Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Named Gold Key Award Winner for 2013

Indianapolis hotel awarded prestigious award for the fourth consecutive year

Jul 29, 2013, 12:25 ET from Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

INDIANAPOLIS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, a White Lodging Services managed property was named a Gold Key Award recipient by Meeting & Conventions magazine for 2013, making this the fourth consecutive year.

"I am so proud of our entire staff here at the hotel, because each of them contributed to the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown winning this prestigious award for four consecutive years," said General Manager Phil Ray. "It is a great accomplishment for our hotel and it shows that we know how to partner with our group clients and execute to achieve excellent results!"

The Gold Key Award recognizes hotels around the world that provide an exceptional meeting or convention experience for guests.  Winners were nominated and selected by the readers of Meeting & Conventions magazine, who based their votes on strict industry criteria including attitude of the staff, meeting room quality, guest service quality, food and beverage service, proficiency of handling reservations, availability of technical/support equipment, and range of recreational facilities. 

For more information about meetings and events at the hotel, call the hotel directly at (317) 822-3500 or visit the website at

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White Lodging Services Corporation - was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Ind. White Lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid-to large-scale hotels across the country. Its current portfolio consists of more than 168 hotels in 21 states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Preferred Hotels, Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

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