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Awards and Recognition
for Marcus Hotels & Resorts

(updated 7/31/14)

Pfister Hotel

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Travel + Leisure Social Media in Travel + Tourism (SMITTY) Award - Best Overall Use of Social Media by an Individual Hotel  - 2013
  • Café At the Pfister TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • #2 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #5 in Best Wisconsin Hotels – U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in USA – 1/28/14
  • Bronze Telly Award for documentary “The Pfister: History & Story” – 7/1/14
  • 2014 International Book Awards Photography category winner for “The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel” – 7/1/14
  • Finalist in Photography category of National Indie Excellence© Book Awards for “The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel” – 7/1/14
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • 38 consecutive years of AAA 4 diamond status (One of only 13 hotels that have maintained Four Diamond Rating for 37 consecutive years)
  • #1 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #2 in Best Wisconsin Hotels – U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in USA – 2/5/13
  • Hotel with Best Services by readers of Wisconsin Meetings Magazine – 1/17/13
  • Blu – Best Hotel Lounge – “Best Of” Shepherd Express 2012
  • “Stars of the Industry” Award from American Hotel & Lodging Association for guest relations focus on its unique arts programming, including “Artist-In-Residence program and Pfister Narrator program – 6/15/12
  • Top 25 Midwest Hotels – Conde’ Nast 2012 reader poll
  • Best Property Blog – Hotels Magazine – 8/31/12
  • Best Integrated Social Media Campaign – Artist in Residence Program – Hotels Magazine – 8/31/12
  • Ranked among Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the US in TripAdvisor’s 10th Annual 2012 Travelers’ Choice Awards
  • Mason Street Grill received a Certificate of Excellence Award – TripAdvisor – 6/12
  • Rated in the Top 1% of Hotels in Expedia
  • One of Wisconsin’s six lodging properties that received AAAs highest Diamond Award ratings for 2011 – One of only 14 hotels in nation to have received this distinction since the inception of the award program in 1977
  • Named among the World’s Best Places to Stay in Conde’ Nast Traveler Gold List
  • Named one of 500 Expedia Insiders Select hotels out of 130,000 hotels worldwide on Expedia
  • Artist in Residence Program 2010 - 2014
  • Travel Green Wisconsin
  • Historic Milwaukee 2009 Honoree – joint award with the Marcus Corporation
  • 2009 Preferred Hotels GIFTS Certificate of Excellence Recipient

InterContinental Hotel – Milwaukee

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Kil@wat - Horizon Interactive Award Bronze award for the restaurant and food industry website
  • Ranked #3 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #9 in Best Wisconsin Hotels – U.S. News & World Report’sList of Best Hotels in USA – 1/28/14
  • Kil@Wat “Best Hotel Restaurant” – Best of 2012, Shepherd Express
  • Best of Weddings 2012 by “The Knot.com”
  • Launched “Pink Rooms ” in 2010 donating $10,000 of room revenue per year to Breast Cancer Charities. InterContinental Hotels Group implemented Milwaukee’s Pink Room concept into all InterContinental hotel brands.
  • Ranked in top 10% by TripAdvisor for all Milwaukee Hotels in 2009
  • Second highest Overall Satisfaction Score from InterContinental Hotels in North America in 2009
  • 2009 Best of the Best Front Office Manager of the Year – All North America Properties
  • Travel Green Wisconsin
  • 2007 – IHG Renovation of the Year Award
  • May 2009 – second highest OSAT in North America

Skirvin Hilton Hotel

  • 2014 Southern Hospitality Hotel - ConventionSouth Editors' Pick
  • 2014 Readers Choice Awards for Best Hotel for the Daily Oklahoman Newspaper
  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Ranked #1 in both Best Oklahoma City Hotels and Best Oklahoma Hotels for third consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report – 1/28/14
  • TripAdvisor GreenLeaders – Bronze level recipient for green practices
  • Park Avenue Grill  TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers.
  • AAA Four Diamond rating for 7th consecutive year - 2013
  • Ranked #1 in both Best Oklahoma City Hotels and Best Oklahoma Hotels for second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report – 2/5/13
  • Named 2012 Best Hotel in Oklahoma City and the State of Oklahoma by U.S. News & World Report. – one of only four Hilton Hotels were included on this list
  • Received the Pinnacle Awards by Successful Meetings magazine 2011 & 2012
  • Received No. 1 rank in cleanliness for guest rooms and bathrooms by Hilton Hotels in 2012
  • Convention South magazine “2011 Annual Readers Choice Award” for exhibiting excellence, creativity and professionalism in the meetings & convention industry
  • Oklahoma Magazine “Best of the Best” 2011 for Best Hotel and Best Wedding or Party Venue
  • Meetings Focus –South for “Best of the South in Excellence 2011”
  • Received No. 1 rank in cleanliness for guest rooms and bathrooms by Hilton Hotels in 2012
  • Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association Star of Industry – Community Service Award in 2010
  • Mayors’ Development Award for best downtown development in 2008
  • Top 5% of Hilton Worldwide in Voice of the Customer in 2009
  • Ranked #1 in MQI
  • TripAdvisor – “Top Business Hotel”

