NAPLES, FL (September 2015) – Considering conducting a meeting or program in the Southeast? Then you should check out the new “70th Anniversary Group Promotion” that is being offered by the AAA Four-Diamond The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Southwest Florida. Available to new bookings for programs in November 2015, January 2016, or between April 1-December 15, 2016, the promotion provides many appealing perks for booking at least 10 rooms per night with a two-night minimum, with peak nights Sunday-Thursday. To take advantage of the promotion the contract must be signed by December 31, 2015. The 319-room resort, which has completed more than $45 million in renovations and enhancements over the last few years, is Southwest Florida’s only beachfront resort with an on-site championship golf course, world-class spa, and award-winning tennis center. The 125-acre resort, recipient of many of the meetings industry’s top honors, features 34,000 square feet of meeting space plus many beautiful outdoor venues.

The “70th Anniversary Group Promotion,” named in honor of the landmark family-owned resort’s milestone anniversary in 2016, includes:
⦁ One complimentary 70th Anniversary Welcome Amenity per 40 guest rooms actualized
⦁ One complimentary guest room, per 40 guest rooms actualized
⦁ Complimentary Wi-Fi in the guest rooms
⦁ Complimentary Wi-Fi in the general session space.

⦁ For a group of 10-69 rooms per night, the group will receive one $200 resort gift card for the VIP of their choice
⦁ For a group of 70+ rooms per night, the group will receive one $500 resort gift card for the VIP of their choice.

In addition, groups and guests always benefit from no resort fees, complimentary self-parking and valet parking, and complimentary access to the resort’s fitness center.

The offer is based on group room availability, is not valid over holidays, and does not apply to existing contracted meetings or programs. The complimentary ratio is based upon consumed room nights, and the gift card has a maximum value of $500 per event, with only one gift card per contracted event.

For information on the promotion, call the resort’s group sales department at (800) 866-1946, or complete an RFP at or through online industry channels such as Cvent or StarCite. Or you may email the resort at and reference the “70th Anniversary Group Promotion.”

“We are very proud that our award-winning, AAA Four-Diamond resort is celebrating its 70th Anniversary in 2016,” said Director of Sales & Marketing Charles Mullins. “This special group promotion is a nice way to recognize and celebrate that impressive milestone.”

A recent recipient of such prestigious meeting industry awards as Successful Meetings magazine’s “Pinnacle Award” and Meetings Focus magazine’s “Best of the South Award,” the resort offers a variety of venues for meetings and receptions. The resort features 34,000 square feet of meeting space, most with an impressive view overlooking the championship golf course. Venue options at the resort include the 6,283-square-foot River of Grass Ballroom, the Gulf-view ballroom The Everglades Room, the 2,457-square-foot Mangrove Ballroom, and such scenic outdoor venues as the Watkins Lawn.

Not resting on its many laurels, the resort spent more than $45 million in impressive renovations and enhancements over the last few years, which included the renovation of its 319 guest rooms and suites, the opening (in January 2013) of the new Everglades Room ballroom, the complete renovation of the resort’s Gulf-side meeting rooms (in 2013), the expansion and renovation of its popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill, and the addition (in 2010) of a beautiful new beachfront pool complex with two pools, two whirlpools, and a pool bar with food service.

Rich in hospitality and tradition, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has resided in Naples since 1946. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, the resort features: 1,000 feet of soft white-sand beach; the 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course; the world-class spa; the fitness center (with complimentary admission for guests); the Mary C. Watkins Tennis Center with six Har-Tru courts; Beach Kids Club, a complimentary daily recreational program for children ages five to 12; an Orchid House, home to over 3,000 tropical plants; retail shops; and beach rentals.

The resort also features multiple restaurants and lounges. This includes: the signature beachfront restaurant HB’s on the Gulf; Broadwell’s, providing panoramic views of the golf course; and the Seminole Store, which serves deli sandwiches, ice cream, gourmet coffees and a variety of freshly baked pizza, pastries and desserts in a café atmosphere. The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill has been recognized as the “Best Place To View A Southwest Florida Sunset,” and was named “Naples’ Best Beach Bar” by Travel Channel.

Guest rooms and suites feature cool tropical color linens, fabrics and carpeting; flat-panel televisions; patio or balcony (with a view of the Gulf, golf course or the lush resort interior); coffee maker; and refrigerator.

Situated just blocks from Naples’ renowned shopping districts of fashionable 5th Avenue South and historic 3rd Street South, the resort is also within minutes of shopping at Venetian Village, Waterside Shops, Bayfront and Tin City.

Guests and groups also can experience the area by taking tours of the Everglades, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, Corkscrew Swamp, The Botanical Gardens, or the Conservancy Nature Center. Boat and fishing trips also can be arranged at the hotel. Other leisure time activities can include Naples’ outstanding museums, theatres, and art galleries.

Providing a comfortable, friendly atmosphere, the resort is an exceptional tropical getaway. The resort is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples, Florida. Contact the resort’s group sales department at (800) 866-1946 or (239) 261-2222, and visit .

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