Usually, about half of the meeting, conference, and incentive groups at some Paris hotels are composed of Americans. The Four Seasons Hotel George V was remodeled two years ago. All 245 guest rooms, including 61 suites, have fax/modem connections. The hotel has seven function rooms, a dedicated conference staff, and a business center.

The art deco-style Lutetia Hotel, part of the Concorde Hotel group, is on the Left Bank, near cafés, boutiques, and Paris' oldest church. The hotel has 250 air-conditioned rooms, including 30 suites. The Lutetia's 10 newly renovated meeting rooms offer 1,500 square feet of space and can accommodate up to 250 attendees. Four meeting rooms each hold 100 people theater-style. or

The venerable Hotel de Crillon, commissioned in 1758 by Louis XV, has 123 guest rooms and 40 suites. Forty percent of the hotel's guests are American, says Adelaide de Rouge, the hotel's public relations manager. The property has eight meeting and reception rooms, including three overlooking the Place de la Concorde.

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