Awards & Press


The Woodlands Resort is honored to have received recognition and accolades from leading travel and meeting planning authorities over the years.


Travel + Leisure Golf: America’s Top 100 Golf Communities
Golf Digest: Top 75 Best Golf Resorts in America (a division of USA Today Travel): Top Hotel Pools Families Love
CitySearch Houston: Best Weekend Getaway in the Houston Area
Spring Moms Online: Readers' Choice Winner
The Knot: Best of Weddings
Meeting South: Best of the South
Corporate Meetings & Incentives: Paragon Award: Excellence in Conference Centers
Smart Meetings: Smart Stars Award
Meetings & Conventions: Gold Key Award: Consistent Excellence in Serving the Meetings Industry
Successful Meetings: Pinnacle Award: Outstanding Meetings Facility Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels in Houston Top 10 Best Value Hotels Top 10 Best Spa Hotels Top 10 Best Waterslides in Luxury Resorts

Press Releases

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The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center has been named as a Smart Meetings Magazine Smart Star for the third year in a row. Nominated and voted on by the Smart Meetings readers, the awards have become an industry benchmark that recognizes excellence. They are also an essential resource for meeting planners worldwide.

Readers voted for their top picks in 25 categories, and winners receive gold, silver and bronze awards.

“We are very proud of this year’s winners,” says Marin Bright, Smart Meetings CEO and founder. “The hotels, resorts and meeting venues are outstanding and deserve recognition. Voting for the Smart Star Awards gave readers the opportunity not only to give these properties additional exposure for their excellent service and special features, but also to reward them with future business.”


Christy Lee
Storyteller Communications

Blogger Relations Program

At The Woodlands Resort, we recognize social media’s power to drive authentic conversations. We strongly believe that the resort, its amenities and our amazing staff must be experienced in person to be fully appreciated, so we periodically invite bloggers and members of the working press to visit as guests.

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Media Contact:

Lauren Bevilacqua

Marketing Coordinator
The Woodlands Resort