Reimagined spaces for destination meetings large and small
A number of new and renovated properties bring meetings to life with an integration of luxury like never before. Treat your attendees not only to an exciting destination, but the opportunity to work that destination’s surroundings and culture into the innovative meeting or event you create for them.
Nature Inside and Out
Waldorf Astoria Orlando completes a property-wide renovation from its culinary offerings to public spaces to all guest rooms and suites. Interior design firm Parker Torres Design sought to emphasize the property’s unique location, the 482-acre Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve.
The guest rooms and suites emulate the nature reserve and its indigenous wildlife and vegetation with a neutral palette, complimented by soft greens and pops of sunset oranges and pinks. The contours, shapes and textures of spaces throughout the resort speak to organic shapes and textures found in nature. Just in 2022, the resort unveiled the brand-new 8,000+ square-foot ballroom and 2,600 sq. ft. of additional pre-function space, adding to its overall nearly 60,000 sq. ft. of multi-function meeting space, complete with two ballrooms, two boardrooms, 13 meeting rooms and a number of outdoor spaces.
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Bleisure at its Finest
The grand opening of AC Hotel Honolulu marks the opening of the first AC Hotel on Oahu. It is a business-traveler driven concept with a distinct boutique feel. The hotel offers 112 guest rooms and 2,500 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space and event venues. All welcome expansive natural light, sleek furnishing and commissioned artwork for a productive, yet upscale feel.
Its location near Oahu’s Chinatown offers access to nightlife, art and incredible restaurants. Landmarks such as the Hawaii State Capital, Honolulu Hale and Iolani Palace are right nearby. The hotel’s open layout creates a feel of seamless ease for business travelers. There’s no need to sacrifice luxury for innovative work, or vice versa—here, it all fits together.
Aloft Hotels celebrates the grand opening of Aloft Santo Domingo Piantini. The new hotel unites luxury, comfort and urban living in metropolitan Piantini. All 192 rooms emulate an artistic, loft-style design complete with 55-inch televisions—and guests have the luxury of a Mobile Key on the Marriott Bonvoy app on their mobile phone or Apple Watch as their room key.
At the Aloft brand’s signature Re:mix lounge and W XYZ bar, guests can enjoy live music performances as well as cultural, design and technology events. During downtime, your attendees won’t want to pass up a visit to the Re:charge fitness center and Splash pool. Tactic offers an invigorating space for small meetings. Rich with natural light and equipped with the latest audiovisual equipment, it’s the perfect space to incite creativity and connection.
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