|By Marketwired .||
|January 28, 2014 03:22 PM EST||
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- Planning a meeting involves many details, and the Houston Marriott North is pitching in by taking one more thing off a planner's plate. With its new conference dining menu, this Houston airport hotel is offering variety, flexibility and savings.
Available Monday through Friday in the hotel's newest Houston, TX meeting room, the Fort Worth room, the extensive lunch buffet accommodates multiple groups simultaneously, allowing for greater variety than a privately catered buffet.
The weekday conference dining menu at these Houston, TX banquet halls features a constant offering of two soups (one vegetarian), a salad bar, hot entrees (one vegetarian), a sandwich board (chef-crafted or build-your-own), themed action station, dessert station and beverage station including Starbucks® coffee and Tazo® teas. Each day features a different theme, so those hosting meetings for multiple days will still be able to offer attendees variety. Monday is Houston Deli Central; Tuesday heads South of the Border; on Wednesday get a Taste of Italiano; Thursday is Big as Texas and Friday is when Land Meets Sea. The menu also includes low-fat, carb-conscious, low-cholesterol and vegetarian items, so there is something for every palate.
In addition to a delicious lunch buffet, the hotel's Conference Dining Package, available for $85 per person, includes both a private breakfast and snack break, continuous beverage service, rental of the Fort Worth meeting room and audiovisual extras such as Internet connections and a tripod screen.
The Houston Marriott North caters to business and meeting travel far beyond conference dining. Guest rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet access and a desk with ergonomic chair; the Greatroom and DEN offer a place to meet and eat; an indoor/outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness center give guests the chance to stick to their at-home routine and a complimentary airport shuttle means getting around is hassle-free. Those with meetings at the office are conveniently close to corporations including Exterran, ExxonMobil, Baker Hughes, Halliburton and Hewlett Packard.
All business and no play makes for a dull stay, so this hotel offers relaxing in-room features including a 37-inch LCD TV, luxurious bedding and room service. Nearby, play a round at Redstone Golf Club; cheer on your favorite horse at the Sam Houston Race Park; walk to the adjacent Greenpoint Mall for a little retail therapy or, if the family is along for the trip, cool off at Splashtown Water Park.
About the Houston Marriott North
Business and leisure travelers alike can relax in this comfortable Houston hotel's newly revitalized rooms and suites featuring 37-inch LCD TVs, the Revive bedding package and high-speed Internet access. Guests of the Houston Marriott North can enjoy free parking, airport shuttle and the adjacent Greenspoint Mall, all within walking distance of this north Houston hotel. A smart choice for meeting rooms and Houston event venues, the hotel offers 15,000 square feet of flexible, innovative function space for corporate and social events large and small. Houston Marriott North is operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts (www.interstatehotels.com), the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company.
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