• Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange to Offer Three Group Packages to Commence 2017

     
    POSTED November 10, 2016
     

To celebrate the New Year, Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange, N.J., will offer three group-geared packages to peak interest in booking a meeting or wedding block at the hotel. The first package, the Meet and Thrive package, offers a 5 percent room rate discount for groups of 10 or more rooms. This package also includes 2,000 additional Marriott Reward Points and a complimentary AM/PM Coffee Break. The Meet and Thrive package is offered from Jan. 1, 2017 through Dec. 31, 2017. For small groups of 10 to 35, Residence Inn by Marriott West Orange is offering $100 credit voucher for booking a meeting and a free welcome amenity. This offer is valid from Jan. 1, 2017 through Apr. 1, 2017, with rates starting at $169 per night plus 15 percent tax. The last package is a wedding couples package and features a complimentary bridal suite when a rehearsal dinner and a block of rooms is booked. Availability and rates are the same as the small groups package. Residence Inn by Marriott in West Orange is a pet-friendly hotel that features 128 suites and 2,394 square feet of flexible meeting space. It is located 20 minutes from Manhattan and is in close proximity to Essex’s premier weeding venues, country clubs, historic sights and more.

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.