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Terranea Resort Honored with California Hotel & Lodging Association Stars of Industry Community Service Award

Thursday, December 05, 2019
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(December 5, 2019) — The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CHLA) awarded Terranea Resort its prestigious "Community Service Award" at this year's Stars of the Industry celebration, a recognition honoring hotel properties that demonstrate outstanding responsiveness to their local community. At large, the annual celebration recognizes lodging employees and properties that "best embody the quality service standards of the industry." CHLA further recognized Terranea Resort and its associates in multiple categories, including naming Director of Housekeeping Liza Acosta as a finalist for the "WIL Connect Leader of the Year Award" and nominating the hotel for its green-minded "Good Earthkeeping Award."

"It is an honor to be recognized by our industry peers for the commitment we make to act as meaningful advocates for our community and associates," says Terranea Resort President Terri A. Haack. "I am beyond proud of my team, for associates like Liza, who acts with integrity and empowering those around her every day, and Sustainability Leader Lauren Bergloff, who has championed efforts to minimize the resort's environmental footprint and continues to lead initiatives like our ‘20/20/20' commitment to reduce energy and water use and overall waste."

Celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary this year, Terranea Resort remains committed to the philanthropic ethos on which it was founded: to preserve the natural, cultural, and historical integrity of its environment and act as advocates for the local community and its associates. This is evident through the many charitable efforts at the forefront of Terranea's programming, including but not limited to their robust support of Chefs to End Hunger, The Midnight Mission, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Toys for Tots, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, The Peninsula Education Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and Rainbow Services.

About Terranea Resort

Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Terranea is the premier oceanfront resort in Southern California with 102 acres of unparalleled Pacific Ocean views on the Los Angeles coast. Terranea opened its doors in June 2009 and proudly celebrates a milestone 10th anniversary in 2019: 10 years of service and memorable guest experiences in this scenic Southern California enclave. The resort also offers world-class accommodations that range from hotel suites to bungalows, oceanfront casitas, and luxurious villas, which are also available for purchase as seaside second homes through Terranea Real Estate. Amenities include The Links at Terranea, a nine-hole, par-3 golf course; award-winning 50,000 sq. ft. oceanfront spa, fitness, and wellness center; four swimming pools and a 140-foot waterslide; marea luxury boutique; 135,000 sq. ft. of conference and meeting space; and nine dining venues including signature, coastal fine dining restaurant mar'sel; catalina kitchen, serving a New American menu showcasing the bounty of California in a comfortably chic environment; Nelson's, a cliffside spot ideal for whale watching; newly opened wellness eatery solviva; and Asian-inspired bashi. Terranea takes pride in its farm-to-Terranea culinary philosophy that focuses on utilizing local and sustainable ingredients. Terranea's bountiful land boasts herb and vegetable gardens, lemon groves, bee hives, farm-fresh eggs, a Sea Salt Conservatory, and more. In addition, the resort's team of expert Experience Concierge members at the dedicated Experience Center help guests discover and explore Terranea's rich terrain that includes miles of scenic coastal trails, a secluded beach cove, and ocean environments. Fun, enriching programs and activities such as falconry, archery, kayaking, and paddle boarding also abound. Terranea Resort is owned by a joint venture comprised of Lowe and JC Resorts, managed by CoralTree Hospitality Group, and is a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts program and Virtuoso Travel Network. Since its opening, Terranea Resort has been named one of Travel + Leisure's "500 Best Hotels in the World" and earned a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's "Readers' Choice Awards" and "Gold List." The resort also received the "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator and has been recognized numerous times on U.S. News & World Report's "Best U.S. Hotels" list. In 2019, Terranea was designated a Great Place To Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work. For additional information about Terranea Resort, visit, call 866.261.5873, or follow Terranea on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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