SOURCE: Marriott


April 29, 2011 13:12 ET

Hotel in Macon, GA Awarded Most Outstanding Sales Performance

Sales Team Focuses on Increased Guest Room Bookings

MACON, GA--(Marketwire - Apr 29, 2011) - Exceptional performance by the sales team at the Macon Marriott City Center hotel in Macon, GA was recognized during the recent annual conference of the Noble Investment Group held recently at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in Raleigh, NC.

Staying focused on driving room nights into their hotel regardless of the economic environment, the sales team at the Macon Marriott City Center was honored with the "Most Outstanding Sales Performance" Award in the full service hotel category within the Nobel Investment Group hospitality family. In order to achieve this honor, the sales team took its role seriously and managed to achieve 102% of their 2010 group revenue budget by booking 14,086 group rooms for the year and an additional 13,500 group room bookings for future years. This dedicated team, at one of the premier hotels near Mercer University, also achieved 114% of the hotel's budgeted banquet revenues for the year.

Offering guests a convenient downtown location, the Macon Marriott is connected to the Macon Centreplex Convention Center, providing access to 120,000 square feet of event space in addition to its own meeting rooms, event and exhibition space. As an exquisite venue for Macon, GA event planning, the hotel is a perfect choice whether hosting a small intimate gathering, large social gala or corporate convention. Online planning guides, a staff of professional event managers and expert caterers along with a full line of audiovisual and other meeting equipment and services are available to facilitate the success of each and every occasion. The hotel extends gracious Southern hospitality throughout the property with well-appointed guest rooms, on-site amenities and its warm and welcoming Vintage Restaurant, just one of many exciting downtown Macon restaurants, offering fine examples of the area's culinary flair.

Conveniently located near many of the city's historical and cultural attractions, this Mercer University hotel's spacious accommodations feature luxurious bedding ensembles with cotton-rich linens for the utmost in comfort, a high-tech plug-in panel for connecting a laptop, MP3 player, digital camera and/or video game player to the 37-inch LCD HDTV, high-speed Internet access and in-room entertainment options such as international cable/satellite service, premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options. Guests can also enjoy the hotel's heated indoor pool, whirlpool and on-site fitness center.

About the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel

The Macon Marriott City Center Hotel provides travelers with luxury accommodations in downtown Macon for easy access to popular attractions, trendy nightlife, exceptional museums, art galleries and historical sites. Whether vacationing with family, attending convention center events or enjoying a Georgia weekend getaway, guests will find everything they need for a relaxing hotel experience at the Macon Marriott City Center.