Available at 24 hotels across Europe, including London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Athens and Cannes, the new package combines the top three meetings services most requested by meeting planners in one simple offer. Benefits include complimentary access for one in ten delegates; complimentary WiFi in meeting rooms for all delegates; and a complimentary 30-minute welcome cocktail reception.
The ‘European Meetings Package' is valid for new meeting requests only held between November 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011 at participating InterContinental hotels across Europe.
‘European Meetings Package' consists of a Standardized Day Delegate Package including (in addition to the complimentary main benefits listed above):
• Main meeting room reservation
• Complimentary and unlimited conference refreshments
• Two coffee breaks with light snacks
• One LCD projector with screen
• Free Internet access for meeting planners in the main meeting room
“As the value of the dollar versus the Euro and the Sterling increases, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts want to offer American meeting planners an inclusive, accommodating package that suits their needs,” explains Trevor Owen, Vice President Commercial Europe, InterContinental Hotels Group. “By offering U.S. meeting professionals the three most requested meetings services in one simple value-added package available across the continent's prime locations such as London, Paris and Athens, it is clear there has never been a better time to book a meeting in Europe.”
The ‘European Meetings Package' is available for new group bookings consisting of a minimum of ten guestrooms for a minimum of one night and a meeting room to accommodate the number of delegates (subject to availability). For additional information, please visit www.intercontinental-europe.com/meetingspecial.
Properties offering the ‘European Meetings Package' include:
InterContinental London Park Lane: Located in the heart of London between Mayfair and Knightsbridge, InterContinental London Park Lane is within walking distance of the British capital's top attractions, allowing delegates to truly absorb the city and all its historical treasures. The hotel features an entire floor of contemporary meeting and event space, with a number of rooms offering floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Park Lane and Hyde Park. There are 13 meeting rooms in total for groups ranging between four to 750 guests.
InterContinental Paris Le Grand: Epitomizing the glamour of Paris, InterContinental Paris Le Grand is ideal for culture enthusiasts. The hotel is situated on the Place de l'Opéra, close to a number of historical landmarks including Place Vendôme and the Louvre Museum, as well as the shopping and theater districts. There are 21 different meeting rooms from which to choose, including the historic Salon Opéra, a listed Parisian monument. The hotel can accommodate events for ten to 600 delegates, and has extensive exhibition space.
Athenaeum InterContinental Athens: The Athenaeum InterContinental Athens is centrally located for easy access to the city's northern business district and just a short distance from the city center and many famous monuments. The 543-room hotel is renowned as one Greece's top hotels for business and conference travel. The hotel features Greece's largest ballroom accommodating up to 2,500 guests along with 35 meeting rooms. Additionally, the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens manages the Ethniki Conference Centre located adjacent to the hotel. Suitable for all types of events, the modern conference center is the newest meeting facility in Athens and occupies a total floor space of 1700 sqm (18,300 square feet).