GATEWAY, Colo., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa – a luxurious world-class destination in the heart of the American West – has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards as the #12 Best Resort in the World, the #3 Best Resort in the U.S., and the #1 Best Resort inColorado, with a score of 96.617.
“We are delighted that the results of the 2014 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards reflect the substantial investments in accommodation and service excellence that we have made over the last two years,” says John Hendricks, Owner and Creator of Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa. “Our aim has been to create one of the world’s greatest destination resorts and it is extremely gratifying to now see that over 76,000 savvy readers of Conde Nast Traveler have voted Gateway Canyons as the #12 best resort in the world, the #3 best resort in the United States, and the #1 best resort in Colorado. My congratulations go out to our dedicated resort management team and staff who have been relentless in their quest to create perfect vacation and retreat experiences for our guests.”
The Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” More than 76,600 dedicated readers cast votes for 7,721 hotels, 642 cities, 453 cruise ships, and 148 islands. The result? The 1,182 best travel experiences in the world.
Located in the spectacular red rock canyons of western Colorado, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa caters to the most discerning traveler with 72 luxury guest rooms and suites, including 14 newly-completed casitas – while delighting guests with savory dining options at Entrada Restaurant, wellness-focused treatments at The Spa, canyon air tours and trips aboard a luxury helicopter, privileged access to more than 100 years of automotive history and design at the Gateway Auto Museum and a variety of self-selected experiential activities offered through the on-site Adventure Center and Driven Experiences programs. Gateway Canyons is also home of the Curiosity Project, comprised of luxury learning vacations at the resort and a digital subscription service for deep-dive factual content to launch as curiosityclub.com in 2015.
Created by John Hendricks, Founder and Former Chairman of the Discovery Channel and Discovery Communications, Gateway Canyons Resort is dedicated to nurturing guests’ minds and spirits through lifelong learning programs and adventures within an inspiring natural environment. Whether spending an evening discovering the galaxies, nebulae and star clusters under one of the darkest night skies on the planet, or an afternoon taking a Bentley Supersport through the scenic rural byways of the American West, the resort awaits travelers ready to awaken their adventurous spirit.
Situated at the convergence of five majestic canyons, Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa is located just minutes from the renowned Moab Desert of Utah and one hour southwest of the Grand Junction Regional Airport, which offers multiple non-stop flights daily from Denver, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Phoenix and Salt Lake City.
Gateway Canyons Resort is an independently-owned destination resort property managed by Noble House Hotels and Resorts. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the importance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.