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Located on the beautiful, historic campus of Tuskegee University, The Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center is a full-service hotel in Tuskegee, Alabama. The property provides a unique cultural and historic atmosphere with easy access to Auburn, AL, Montgomery, AL and Atlanta, GA. Steeped in history, Kellogg Hotel offers a glimpse of the country's past and a look at its future, through the prestigious programs and gifted minds of Tuskegee University.

Kellogg's full-service 3-Star AAA-rated hotel is a delightful combination of Southern grandeur and stately Georgian architecture. The Kellogg Conference Center offers state-of-the-art multimedia meeting rooms, as well as a 300-seat auditorium and an elegant ballroom that accommodates up to 350 guests. Whether you are planning a corporate event, social gathering, conference or wedding, the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center's professional staff can provide outstanding event planning, catering and event coordination services. They can also handle presentations for group tours and are a popular destination for memorable family reunions.

As far as room rates are concerned there is an occupancy maximum of 4 guests per Double/3 guests per King as well as one flat price for the room or suite regardless of the number of family members with an additional $1 dollar per person National Historic Site fee. At Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center if a delegate or one of his or her relatives needs laundry done, they can arrange for dry cleaning pick-up and delivery.

The hotel is equipped with Parlor Rooms available with sofa beds for no additional cost and will provide you with a roll out or portable bed for one additional family member only in a King accommodation. They also offer home-style menu items available in their restaurant that are appropriate for kid's dining. Kellogg takes any request for special items to be added to rooms and offers assistance in special arrangements for spousal getaways.

Some of the local attractions include The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, The State of Alabama Civil Rights Trail Tour, The Civil Rights Historic Tours, The Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site & Moton Field, The George Washington Carver Museum, The Booker T. Washington Home, The Shoppes at Eastchase, The Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center and Victory Land Race Track. For more information visit or call (800) 875-5090.


Disneyland is one of just about every little kid's favorite places to be on the planet and Disney properties offer some of the best accommodations when it comes to top-level amenities for the family. Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa blends the rustic elegance of an Arts & Crafts-style lodge with luxurious amenities and state-of-the-art technology. Thoughtfully designed, the hotel's 20,000-sq. ft., stand-alone convention center ensures a professional environment for business. But attendees have quick and convenient access to the rest of the Disneyland Resort, all of which is just footsteps away. Planners can rest assured that everyone in the group will feel welcome at this uniquely Disney hotel. From the moment Guests arrive, they discover that Disney has thought of everything for adults, children, teens and 'tweens. At the front desk adults can check-in while young people are entertained in an adjoining area that features scaled down furniture and continuously running Disney animated shorts.

Elegantly appointed guestrooms feature luxury amenities and everything attendees need to stay connected to the office. Select rooms also feature bunk beds, which are always popular with children. Later this year the hotel will complete an expansion that will add 200 new guestrooms and 50 new two-bedroom villas, giving it a total of 945 rooms, suites and villas.

Grand Californian Guests will find endless options when it comes to entertainment, shopping and nighttime activities, all of it suitable for any age. At the center of the action are the Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure theme parks. Groups can also host private events inside a signature Disney attraction, land - even an entire theme park. These elaborate settings could never be duplicated in a ballroom and offer surprisingly affordable event options.

To learn more about bringing a meeting or event to the Disneyland Resort, contact the Resort Sales team at (714) 956-6556 or visit


Disney offers not just great hotel accommodations in the West but in the East too. One of the most recognizable hotels on the planet, Disney's Contemporary Resort, offers the "world" to attendees and their families. It's one of six Walt Disney World Convention Resorts and offers 115,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting and event space.

The resort has recently been re-imagined with all-new guestrooms, restaurants and dramatic public areas. Work is also nearing completion on a new 15-story tower that will house 250 two-bedroom villas. The new villas will complement the existing 655 oversized guestrooms, most of which comfortably sleep up to five adults.

Guests will also discover a full-service marina offering watercraft rentals of all kind, including Sea Raycers - miniature speedboats that appeal to boaters of all ages.

Monorails depart from the 4th floor of the Contemporary, giving guests convenient access to the rest of the 40-square-mile resort including endless recreation and, of course, the four world-famous Disney theme parks. At Downtown Disney attendees can take in the Cirque du Soleil spectacular, La Nouba, and exciting restaurants like the all new T-Rex café where you can dine shop and explore in a world filled with dinosaurs.

When Mom and Dad want to enjoy quality time together, in-room babysitting is available as are several children's activity centers that offer dinner, movies, snacks and entertainment.

To learn more about bringing a meeting or event to the Walt Disney World Resort, contact the Resort Sales team at (321) 393-7221 or visit


Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is Tampa's only Four-Diamond, waterfront hotel. The resort-like property, set on a 35-acre wildlife preserve, is less than three miles from Tampa International Airport and is well known for signature restaurants Armani's and Oystercatchers.

Begin your Tampa Bay resort experience the moment you arrive. Unpack your bags and if time permits before the meetings get underway, head for the tennis courts, the pool, or the beach. Stroll our 35-acre nature preserve and marvel at the wetlands birds that make their home in this protected sanctuary. If you prefer to unwind, you can relax and stretch tired muscles in the privacy of your room with a YogaAwayTM workout. Countless activities await you when you decide to explore the city. Visit the acclaimed Florida Aquarium and get a better understanding of the delicate balance and fragility of the worldwide eco-system, thrill to the new Jungala and SkeiKra experiences at Busch Gardens, tour historic Ybor City - Tampa's Latin Quarter - or spend some time watching your favorite team at one of the nearby stadiums.

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