Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and its award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest(R) (SPG) program announced the winners of the 2012 Member Favorites List which can be seen on spg.com/resorts and SPG’s new Pinterest page: pinterest.com/SPGLife. Selected by members, SPG’s second annual survey identifies over seventy of the top Starwood resorts across nine categories. Twenty six made the list for the first time including new resorts such as The Westin Resort & Spa in Playa Conchal, Costa Rica and The Naka Island, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Phuket.
SPG’s well traveled members were invited to identify their favorite resorts, the top twelve of which were listed across the following nine categories: Best Beach Resort, Most Romantic Retreat, Best Exotic Escape, Best Family Experience, Best Golf Getaway, Best Island Paradise, Best Spa Indulgence, Best Winter Adventure and Best Small Wonder.
Among the most popular resorts selected by members for 2012 are: