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Floridays Resort wins 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice A…
FLORIDAYS RESORT WINS 2017 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS’ CHOICE AWARD FOR HOTELS
World’s Best Hotels Named in 15th Year of Awards
ORLANDO, FL: (January 24, 2017) – Floridays Resort today announced it has been recognized as the winner in the Family Friendly Hotel category of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking first out of 25. In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Service, Bed & Breakfasts and Inns, Romance and Family. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value and exceptional quality.
“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again this year is a true source of pride for the entire team at Floridays Resort,” states Julia Phillips, Floridays Resort General Manager. “We would like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review of their stay on TripAdvisor as there is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers who recognize our commitment to providing an exceptional experience for all of our guests.”
When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings. Business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and regency of reviews. Additional criteria includes a business’ tenure and popularity ranking on the site.
A four-time Travelers’ Choice Award winner, the 423-luxury, all-suite condominium-style resort is nestled in the heart of International Drive and offers easy access to many entertainment and tourist hotspots such as Walt Disney World Attractions, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando, Vineland Outlet Mall and many other local attractions, theme parks, shopping and eateries.
“TripAdvisor relies on the experiences and opinions of our travel community to determine the winners of the Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “Travelers planning 2017 trips can find inspiration for some of the best places to book around the world from this diverse group of outstanding accommodations.”
Paramount Hospitality Management Appoints Julia Phillips…
Orlando, Fl. (November 17, 2016): Paramount Hospitality Management announced today that Julia Phillips recently joined their team as the General Manager of Floriday’s Resort, voted the #1 Family-Friendly Hotel in the United States by the travel website Trip Advisor.
Julia Phillips brings with her a wealth of experience within the Industry spanning over seventeen years, which includes numerous 4 and/or 5 Diamond Resorts. In her most recent role Julia spent the last five years at the beautiful Miyako Hybrid Hotel in Torrance, California where she was instrumental in developing the “Green Team” to elevate the company’s green initiatives and goals.
“We are thrilled to have Julia join the Paramount Hospitality Management Team,” comments Marco Manzie, PHM President. “Julia bring such amazing experience to the Floriday’s Resort. She is a wonderful addition to the resort and the PHM team.”
Paramount Hospitality Management LLC is a full-service management company that manages and operates resorts, hotels and condos. The company is focused on delivering one-of-a-kind lifestyle experiences that bring together design, comfort and service in sought-after locations. Paramount has achieved successful recognition for superb and innovative approaches to property management across the spectrum of hotel and resort services. For more information, please visit www.paramounthospitality.com.
FLORIDAYS NAMED NUMBER 1# FAMILY RESORT
FLORIDAYS RESORT NAMED #1 FAMILY-FRIENDLY HOTEL IN USA AND #5 IN WORLD
ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2016 – Paramount Hospitality Management’s property, Floridays Resort® Orlando, was named by TripAdvisor® as the number one family hotel in the nation and number five in the world.
No other resort or hotel in the United States garnered a top ten world ranking.
“It is absolutely one of the most prestigious honors a resort could win and we are quite proud of it”, said Jeff Swirsky, Floridays General Manager.
Unlike other industry awards, TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ 2016 Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers all around the world.
“That’s what makes this award so meaningful”, said Swirsky. “This is an endorsement of our property by the guests who stay here. It is a testament to our commitment in ensuring outstanding customer service from each and every team member at Floridays Resort.”
Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews from travelers on TripAdvisor, gathered over a 12-month period, with emphasis placed on reviews marked as a family stay.
Several Orlando area hotels were named to the national top ten family resorts list, which is indicative of how competitive the Orlando market remains, while being a world-class destination.
“Orlando is unique in that people from all over the world come here to visit the theme parks with their families, and there are so many hotels and accommodation types to potentially select. This is why awards as illustrious as The Travelers’ Choice Award is so important to us; it distinguishes us from our peers. If a customer is travelling from abroad or even locally, it is crucial that the customer has the peace of mind in knowing that the resort they chose to stay is dedicated to providing them with the best possible accommodation and customer service and at a fair price,” said PHM President Marco A. Manzie.
Floridays was also awarded Travelers’ Choice #1 Family Hotel in 2013, 2014 and #2 in 2015 along with the Certificate of Excellence in 2015.