Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Awarded “Best Of The East” By Meetings Focus East

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September 01, 2012

CINCINNATI - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza has been awarded the prestigious "Best of the East" award by Meetings Focus East magazine in its September 2012 issue.

For the seventh consecutive year, the hotel has been selected by meeting planners as a top meeting destination in the East. Only 50 properties received this award in the East, which includes hotels not only in Ohio, but also New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The annual award, where professional meeting planners select their preferred hotels, is based on the following criteria: meeting space, guest rooms, guest services and amenities, food & beverage service, high-tech services, recreational facilities, efficiency & helpfulness of the staff and overall value and experience.

"Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is thrilled to be named a Best of the East winner again! We are honored that the meeting planners have selected us as one of the best in the East. We are committed to providing superior service, food and guest rooms to complement the unique and exquisite meeting space that we offer," said Michel Sheer, Managing Director, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

Meetings Focus East is a national publication designed for meeting planners who book groups and events in the Eastern portion of the United States. East has a circulation of 22,533 meeting planners and 100% of their subscribers have requested the magazine directly.

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, located at 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, opened in 1931 and is one of the world's finest examples of French art deco architecture. The hotel features 561 updated guest rooms and 40,000 square feet of meeting space with three breaktaking ballrooms and 28 flexible meeting and event spaces. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is Hilton Hotel & Resort's #1 Food & Beverage Hotel in the USA for three consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012) and features Executive Chef Todd Kelly, a Hilton Signature Chef, one of just six in the company. In addition, the hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, is a registered National Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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