Thursday, 17 November 2022 14:26

Discover Saratoga Receives 2022 Stella Award

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Discover Saratoga has announced they have been named one of the 2022 recipients of the 6th Annual Stella Awards by Northstar Meetings Group and its leading brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings.

A total of 220 organizations from around the globe are being honored for consistently delivering quality service and innovation to meeting and event professionals. The list of winners, finalists and their profiles can be found at 

Discover Saratoga was named a bronze winner in the Northeast category for Best CVB/DMO. The Stella Awards are the meeting industry’s highest honor, recognizing hotels, convention centers, conference centers, airlines, cruise lines, DMOs/CVBs and DMCs that consistently deliver quality service and innovation to meeting and event professionals. 

“What an honor,” said Darryl Leggieri, President of Discover Saratoga. “We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the top Convention and Tourism Bureaus in the industry. We’re so grateful to our hospitality partners for their service, and for making Saratoga Springs a popular destination for meetings and events.” 

This year, nearly 6,000 votes were cast from around the world for the 561 destinations, hotels and service providers nominated in 16 categories across six regions in the United States and worldwide. Winners were selected for achieving overall excellence, superb food and beverage, professionalism of staff, sustainability initiatives, and other critical aspects of the meetings and event experience. 

“Congratulations to all of the 2022 Stella Award winners and finalists,” said Loren Edelstein, vice president and content director for Northstar Meetings Group. “The strong resurgence we’re now seeing in meetings in the U.S. and around the world indicates meetings are back. And this year’s honorees demonstrate they’re not only back, but they’re better than ever. Thank you to the 2022 Stella Award winners for demonstrating their commitment to excellence in meetings, incentives, conferences and events.” 

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