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East Seattle Meetings: Tips on How to Create Productive Brainstorming Sessions
A convenient location for any Seattle area meeting or event, the Woodmark Hotel on Lake Washington is only seven miles east of Seattle and minutes from bordering eastside communities of Redmond and Bellevue. With over 9,000 square feet of flexible indoor-outdoor meeting and event space, the Woodmark provides a variety of settings to accommodate the perfect brainstorming session. We’ve found the following tips on planning a productive meeting or conference can lead to achieving high engagement and overall success.
East Seattle Hotel Unveils State-of-the-Art Renovation Featuring Luxury Sleep Experience
This month, visit the Woodmark Hotel on Lake Washington and you’ll not only fall in love with the improvements to our accommodations, you’ll fall in love with our premium sleep experience. How perfect is it that we are unveiling the newest hotel rooms in East Seattle this February – the month to celebrate “love” and romantic getaways!
Sparing no cost in creating the perfect lakeside setting for rejuvenation, our waterfront hotel in Kirkland has taken comfort to a new level. The Woodmark kicked off 2014 with exquisite renovations that are now complete. Like the hosts in those enthralling home makeover shows -- we can’t wait to share it!
Introducing a New Website for our Tempe Hotel
We are pleased to announce our newly designed website for Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center. Our innovative site is device responsive, allowing for easy navigation throughout, whether one is on a personal computer, tablet, or mobile device. Photos of our beautiful hotel are displayed in a dynamic photo gallery that showcases accommodations, weddings, meeting space, and more.
Read & Reuse Book Drive this February at Destination Hotels & Resorts
During the entire month of February, Destination Hotels & Resorts will address the thousands of pounds of books that travelers leaves at hotels and resorts each year. Guests and associates at participating hotels and resorts around the country are encouraged to donate books throughout the month.
Incorporating Wellness into Meetings & Conferences for East Seattle Corporate Events
The Woodmark Hotel offers a number of unique wellness programs and experiences at its waterfront hotel in Kirkland, Washington. Recently honored as one of the Best Hotels in the World by Travel+Leisure Magazine, the Woodmark features conference and meeting programs varying from athletic and fitness offerings to rejuvenating spa-focused programs.
Hotel Derek Achieves 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Status
We’re absolutely tickled pink by our latest accolade and we couldn’t wait to share this exciting news with you! Forbes Travel Guide recently released its list of 2014 Star Rated Hotels, Restaurants and Spas, and yours truly received a Four Star rating, a first-ever for our signature boutique property. Our 312-room hotel is one of only five Houston properties to receive the prestigious Forbes Four Star rating, and the only property to be added to the list this year. Needless to say, we’re in good company here in Houston!
5 Unique Places to Shop in Aspen, Colorado
BAM! This is officially the third time you’ve fallen getting off the ski lift. You’re over it. Why not let the rest of the family stay on the slopes and treat yourself to a little world class shopping is Aspen? Located just a quick shuttle ride away from Snowmass Village, Aspen’s got no shortage of great places for designer trends and local treasures- read on for our top 5 places to shop in Aspen.
Teambuilding for Meeting Groups at its Finest in Stowe, Vermont
In the recreation industry, we are often two steps ahead seasonality-wise. While our meeting groups and leisure guests are enjoying the abundance of fresh snow this January, we are already thinking about the spring, summer and fall seasons to come! Of course, while still enjoying one of the best times of year here in Stowe, winter.
New Year, New Orleans Hotel Joins the Destination Collection
We’re only a few days into the New Year and have some exciting news to share with you. Destination Hotels & Resorts continues to add to its collection of upscale and luxury hotels and resorts around the country with entrance into a lively and authentic U.S. city – New Orleans!