MEETING PACKAGE: Hawaii's Ala Moana Hotel Debuts Economical Meetings Deal

To help cash-strapped meeting planners save money, Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu has introduced an economical option for planners in the form of a new meeting package.

Available to groups with at least 30 guests for meetings taking place on or before Dec. 31, 2009, the package starts at $43 per person and includes a deluxe continental breakfast, mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshments, a lunch buffet and complimentary full-day meeting room rental.

"Ala Moana Hotel's meeting packages make it simple and economical for organizers," Director of Catering Candace Au said in a statement. "The hotel employs an experienced team of event planning professionals who will provide their expert insight to ensure that every detail is covered and result in a well executed meeting."

Ala Moana features more than 1,000 guest rooms and nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting space.

For more information, or to book, call 1-808-944-4333 or visit