Dallas' Legendary Hilton Anatole Achieves Awards of Excellence from the Meetings Group

Winners Hand-selected by Readers

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June 14, 2009

DALLAS -  Dallas' legendary Hilton Anatole has earned the 2009 Paragon Award and the 2008 Merit & Distinction awards from The Meetings Group, the meeting industry's portal for information and resources related to planning meetings and events.  Each year, readers vote for the most outstanding hotels, resorts and convention centers that have the best amenities for holding meetings and conventions. 

A shimmering gem on the Texas hospitality crown, legendary Hilton Anatole has enchanted guests with its historic grandeur, elegance, and southern charm for almost 30 years. 

"We appreciate all the readers who took the time to nominate and vote for the Hilton Anatole.  These renowned awards from The Meetings Group are such an honor.  We are thankful that readers have been able to experience the recent renovations within the Anatole, which have allowed us to remain a strong competitor in today's growing marketplace," said Jay Best, director of sales and marketing for Hilton Anatole.

Paragon Award
Each year, readers of Corporate Meetings and Incentives select a total of 50 Paragon winners in the hotel, resort and conference center categories that did the best job of handling meetings and incentive programs.  Hotel nominations are based on the quality of their meeting services. 

Merit & Distinction Award
Each year, readers of Medical Meetings select a total of 40 M&D winners.  Each property has earned merit and distinction while serving the needs of medical meeting planners.  Each property's guest room quality, meeting rooms, catering and convention services along with the audiovisual/technical support are used for criteria. 

As a business hotel, Hilton Anatole provides an ideal environment for meetings, events and conventions. Having recently completed a stunning $57 million renovation, reviving its public areas, meeting space and transforming its 714 Tower guest rooms, Hilton Anatole concluded a multi-year renovation project representing a total investment in excess of $100 million - the most extensive hotel renovation in Dallas and one of the largest in Texas - reinforcing its commitment to remaining the region's premier meeting, event and business travel destination. Hilton Anatole offers over 341,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space which includes 76 meeting rooms, 4 private dining rooms in Nana, our five-star restaurant, 5 boardrooms, 2 lecture halls, 7 major ballrooms and the Trinity Exhibit Hall with has 73,000 square feet of exhibit space and 45,000 square feet of multi-purpose hall.

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About Hilton Anatole
Located within a 45-acre campus, Hilton Anatole features two high-rise atriums; a 27-story tower; and 1,606 luxuriously appointed guestrooms with first-class in-room amenities and wired Internet access. Additionally, the hotel offers guests more than 333,400 sq. ft. of meeting space equipped with high-speed wireless and wired Internet access, as well as a variety of recreational activities including viewing the Art Collection, one of the largest and most intriguing private assemblies in the world; an 80,000 sq. ft. fitness center, the Verandah Club, featuring state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight equipment, tennis courts, three swimming pools and an indoor jogging track; 10 shopping boutiques; V Spa, the hotel's newest luxury spa oasis; and 12 unique restaurants and bars for dining and entertainment, including the award-winning, four-star Nana and chic Gossip Bar. Hilton Anatole is owned by Dallas-based Crow Holdings and managed by Hilton Hotels Corporation.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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