January 2, 2008
Sundance, Utah-The Sundance Resort, located in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, was listed in Conde Nast Traveler's prestigious Gold List for January 2008. The Gold List is a comprehensive list of the world's best places to stay. In addition, the Sundance Resort received special culinary recognition for 2008 Best by Food with a score of 96.8. The Inn at Thorn Hill in Jackson, New Hampshire ranked first with a score of 100. The Resort tied with the Inn at Little Washington, Washington, Virginia, for the Best by Food award.
These awards come on the heels of the Sundance receiving the esteemed Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, ranking second for the Top 50 United States Resorts with a score of 94.6 and 34th in the world. Lodge on Little St. Simon Island, Georgia was the first ranked resort on the Readers' Choice U.S. list.
Sundance, the picturesque destination resort, founded by Robert Redford in 1969, is a year round resort at the base of 12,000-foot Mt. Timpanogos offering an array of mountain activities including snow sports, hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, and horseback riding as well as unique offerings such as art classes, exhibits and periodic film screenings.
More than 28,000 Conde Nast Traveler's readers offered the magazine comments on what distinguishes the best resorts in the world. The result is the 14th Annual Gold List.
"Sundance is very proud to be listed in this prestigious list," commented Chad Linebaugh, Co General Manager, Sundance Resort. "The Conde Nast Gold List sets the standard for the top hotels in the world and Sundance is honored to be a part of it. We are especially proud of our culinary team for its Best by Food ranking."
Nestled at the base of 12,000-foot Mt. Timpanogos, the Sundance Resort is a 5,000-acre destination resort, committed to maintaining the balance of art, nature and recreation. Sundance offers diverse mountain recreation experiences and encourages the cultivation of art and self-expression, as well as the preservation of the land. Created by Robert Redford, Sundance is a haven for discovery and inspiration, featuring 100 well-appointed cottages and homes consistent with the Sundance brand. The Sundance family of companies includes the Sundance Resort, Sundance Preserve, Sundance Institute, Sundance Channel, Sundance Cinemas and Sundance Catalog. For more information on Sundance, call 801-225-4107 or visit our website, www.sundanceresort.com.