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ConventionSouth Magazine Releases the 2021 List of Revitalizing Resorts

GULF SHORES, Ala. (March 1, 2021) — The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of Revitalizing Resorts. In February,ConventionSouth editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 74 resorts that offer opportunities to recharge and revitalize. From those resorts, ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans were asked to vote for their top picks.

A complete list of the 74 resorts nominated by ConventionSouth editors can be found on ConventionSouth’s Facebook page.

“It’s been a year since the world shut down, and the meetings industry is ready for renewal. These resorts provide opportunities to do just that, with spectacular scenery, a warm climate, and great amenities,” said ConventionSouth’s Associate Publisher, Ashleigh Osborne. “Despite recent hardships, resorts across the South haven’t slowed down in their efforts to deliver a top-tier experience. They’re still upgrading, renovating, and re-imagining their accommodations, meeting facilities and F&B offerings, and they have gone above and beyond to offer unique and memorable experiences that follow best practices in health and safety.”

The following list of 15 resorts gained the top votes. The May print and digital issue of ConventionSouth will share this list with meeting planners from across the country who book meeting sites in the South. Resorts appear in alphabetical order:

Big Cedar Lodge

Ridgedale, MO

Big Cypress Lodge

Memphis, TN

Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center

Orlando, FL

Colonial Williamsburg Resorts

Williamsburg, VA

Coushatta Casino Resort

Kinder, LA

Eau Palm Beach

Manalapan, FL

Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa

Point Clear, AL

Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Palm Coast, FL

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort

Orlando, FL

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa

San Antonio, FL

Margaritaville Lake Resort

Montgomery, TX

Paragon Casino Resort & Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center

Marksville, LA

Perdido Beach Resort

Orange Beach, AL

Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

Panama City Beach, FL

Stonewall Resort

Roanoke, WV


About ConventionSouth Magazine

Celebrating more than 35 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Ala., and is circulated to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held within the South & Caribbean Region.

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About the author

Diane Sears

A career journalist, author and advocate for business growth, Diane Sears is the CEO, editor and publisher of i4 Business. She is also the founder and president of DiVerse Media LLC, which has handled content marketing projects including nonfiction books, white papers, executive speeches and scripts since 2000. She is co-founder of the nonprofit Go for the Greens Foundation, which helps connect women-owned and minority-owned business owners with growth opportunities internationally.

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