The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced today that The Woodlands Resort, located just 30 minutes north of downtown Houston, has been recognized as the #8 Resort in the Southwest-Texas region by the 2019 Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, rising 11 spots from their 2018 ranking. The award follows up the The Woodlands Resort being named #5 Best Hotel Pool in the United States by USA Today 10 Best readers in summer 2019.

“We are honored to be recognized as the top resort in the Southwest-Texas category, and in the top five for our world-class pool, Waterpark and Lazy River,” said Gregg Harper, General Manager. “Our commitment to creating memorable experiences is always a top priority for us here at the resort. Both accolades are a true testament to our incredible team, and most importantly, to our loyal guests who have helped make our resort a destination for all ages.”

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a record-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. In addition, as one of the top ten most-visited travel information sites in North America, USA Today 10Best partnered with a panel of experts to pick the initial 20 nominees and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

The Woodlands Resort features 402 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, creating an oasis for those looking to escape their bustling urban environments. Tucked away on a stunning 500-acre, tree-filled property, The Woodlands Resort is the ideal vacation destination for families, friends and couples as well as an exceptional venue for meetings, conferences, social events and weddings. The Woodlands community also offers world-class shopping, dining and entertainment at nearby Market Street, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, and along The Woodlands Waterway®.

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