• Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange to Offer Three Group Packages to Commence 2017

     
    POSTED November 10, 2016
     

To celebrate the New Year, Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange, N.J., will offer three group-geared packages to peak interest in booking a meeting or wedding block at the hotel. The first package, the Meet and Thrive package, offers a 5 percent room rate discount for groups of 10 or more rooms. This package also includes 2,000 additional Marriott Reward Points and a complimentary AM/PM Coffee Break. The Meet and Thrive package is offered from Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31, 2017. For small groups of 10 to 35, Residence Inn by Marriott West Orange is offering $100 credit voucher for booking a meeting and a free welcome amenity. This offer is valid from Jan. 1, 2017 through Apr. 1, 2017, with rates starting at $169 per night plus 15 percent tax. The last package is a wedding couples package and features a complimentary bridal suite when a rehearsal dinner and a block of rooms is booked. Availability and rates are the same as the small groups package. Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange is a pet-friendly hotel that features 128 suites and 2,394 square feet of flexible meeting space. It is located 20 minutes from Manhattan and is in close proximity to Essex’s premier weeding venues, country clubs, historic sights and more.

 

The return of familiarization trips is one key sign that things are beginning to return to normal in our industry. In mid-June the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) hosted more than 40 meeting and convention planners for a three-day familiarity tour. Their stay included a visit to the Franklin Institute and world premiere exhibit Harry Potter: The Exhibition, evening reception on the Rocky Steps, and a watch party as Philadelphia was announced as a host city for the FIFA World Cup 2026.

 

If you’ve hosted meetings at the Javits Center or other venues in Manhattan, you know that there’s more than enough to do in the borough to easily keep attendees busy for days.

 

Pittsburgh may be known as The Steel City, but it has plenty of greenery, too, and opportunities for groups attending meetings here to get out in nature. The Pittsburgh CVB, which has the tagline “Only in Pittsburgh,” has proudly shared the news that the Great Allegany Passage was named a winner in the 2022 USA Today “10Best Readers’ Choice” travel award contest for “best recreational trail.”