Grand Geneva

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Ranked #6 in Best Wisconsin Hotels by U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in the USA – 1/28/14
  • Horizon Interactive Gold Award Website Winner for Travel & Tourism
  • Received AAA Four Diamond rating for 17 consecutive years in 2014
  • 2013 Partnership with REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) 1/17/13
  • Ranked #7 in Best Wisconsin Hotels by U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in the USA – 2/5/13
  • Gold Key Award 2012 – Meetings and Conventions
  • TripAdvisor 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Conde’ Nast Traveler’s 2012 Readers Poll for Top 10 Northern U.S. Golf Resorts
  • Successful Meetings Magazine’s 2012 Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facilities in the Hotels and Conference Centers category
  • Illinois Meetings and Events Magazine Best of 2012 for Venue Outside of Chicagoland
  • One of the top award-winning golf resorts in the country
  • WELL Spa® recognized as one of the Midwest’s most comprehensive spas
  • Received Meetings MidAmerica magazine’s Best of MidAmerica Award in 2011
  • Received Meetings and Convention’s Gold Tee Award in 2011
  • Received Successful Meetings magazine’s 2011 Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meeting Facilities in the Hotels and Conference Centers category
  • Honored with the Talk of the Town Award in 2011 for Excellence in Customer Service
  • Recognized with Gold Certification by Elite Meetings in 2011
  • Won over 15 prestigious meeting planner awards in the past five years

Hilton Madison

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Best Hotel for Corporate Travel- Madison Magazine 2014 Best of Madison Awards
  • Named best hotel by Madison Magazine in 2011
  • 2011 WI Bride Magazine- Best place for rooms
  • 2007-2011 Madison Magazine Best of Business
  • 2008-2011- In Business Executive Choice Awards – Best Hotel
  • 2008-2011 AAA Executive Choice Award
  • 2004-2010 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
  • 2010 Best Hotels by Midwest Magazines – Best of Meetings
  • 2009 – Planners Choice Awards by Meeting News
  • 2008 Marcus Hotels and Resorts Tower of Excellence
  • 2006, 2008 Pinnacle Awards by Successful Meetings
  • 2004 Hilton “Go Green” for brand standards
  • Serves as official headquarters hotel for the city of Madison since opening

Hotel Phillips

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Ranked #7 in Best Kansas City Hotels and #19 in Best Missouri Hotels in U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in USA – 2/5/13
  • AAA Four Diamond Award for 9 consecutive years (2001 – 2010)
  • 2008 – KC Magazine City’s Best Hotel
  • 2006-2009 Ingram’s Magazine Silver Award for Best Hotel in KC
  • 2006-2007 City Search Best Hotel Award, Best Boutique Hotel and Best Romantic Hotel

Sheraton Four Points

  • American Girl Place Partnership for 7 years
  • Top 14 hotels in Downtown Chicago
  • Revenue Management from Starwood Complex to in house with Marcus Hotels and Resorts Director of Revenue Management
  • Achieved score of 95% for 3 years for Marcus Hotels and Resorts Internal Audit Score
  • AAA 3 diamond award for 7 years
  • Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Community Service Award 2008-In top 3 finalist list
  • Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association 2008 Green Energy Program Certification
  • 2007 Four Points Property of the Year based on all 125 other 4 Points Hotels (based on Revpar, profitability, quality assurance and loyalty metrics)
  • Marcus Hotels and Resorts Hotel of the Year 2007

