Make Memories this Summer, with Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® And Enter for a Chance to Win a Trip Curated by President & CEO, Alex Cabaňas

The Woodlands, Texas (July 1, 2014) – Summer is about quality time spent with family and friends, exploring the world, together. Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® knows how important that time is together, and have announced the #PLRHMemories contest to help travelers share the memories made at their resorts. In addition, guests that share their #PLRHMemories on the Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels Facebook page, will also enter to win a trip, personally curated by President & CEO Alex Cabaňas, to one of their 13 hotels across Hawaii, the continental United States and the Caribbean.

“Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® first and foremost, is a family business.  Our portfolio of dynamic resorts and hotels offer a sense of individualism and confidence and evoke a great element of discovery,” states Cabaňas.  “PLRH celebrates adventure, originality and smiles. Our guests are well-read and well-traveled, with a penchant for authentic, local experiences. They are motivated by the journey and so are we.  We celebrate the story of each hotel, each staff member and each guest in a way that allows us to deliver and experience that makes memories.”

How to enter:  Travelers to Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels are invited to share their fondest memories made at any of the 13 resorts & hotels, on the PLRH Facebook page, with the hashtag #PLRHMemories, between now and September 30, 2014.  

Each month, four photos tagged with #PLRHMemories, on the PLRH Facebook page, will be randomly selected to win a trip to one of the 13 Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels. The trip is curated by President & CEO, Alex Cabanas.  “I selected some of our favorite local activities and amenities to give a real taste of not only our resort, but also the community they reside in.” 

Sample trips include:

SeaTraditions at Santa Barbara Beach Resort, Curaçao includes:  Luxurious Room Accommodations; Two Day Car Rental including a Map of Alex Cabañas’ Favorite Beaches; Half Day Snorkel Trip with Lunch for 2 Adults and 2 Children 3-12;  Four Dushi T Shirts.  Dushi is the Papiamento word for all things good in the world including people, places or things.

Willows Lodge in Woodinville Wine Country’s Winecation in Wine Country, includes an Overnight in a luxurious Nicer-style guest room; Complimentary glass of Sommelier select wine for two in Fireside upon arrival; Complimentary use of bicycles to cruise the Burke-Gilman Trail near the hotel; Complimentary ride in its pedicab to one local winery; and a delicious Le Picnic for two prepared by the Barking Frog restaurant, provided in a convenient signature backpack – perfect for exploring Woodinville Wine Country. 

Villas of Grand Cypress, Orlando includes: Luxury Accommodations; Four (4) flights shared by two (2) people at iFLY Orlando with a DVD of flight session and personalized flight certificates; Two (2) individual three (3) Lap Ride-alongs at the Richard Petty Drive Experience Walt Disney World Speedway; Breakfast for two (2) daily; One (1) Dinner for two (2) in Forbes Four-Star Nine18; Welcome drink upon arrival; Use of fishing gear and free-style tournament; Use of bicycle fleet; Access to three (3) hole golf practice facility and driving range.  

Hotel Arista, Naperville, Illinois, Includes three nights’ luxury guest room accommodations in a gran luxe king room; Signature Healing Couples massage in Arista Spa; Exclusive all day Town Car service (8 hours) to/from downtown Chicago;  “My kind of Town” welcome amenity; Shuttle service to downtown Naperville and/or Oakbrook; Breakfast for two (2) each morning
Dinner for two (2) in CityGate Grille; Copy of Frank Sinatra’s “Best of the Best” CD featuring the iconic recording, “(Chicago is) My Kind of Town”.

Interested travelers can also book these experiences, curated by President & CEO Alex Cabaňas, on each hotel’s website.  


About Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels®
Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels® includes unique hand-picked properties in spectacular U.S. destinations coast to coast. Each hotel and resort delivers personal luxury in a spirit true to its own distinctive locale, yet in keeping with the collection’s shared mission. They represent a select portfolio of Benchmark Hospitality International®, which has been a leading US-based hospitality management company for over 30 years.  Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels is the preferred choice of guests who yearn for transformation over accommodation, customization over conformity, and inspiration over predictability.  With Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels, luxury is always personal.  To become a fan on Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at