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Gateway Canyons Recognized With Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award As #1 Best Resort In Colorado

GATEWAY, Colo. – Oct. 24, 2014 – Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa – a luxurious world-class destination in the heart of the American West – has been recognized by Condé 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 in Colorado, with a score of 96.617.

“We are delighted that the results of the 2014 Condé 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 Condé 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 Condé 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.

For more information, call Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa at 1-866-671-4733 or visit www.gatewaycanyons.com. Gateway Canyons is located at 43200 Hwy 141, Gateway, Colo. 81522.


Noble House Hotels & Resorts
Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., has been a privately held company for more than 30 years, originally founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee. This Seattle, Wash. based corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 17 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the four coastal corners of America with the newly refurbished Kona Kai Resort & Marina and Riviera Palm Springs in Calif., Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys, and The Edgewater in Seattle, Wash., and recently entered the international segment with the May 2014 acquisition of Belize Ocean Club & Resort, located on Maya Beach, Placencia, Belize. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, stay true to local history, culture and ambiance. For more information, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.