DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Recognized With Prestigious ‘Best of Meetings Today 2017’ Award

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld has been recognized with the prestigiousBest of Meetings Today 2017’ award for the South region by meeting planners and Meetings Today subscribers. As the property unveils a significant expansion and renovation – adding more than 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space – the award is particularly monumental.  


“In 2016, DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld embarked on an expansion and renovation project to grow our already significant meeting and event space footprint, bringing our total offering to over 100,000 sq. ft. of space and enhancing many already well-loved amenities of the property,” said Tim Foley, vice president of operations, Spire Hospitality. “This selection by DoubleTree customers is quite an accolade and speaks volumes about the team’s ability to provide top-notch service through our renovation and beyond.”


Published monthly to more than 55,000+ subscribers, Meetings Today is the national meeting planner’s guide to the United States, covering hospitality and meeting planning news conferences, incentives, site and destination reviews and trade show news. For the annual ‘Best of’ awards program, Meetings Today encourages planners to determine the best hotels and resorts for meetings in North America sorted by region (East, Mid-America, South, West), allowing one submission ballot per region.


The additional 40,000 feet of contemporary indoor and outdoor conference and event space, allows DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld to handle events in excess of 2,000 meeting attendees in complete comfort. With expansive grounds and strategically designed common spaces, other hotel guests can still enjoy a leisurely, uninterrupted experience separately within the hotel grounds. The existing 60,000 square feet of conference center space, comprised of dividable indoor space and the option of theater, reception, classroom or u-shape set-up, was also upgraded during the renovation and expansion. A talented service staff provides delicious on-site catering with menus inspired by DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld’s, Executive Chef Alberto Correa.


The 1,020-room DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld resort boasts refreshed guest rooms and renovations to the existing 60,000 square feet of flexible outdoor and indoor meeting and event space. Within walking distance of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, the second largest meeting and convention facility in the country, DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld holds three large conference centers, 36 breakout rooms and seven outdoor venues for banquet functions. From small, intimate gatherings of as few as 10 to grand events of over 2,000, guests relish in state-of-the-art meeting space amenities that include wireless internet access, large-screen image magnification technology, high-definition teleconferencing capabilities and convenient business center services.   Attendees may experience valet service and a parking area that is secure and central to resort meeting space to ensure convenience. Breakout rooms are available in a number of locations all within close proximity around the resort and can easily accommodate functions of any kind for 10 to 300 individuals.


DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, an Official Hotel of SeaWorld and adjacent to SeaWorld® and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark and The Orange County Convention Center, is Orlando’s largest DoubleTree and most inviting hotel delivering a resort-like experience to meeting attendees, business travelers and leisure visitors alike. For more information on meetings and events at DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, call (407) 352-1100 or visit online.

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