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Elite Meetings International Releases Its Top 5 List of Hot New Resorts
(SANTA BARBARA, CA; August 2008)—Elite Meetings International, Inc. released its selections for its Elite 5 recognition of Top 5 Hot Resorts on the Horizon. The winners include Encore in Las Vegas; Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora in French Polynesia; Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort, Riviera Maya in Mexico; InterContinental Montelucia in Paradise Valley, Arizona; and Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Debuting this year and next, these five resorts represent the "most promising prospects for the upcoming luxury hospitality scene for meeting and incentive groups," according to Susan Campbell, editorial director of Elite Meetings magazine. "The magazine staff had a good many newcomers to choose from, but we made our selections based on great looks, unique attributes, exceptional locations, and the promise of all-around excellence," Campbell said.

This recommendation represents the first in a series of "top 5 favorites," dubbed The Elite 5, to be released by Elite Meetings magazine. The entire Elite 5 article can be read at

About Elite Meetings International, Inc.
Elite Meetings International, Inc. is based in Santa Barbara, CA, and connects top meeting and incentive planners with the best hotels and resorts in North America through their annual publication, Elite Meetings magazine, and semiannual event, the Elite Meetings Alliance. Additionally, the company’s Web site serves as a vehicle for luxury properties targeting this highly qualified audience, and is provided online as a complimentary and comprehensive resource. For additional information, please visit or call 805.730.1000.


Christine Lai