Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center Captures Prestigious Pinnacle Award
Tarrytown, New York â€“ May 8, 2007 â€“ Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center, located in the heart of New Yorkâ€™s historic Westchester County and managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, has received one of the highest accolades in the hospitality industry, Successful Meetings Magazine's prestigious Pinnacle Award for 2007. The property joins the ranks of only 31 other conference centers nationwide to receive the award.
â€śWe are very proud to be recognized by Successful Meetings with this outstanding award,â€ť said Steve Sackman, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing. â€śIt is always rewarding to be recognized by oneâ€™s clients--that is the ultimate testimonial to our conference services teamâ€™s commitment to excellence and quality. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a unique combination of extraordinary experiences and outstanding service.â€ť
Pinnacle Award winners are chosen from a survey of more than 75,000 meeting, incentive travel, and convention planners who selected sites and destinations based on the quality of the facilities and services offered.
Tarrytown House was established in 1964 as the nationâ€™s first executive conference center, and has consistently earned industry service recognition awards, a fact that keeps corporate customers returning again and again. With over 30,000 square feet of meeting and function space, the property can easily accommodate groups from four to 500 in classic settings that place it apart from all other meeting venues in the New York metropolitan area.
The tastefully appointed facilities include the 5,500 square feet Mary Duke Ballroom and 32 additional meeting rooms, ranging in size from 400 to 1,900 square feet. Gracious dining venues are located in the two mansions on the property, with three large outdoor spaces for activities from barbecues to teambuilding. Its 212 sleeping rooms, which were recently renovated, are spacious and comfortable, with built-in internet access, flat screen televisions and elegant marble bathrooms. The Presidential Suite includes a terrace overlooking the Hudson River, while three junior suites and 10 beautifully appointed VIP rooms provide options for any management team or board of directors meeting.
Known for meticulous attention to detail, Tarrytown House Estateâ€™s Conference Services team is dedicated to making sure that every function proceeds smoothly and according to plan, and its full-time Conference Center complements business meetings in every way. In addition, there are a variety of outdoor activities, as well as a fully equipped fitness center. For additional information, access the propertyâ€™s web site at www.tarrytownhouseestate.com or 800-553-8118.
Tarrytown House Estate is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 7,000 guest rooms, nine golf courses and 10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.
Mary T. Prenon
Thompson & Bender
Phone: (914) 762-1900, ext. 25