CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (November 20, 2013) – The Chattanoogan hotel, Chattanooga’s only AAA Four Diamond-rated full-service hotel and the only IACC-certified hotel in the state of Tennessee, has been honored with ConventionSouth magazine’s 2014 Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award. With this prestigious designation from ConventionSouth, The Chattanoogan joins an elite list of 50 meeting facilities located across the South to receive the Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award. As part of the recognition, The Chattanoogan will be featured as an award recipient in the December 2013 Awards Issue of the meetings magazine.
“After a lengthy review of what The Chattanoogan hotel offers meeting planners and attendees, we feel it indeed displays a superior commitment to providing groups with the top-of-the-line amenities and service that they require,”
says ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Marlane Bundock.
The recent refurbishment of The Chattanoogan’s high-tech meeting space includes new carpet and wallcoverings; the addition of a stunning new glass tile entry wall; recovering of acoustical wall panels; replacing of upholstered seating; updating the refreshment island; enhancing the corridor lighting; and transforming the area which housed traditional phone booths into a new contemporary cyber café with charging stations and seating.
The Chattanoogan’s 25,000 square-foot conference center features a high-tech learning environment with comprehensive meeting planning and audiovisual support services. All of The Chattanoogan’s 20 meeting rooms, including the 16-seat circular boardroom and amphitheater with seating for 85, offer complete networking capabilities and high-speed wireless.
In addition to its high-tech meeting space, The Chattanoogan has 199 guest rooms and suites, three outstanding restaurants, a pampering day spa with four treatment rooms, steam room, sauna, fitness center, indoor pool, whirlpool and patio overlooking the hotel’s courtyard. The upscale property is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Atlanta; Nashville, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Birmingham, Ala. It is within walking distance of the city’s museums, galleries, retail stores, restaurants and The Tennessee Aquarium.
For more information or reservations, call (423) 756-3400, toll free (877) 756-1684, or visit The Chattanoogan’s Website at www.chattanooganhotel.com.
Celebrating more than 30 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Ala., and is distributed to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held within the South.
The Chattanoogan is operated by Benchmark Hospitality International, a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and Personal Luxury Resorts & HotelsSM. The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations. Benchmark's international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers. The company's eastern regional office is in New Jersey, western regional office is in Washington, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark's properties and additional information, visit www.benchmarkhospitality.com.