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 International Airport. 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, mini-bars, color cable television, and radio. Rates range from $215 to $4,000.
Recreation: The Athletic Club features an indoor pool and sun deck.
Dining/Entertainment: The hotel's five restaurants include a 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 persons for a reception, and more than 120,000 square feet of dedicated exhibit space. Basic audiovisual equipment and complex computer presentation setups are available.
Hilton Waikoloa Village 425 Waikoloa Beach Drive Kamuela, HI 96743-9791 Phone: (808) 885-1234 Fax: (808) 885-2900
General Manager Dieter Seeger
Regional Director of Marketing John Votsis
Director of Sales Daren Kingi
Director of Catering/Conv. Svcs Rob Gunthner
Located on the Big Island of Hawaii, 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 1,186 rooms and 55 suites are in three towers. All rooms have cable TV, radio, climate controls, hair drier, safe, iron, ironing board, minibar, and lanai.
Recreation: Two golf courses, tennis, the Kohala Spa, Camp Menehune for kids, the Dolphin Quest program, 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: The resort has 50,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and 100,000 square feet outdoors. Of its 20 meeting rooms, the largest holds 2,200 persons banquet-style. There is 45,000 square feet of exhibit space. A full selection of audiovisual equipment is available.
Hilton Hawaiian Village 2005 Kalia Road Honolulu, HI 96815 Phone (808) 949-4321 Reservations (800) HILTONS Fax (808) 947-7814
General Manager Noel Trainor
Director of Sales Jon Conching
Director of Marketing John Votsis
Director of Catering and Conventions Ivis Rose
Located on Waikiki's best beach, amid 20 acres of tropical gardens, the Hilton Hawaiian Village is the largest meeting and convention resort in the Pacific.
Location/Access: The resort is eight miles, or 20 minutes, from Honolulu International Airport. The airport shuttle costs $7, a taxi costs $22, and a limousine is $80.
Accommodations: The 2,545 guest rooms and 363 suites have air-conditioning, phone with message alert, data port, color TV with movies, video checkout, a balcony or terrace, and safe. Rooms cost $189 to $365; suites run from $335 to $3,400.
Recreation: Three swimming pools plus scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, and parasailing off the resort's beach.
Dining/Entertainment: There are more than 20 restaurants and lounges.
Meeting Facilities/Services: More than 150,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space includes 36 meeting rooms, two ballrooms (the largest holds 2,300 at a reception), and flexible breakout rooms.