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The Gideon Putnam is Honored by Meetings Focus for 2nd Time! Saratoga Springs Based Hotel Wins Best of the East Award

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (October 13, 2015) – Delaware North parks and resorts owned and operated property, The Gideon Putnam, has been honored by Meetings Focus for the second time, winning the outlet’s Best of the East Award. The Gideon Putnam, one of upstate New York’s premier hotels, has been serving both leisure and business travelers since 1935 with resort amenities such as lodging, dining, spa services, executive meetings and corporate retreats.

Each year, Meetings Focus recognizes the best of the best in hospitality letting the users, made up of planners who hold events globally, review the best hotels and resorts for meetings and events in North America. The properties are judged on the quality of meeting space, guest rooms, services and amenities, food and beverage, tech and bandwidth support, recreational facilities/activities, helpfulness of staff, and overall value and experience.

“The Gideon Putnam is honored to be acknowledged by such an esteemed outlet such as Meetings Focus,” says Robert Sgarlata, Director of Sales & Marketing at The Gideon Putnam, “We pride ourselves on our varied services to our guests and we hope our meeting facilities and spaces continue to satisfy all that utilize them!”

The Gideon Putnam’s facilities were evaluated and named as one of the elite 47 properties who won the award this year as Best of the East. The Gideon Putnam offers more than 12,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including flexible, light-filled interior meeting spaces and multiple outdoor function areas in the heart of Saratoga Spa State Park. This serene natural setting, which enhances focus and productivity, is an ideal spot for all meeting needs making it the perfect venue for professional gatherings.

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About The Gideon Putnam The Gideon Putnam is a historic property located in the beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park, combining the town’s old-world charm with exceptional amenities and spa services. Less than four hours’ drive from Manhattan and Boston and 45 minutes north of Albany, The Gideon Putnam provides the ultimate combination of rest, relaxation all in a beautiful rural settings with conveniences including a free shuttle to-and-from downtown Saratoga. Just steps from the resort, the effervescent Roosevelt Baths & Spa – which opened in 1935 as a bathhouse – is one of the only places on Earth where you can experience the natural healing mineral water of the Lincoln mineral spring. In addition to offering its acclaimed wellness and mineral water treatments, Roosevelt Baths & Spa also offers luxurious body therapies, soothing facials and a host of salon services. For more information please visit

About Delaware North's parks and resorts Delaware North is a global leader in the hospitality industry, operating lodging, recreational activities, food and beverage services, retail and educational programming at destinations throughout North America, Australia and Asia. Delaware North operates in many of the country’s iconic national and state parks, including Yosemite National Park and Niagara Falls State Park, as well as at cultural attractions such as Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex. Its portfolio also includes five luxury resorts in Australia. To learn more about Delaware North’s hospitality management expertise, visit