Corinthia Hotels Launch Bold 'Meet for Free’ Concept
30 March 2010
Luxury hospitality brand Corinthia Hotels has launched a highly unusual ‘Meet for Free’ business package for the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (MICE) market, offering completely free meeting space for groups of ten rooms or more - booked before 31st December 2010 and valid for meetings up till end of December 2011.
The offer is available for all Corinthia hotels in Budapest, Lisbon, Malta, Prague, St Petersburg and Tripoli. Besides a daily theatre-style meeting room, the well-priced ‘Meet for Free’ delegate package also includes single accommodation with American buffet breakfast, free in-room internet, a buffet lunch with two soft drinks, and two coffee breaks. On top of this, groups of 25 paying guests receive one free standard room and one upgrade to an executive floor, while the meeting organiser is supplied with a pre-programmed mobile phone and free local calls, use of an office for private meetings and a complimentary upgrade to a special ‘Five Senses’ room.
"This new concept, which we successfully piloted and perfected at our five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon earlier this year, provides meeting and event planners with the best value for money package possible, while optimising on quality and content" commented Glenn Carroll, senior vice president for sales and marketing for CHI Hotels & Resorts, the luxury brand’s operating company. "The initiative has been extremely well received in test and, while acknowledging that there is now a worldwide feeling of economic recovery, we feel there is still a need to support our customers in this very important sector of our business.." concluded Glenn Carroll. The ‘Meet for Free’ offer is directly accessible at http://www.corinthia.com/meetforfree and is backed by Corinthia’s award-winning programme ‘Events at Corinthia’.
This value added product comprises a variety of facilities and services that assist organisers to plan and hold successful and stress-free events, including a dedicated personal assistant assigned to every conference organiser. About Corinthia Hotels Corinthia Hotels is an internationally acclaimed Brand of luxury hotels in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Libya, Malta, Portugal and Russia. Founded by the Pisani family of Malta in the 1960s, the Corinthia brand stands in that proud tradition of Mediterranean hospitality and its signature services communicate the ‘Warm smiles, Inspired Flavours and Pleasant Surprises’ of its Maltese heritage.
All Corinthia hotels feature state-of-the art conference areas, extensive leisure and business traveller facilities, and are each renowned for their uniqueness of character. Corinthia Hotels’ portfolio includes two award-winning properties: The Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Hungary - winner of Europe’s ‘Best Hotel Architecture Award’ and member of ‘The Most Famous Hotels in the World’ and The Corinthia Hotel Prague in the Czech Republic - the first hotel ever to win Best Gastronomy Concept in the Czech Republic and a recipient of the ‘5 stars and 6 stripes’ designation from renowned US reviewer Seven Stars and Stripes.
The Corinthia Hotels portfolio also features the elegant Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa and the splendid Corinthia Hotel St Georges Bay in Malta, The superior five-star Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, Libya, the modern Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Portugal and the renowned Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg, Russia. The latest addition to the Corinthia Hotels portfolio is the Corinthia Hotel, Whitehall Place, London – due to open at the end of 2010.