Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa Receives Approval From Travel Alternative Groups

Luxury Resort Set In Arizona’s Famed Red Rock Country Recognized For LGBT-Welcoming Practices

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April 27, 2011

SEDONA, Ariz. - Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa, a luxury resort set amidst the spectacular beauty of Northern Arizona’s Red-Rock country, was recently recognized by Travel Alternatives Group (TAG) for its commitment to genuinely welcoming the LGBT community. After thorough evaluation, TAG acknowledged Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa for its employment policies, services and support returned to the LGBT community.

“We are extremely honored to receive this approval from TAG,” said Edgar Lozoya, general manager of Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa. “We feel that it is important to support our local LGBT community and welcome all travelers to our world-renowned destination.”

Sedona has always been known as a warm and friendly destination, and the Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa is no exception. As a TAG Approved® hotel, Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa meets six LGBT-friendly qualifications including treating heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies and employing staff who reflect the diversity of their community. Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa also recently partnered with The Arizona Pride Guide to give away a commitment ceremony at the property to a deserving couple.

Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa offers special services and amenities designed with the LGBT community in mind. Among them are wedding packages ideal for intimate commitment ceremonies in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Hilton Sedona Resort’s hospitality is also extended to four-legged travelers. At the resort, pets will enjoy special amenities such as complimentary pampering treats and access to patio dining areas.

Reservations: Call 1.877.2REDROCK. Or book online at www.hiltonsedonaresort.com.

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