MEETING PACKAGE: In the West, Fairmont Hotels Launches 'As You Wish' Campaign

In response to meeting planners' budget concerns, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has introduced a new "As You Wish" meetings promotion at its properties in the western United States—including Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont San Jose, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Fairmont Newport Beach, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and Fairmont Scottsdale.

Available to groups booking at least 10 rooms per night by Dec. 31, 2009, for meetings taking place prior to Dec. 31, 2010, "As You Wish" allows planners to choose one incentive from each of the following two categories:

Category A:

• 15 percent commission on room block
• 10 percent commission on room block and 5 percent rebate to the master account
• Up to 10 percent rebate to the master account
• 10 percent of master account for 2009 meeting credited to 2010 meeting
• 10 percent of master account donated by the hotel to group's charity of choice
• 10 percent additional discount off room rates
• 10 percent off of food and 20 percent off of beverage
• Complimentary gift certificate for one-night stay at select Fairmont properties for every 50 rooms booked and consumed at Fairmont San Francisco
• Roundtrip airfare paid by hotel for staff to fly out over the program dates

Category B:

• 50 percent off group rate for staff rooms
• 20 percent discount on spa treatments
• 15 percent discount on in-house audio/visual
• One complimentary guest room for every 35 booked and consumed at Fairmont San Francisco
• Complimentary suite upgrades at the group rate
• Complimentary meeting room rental
• Complimentary health club access for all attendees
• Complimentary Internet in guest rooms for all attendees
• Rebate to master account for up to two roundtrip airfares
• Complimentary Internet connection and installation for one meeting area
• Complimentary box handling
• Complimentary room drop
• Complimentary coffee break fro every paid banquet breakfast or lunch
• Complimentary staff meals
• Complimentary champagne at welcome reception
• Complimentary site inspection rooms
• Complimentary welcome amenity for every suite upgrade offered
• Complimentary one-night stay certificate for every 100 room nights booked and consumed
• Food and beverage credit for use in hotel outlets
• One VIP airport transfer for every suite upgrade offered

For more information, or to book, call 1-866-662-6060 or visit