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September 9, 2010

Successful Meetings Magazine Honors Colonial Williamsburg Hotels with 23rd Pinnacle Award

Successful Meetings magazine has recognized Colonial Williamsburg with the prestigious Pinnacle Award for 23 of the 25 years of the award. Colonial Williamsburg has received the Pinnacle award every year since its inception, with the exception of years when the property was under renovation, and was inducted into the publication’s first ever Bronze Circle, recognizing properties that have received this recognition for 20 consecutive years.

The Pinnacle Awards celebrate hospitality excellence by identifying the convention and visitors bureaus, hotel and conference centers that set the standard for others to follow. Recipients are selected by readers of Successful Meetings magazine based upon real-life meeting experiences. The 2010 winners were announced in the August issue of the publication.

Colonial Williamsburg has been selected as the site for the 2012 National Governors Association meeting.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational and cultural organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six other restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, 45 holes of golf at the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 67,000 square feet of conference space centered at the renovated and expanded Williamsburg Lodge.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s website at Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs.

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280