• Iconic Ames Boston Hotel Adds All-New Meeting & Event Spaces

     
    POSTED April 10, 2017
     

The Ames Boston Hotel has revealed its 1,700 square feet of all-new meeting and event space.

Located on the second floor, the two new spaces include Ames and Oliver & Oakes; they fit groups up to 125 people and feature a design inspired by American manufacturing, uniformity and ingenuity. They were designed by New York City-based architecture and design firm Glen and Co. Architecture.

On a seperate note, the hotel has announced that Chef Mary Dumont will offer customized catering menus for the meeting spaces. She also is opening a restaurant, Cultivar, later this year.

Ames Boston Hotel’s is also undergoing multi-million dollar renovation, which is slated for completion in spring 2017.

“The Ames Building is one of Boston’s most treasured structures, and I’m very pleased to introduce Ames and Oliver & Oakes as the city’s newest meeting and event space,” says Trish Berry, general manager. “We are now uniquely positioned to host intimate gatherings and large corporate affairs in a fully modernized, yet historic space, which offers incredible views of downtown Boston and the Old State House, paired with a truly chef-driven culinary experience.”

On September 1, over 1,500 businesses across the country illuminated their buildings with red lights to draw attention to the devastation that the live events and performance art industries have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

According to a survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), frequent travelers feel safer when hotels adhere to AHLA's Stay Safe guidelines, which detail cleaning protocols for hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

Through responses to bi-weekly surveys, Global Business Travel Association members have indicated that domestic busines travel is ramping up after months of struggle.