2017 VISIONARY AWARD WINNERS

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Prevue Visionary Awards!

The Visionary Awards are given annually to acknowledge the forward-thinking destinations, hotels & resorts, cruise lines and airlines of the industry. The entire team at Prevue is honored to recognize these innovators in the meetings and incentives industry as voted on by our readership and esteemed Advisory Board.

01

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: NYC & Company
Silver: Greater Boston CVB

NORTHEAST USA

2017 WINNERS

02

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: NYC & Company
Silver:Destination DC

03

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: Gaylord National Resort
Silver: Salamander Resort & Spa

04

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
Silver: Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Boston

05

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: Visit Orlando
Silver: New Orleans CVB

SOUTHEAST USA

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06

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
Silver: Explore Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau

07

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: The Breakers
Silver: Rosen Shingle Creek

08

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: Hyatt Regency Orlando
Silver: Walt Disney World Dolphin & Swan

09

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: Choose Chicago
Silver: Destination Cleveland

CENTRAL/MIDWEST USA

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10

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: Choose Chicago
Silver: Visit KC

11

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
Silver: Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

12

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: Hyatt Regency Chicago
Silver: Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

13

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: Visit Phoenix
Silver: Visit Dallas (tied)
Silver: Visit Denver (tied)

SOUTHWEST USA

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14

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: Experience Scottsdale
Silver: Visit San Antonio

15

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: The Broadmoor
Silver: The Phoenician

16

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: The Broadmoor
Silver: Omni Dallas Hotel

17

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
Silver: Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

WEST USA

2017 WINNERS

18

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: Meet Hawaii
Silver: Visit Anaheim

19

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: Bellagio Las Vegas
Silver: Montage Laguna Beach

20

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
Silver: MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

21

Best CVB/destination experience:

Gold: Vienna Convention Bureau
Silver: Visit Sweden

INTERNATIONAL

2017 WINNERS

22

CVB offering best incentive experience:

Gold: Tourism New Zealand
Silver: Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Bureau

23

Best planner support from destination/CVB:

Gold: Meet Puerto Rico
Silver: Visit Britain

24

Best hotel/resort property:

Gold: Fairmont Monte Carlo
Silver: Casa de Campo

25

Best hotel support staff:

Gold: Marina Bay Sands
Silver: El Conquistador Puerto Rico

26

Gaming hotel/resort property– international:

Gold: Atlantis Paradise Island
Silver: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

GAMINGHOTEL/RESORT PROPERTY

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27

Gaming hotel/resort property–domestic:

Gold: ARIA (tied)
Gold: Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas: (tied)
Silver: Foxwoods Resort Casino

28

Best Chain:

Gold: Melia Hotels & Resorts
Silver: AMResorts

ALL-INCLUSIVE

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29

Best all-inclusive resort:

Gold: Grand Velas Riviera Maya
Silver: Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort

30

Best all-inclusive hotel planner support (resort):

Gold: Moon Palace
Silver: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

31

Best All Inclusive Resort:

Silver: Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort

32

Best cruise line overall:

Gold: Royal Caribbean International
Silver: Celebrity Cruises

CRUISE LINES

2017 WINNERS

33

Best luxury cruise line:

Gold: Silversea
Silver: Crystal Cruises

34

Best planner support from a cruise line:

Gold: Royal Caribbean International
Silver: Crystal Cruises

35

Best incentive destination USA:

Gold: Maui
Silver: Napa Valley

BEST INCENTIVE DESTINATION USA

2017 WINNERS

36

Best Airline:

Gold: Delta Air Lines
Silver: United Airlines

AIRLINES

2017 WINNERS