Marriott Recognizes Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, General Manager Among Best In Business

Palm Beach luxury resort named one of brand's full-service hotels of the year in Eastern Region; Roger Amidon honored as franchised GM of Year for Eastern Region

May 20, 2015, 09:11 ET from Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

SINGER ISLAND, Fla., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Riviera Beach -- Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa and its ace team have been applauded in Marriott International's latest awards. 

General Manager Roger Amidon, a long-admired supporter of Palm Beach tourism, was named Franchised General Manager of the Year for Marriott's Eastern Region. The AAA Four-Diamond retreat, the only all-suite luxury resort in Palm Beach County, was named one of Marriott International's Full-Service Hotels of the Year in the Eastern Region.

"A beautiful facility becomes an award-winning destination when there is thoughtful leadership at the helm," said Don J. Urgo, senior president and CEO of Urgo Hotels, which manages Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island. "We could not ask for a better hotelier to guide Singer Island and its ongoing success than Roger."

A longtime Palm Beach resident, Amidon has served as general manager of the Singer Island luxury hotel since 2012. He has worked with Marriott for 17 years and has more than 27 years of hospitality experience.

"Our Palm Beach resort excels because of its incredible staff members, whether they are wowing guests directly or facilitating the magic from behind the scenes," Amidon said. "The hotels of the year honor goes to my entire team. I am enormously proud of what we have accomplished together."

About Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Rising 21 stories above a beautiful stretch of palm-fringed sand, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa is the only all-suite beachfront property in Palm Beach County. Each of its 193 suites offers spacious and stylish condo-style living in surroundings that are equally ideal for family vacations, romantic getaways and business travel. The decor is sleek and contemporary, with modern furnishings and a palette that evokes the sand, sea and sky. Dining choices at the Sanger Island hotel range from exceptional American regional cuisine to casual Caribbean fare. The resort's award-winning SiSpa offers sea-inspired pampering and wellness therapies, while its boutique-style meeting space beautifully accommodates high-powered conferences, exquisite beach weddings, and sophisticated social events.  Comfortably furnished outdoor spaces make the most of the Florida sun and sea breezes, inviting guests to relax poolside or gather for an evening of drinks and conversation by a fire pit. For information, call 1-561-340-1700 or visit Follow Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa on Facebook and Twitter.

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