• Anaheim Marriott wins Four Stella Awards in 2018, breaking California Record

     
    POSTED December 10, 2018
     

As of early November, Anaheim Marriott is the first hotel in California to win four Stella Awards. Andy Lakefish, the hotel’s director of sales and marketing, announced that Anaheim Marriott was recognized in the following categories:

  • Gold Award - Best On-Site Tech/WiFi - Far West
  • Silver Award - Best Food & Beverage - Far West
  • Silver Award - Best Green Initiative - Far West
  • Silver Award - Best On-Site Staff - Far West

The Stella Awards honor hotels and other hospitality spaces and services that provide meeting professionals with consistent high-quality business. The awards are presented by Northstar Meetings group and selected by a panel of judges managed by Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings.

Anaheim Marriot’s 169,662 square feet of flexible meeting space includes 23 event rooms and 44 breakout rooms. The 25,410-square-foot Platinum Ballroom can accommodate up to 3,585 guests for a reception.

Los Angeles reached a historic milestone in 2018, welcoming 50 million visitors for the first time ever and accomplishing the destination’s tourism goal two years early. The new record is 1.5 million visitors higher than 2017’s total, marking the eighth-consecutive year of tourism growth for Los Angeles.  

 

Los Angeles-based Factory Place Hospitality Group has hired Bryan Marn and Janalane Southard to oversee restaurant sales and events at its properties in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Marn joins the FPHG team as events director for the group’s Los Angeles restaurants—The Factory Kitchen, Officine BRERA, and sixth+mill pizzeria and bar. Southard joins the team as restaurant sales manager for the newly opened The Factory Kitchen in The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. 

 

Hyatt Place Pasadena has officially opened across from the Pasadena Convention Center, offering an ideal location and high-end amenities for meeting and event planners.