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resort planning guide editors' picks ConventionSouth magazine is honored to announce our 2013 Editors' Hot Picks for the South's Top Family Friendly, All-Around Value and Exclusive Resorts. These resorts were selected based on reviews from our editors in March 2013. TOP RESORTS OF THE SOUTH Top Family Fun Resorts for Groups "These resorts provide fun activities for all ages and are especially ideal for meetings where attendees can bring their families and tack on a little vacation time." Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center (St. Pete Beach, Fla.) ✦ Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center ✦ Caribe, The Resort (Orange Beach, Ala.) ✦ Daytona Beach Resort ✦ Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center (Kissimmee, Fla.) ✦ Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa (San Antonio, Texas) ✦ Landmark Resort Hotel (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) ✦ Ocean Creek Resort & Conference Center (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) ✦ Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island (Fla.) Beach Resort & Spa ✦ Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld ✦ Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center (St. Pete Beach, Fla.) See ad on pg. 20 Top All-Around Value Resorts for Groups "These resorts have an outstanding ability to welcome all types of groups, providing both casual and upscale amenities and services for families as well as VIP attendees." ✦ Bay Point Wyndham Resort (Panama City Beach, Fla.) ✦ Grand Hotel Marriott Resort (Point Clear, Ala.) ✦ Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa (Lexington, Ky.) See ad on pg. 31 ✦ Hilton Daytona Beach (Fla.) Oceanfront Resort Top Exclusive Resorts for Groups "These luxury resorts are able to provide amenities and services that are ideal for meetings and events with VIP attendees who have high expectations for an 'exclusive' environment." ✦ Bellasera Hotel (Naples, Fla.) See ad on pg. 24 ✦ Hollywood (Fla.) Beach Marriott ✦ Lakeway Resort & Spa (Austin, Texas) ✦ Lansdowne Resort (Leesburg, Va.) ✦ Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate ✦ Orlando World Center Marriott Resort ✦ Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort (Destin, Fla.) ✦ Doral Golf Resort & Spa Miami ✦ Eden Roc Renaissance Beach Resort & Spa (Miami Beach, Fla.) ✦ L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles (Louisiana) ✦ Mandarin Oriental Miami Westin Hilton Head (S.C.) Island Resort & Spa ✦ Omni Amelia Island Plantation (Fernandina Beach, Fla.) ✦ RiverStone Resort & Spa (Pigeon Forge, Tenn.) ✦ The Biltmore Hotel (Coral Gables, Fla.) ✦ Westin Hilton Head (S.C.) Island Resort & Spa See ad on pg. 21 ✦ Wild Dunes Resort (Isle of Palms, S.C.) w w w. c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m M A Y 2 0 1 3 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 19