Continuing to make connections and large-scale events easier, Hilton Worldwide invites meetings professionals to check-in to the cloud. Today the hotelier announces the deployment of getplanningTM - an interactive planning platform created by experienced meeting professionals - to its portfolio of Connect+ properties globally.
Hilton Worldwide and its 10 distinct hotel brands today launched Million Dollar Booking, a sweepstakes providing event planners in the U.S. and Canada a chance to win their next meeting free, a two-day New York City getaway and a chance to win $1 million*. Planners who complete a booking at any Hilton Worldwide property in the Americas by December 31, 2013, and then execute the event and register at milliondollarbooking.com by December 31, 2014 will receive a chance entry for the grand prize drawing.
Even in today's digital world, the value of face-to-face connections has not been lost. In a recent U.S. Travel Association study*, business travelers claim they are nearly twice as successful in converting prospects to customers after conducting in-person meetings. Additionally, those same travelers acknowledged 42 percent of customers would eventually be lost without in-person meetings.
The Boca Raton Resort & Club announced the launch of Boca Meet 360°, a new meetings App, giving viewers an in-depth virtual site tour of the 356-acre Resort, its meeting facilities, accommodation styles, leisure activities and amenities.
Today, Hilton Worldwide Luxury Brands, in partnership with Elite Meetings International (EMI), announces the launch of Luxury Meetings magazine. This new group sales resource, which will be published annually, provides a comprehensive overview of Hilton Worldwide Luxury Brands’ properties capabilities to host meetings and events at the more than 40 existing and forthcoming locations in their Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts portfolios.
With easy and affordable access by air, no passports required, and the benefits of a major city and key business hub, San Juan and the island of Puerto Rico offer planners all the ingredients to help create successful meetings, including three distinctive properties to choose from, each offering groups an inspirational and productive meeting experience.
HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, world-class hospitality design firm of the world’s most anticipated hotels, resorts and spas, has completed the design of the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. Appointed by Hilton Worldwide, HBA has transformed the legendary Shanghai Club into the magnificent Waldorf Astoria on the city’s iconic Bund waterfront. The hotel will begin taking reservations starting September xx, 2010.