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Downtown Chattanooga boutique hotel near river.

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THE CHATTANOOGAN HOTEL EARNS THE COVETED AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD - Fifth year in a row that upscale hotel earns designation-



CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 30, 2012) – Benchmark Hospitality International’s The Chattanoogan has received the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Rating.  The Chattanoogan is the only full-service hotel in Chattanooga to receive the designation, and one of only 12 hotels in the state of Tennessee to receive the honor.  Lodgings at the Four Diamond Rating offer an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.

“We are extremely honored to receive the valued AAA Four Diamond Rating for the fifth time,” said Tom Cupo, Regional Managing Director of The Chattanoogan.  “This award recognizes our commitment to providing excellent hospitality and a memorable experience for all of our guests.  The Four Diamond Rating is also a wonderful way to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our professional team members.”   

The Chattanoogan is part of an exclusive group within the hospitality industry.  In 2012, only 3.8 percent of the more than 59,000 AAA Approved and Diamond Rated lodgings and restaurants across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean received the designation.     

The AAA Four Diamond-rated The Chattanoogan, located in Chattanooga, Tenn., is an upscale hotel with 199 beautiful guest rooms and suites, three outstanding restaurants, an IACC-certified 25,000 square-foot conference center with comprehensive meeting planning and audiovisual support services, and a spa with four treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool, and patio overlooking the hotel’s courtyard. 

The property is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Atlanta; Nashville, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Birmingham, Ala.  It is within walking distance of the city’s museums, galleries, retail stores, restaurants and The Tennessee Aquarium. 

For more information or reservations, call (423) 756-3400, toll free (877) 756-1684 or visit The Chattanoogan’s Website at www.chattanooganhotel.com.

Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Resorts & HotelsSM.  The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  The company's eastern regional office is in New Jersey, western regional office is in Washington, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark's properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com. ?

The assignment of a AAA rating of One to Five Diamonds marks the completion of a successful annual evaluation. All properties must first meet AAA’s rigorous requirements to become AAA Approved® establishments.  More information about AAA Diamond Ratings and the complete Four and Five Diamond Award winners lists are accessible at www.AAA.com/News.



Angela Southard Winther
Winther Communications Inc.
(843) 881-4824
(803) 753-0188