MEETING PACKAGES: California's Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort Debuts Two Deals

The Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach, Calif., has introduced two new incentive packages and programs for 2009 meetings and events, offering groups two chances to receive complimentary rooms, discounts, loyalty points and more.

The first package, the "Sea of Savings" package, is available to planners booking at least 25 group rooms for an event that's taking place prior to May 31, 2009. It includes:

• Double Hilton Honors Points
• One complimentary deluxe suite per 25 rooms booked
• One complimentary guest room per 25 rooms booked
• 15 percent food and beverage discount
• 20 percent audio/visual discount
• 3 percent sleeping room rebate back to the master account

The second package, the "Book Now and Save" package, is available to planners booking at least 50 group rooms for an event that's taking place prior to March 31, 2010. For planners booking between 50 and 99 rooms, it includes one incentive from the following list. For planners booking between 100 and 149 rooms, it includes three. And for planners booking more than 150 rooms, it includes three:

• One complimentary room per 35 paid group room nights
• 25 percent allowable attrition based on room night pick-up
• Double Hilton Honors Points for meeting attendees
• Complimentary staff meals for up to four staff members
• 2 percent rebate on consumed room revenue
• 500 event planner Hilton Honors Points per paid group room night

For more information, or to book, call 1-714-845-8441 or visit www.waterfrontbeachresort.hilton.com.