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Published: 08/16/2011
CONTACT(s):
Edward Mendoza 505-830-5784

New Mexico Hotel Wins National Award

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel Awarded 2011 Best of the West
Albuquerque, NM (August 16, 2011) – Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel was awarded the 2011
Best of the West Award by national publication Meetings Focus.
 
For a hotel to be awarded the Best of the West awards; Meetings Focus polls its readers to get
their take on what hotels and resorts throughout the regions delivered a superlative meetings
experience.
 
The properties are judged on the following criteria: the quality of meeting space; guest rooms;
guest services and amenities; food and beverage service; high-tech services and equipment;
recreational facilities and activates; the efficiency and helpfulness of staff; and overall value and
experience.
 
“Now that business is on the upswing and expectations from attendees and organization are
rising, meeting planners need to make informed decisions about what facilities are best suited for
their meetings,” says Meetings Focus. “And who better to get that information from than fellow
planners who have held meetings at the properties.”
 
“We are extremely honored to be one of only two hotels in the entire state of New Mexico to be
selected as a 2011 Best of the West Award Winner,” said Edward Mendoza CTC, CMP Director
of Sales and Marketing for the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel. “It’s a testament that
Uptown Albuquerque is a great location to hold meetings.” “Our commitment to service and $20
Million renovations makes us a perfect choice when considering Albuquerque for a meeting.”
 
About the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
The Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel is a 295 room property with 17,000 square feet of first
class meeting and banquet space. The hotel features the signature Sheraton Sweet SleeperSM
beds and 37” LCD flat-screen televisions. The Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown has a unique and
urban style Lobby Bar and The Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft provides guests
complimentary high-speed Internet access, computers, and a printer in a relaxed lounge setting
and for those who are on the go Starbucks coffee and snacks await them in the Sol Café.
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