April 03, 2013 // Franchising.com // Snowmass Village, CO – The new Westin Snowmass Resort and Conference Center is celebrating their grand opening with special offers for meetings, conferences, and incentive trips during Hot Dates throughout spring, summer, and fall 2013.
The resort’s Hot Dates offer includes double Starwood Preferred Planner points; a 2% rebate off qualifying charges on master bill, including meeting facilities, guestrooms, and catering; 25% attrition allowance, and a 1:35 comp ratio. Groups will also receive a complimentary suite (based on availability), two staff rooms at 50% off and complimentary basic wireless high speed Internet in all meeting rooms.
"The Hot Dates are not only a great introduction to our new resort, but also provides a great value to groups," said Tim Johnson, Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Snowmass Resort. “Even better, the rates are available at some of the most popular times of the year in Snowmass including mid-summer, fall and the beginning of the ski season.”
To qualify for this special booking offer group, event, or meeting agreements must be signed by June 30, 2013 with events taking place within the Hot Dates from April 14-June 12, June 24 – July 10, August 11 – December 1, 2013 and is valid for conference bookings of 25 rooms or more.
The Westin Snowmass Conference Center, located adjacent to The Westin Snowmass Resort, offers 18,000 square feet of luxurious state-of-the-art conference space with an additional 7,000 square feet available in multiple venues throughout the hotel complex. Additional conference facilities include an executive boardroom, an 11,000 square foot ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,100 attendees, private lecture auditorium, and beautiful indoor and outdoor function spaces throughout the property.
Located at the base of the Snowmass Ski Area with world famous hiking and biking trails, the new slope-side Westin Snowmass Resort/Wildwood Snowmass complex opened this past November after a $55 million dollar renovation. The Westin Snowmass Resort features a beautiful renovated lobby, restaurant and lounge, 254 fully renovated guest rooms including 18 suites, new outdoor pool and hot tubs, Westin Kid’s Club®, a world-class spa facility, and a brand-new WestinWORKOUT® fitness center overlooking Snowmass Village. Next door at its sister property, Wildwood Snowmass, guests enjoy a stylish ski lodge with cozy chic rooms, a fun vibe, a new unique lobby design, meeting room, new guest amenities, an outdoor pool and hot tubs, arcade, and a fitness center. Between the two properties there are over 400 guest rooms and suites available to guests and meeting attendees.
The complex offers variety in cuisine with five new restaurants. The Snowmass Kitchen at the Westin features contemporary American cuisine with unique, fresh, and innovative flavors in a fusion of traditional European and Asian classic cooking techniques. Private dining rooms are available for large groups. Adjacent to the lobby is The Vue Lounge, which provides perfect après ski/hike snacks along with handcrafted cocktails and an expansive list of new world wines by the glass. The Bar at Wildwood has 10 New Belgium taps, wine, specialty drinks, and tasty snacks. The Ranger Station located on the lower level of The Westin in the Snowmass Mall brings a new slope-side bar and eatery with a full line of New Belgium brews. And Starbucks next door offers a refreshing coffee and quick breakfast before a meeting or a fun outdoor adventure.
The Westin Snowmass Resort and Wildwood Snowmass have partnered with PSAV to provide an enhanced wireless network infrastructure for all meeting rooms and guestrooms. This new custom 100 megabyte broadband network will enable the property to allocate dedicated bandwidth and other custom configurations to all areas of the hotel based on demand, ensuring sufficient bandwidth and high speed. With this new network, which will be the largest in the mountains, even the most complex audio/visual programs can be accommodated.
With PSAV managing both the event technologies and broadband connectivity at The Westin Snowmass Resort and Wildwood Snowmass, meeting planners have a single point of contact simplifying the meeting planning process for clients and providing an unprecedented convenience for travelers.
For more information call 800.525.9402 or visit www.westinsnowmass.com or www.wildwoodsnowmass.com.
Westin Hotels & Resorts offers innovative programs that transform every aspect of a stay into a revitalizing experience. All Westin signature services – like the Heavenly® Bed, delicious SuperFoods® and WestinWORKOUT® studio – have been designed with the guests’ well-being in mind. Westin hotels, with more than 190 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT). Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,134 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. For more information, please visit www.westin.com.
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