January 10, 2008 01:01 ET

Twenty-Two Area Establishments Receive Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - January 10, 2008) -

WHY:   AAA Texas presents AAA Four Diamond Awards to fourteen hotels and
       eight restaurants in the Greater Houston/Galveston area.

WHEN:  Thursday, January 10, 2008 @ 11:30 AM (central).

WHERE: The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
       1601 Lake Robbins Drive
       The Woodlands, Texas

WHO:   Fourteen lodgings and eight restaurants will receive the prestigious
       2008 AAA Four Diamond Award® for the Greater Houston/Galveston
       region. The establishments are listed below with the consecutive
       years that they have earned the award.

Lodging Name                                Years             City

Hilton Americas-Houston                       3             HOUSTON
Hotel Icon                                    3             HOUSTON
Hilton Houston Post Oak                       3             HOUSTON
InterContinental Houston                      5             HOUSTON
Omni Houston Hotel                            2             HOUSTON
Omni Houston Westside                         2             HOUSTON
Renaissance Houston Hotel Greenway Plaza      6             HOUSTON
The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa             13             HOUSTON
The Westin Galleria, Houston                  5             HOUSTON
The Westin Oaks, Houston                      5             HOUSTON
Hotel Galvez-A Wyndham Historic Hotel         4           GALVESTON
Moody Gardens Hotel & Spa                     4           GALVESTON
The San Luis Resort Spa & Conference Center   8           GALVESTON
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel &       4       THE WOODLANDS
 Convention Center

Restaurant Name                             Years            City

Bank Jean-Georges                             3             HOUSTON
Quattro                                       6             HOUSTON
Shearn's Restaurant                           4           GALVESTON
The Steakhouse                                5           GALVESTON
Brennan's of Houston                          6             HOUSTON
Noe' Restaurant & Bar                         3             HOUSTON
The Remington Restaurant                      6             HOUSTON
Tony's                                        6             HOUSTON

About the AAA Four Diamond Award:

The Diamond ratings are included in each lodging and restaurant listing in the 2008 AAA Texas TourBook® guide, in print and on AAA's Web site at AAA's more than 50 million members depend on TourBook guides to assist them with their travel-related decisions. An establishment's AAA Diamond rating is often the deciding factor when members choose a lodging or restaurant.

AAA's 65 AAA/CAA tourism editors visit nearly 60,000 lodgings and restaurants each year throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Tourism editors conduct unannounced evaluations of lodgings and restaurants, scrutinizing such areas as cleanliness, ambiance, amenities, and service.

AAA Texas, a member of the American Automobile Association federation of motor clubs, has been serving Texans since 1902. Today, more than a million AAA Texas members benefit from the organization's roadside assistance service, travel agency, financial products, automotive pricing, buying and financing, trip planning services, and traffic safety programs. Information about these products and services is available on AAA Texas' web site at

Note: This event is not open to the public.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rose Rougeau
    713.284.6552 (direct)
    1.800.888.5521 (ext. 6552)
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