• DoubleTree Hilton Chicago Unveils Transformations

     
    POSTED September 18, 2016
     

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago upgraded its entire building, updating guest rooms, hallways and event spaces in a multi-million dollar renovation.

“We are excited to have this opportunity to unveil our new look to our guests and our community,” says Charles R. Caskey, Jr., general manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago. “Throughout the planning stages, we eagerly collected the ideas and advice from our most important decision makers, our guests. Many of the designs for our refresh were derived directly from the feedback we received from our guests and we are proud to say we have received rave reviews from those who have been privy to an advanced showing of our new product.”

With the help of the DLR group, the hotel updated the lighting, window treatments, artwork, furniture, and the amenities of their 160 rooms, five meeting rooms and hallway space to better fit the needs of their guests.

Results from the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) 2022 Incentive Travel Destination Preferences & Their Impact on Motivation confirmed that interest in incentive travel as a motivating sales reward is at an all-time high. 91% of 405 survey respondents described group incentive travel as extremely or very motivating compared to 80% last year. Individual incentive travel was rated even higher as a motivational award at 96% versus 84% last year. 

 

Everybody loves to talk about welcoming change. Then change happens, and whew, it’s tough. After the past few years, meetings and events professionals certainly appreciate that feeling, but they’re also feeling energized by so many new ways for attendees to gather. 

 

The corporate world spends an estimated $242 billion on gifts for employees and customers, according to Forbes. Wouldn’t it be rewarding if the purchasing and giving of these types of gifts offered meaningful work for veterans, women, and their children?