MEETING PACKAGE: Jacksonville Hilton Offers All-Inclusive Small Meetings Deal

The Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville/Ponte Vedra in Ponte Vedra, Fla., has announced an all-inclusive, per-person small meetings package that it says will help meeting planners and attendees alike cope with rising inflation and the declining economy.

Available for meetings up to 40 people, the Small Meetings Package costs just $149 per person and includes:

• Deluxe guest room accommodations
• Meeting room rental, complete with linens, tables and chairs
• Audio/visual equipment
• Wireless high-speed Internet access
• A continental breakfast that's served in the meeting room
• An afternoon refreshment break

"We're attuned to the industry's need to maximize budget and saw a way to make things easier by offering an all-inclusive meetings package that is priced per person," Christopher L. Hill, CHSP, director of sales for the hotel, said in a statement.

The Small Meetings Package is available for meetings booked prior to Dec. 31, 2008, and actualized at any future date. For more information, call 1-866-766-8382.