Vintage Twelve Offers Christmas Menu with Local Flair

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – December 17, 2014 – Kingston Resorts invites you to enjoy special a Christmas dinner at Vintage Twelve. The holiday menu will be available from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 25 at the oceanfront restaurant in Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach Resort, 9800 Queensway Blvd., Myrtle Beach. Prices are $36 per person not including tax or gratuity.

Vintage Twelve specializes in gourmet dining featuring low country cuisine. Traditional southern favorites are reinvented with produce from local farmers and fresh seafood from Murrells Inlet. The result is a flavorful and unique dining experience with every visit. For Christmas, the chefs have prepared a special menu featuring the following four courses.

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Kingston Plantation Earns 14th Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings Magazine

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (December 1, 2014) – Kingston Plantation, an oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, received its 14th Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings magazine. The resort is one of only two Myrtle Beach conference facilities to earn the award.

The awards are considered one of the most prestigious recognitions in the meetings and conventions industry. The 2014 Pinnacle Awards recognize excellence by identifying the convention and visitor bureaus, hotels and conference centers that set the standard for others to follow.

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Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort Earns Gold Key Award for 2014

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – November 18, 2014 – Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort at Kingston Resorts, an oceanfront resort complex in Myrtle Beach, has received the prestigious Gold Key Award for 2014. For more than 30 years, this annual award has been leading the industry recognizing the world’s finest meeting properties.

All winners of this award of excellence were nominated and selected by the professional meeting planner readers of Meetings & Convention magazine, who based their votes on the overall professionalism and quality of the property. This year, 151 domestic and 17 international hotels and resorts were honored as Gold Key winners – by this distinct audience. Meeting planners selected their winning properties based on strict industry criteria including: staff attitude; quality of meeting rooms; quality of guest services; food and beverage service; proficiency of handling reservations; availability of technical/support equipment and range of recreational facilities.

“We have been included in the Gold Key awards for more than 10 years, and we’re thrilled to be included once again,” said Bob Barenberg, managing director. “Clearly, the decision makers are a very knowledgeable group of meeting professionals, and we know the judging is extremely difficult. We are very proud of our staff and beautiful facility to be selected among the very best.”

“The 2014 Gold Key winners have met these tough standards through their dedication and by providing outstanding service,” said Kirk Lewis, Meetings & Conventions publisher. “The entire M&C staff commends the properties that have demonstrated the qualities and commitment to earn the Gold Key distinction.”

Meetings & Conventions is a division of NORTHSTAR Travel Media LLC, publishers of worldwide directories, periodicals, electronic products, and destination information services for the travel, meetings and hospitality industry.

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Budget Gourmet: Duck breast

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW)

Ingredients

4-12 oz boneless duck breast halves
4-teaspoons chopped fresh thyme, divided
2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

Using a sharp knife, score skin of duck breasts in crisscross patterns. Sprinkle duck breasts on both sides with 1 teaspoon thyme, 1 teaspoon pepper and 1 teaspoon salt. Cover and chill

Heat 2 large skillets over medium heat. Add 2 duck breasts, skin side down. Cook until skin is crisp and golden for about 7 minutes. Turn duck breasts over and cook. Remove from heat. Let duck rest for 5 minutes.

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Kingston Plantation Named in Meetings Focus’ Best of the South Awards

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – September 29, 2014 – Kingston Plantation, an oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, is named among the Best in the South by Meetings Focus. Each year, Meetings Focus polls its users–made up of meeting planners who hold events around the world–to determine the best hotels and resorts for meetings and events in North America.

The properties are judged on the quality of meeting space; guest rooms; services and amenities; food and beverage; tech and bandwidth support; recreational facilities/activities; helpfulness of staff; and overall value and experience. Properties are divided into the same regional categories as the magazine: West, East, South and Mid-America.

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Buy Two Get One Night Free at Kingston Plantation

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – September 25, 2014 – Kingston Plantation, an oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, is offering an attractive deal to extend your beach vacation. Guests who reserve two nights in the two-bedroom plantation villas or the two-bedroom accommodations in the North Hampton and South Hampton condominiums will receive one night free.

This promotion is available while inventory lasts and is subject to availability. Guests must stay three consecutive nights to receive the third night free. This offer is not valid with any other discounts or on holiday weekend. For reservations, call +1 800 876 0010 and reference the promotional code “BUY.”

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