Black Meetings and Tourism

January / February 2020

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B M & T ••• January/February 2020 ••• 13 THE WASHINGTON HILTON Located in the heart of Washington's most vibrant neighborhood, Washington Hilton is a convenient event venue in the D.C. metropolitan area. The 1,107-room hotel offers convenient transportation options near three major airports, Union Station and Dupont Circle Metro. Whether conducting business, keeping up with a fitness routine or looking to spend quality time with your family, this Hilton hotel is here to make the most of your stay by offering the serv- ices you need, the amenities you expect, and the extras you deserve. Host a corporate event, industry conference or an intimate gathering in this 116,000 sq. ft. of contemporary flexible indoor and outdoor meet- ing space in Washington DC. Use the 30,000-sq. ft. International Ballroom complex as the back- drop for a black tie gala and banquet for 2,670, or hold a company training session in the Heights Executive Meeting Center. The Washington Hilton is a contemporary urban retreat featuring a resort type atmosphere with the perks of a downtown location. Guests enjoy walking to some of DC's top restaurants, boutiques and nightlife in the eclectic neighborhoods surrounding the hotel. Washington Hilton is the perfect home base for sight-seeing, located only four blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro and featuring a convenient open-top sightseeing tour bus pick-up and drop-off location at the hotel. Located on fashionable upper Connecticut Avenue, the hotel is situated near many of the area's top neighbor- hoods and attractions including Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, U Street Corridor, Embassy Row, National Zoo and Rock Creek Park. For more information call (202) 939-3271. THE LORD BALTIMORE HOTEL The Lord Baltimore Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, MD and is just three blocks from the famous Inner Harbor. This historic land- mark features refined rooms with contemporary fur- nishings, original artwork and vintage prints, as well as flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. All guest rooms come equipped with also minifridges, coffeemakers and work spaces. Upgraded rooms include continen- tal breakfast. Suites add separate sitting areas and dining tables. Complimentary afternoon tea is served in the lobby. Dining options include a bar, a bakery, a mod- ern tavern and a French restaurant with high ceil- ings. There's also a 24-hour fitness center. The Lord Baltimore Hotel is in the City's Business and Financial Districts and is one of the best Baltimore Inner Harbor hotels. Towering over the Baltimore skyline at 23 stories with 440 guest rooms, the hotel offers more than 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting, banquet and event space. The Lord Baltimore hotel was designed by William Lee Stoddard and it officially opened on the 30th of December 1928. At the time of its construction, the hotel was the largest hotel in the state of Maryland. It is made with brick veneer over steel frame. ... Lord Baltimore hotel was the brainchild of Harry Busick. For more information call (410) 539-8400. DOUBLETREE SUITES BY HILTON HOTEL DETROIT DOWNTOWN – FORT SHELBY This historic DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit Downtown - Fort Shelby offers modern all-suite accommoda- tions in the heart of the city. Having recently undergone major refurbishment, the large suites average over 650 sq. ft. and

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