Prevue May-June 2017 - 52
Above (clockwise from top left): Chaz restaurant at the Raphael Hotel, Kansas City; Lobby at The Townsend Hotel, Detroit; Hall of Mirrors at
the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza; Rendering of villas at The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Milwaukee
Geneva with 355 guest rooms plus two championship 18-hole golf
courses, a ski facility, three restaurants and a spa.
"At Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, we take pride in surpassing the
expectations of even our most well-traveled attendees," says Steve
Magnuson, managing director of Marcus Hotels and Resorts. "As one
of only a few AAA Four-Diamond resorts in Wisconsin, our definition
of luxury goes a step beyond offering refined accommodations and
numerous experiences to include a welcoming, home-like feel not
often found in resorts. Nestled in the glacier carved landscape of
the Lake Geneva area, groups find themselves at ease enjoying the
comforts of the enchanting countryside."
Extensive meeting facilities include 77,000 sf of indoor/
outdoor space, including a 12,000-sf conference center. Its
location also facilitates myriad team building experiences such as
mountain biking, volleyball, archery and more. Groups can reserve
the outdoor pavilion near the golf course for a reception and then
enjoy golfing team building activities; golf balls and other apparel
can be customized with group logos.
raphaelkc.com; visitdetroit.com; townsendhotel.com;
visitmilwaukee.org; grandgeneva.com; bigcedar.com;
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Q: What VIP or luxury
experience is a "must try"
for visiting groups?
"A visit to the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland
Plaza, one of our city's most cherished locales,
is an exceptional experience that's not to be
missed," says Dan Lincoln, president and
CEO of the Cincinnati USA Convention &
"Groups will love the famed Hall of Mirrors,
modeled after the Palace of Versailles, and the
gorgeous French Art Deco throughout the hotel.
No visit is complete without an unforgettable
dinner prepared by Chef Todd Kelly at Orchids
at Palm Court, the only AAA Five-Diamond
restaurant in Ohio."