International Media Coverage & Awards
Here is a sampling of our recent media coverage. Click the links for details!

Our State magazine feature
Read Our State magazine's top "10 Hotels We Love" featuring Proximity Hotel in the article "GUESTS of honor", in the March 2016 issue. Article by Susan Stafford Kelly | Photography by Stacey Van Berkel. Read it here.

Chicago Tribune feature
Read about the O.Henry Hotel and our artist-in-residence program in "Artists-in-residence a draw for hotel guests." Read it here. feature

Read about the Proximity Hotel in "Valentine's Day Resort Guide for a Weekend Getaway" on Read it here.


Made in GSO feature

Read about Jessica Mashburn, who performs weekly at Print Works Bistro, on Read it here.

Go Triad feature
Read "O.Henry Hotel presents Select Jazz on Select Saturdays" in the October 15 - 21, 2015 issue of Go Triad. Article by Ogi Overman. Read it here.

Our State magazine feature
Read "Mister & Miz of the Hospitality Biz," a wonderful feature about Dennis Quaintance & Nancy King Quaintance, in the June 2015 issue of Our State magazine. Article by Jerry Rowe | Photography by Jerry Wolford. Read it here.

"American's Greenest Hotel"

Travel + Leisure, June 2015

At Your Service Magazine, Proximity Hotel Feature, June 2013
NCRLA At Your Service, June 2013

Proximity Hotel Voted Top 50 Hotel by Travel + Leisure Magazine Readers in "World's Best Awards"
Top 500 Hotel by Travel + Leisure "Worlds Best Awards," December 2012

Executive Travel Magazine, The Hotel Issue
October 2011

Washington Post
The Washington Post,
March 25, 2011

News & Record, Oct 2011

Cover of the North Carolina Travel Guide 2009

Hospitality Lighting
Fall 2009

NC Signature Photo Essay
January 2009

Small Market Meetings
Small Market Meetings
February 2009

Watch the video of the Proximity feature on NC Weekend in April 2009.

WRAL News Feature
Video June 2009

National Real Estate
Investor July 2009

Fortune & Wallpaper Magazines picked Proximity as one of the Top 50 New Business Hotels in the World!
May 2008

Watch us on The Weather Channel, broadcasting live from Proximity in Oct 2008

Named "Best Hotel" in
The Best of Southern Living
December 2008

One of 50 Reasons to love the United States
Travel+Leisure, July 2008

Southern Living
Southern Living
October 2008

September 2008

Travel Weekly
June 2008
Smart Money
April 2008
US Airways
USAirways Magazine
March 2008
Outside Magazine
March 2008

Watch the NC Now feature on UNCTV about Dennis and Nancy King Quaintance and their family of businesses that includes Proximity Hotel.
FOX8 Newsmaker Feature on Dennis Quaintance, April 2008

More Media Coverage!
National Geographic Traveler's Video
-Eco Watch: 3 East Coast Eco-Friendly Destinations
-"Among U.S. hotels, Proximity is a leader." Small Market Meetings
- Progressive Engineer
- Global Innovation Report (England)
- Healing Lifestyles & Spas
- A New Kind of Hotel Art, News & Record
- Business Journal of the Triad
- HPAC (Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning) Magazine
- Case Study by Urban Land Institute
- Electronics Recycling December 2008
- Boston Globe
- News & Record: Going green is easier than you think
- News & Record: Proximity elevates green design
- News & Record: Green Hotel Goes Platinum
- News & Record: Proximity Makes Top 50 List
- News & Record: Print Works' cuisine never boring
- The Business Journal: Proximity to expand event space
- The Business Journal: Proximity Hotel named to top 500 in the world by Travel + Leisure
- The Business Journal: Artist Chip Holton


Best Sustainable Design by Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Partnership Award for Innovative Energy Solutions by the Energy Solutions Center (June 2008)

Press Releases
Proximity is first LEED Platinum Hotel in the USA (Oct 2008)
Proximity Opens! (Nov 2007)
Proximity's Sustainable Practices (Nov 2007)
Dennis & Nancy King Quaintance
Dennis Quaintance Biography | Nancy King Quaintance Biography

LEED Case Study
USGBC Case Study for Proximity's LEED Platinum Certification

Writers: For more information, please email our Communications Team.

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Proximity Hotel and Print Works Bistro
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City Suite at Proximity Hotel
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Dennis Quaintance with the 100 solar panels atop the Proximity Hotel
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Proximity Hotel | 704 Green Valley Road | Greensboro, NC 27408
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