The Beverly Garland

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • 2012 “Community Appreciation Award” from Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
  • 2011 San Fernando Valley Business Journal Business Excellence Award
  • 2011 San Fernando Valley Business Journal Family Business Award
  • 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award with Consistent Excellent Ratings
  • Ranked 19 out of 295 Los Angeles Hotels on TripAdvisor
  • 2010 “Chairman’s Award of Distinction” from the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • 2009 Inductee into the “Valley Business Hall of Fame”
  • 2009 “Outstanding Medium Business Award” from the United Chambers of Commerce 

Hilton Milwaukee

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • Miller Time Pub & Grill TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • Milwaukee ChopHouse TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • Hilton Hotels Most Improved Housekeeping for the Americas 2014 (per SALT scored through Hilton Brand)
  • Hilton Hotels Make It Right Award Most Improved 2014 (per SALT scored through Hilton Brand)
  • Hilton Hotels Food and Beverage Highest Salt 2014 (per SALT scored through Hilton Brand)
  • Hilton Hotels Food and Beverage Most Improved 2014 (per SALT scored through Hilton Brand)
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • AAA four Diamond Award for fourth consecutive year – 2014
  • Milwaukee ChopHouse – Named one of the “Top 20 Best Restaurants” by Milwaukee Magazine
  • Milwaukee ChopHouse – Ranked in Top Ten on TripAdvisor out of 512 restaurants
  • Milwaukee ChopHouse – Rated among the Top 3 Restaurants in Milwaukee on TripAdvisor
  • Hilton Hotels Most Improved Housekeeping for the Americas 2011 (per SALT scored through Hilton Brand)
  • Marcus Hotels 2011 Award for Core Value Genuine, Authentic, Caring
  • Member Historic Hotels of America (since Nov. 2011)
  • Wisconsin Restaurant Association honors Chef James Nowak with Salute to Excellence Award 2006
  • Travel Green Wisconsin

Platinum Resort & Spa

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers.
  • Wedding Wire 2011 Bride’s Choice Award
  • Ranked #18 in both Best Las Vegas Hotels and Best Nevada Hotels in U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best Hotels in the USA – 2/5/13
  • #2 on TripAdvisor for Business Travelers in Las Vegas 2011
  • Fodors Choice 2011
  • TripAdvisor #1 in Las Vegas among 287 Hotels – June 2011
  • TripAdvisor #3 currently
  • Las Vegas Bride 2011 Five Star Award
  • Wedding Wire 2011 Bride’s Choice Award
  • Wedding Awards Best Reception Site 2011 Winner
  • Top 3% of Hotels in State of Nevada – By U.S. News and World Report
  • Las Vegas Bride 2009 Wedding Award
  • Sexiest Spa Award Las Vegas 2009
  • Sure Bet Hotel Program Energy Efficiency Program with NV Energy
  • Best “Off” Strip Value 2009, Oyester.com
  • Sweetest Suites, Las Vegas Luxury Magazine
  • Most Desirable “Hot Spot” 2007 The Confidential Magazine
  • Wine Spectator “Top Ten” Wine List 2006

Crowne Plaza Northstar

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • One of 10 Best Renovations of the Year (Crowne Brand) 2009
  • Award of Excellence 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007
  • Minnesota Meetings and Events – Best Outdoor Venue 2007

Hilton Bloomington

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • TripAdvisor GreenLeaders- Silver level recipient for green practices
  • Ranked #9 in both Best Minnapolis-St. Paul Hotels and Best Minnesota Hotels in U.S. News & World Report’s List of Best hotels in the USA 2/5/13.
  • Recognized as a 2011 Hilton Brand Award of Excellence recipient; one of only nine Hilton properties in the Americas to receive award
  • Recognized as Sister City Business of the Year in 2009
  • Hilton Hotels SPIRIT Award winner in 2009
  • Ranked #7 (out of over 240 full service Hiltons in the Americas) in Hilton’s Voice of the Customer Index for 2009
  • Ranked #5 (out of over 240 full service Hiltons in The Americas) in Hilton’s Voice of the Customer Index for 2008 (first year of operation)
  • Ranked in the top 10 in Quality Assurance Scores for 2008 and 2009
  • 2009 Sister City Business of the Year
  • Johann Luecke awarded Hilton Hotels SPIRIT AWARD in 2009
  • Bloomington CVB Diamond Service Award to Stacie Oelerking as Best Bartender 2009
  • Bloomington CVB Diamond Service Award to Noe Cunita as Best Maintenance Engineer 2009

