Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa 1571 Poipu Road Koloa, HI 96756 Phone (808) 742-1234 Fax (808) 742-6229 Director of Sales andKelly Hoen Director of Conference Services Steven Pidgley
The Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa is located on 50 acres of oceanfront property on Keoneloa Bay in sunny Poipu. The resort offers four restaurants and four lounges, tennis, and an extensive water playground.
Location/Access: Lihue, the closest airport, is 16 miles or 30 minutes from the resort. Taxi cabs cost approximately $40 one way and rental cars are available.
Accommodations: The resort's two towers have 602 rooms including 37 suites. In-room amenities include irons and ironing boards, hair dryers, coffeemakers, televisions, safes, and private balconies. Rooms range from $285 to $485 per night and suites range from $600 to $2,800 per night.
Recreation: The on-site recreational facilities include four tennis courts, the Anara spa, and Poipu Bay Resort Golf Course, home of the Mastercard PGA Grand Slam. Off-site recreation includes horseback riding, kayaking, and other water sports.
Dining: The resort's eight restaurants and lounges feature indoor and outdoor dining, Kuhio's nightclub, Dondero's, and the Seaview Terrace.
Meeting Facilities and Services: Meeting facilities include 19 meeting rooms, the largest of which seats 1,500 persons theater-style or 1,050 banquet-style.
Boston Marriott Long Wharf 296 State Street Boston, MA 02109 Phone (617) 227-0800 Fax (617) 227-8595 General Manager Bill Skoglund Director of Sales Mary Martell Director of Marketing Paul Goslin
Boston Marriott Long Wharf, a full-service hotel located on the historic and vibrant Boston waterfront, offers 400 guest rooms and suites, two restaurants, a lounge, a complete health club, an indoor pool, concierge service, a business center, and a concierge floor. Function space includes the 8,200-square-foot Grand Ballroom, divisible into 12 sections; the 2,625 Commonwealth Ballroom, divisible into 5 sections; and the Palm Garden, an atrium function area suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner for up to 300 and receptions for up to 400. The hotel is in the heart of Boston's most popular tourist area.
Marriott's Desert Springs Resort & Spa 74855 Country Club Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260 Phone (760) 341-2211 Fax (760) 341-1730 General Manager Tim Sullivan Director of Sales Bill Wallace Director of Marketing Steve Heitzner Director of Convention Services Sam Garcia
Marriott's Desert Springs Resort and Spa, is a contemporary, year-round resort set on 400 landscaped acres in the Palm Springs area. Meeting rooms are located in their own wing with a separate entrance. This high-rise hotel has 884 rooms, including 51 suites. In-room amenities include air-conditioning, color cable television, pay movies, video checkout, turndown, and spacious balcony. The resort's 33 meeting rooms include two ballrooms; the largest holds 3,050 persons theater-style. A total of 46,000 square feet of space is available for exhibits. Ten restaurants and lounges are on site. There are two 18-hole championship golf courses, an 18-hole putting course, 20 tennis courts, five heated swimming pools, and a complete European-style health spa.
Marriott's Camelback Inn, Resort, Spa & Golf Club 5402 East Lincoln Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85253 Phone (602) 948-1700 Toll-Free Phone (800) 24-CAMEL Fax (602) 951-8469 General Manager Wynn Tyner Director of Sales Teri Jamison Director of Marketing Sandy Staples Director of Event Management Ron McAnaugh
Marriott's Camelback Inn, on 125 acres of land in the heart of Scottsdale, is a ten-mile, 20-minute drive to Sky Harbor International Airport. Its 447 guest rooms include 27 suites housed in one- and two-story casita-style buildings. Meeting facilities total some 40,000 square feet of space; the largest of the 26 meeting rooms can accommodate 1,475 theater-style. The resort has just completed a $35 million restoration which included the new Jackrabbit pool complex, the new Sonoran Terrace for outdoor catered events, a new entryway, and 30 new guest casitas, to name a few. Among the resort's many recreational options are 36 holes of golf, six lighted tennis courts, three heated pools, and a 27,000-square-foot, world-class European spa.
Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Drive Orlando, FL 32821 Phone (407) 239-4200 Toll-Free Reservations (800) 621-0638 Fax (407) 238-8757 General Manager Jim McDonnall Director of Sales Jane Chaney Director of Marketing David Randall Convention Services Manager Bill Elgan
The Orlando World Center Marriott, at the entrance to Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center, has 1,503 guest rooms, including 85 suites, on 28 floors. The largest of the resort's 47 meeting rooms can accommodate 6,200 persons theater-style or 3,370 banquet-style. Its 143,000 square feet of exhibit space features a 51,000-square-foot pillarless exhibit hall. The resort offers a pool with waterfalls and a slide; lighted tennis courts; an 18-hole golf course; a health club; saunas; game rooms; miniature golf; and children's programs.
Chicago Hilton and Towers 720 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605 Phone (312) 922-4400 Reservations (800) HILTONS Fax (312) 922-5240 General Manager Gerhard Seibert Director of Sales Jamie Walters Conference Services Manager Jim Owczarzak
The Chicago Hilton and Towers is located downtown, one mile from McCormick Place and walking distance to the city's centers of culture, shopping, and business.
Location/Access:The hotel is 30 minutes from O'Hare. A taxi costs $30; a shuttle is $14; the subway is $1.50. The city center is two minutes away; the convention center is five minutes.
Accommodations: All 1,543 guest rooms and 146 suites feature on-demand video, climate control, two telephones with voice mail, minibars, color cable television, and radio. Rates range from $240 to $4,000.
Recreation: The Athletic Club has an indoor pool and sun deck.
Dining/Entertainment:Five restaurants, including the steak house, Buckingham's, and the Irish tavern, Kitty O'Sheas.
Meeting Facilities/Services:More than 234,000 square feet of space includes 55 meeting rooms, three ballrooms that hold 2,528 for a reception, and more than 120,000 square feet of dedicated exhibit space. Basic audiovisual and complex computer presentation setups are available.
Hilton Waikoloa Village 425 Waikoloa Beach Drive Kamuela, HI 96738 Phone (808) 886-1234 Fax (808) 886-2900 General Manager Dieter Seeger Regional Director of Marketing John Votsis Director of Sales Daren Kingi Director of Catering/Meetings and Conventions Rob Gunthner
On Hawaii's Big Island, the resort offers 62 acres of lush tropical gardens and exotic wildlife, plus Hawaiian cultural and ecotourism activities.
Location/Access:The resort is 20 minutes from the airport. Taxi fare is $40 one way; shuttles cost $18 for adults, $9 for kids.
Accommodations: The 1,183 rooms and 57 suites are in three towers. All rooms have cable TV, radio, climate controls, hair dryer, safe, iron, ironing board, minibar, and lanai.
Recreation: Two golf courses, tennis, a spa, Camp Menehune for kids, the Dolphin Center, a snorkeling lagoon, and three pools.
Dining/Entertainment: Six outlets serve many cuisines. The 62 acres of private beach and rolling lawns are great for theme parties.
Meeting Facilities/Services: There are 45,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, 100,000 square feet outdoors, and 45,000 square feet of exhibit space. Of its 21 meeting rooms, the largest holds 1,860 banquet-style. A full selection of audiovisual equipment is available.
Tropicana Casino and Resort Brighton Avenue & The Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Phone (609) 340-4000 Toll-free phone (800) THE-TROP Fax (609) 343-5211 Exec. VP/Asst. General Manager Pam Popielarski Executive Director of Marketing Mary Tindall Executive Director of Hotel Sales Susan Zavaglia Werner Director of Convention Services & Catering Al Maiorani
The Tropicana Casino and Resort, New Jersey's largest hotel, offers complete meeting and conference facilities set in Atlantic City, an exciting gaming resort destination. The 1,624 luxurious hotel rooms and suites, 45,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space, 124,000 square feet of casino space, superstar entertainment, specialty shops, and health club and pool form a single complex creating a total resort experience. All hotel rooms have recently been refurbished.
Location: The Tropicana is 15 miles or 20 minutes from the Pomona Airport.
Accommodation: The resort's three towers have a total of 1,624 guest accommodations.
