No need to sacrifice serenity for ideal destination access

From vibrant green Florida to the Great Salt Lake to sunny California, new and renovated hotels offer up an enhanced experience and brilliantly refreshed meeting space. Thoughtfully designed spaces enhance a feel of serenity right in the middle of ideal locations where you’ll find easy access to each respective destination’s business hub.

Visit in the Vistas

DoubleTree Suites Salt Lake City Downtown presidential suite for New and Renovated
Presidential suite, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Downtown

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Salt Lake City Downtown completes an extensive renovation with a new aesthetic that celebrates the city’s vibrant modern character: that of a growing urban art epicenter surrounded by mountain vistas, with a charming positive atmosphere. Drawing inspiration from the color scheme of the natural surroundings, the property incorporates orange, gray and dusty blues among mixed metals, natural materials and rugged textures.

241 rooms and suites feature geometric carpeting and destination-inspired abstract artwork. Throughout the space, guests find plush dark blue and gray seating, mahogany desks and dressers and decorative pendant lighting. The heart of the hotel lies in the central atrium, redesigned to serve as an attractive social hub with decorative lighting and an array of seating options, rounded out with sleek gray, black and wood accents. The renovation also brings an expanded fitness center and a bright, airy public pool.

Debuted alongside the renovation is a new bar and 10-tap beer tower alongside an expansive mural at onsite lounge Red Beryl Bar. The onsite restaurant, Red Beryl Kitchen, debuts expanded seating areas and an upscale yet cozy design. Throughout the hotel, there is a grand total of 4,862 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. Planners will find 5 meeting rooms, ranging from boardrooms to pre-function areas to a 3,666 total-square-foot divisible ballroom.

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Tropical Turnout

Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration Conference Center
Conference center at Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration

Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration wraps up a $35 million renovation, complete with a fully redesigned convention center. The hotel stands only 1.5 miles from Walt Disney World, offering easy access to the famous theme park if visitors so choose, but also enough of a distance away that guests can enjoy a stay without its hustle and bustle. It is also only a 20-minute drive from Orlando International Airport, and offers easy access to golf, business hubs and major highways.

While residing in the hotel’s 718 newly redesigned guest rooms, guests enjoy a stay on the property’s 20 acres of lush tropical landscaping. Onsite amenities include four restaurants and bars offering both grab-and-go and full-service options, two tennis courts, a fitness area, two pools and even a waterfall and slide.

Now let’s get to the star of the show–the newly refreshed conference center offers 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. Two outdoor spaces, one of which is the 2,400-square-foot social lawn, offer ample opportunity to enjoy the Orlando sunshine. The grand centerpiece, the Preserve Ballroom, spans 5,800 sq. ft. and includes six breakout rooms. All space features new carpeting, lighting, stylish furniture and design details to create a fresh, modern feel.

Gather in the Garden

Palm Garden Hotel for New and Renovated
Terrace Patio, Palm Garden Hotel

Palm Garden Hotel, in Thousand Oaks, California, completes an expansive $3 million renovation. All 147 guest rooms and suites, the main entrance and lobby, meeting and banquet spaces and more have been transformed. The refreshed hotel displays a clean color palette that compliments the hotel’s contemporary aesthetic, and all spaces see the addition of technological advancements, including everything from High Definition Smart TVs and in-room tablets to fine linens and Moen fixtures.

The hotel offers over 12,000 sq. ft. of newly renovated meeting and event space, consisting of seven unique indoor and outdoor venues. During an event on the newly remodeled Terrace Patio, attendees can enjoy high-end, full-service catering in a serene lounge area around fire pits.

The garden-style destination creates a relaxing, intimate atmosphere for meetings, but offers easy access to ample opportunity in the destination. It is less than an hour’s drive from Malibu, Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and in Thousand Oaks itself, conveniently close by the city’s major corporations.

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