The Caribe Hilton and Casino, ideally situated just minutes from the charming colonial city of Old San Juan, sits on 17 acres of tropical gardens seven miles from the international airport. This beautiful beachfront property, the only one with a private, secluded beach, offers 672 guest rooms and suites, nine restaurants and lounges, a business center, executive floors, a corporate club, an executive ladies program, and more than 50,000 square feet of meeting space.

Local contact: Maruchi Gonzalez Phone: (787) 721-0303 Fax: (787) 725-8849

* Special activities for corporate groups: Theme parties include Conquistador Night at Fort San Geronimo on the hotel grounds, Caribbean Beach Party with Treasure Hunt, Medieval Dinner at the Fort, Pirates Night on the Beach, Beach Olympics, Western Night, and Jibaro Fiesta.

* On-side recreational activities: six lighted tennis courts, a racquetball court, an aerobic center, a health club, a spa, two pools, a beach, snorkeling, scuba diving, children's programs, a casino, a live band and dancing nightly, and the San Juan Philharmonic Orchestra every Sunday

* Corporate groups hosted within the past year: Bristol Myers (40 persons), Ingersoll Rand (100 persons), Wyeth Ayerst (30 persons), Warner Lambert (25 persons), and Merck (100 persons