Meeting Facilities: The 45,000 square feet of banquet, meeting, and exhibit space contains 26 meeting rooms, the largest of which holds 1,500 persons banquet-style. In addition, the Tropicana Showroom seats 1,700 persons, features state-of-the-art sound and stage equipment, and is available for special events. There are 20,000 square feet of exhibit space. The experienced catering and convention staff ensures functions run smoothly. The business center and full-service audiovisual department are available for all meeting needs.
Recreation and Dining: In addition to the casino, which features the plush Baccarat Room and new slot gaming areas, the Trop-icana's many activities include Atlantic Ocean swimming, a rooftop swimming pool, and tennis courts. The health club and spa has a workout room with exercise equipment, steam rooms, saunas, and Jacuzzis. Atlantic City's famed Boardwalk is nearby and golf is withing 20 minutes of the property.
Dining ranges from gourmet to casual at the resort's eight restaurants and three lounges. Il Verdi features fine Italian cuisine, while Pier 7 offers mesquite-grilled seafood served amid a casual dockside atmosphere.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd. Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-2653 Phone (407) 934-4290 Toll-Free Reservations: (800) 227-1500 Fax (407) 934-4880 General Managers Bill Mc Creary--Dolphin wing Ron Olstad--Swan wing Director of Marketing Tom Bewley Director of Sales Mike Uhl Convention Services Directors Bob Nicoli--Dolphin wing Michael O'Connor--Swan wing
The Broadmoor One Lake Avenue P.O. Box 1439 Colorado Springs, CO 80901-1439 Phone (719) 634-7711 Toll-Free Reservations (800) 634-7711 Fax(719) 577-5700 Director of Hotel Operations Robert Keesler Director of Sales Perry Goodbar Director of Marketing Dennis Lesko Conference Services Manager Mark Klein
The Broadmoor, recognized as one of the world's premier resort hotels, combines modern meeting facilities with gracious accommodations and an Old World-style dedication to service. Set amid the pristine beauty of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, overlooking Cheyenne Lake, the Broadmoor makes the business of conducting a conference or meeting infinitely pleasurable.
Location/Access:The property lies 11 miles or a 15- to 20-minute drive from Colorado Springs Airport. Prices vary for bus, limousine, van, or taxi service. It's a five-minute trip to the city center.
Accommodations:The Broadmoor has a total of 700 guest rooms, which include 109 suites. Room rates range from $265 to $355, with suites costing up to $2,200. Highlighting The Broadmoor's historic charm are the many works of art sprinkled around the resort's 3,000-acre enclave. Value season runs from October through April.
Recreation: Recreation includes outdoor pools, golf, tennis, a spa and fitness center, fly-fishing trips, croquet, and The Broad-moor's Team Learning Labs with an extensive array of outdoor team development events. Nearby recreational activities include hot-air ballooning, hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Dining and Entertainment:There are 11 restaurants and lounges, among them the Penrose Room atop Broadmoor South, the warm Tavern in Broadmoor Main, and the stately Main Dining Room, which offers opulent surroundings for banquets.
Meeting Facilities and Services: The Broadmoor has 46 meeting rooms, the largest of which can accommodate 1,800 persons theater-style and 1,250 banquet-style; some 16,500 square feet of exhibit space is available. Full audiovisual support and staffing is offered on site.
Monterey Plaza 400 Cannery Row Monterey, CA 93940 Phone (408) 646-1700 Toll-Free Reservations outside CA (800) 631-1339 Fax (408) 646-5937 Director of Sales and Marketing Mike Boyer Conference Services Manager Joy Smith Monterey Plaza Hotel located on Steinbeck's historic Cannery Row overlooking Monterey Bay, is within walking distance of the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, historic Monterey, Fisherman's Wharf, and the Maritime Museum at Stanton Center. Carmel, Pebble Beach, 17-Mile Drive, and Big Sur are a short drive away.
Location/Access:The Monterey Peninsula airport is five miles or a ten-minute drive. A courtesy shuttle is available and taxi cabs cost approximately $11 one way.
Accommodations: The hotel's three, four-story towers have 285 deluxe guest rooms and seven suites. All rooms feature two terry cloth robes, deluxe honor bars, hair dryers, two phones, televisions with remote control, voice mail, data ports, irons and ironing boards, coffee makers, and on-command movie systems. Room rates range from $185 for inland views to $295 for ocean views. Value season is December through January.
Room Tax: Tax is ten percent.