Timber Ridge

  • TripAdvisor – Travelers’ Choice® 2014 Winner – Top 25 Hotels for families in the US
  • Orion Energy Systems, Environmental Stewardship Award, 2012
  • First Travel Green WI Certified Waterpark
  • Timber Ridge Receives Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Service, 2010

Sheraton Madison

  • TripAdvisor GreenLeaders- Silver level recipient for green practices
  • 2012 M-Champion Award for sustainability for MG&E
  • 2008-2011 WI Travel Green Certified Award Winner
  • 2010 Community Growth Recognition – United Way
  • 2011 Top 3% in SPG enrollment recognition by Starwood Hotels
  • 2009 Best New Development or Renovation-Hotel in Business Magazine

Houston Hilton Garden Inn

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
  • TripAdvisor Award of Excellence 2012
  • Hotel supports local chambers: Tomball Chamber, Cy0-Fair Chamber, Northwest Chamber through donations and volunteer time
  • Management participates in various charities, including Latino Learning Center, American Heart Association
  • Donated a portion of Food & Beverage revenues to help stop hunger and participated in Houston United Way Campaign 2012

The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers

Mason Street Grill

  • TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award
  • Wine Spectator Award 2012, 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor – Top 10 out of 875 restaurants in Milwaukee 6/12/12
  • Mason Street Grill’s Executive Chef, Mark Weber named 2011 Top Chef in Milwaukee by onmilwaukee.com
  • 2011 Best Milwaukee Area Happy Hour jsonline.com
  • Mason Street Grill Concept featured in Hotels Magazine December 2011 issue
  • Multiple Chef Demonstrations and features on local news and talk shows
  • Mason Street Grill opened as a top restaurant in Milwaukee and remains a contender today
  • Mason Street Grill is the destination for the power lunch, power dinner, special occasion and celebratory experience

Heidel House Resort and Spa

  • 2012-2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award
  • 2013 Wisconsin Bridge Magazine ‘s Finalist Best Honeymoon in Wisconsin and 2012 runner-up
  • Wisconsin Taste of Elegance’s 2013Best Use of Soy
  • 2013 Wisconsin Meetings’  Best Wisconsin Lakeshore Resort
  • Evensong Spa ranked 23rd of Top 100 Spas in America according to Spas of America (2013) and 45th in 2012
  • Sunroom— Green Lake Magazine’s favorite breakfast/brunch
  • Green Lake Magazine’s 2012 favorite accommodations
  • Grey Rock Green Lake Magazine ‘s 2012 favorite special occasion dining and favorite upscale dining
  • 2012 Meetings Focus’ Best of MidAmerica
  • Grey Rock- wine spectator award, according to Wine Spectator magazine, from 2002-2011
  • In 2012, Midwest Living’s “44 Midwest Resorts We Love”
  • 2012 Wisconsin Taste of Elegance’s people’s choice award
  • 2012 Evensong Spa ranked 51st of 100 Spas globally in Spas of America, 25th in 2011
  • 1 of 5 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Milwaukee-area destinations to celebrate Valentine’s Day
  • SpAWARD.com’s 2011 Top 100 Spas of America
  • 2011 Madison Magazine ‘s Great Summer Getaway
  • 2011 Chicago Magazine’s  Midwest Lake Vacation Spot for Nature Lovers
  • 2011 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ‘s Handy Place to Chill Out
  • 2011 Travel Wisconsin’s  Travel Green Destination
  • 2011 Club & Resort Business’ provider of versatility and style with Carriage Tent
  • 2010 Wisconsin Bride’s Best Wedding Night Hotel
  • 2010 4 Green Key rating in Green Key Eco-rating program
    • First Wisconsin lodging property to participate in program
  • 2010 Travel Wisconsin’s  Wisconsin Top Spa Resorts
  • 2010 USA Today Travel’s  1 of 4 Wisconsin Honeymoon Resorts and 1 of 3 couples resorts in Wisconsin
  • 2010 Travel Wisconsin’s  1 of 6 resorts to go away for the holidays
  • 2006-2009 Wisconsin Bride’s Favorite Wisconsin Honeymoon Location
  • 2008 givetoyourself.com Top Girlfriends’ Getaway package
  • 2007 Ceramic Tiles of Italy Design Competition Winner
  • 2006 Wisconsin Bride’s Favorite Wedding Reception location
1999 Wisconsin Trails Best Resort in Wisconsin

 

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