|By Marketwired .||
|August 4, 2014 04:31 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 08/04/14 -- Planning a successful Washington, D.C. small meeting or event is easier than ever with the stylish space and exciting new travel technology offered by a premier hotel near Georgetown University.
Providing the ultimate in comfort, convenience and productivity, these hotel meeting rooms in Georgetown are complimented by many of Marriott's new mobile applications, the services of dedicated event managers and skilled catering professionals to ensure the flawless presentation of every event.
Designed for the convenience of hotel leisure guests, business and social clients, Marriott's new mobile applications help travelers make the most of their time by putting services at their fingertips.
Marriott Mobile Check-In and Red Coat Direct Make Life Easy
Marriott Mobile Check-In provides guests with simple, easy to use check-in and checkout on their smart phones while business and social clientele utilizing the hotel's 12,000 square feet of event space can now make real-time requests for services with the hotel's Red Coat Direct. Available for use on all web-enabled devices, Red Coat Direct allows event planners to enjoy efficient and timely communication with the hotel up to three days before and during the meeting. The complimentary program is customized to the event's meeting room and spaces so planners can easily make changes as necessary, whether the need is for ordering additional chairs or for simply requesting more coffee or a change in room temperature inside any of the hotel's 19 meeting rooms.
The hotel's efficient floor plan allows for seamless transitions and extra room for hosting pre-function cocktail receptions, casual socializing and breaks throughout the day and the newly renovated spaces offer many options for small and large meetings including conference suites for innovative and productive meetings.
Finely detailed menus and banquet seating for up to 400 persons make it easy to host elegant Georgetown and D.C. year-end soirees, quarterly meetings or inspiring round-table conferences utilizing the impressive meeting space and services of the Washington Marriott Georgetown.
For more information on these MH Brand programs designed for guests who embrace the mobile lifestyle for work as well as leisure:
- Red Coat Direct (www.redcoatdirect.marriott.com), a first-of-its-kind app that lets meeting organizers adjust and edit their meeting requests and preferences with a touch of a button and without ever leaving the meeting room.
- Mobile Check-In & Check-Out (www.marriott.com/marriott/mobile-apps.mi), an app that provides an enhanced arrival experience with check-in up to two hours before arrival and automatic notifications when a room is ready.
Quick Group Booking Expedites Small Meeting Planning
Getting started on planning an event is easy, with QuickGroup booking and online RFP services that allow for groups to book a block of 10-25 sleeping rooms, meeting space, catering and services for meetings with up to 50 attendees. By simply visiting the hotel's QuickGroup page at http://www.marriott.com/meetings/group-travel/schedule-groupBooking.mi?marshaCode=WASWE&directRFP=true and detailing an event, planners are quickly only their way to success. Depending on if sleeping rooms, a meeting room, or both are needed, customers are asked to specify sleeping room types, provide meeting start/end times and setup cycle, and add any A/V and catering products. Customers are then asked to accept a simple online contract and provide credit card information to hold the block and/or event space. Once the customer clicks "submit" the QuickGroup booking is complete. It's that simple!
Work Space on Demand
Making it easy to be productive, locals and guests can also request Work Space on Demand to better facilitate their group needs. Whether it's a communal table in the hotel lobby or a conference room, spaces can be reserved by the hour so groups can get right to work in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Conveniently located in the Washington, D.C. business district near the Foggy Bottom and Dupont Circle Metro stations, the hotel event space also includes audio-visual equipment, television production services, video-conferencing, specialty lighting and a full-service business center.
About the Washington Marriott Georgetown
The Washington Marriott Georgetown welcomes travelers to the heart of D.C. and historic Georgetown with a welcoming atmosphere, attentive service and gracious accommodations that combine for a relaxed and productive hotel experience. Casual onsite dining offers tasty menus filled with American favorites and popular drinks and the lodging's refreshing indoor pool and well-equipped fitness center offer added fun and relaxation. The Georgetown hotel's location near companies such World Bank, IBM, Hewlett Packard and others, along with its easy access to all the historic attractions, museums and national monuments D.C. has to offer, make it an ideal choice whether traveling for business or vacationing with the family. Call 1-888-270-9384 for additional information.
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