BATON ROUGE, LA--(Marketwire - Nov 12, 2012) - Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, developed by Wampold Companies of Baton Rouge, La., has received the prestigious "Best New Product" Award from Marriott International, Inc. Marriott International honored its full service franchise partners last week at their annual MINA Conference held at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort in Florida.
Awards were given to franchisees to recognize and honor their commitment to hospitality excellence. Representatives from Renaissance Hotels (including the Renaissance Baton Rouge), JW Marriott Hotels, Autograph Collection, Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Gaylord Hotels were all in attendance.
In its first year, the 256-room Baton Rouge luxury hotel has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the coveted AAA Four-Diamond Award and the recent Trip Advisor® Certificate of Excellence.
The opening of the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, which just celebrated its one year anniversary in October, represented the completion of the first full service hotel in Baton Rouge in more than 40 years. The luxury hotel is also the first Renaissance-branded property to open in the greater Baton Rouge area.
"We are honored to be named 'Best New Product' by Marriott International and look forward to sharing our commitment to hospitality excellence with the people of Baton Rouge and visitors near and far," said Mike Wampold, owner and developer of the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.
About the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel
As one of the top Baton Rouge hotels near LSU, our close proximity to Tiger Stadium, the State Capitol, downtown Baton Rouge and upscale shopping makes this an ideal locale for business guests and group travelers, as well as for weekend getaways and tailgating. Featuring luxurious hotel suites and guest rooms, the Baton Rouge hotel offers unforgettable accommodations in the heart of Louisiana. Located 1 mile south of Interstate 10 at the corner of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Anselmo Lane, the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel is conveniently situated between the Mall of Louisiana, the area's major regional shopping mall, and Perkins Rowe, a popular upscale lifestyle center.
About Wampold Companies
Wampold Companies (www.wampold.com), founded in 1981 by Mike Wampold, has built a solid reputation of proven performance in the areas of real estate development, construction, major capital renovations and property management. Wampold is the developer/owner of the new 256-room Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel located at 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge, La.