miramonte Resort & Spa
• Oakland Marriott City Center
• Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
• Omni San Francisco Hotel
• Pacific Palms Conference Resort
• Pechanga Resort & Casino
• Portola Plaza Hotel at Monterey Bay
• Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa
• Resort at Squaw Creek
• San Francisco Airport Marriott
• Seascape Resort Monterey Bay
• St. Regis Resort, Monarch Beach
• Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
• The Balboa Bay Club & Resort
• The Claremont Resort & Spa
• The Cliffs Resort
• The Fairmont San Jose
• The Island Hotel Newport Beach
• The Lodge at Rancho Mirage
• The Lodge at Torrey Pines
• The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
• The Westin Mission Hills
• The Westin South Coast Plaza
• Wilshire Grand Los Angeles
• Wyndham Palm Springs

COLORADO
• Hyatt Regency Denver
• Keystone Resort & Conference Center
• The Broadmoor
• The Inverness Hotel and Conference Center
• Vail Cascade Resort & Spa

HAWAII
• Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa®
• Hilton Hawaiian Village® Beach Resort & Spa
• Hilton Waikoloa Village®
• Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa
• Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
• Mauna Lani Resort at Kalahuipua'a
• The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

IDAHO
• Sun Valley Resort
• The Coeur d’Alene Golf & Spa Resort
• Whitetail Club & Resort

MONTANA
• Big Sky Resort
• Grouse Mountain Lodge

NEVADA
• Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa
• Bellagio Las Vegas
• Harrah's & Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino & Resort
• Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino
• John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort
• Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
• MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
• MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
• Montelago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas
• The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

NEW MEXICO
• Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa
• La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa
• The Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa

OREGON
• Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
• Salishan Spa & Golf Resort
• Skamania Lodge
• Sunriver Resort
• The Benson Hotel

UTAH
• Marriott Park City
• Stein Eriksen Lodge
• The Grand America Hotel

WASHINGTON
• Sheraton Seattle Hotel
• The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

WYOMING
• Jackson Lake Lodge
• Snake River Lodge & Spa

ALBERTA
• The Fairmont Banff Springs
• The Rimrock Resort Hotel

BRITISH COLUMBIA
• Four Seasons Resort Whistler
• Hotel Grand Pacific
• Hyatt Regency Vancouver
• The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

MEXICO
• CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort
• Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort
• Marquis Reforma Hotel and Spa
• Pueblo Bonito Oceanfront Resorts & Spas
• Sheraton Centro Histórico Hotel & Convention Center, Mexico City
• The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos