Coastal destinations to inspire serene summer meetings

As you gear up for your summertime meetings, get inspired by these new and renovated hotels that occupy sought-after seaside locations. All bring an abundance of destination-inspired style and promise a stay that will leave attendees feeling like they got the best and brightest of their exciting meeting destination.

For Energy & Growth

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa Ka'anapali guest room for New and Renovated
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa Kā’anapali

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Kā’anapali wraps up a multi-year, $160 million property-wide renovation and the rebranding of the Ocean Tower into the Kūkahi Tower. Its name means “to stand alone” or “stand upright” in Hawaiian. As general manager Joshua Hargrove explains, “Like many Hawaiian concepts, it has a deeper meaning: the element and energy force that creates growth from the land.”

Across both Kūkahi Tower and Hōkūpa’a Tower, the new design aims to create a calm and rejuvenating atmosphere for all guests. Together, both towers offer 769 guest rooms. In Kūkahi Tower, brand new social entertainment space Hana Hou by Westin features a 10,000-square-foot social center and community gathering space where guests and the community can enjoy arcade games, Topgolf Swing Suites, a bar and lounge and more. The resort offers 55,257 sq. ft. of meeting and event space in total.

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Hues of Blue

Meeting space at Delta Hotels by Marriott Jacksonville Deerwood for New and Renovated
Delta Hotels by Marriott Jacksonville Deerwood

Delta Hotels by Marriott Jacksonville Deerwood celebrates its grand opening following a $6 million property-wide renovation and rebranding. The interior embodies the serenity of the surrounding coastal Jacksonville, Florida coastline, St. Johns River and nature reserves. Outdoor elements make the indoors feel like a tranquil escape into nature, with a clean aesthetic enhanced with natural wood, stone and woven fibers amongst shades of blue.

163 guest rooms and three suites feature vibrant blues and large personal workspaces. The property offers 3,795 sq. ft. of fully renovated meeting and event space made up of five event spaces, which accommodate up to 180 people in total. In addition to the transformed gym and refurbished pool areas, guests can enjoy the updated onsite restaurant Delta Grill for breakfast and dinner, and can grab quick on-the-go bites at brand new Bridges Coffee Shop.

Sand Dunes & the Seaside

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort for New and Renovated
Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort unveils a completed $26 million property-wide renovation with a refreshed front entrance, elevated lobby, upgraded guestrooms and balconies and an expanded courtyard.

The South Carolina shoreline resort’s design emulates its Lowcountry surroundings and the region’s natural elements. Immediately upon entering the front lobby, sea-inspired décor and natural textures, muted tones and nautical accents welcome guests into a refreshing, open-air space, made to feel even bigger with expansive oversized windows that welcome in views of the tropical palm trees outside. Trademark haint blue porch ceilings and traditional furnishings embellished with ocean blues and green hues carry the style through to the 323 guest rooms.

The resort offers 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor meeting space and an additional 11,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event and pre-function space.

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