Awards & Press Releases
AAA Four Diamond Award
For 75 years The American Automobile Association has been the country’s most extensive and informative hotel and restaurant rating agency. AAA’s Diamond Rating System is among the most trusted and recognized guidelines in the industry. We are proud to have achieved AAA’s esteemed Four Diamond Rating for the last 9 years for both the hotel and Shearn’s Restaurant. Shearn’s is one of only 11 restaurants in the Houston/Galveston region to have this honor.
TripAdvisor's 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award
The Moody Gardens Hotel is honored to be a winner of TripAdvisor’s 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award. This prestigious award is extended to hotels that consistently maintain an overall rating of four or higher in customer ratings. Only 10% of hotels achieve this status. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest and most trusted travel community with over 30 million customer reviews.
Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award 2012
The Moody Gardens Hotel has been named one of the best hotels and has received a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. The 2012 Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations, hotels and conference centers. The awarded organizations have done an outstanding job servicing their meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions during the previous year.
Meetings and Conventions Magazine's Gold Key Award
The award of excellence bestowed upon the finest hotels, resorts and conference centers.
Meeting planners selected their winning properties based on strict industry criteria including: staff attitude; quality of meeting rooms (link to Meetings & Events page); quality of guest services; food and beverage service; proficiency of handling reservations; availability of technical/support equipment and range of recreational facilities.
Smart Meetings Platinum Award 2010
This prestigious award recognizes excellence in service and amenities among meeting facilities in the Western U.S., Canada and Mexico. Out of thousands of qualified properties, only 100 are chosen.
Winners earn this recognition by providing the best in ambience, amenities, facility quality, guest services, meeting space, restaurant and dining facilities, staff attitude, technical support and recreational activities.
Corporate & Incentive Travel Award of Excellence
2010 recipient of one of the meeting industry’s most prestigious awards. The coveted Award of Excellence is bestowed upon properties selected by C&I subscribers that best served their corporate meetings and/or incentive travel programs.
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February 1, 2013
Discover an Oasis of Fun & Adventure for the Entire Family
February 1, 2013
Have a Hoppin' Good Time in the Gardens
June 25, 2012
Tap into Texas's Largest Craft Beer Festival
June 6, 2012
Moody Gardens Hotel Wins Prestigious Award