Founded in 1980, Benchmark Hospitality International (www.BenchmarkHospitality.com) is a recognized global leader in the development, management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference centers. The company’s two distinctive portfolios of hotel and resort properties, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® and Personal Luxury Resorts & Hotels®, represent the finest in guest dedicated hospitality. Today, Benchmark’s portfolio consists of unique destinations across the United States, Caribbean and Japan, with more destinations on the horizon. Included in Benchmark’s first-class portfolio is the Villas at Grand Cypress, which was recently voted the #1 hotel in Orlando. Benchmark employs over 6,500 associates portfolio wide with approximately $3.0B in assets under management covering 35+ properties consisting of 5,000 rooms. Over the past 36 years, Benchmark has grown, thrived and set a new standard as a globally recognized independent resort, hotel and conference center management company.