• Grand Hyatt New York Debuts New Group Meetings Offerings

     
    POSTED November 20, 2016
     

The Grand Hyatt New York now offers meeting and teambuilding activities exclusively for group clients. The packages include exclusive experiences at several New York City landmarks, including Grand Central Terminal, One World Observatory and the flagship Macy’s Herald Square.

The 1306-room hotel can accommodate up to 1,500 people with more than 50 meeting rooms and 60,000 square feet of meeting space. It’s located in Midtown Manhattan and within walking distance from the Grand Central Terminal.

The packages are offered to groups planning a meeting by Dec. 31, 2017, with 70 or more guest rooms; they will receive the following: 10 Deluxe Room and one Premier Suite upgrade at the group rate; 10 complimentary VIP welcome amenities, chef selection; 10 staff rooms on peak nights at 50 percent discount; one Premier Suite upgrade at a group rate; one per 40 complimentary rooms; 10 percent discount on banquet menu pricing, AV equipment rental and shipping/receiving fees; complimentary wireless Internet in general sessions; complimentary wireless Internet in all guest rooms; and double Hyatt Gold Passport reward programs (up to 100,000 per qualifying meetings).

This offer is only valid for meetings held by Dec. 31, 2017, with a Sunday peak arrival or Saturday peak departure stay pattern. The hotel can accommodate groups from 10 to 1,500 people.

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession:

 

In light of COVID-19, a survey commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) discovered that 44 percent of Americans are planning leisure trips or overnight travel before the end of 2020.