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Elite Meetings International Releases List of Five Top Renovated Resorts
(SANTA BARBARA, CA; August 2008)—Elite Meetings International, Inc. released its selections for Elite 5 recognition of Five Top Must-See Makeovers. The selections include Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, and Westin Mission Hills, in Rancho Mirage, California.

The five properties have or will debut their new looks within the next several months. To make the selections, explains Susan Campbell, Editorial Director of Elite Meetings magazine, "We researched resorts from many North American markets. We then made our selections based on the scope of their projects and effectiveness of their investments. All of these properties," she adds, "have invested in ways that are sure to enhance the meeting or incentive travel experience."

This recommendation represents the second in a series of Elite 5 favorites, 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