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 In-house Catering and Private Dining Room

We have previously boasted about our fantastic in-house cuisine, but we just couldn’t resist another shout out as our Food and Beverage Team was recently bestowed the #1 spot in Marriott Select Brands throughout all North America! If you didn’t have time to read the previous blog, do not worry!  Here is a short highlight […]

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Sustainable Travel

The practice of sustainability is becoming more widely reviewed as the key to a successful hotel operation.  According to the latest research, more than 83% of global travelers think sustainable travel is essential.  In addition, according to a sustainability report, more than 73% of travelers are more than likely to select a hotel that has […]

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Conference Center Space, Basic Amenities & Operations

Our IACC Certified Conference Center boasts over 40,000 sq. ft. of flexible conference center space, basic amenities and operations including over 30 meeting rooms and our award-winning Tiffany Ballroom, which can host large corporate functions as well as social events.  Recently renovated, our IACC Certified Conference Center Space includes professional meeting rooms with state-of-the-art audiovisual […]

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2023 Marriott Select Brand Awards

Every year, the Marriott Select Brands Awards program celebrates the outstanding achievements of hotel teams and individuals at Marriott Select Brands around the globe.  Marriott’s Select Brand is one of thirty-one extraordinary Marriott hotel brands within Marriott International’s portfolio. Our property in Norwood, Massachusetts is just one of over 8500 Marriott Select Brand properties around […]

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Dietary Restrictions – Hotel side and what we expect from planners

Hospitality, by definition, means the act of being friendly and welcoming to guests and visitors.  And, what better way to entertain and celebrate coming together than by sharing a meal?  Sharing food with others helps to build connections, new and old.  It creates an opportunity to share a childhood story over a meal that reminds […]

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Mullet Travel

Mullet Travel is a new term that was coined by the Wall Street Journal editor Jacob Passy and promoted by Hotel News Now Editor Stephanie Ricca. Mullet Travel, is the new term for “bleisure;” the combination of business and leisure travel that has emerged from those who continue to work remotely. The use of remote […]

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Top Budget Saving Ideas for Planning a Cost-Savings Business Meeting

Whether you are planning a corporate event, kick-off meeting, or tradeshow, your priority as a planner is to put on a spectacular event, all while balancing your investments and promoting a cost-saving business meeting to attract (and retain!) your attendees. Seems simple, right?  To make things even more complex, over the past couple of years, the […]

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 Affordable Travel – How to Get the Best Bang for Your Buck

Planning a trip is usually stressful, and if you are adding business into the mix, travel can be particularly demanding and hectic. One of the biggest stressors for business and leisure travelers alike are affordable travel!  All travelers want to get the most out of their dollar.  Whether you are spending the weekend shopping at Legacy […]

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