Hotel Anatole Completes Renovation
The iconic Hilton Anatole in Dallas has completed a $120 million renovation, which includes its 1,606 guest rooms, common areas and 600,000 square feet of meeting and event space. A new conference registration area and separate meeting planner offices have been added to Atrium II. In the Tower, pre-function space, 17 breakout rooms and six major ballrooms have been renovated with new carpet, lighting, architectural appointments and modifications of furniture and artwork. Food outlets are tucked off the main walkways rather than at the center of the rooms. The hotel is located near downtown Dallas and close by the city's shopping, dining, art, entertainment and sports districts.
InterContinental Tampa Offers Meetings Package
Located in the heart of Tampa Bay, Fla., the InterContinental Tampa offers a new meetings package designed to offer flexibility and cost savings to planners. Planners who book a qualified meeting at the property, which offers 14,000 square feet of flexible, ergonomically designed meeting space, by June 30, 2011, can choose from 25,000 Priority Club reward points, a food and beverage credit up to maximum of $10 per room actualized on peak night, or one complimentary room for every 25 paid guest rooms. Qualified groups require a minimum of 10 rooms or more on peak night; other restrictions apply.
Fairmont Extends "Meetings that Matter" Promotion
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced yesterday that it will continue its "Meetings that Matter" program through 2011. The program enables planners to donate a portion of their room revenue to the charity of their choice at the brand's more than 60 hotels worldwide (pictured is the Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, in Montreal). The offer is available to planners booking new meetings for 2011 with a minimum of 50 room nights. Ten percent of the room revenue (calculated prior to tax and gratuity) generated by the booking may be donated to a charitable organization. With some restrictions, planners can determine the charity of choice, whether it is a cause that resonates most strongly with attendees, a local organization in need, or one of Fairmont’s corporate partners, which include the National Geographic Society, World Wildlife Fund and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
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