) January 6, 2008 -- The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will recognize Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club & Spa with a Gold Award for advertising excellence for its winning entry in the annual Adrian Awards Competition.
“ Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing. ”
HSMAI will pay tribute to this Marco Island Beach Resort during the 18th annual HSMAI Adrian Awards Show - a gala black-tie dinner to be held on Jan. 28, 2008 at the New York Marriott Marquis, with an expected attendance by 1,000 hospitality, travel and tourism industry and marketing executives.
HSMAI is an organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education
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, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 39 chapters in the Americas Region.
Awards given to this Marriott Naples luxury hotel and others, are handed out as part of the 2007 HSMAI Adrian Awards Competition, the largest and most prestigious travel event of its kind in the world, now in its 51st year.
This year's contest attracted nearly 1,300 entries from around the world, with entries judged by teams of experts from all sectors of the industry.
Winners will be honored on Jan. 28, 2008 at a New York hotel during the 18th Annual Adrian Awards Gala, a multifaceted, black-tie networking extravaganza celebrating award-winning work, lifetime achievement, and the "Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing."
Please help congratulate the Marco Island Marriott on this distinguished honor.
Visit the Marco Island Marriott at www.marcoislandmarriott.com
About Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa
Searching for Paradise? Explore a world of paradise at Marriott's exclusive Marco Island hotel. Fresh from an extraordinary $187 million makeover, this world-class Florida Gulf Coast resort is situated on three miles of pristine beachfront property and offers an exhilarating retreat from the ordinary. With the sophistication of traditional Naples beach resorts, a lavish spa boasts Balinese influenced treatments, while the Rookery at Marco's private championship golf course highlights beautiful native surroundings. Spacious Marco Island resort accommodations feature premier amenities, technology upgrades, and views of the Gulf of Mexico private beachfront. Nearby Naples resort recreation includes exciting water sports, parasailing, shelling cruises, and sightseeing adventures. Eight unique and outstanding restaurants span this Marco Island beach resort, serving everything from laid-back island fare to succulent Steakhouse creations. Discover Paradise at Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa. For more information or to make a reservation call 239-394-2511 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mrkfl-marco-island-marriott-beach-resort-g olf-club-and-spa/