Kingston Plantation and Kingston Shores Win International Magellan Awards

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – October 30, 2013 – Kingston Plantation and Kingston Shores, comprising Kingston Resorts, were selected as Magellan Award winners for best family resort hotel and best beach resort hotel. The winners of The 2013 Magellan Awards were announced by Travel Weekly.

With entries from across the United States and around the world, the Magellan Awards are the premier awards honoring the best in the travel industry. The complete list of winners can be viewed at The awards honor a broad range of industry segments including hotels and resorts, travel destinations, cruise lines, online travel services, airlines and airports, travel agents and agencies, tour operators and car rental companies.

Kingston Plantation was awarded a Silver Magellan Award for best family resort hotel, and Kingston Shores was awarded a Silver Magellan Award for best beach resort hotel.

The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a panel of top travel professionals representing the most accomplished leaders in the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, instead they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or may have no winners at all. Travel Weekly and are the most influential news resources for the travel industry.

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