Recreation: The hotel sits on four landscaped acres and overlooks the Pacific ocean. There is a full-featured fitness center on site. Located nearby are world famous golf courses, whale watches, fishing, scuba diving, kayaking, hot air ballooning, wine tasting, and tours to the area's many attractions.
Dining: The dramatic Duck Club Restaurant perches over Monterey Bay and features wood roasted specialties including duck, beef, and fresh seafood. The nautical-themed Schooners Bistro on the Bay serves lighter fare for lunch, dinner, or a late snack.
Meeting Facilities and Services:The largest of the resort's ten meeting rooms seats 450 persons theater-style or 300 banquet-style. Facilities total more than 16,000 square feet and many rooms have ocean views. In-house audiovisual consultants and technicians offer a complete range of equipment and services. The business center features photocopying, laser printing, and additional computer and office supplies and services.
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress One Grand Cypress Blvd. Orlando, FL 32836 Phone (407) 239-1234 Toll-Free Reservations (800) 233-1234 Fax (407) 239-3800 Director of Sales Susan Barnes Director of Public Relations Van Noe Moser Conference Services Chris Dullea The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, located in the heart of central Florida, is the centerpiece of the 1,500-acre Grand Cypress Resort. The resort combines excellent meeting facilities with a tropical resort ambience, and is just minutes from Florida's famous theme parks and attractions.
Location/Access: Orlando International Air-port is 18 miles (about 25 minutes) from the resort. An hourly shuttle to and from the airport costs $14 per person, one way. Town cars cost $35.
Accommodations: The 18-floor resort has 750 guest rooms, which include 74 suites. Hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, minibars, in-room movies, fax/modem lines, and in-room safes are some of the guest room amenities. Room rates range from $205 to $395 per night and suites range from $675 to $2,550 per night. Value season runs from May 15 to September 10.
Room Tax: Tax on guest rooms is 11 percent.
Recreation: On-site recreation includes 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus-designed championship golf, an equestrian center, racquet club, 9-hole pitch 'n' putt, jogging trails, 21-acre lake, and fitness center. Children's programs are also available. Located close by are Walt Disney theme parks, Universal Studios Florida, Sea World, Kennedy Space Center, and beaches.
Dining: The resort's five restaurants and lounges include La Coquina for fine dining, Hemingways for Key West-style seafood and steaks, and the White Horse Saloon for western classics. The resort also offers 24-hour room service.
Meeting Facilities and Services: Of the resort's 28 meeting rooms, the Grand Cypress ballroom seats 2,700 persons theater-style or 1,800 banquet-style. Exhibit space totals 16,768 square feet and complete audiovisual services are available.
The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa 4401 Grand Floridian Way Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 Phone (407) 828-3200 Fax (407) 828-2184 General Manager John Hallowell Director of Sales Anne Hamilton-Chehab Convention Services Manager Grant Dipman
Located on the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon near the Magic Kingdom, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa offers elegance in a Victorian setting. Inspired by the lavish hotels built on the Florida coast at the turn of the century, the resort blends the charm of a bygone era with modern amenities and a convenient location on Disney's monorail route.
Location/Access:Orlando International Air-port is 26 miles and 35 minutes from the resort. The cost of a one-way taxi is $35 and a van costs $12. Travel time from the resort to Orlando's city center is 35 minutes, and travel time to the convention center is 25 minutes.
Accommodations: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has 900 guest rooms and 21 suites. In-room features and amenities include minibars, safes, turndown service, bathroom telephones, ceiling fans, and robes. The rack rates range from $294 to $545. Value seasons are June 1 to December 18, and the month of January.
Recreation: On-site recreational facilities include a full-service spa, clay tennis courts, a marina, swimming pools, beach volleyball, a complete health club, a jogging trail, and access to Disney's five golf courses.
Dining/Entertainment: The resort has six restaurants and three lounges that offer a variety of dining experiences and types of cuisine.
Meeting Facilities/Services: The property features 40,000 square feet of meticulously maintained function space that includes 16 meeting rooms. The largest can accommodate 1,800 persons theater-style and 1,400 persons banquet-style. Disney's audiovisual department maintains the largest inventory of equipment in central Florida and also provides highly skilled technicians.