The DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel & Executive Meeting Center Completes a 20-Million Dollar Renovation

OMAHA, Neb., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel and Executive Meeting Center has completed a 20-million dollar renovation which is being widely applauded by guests and meeting planners. The newly refurbished hotel has won accolades from DoubleTree by Hilton for "Most Improved Quality" for 2012, and has also been recognized by its management group, Westmont Hospitality Group, for excellence in guest service with the Company's coveted First Place Award for Best Year-Over-Year Service Score Improvement. The 414 guestroom upscale hotel includes 30-thousand square feet of conference space. Conveniently located across the street from the First National Bank and Union Pacific, the hotel is only a short walk to the CenturyLink Convention Center, in close proximity to area attractions, and offers complimentary shuttle service to Eppley Airport.

The DoubleTree Hotel Omaha Downtown features a new lobby with a welcoming reception area and a redesigned lounge. In addition, guests may enjoy the new Cyber Café serving Starbucks Coffee and encompassing complimentary business services. The hotel's renovation includes the re-mastering of all guestrooms and suites in comforting earth tones with new furnishings and soft goods, including wall coverings and draperies, as well as updated bathrooms, and the addition of a 42" flat screen LCD TV. The 30-thousand square feet of meeting space, with its 9,500 square foot Executive Meeting Center, has been remodeled and tastefully decorated for business with state-of-the-art meeting services and facilities. The Executive Conference Center is located on the 19th floor of the hotel and is designed to promote productivity to reach personal and business goals. Each meeting room provides panoramic views of downtown Omaha; a choice of All Day Meeting Packages or flexible banquet service; state-of-the-art amenities such as powered tables and ergonomic chairs; tack-able surfaces and white boards; Business Center Services; laptop lockers; and telephone rooms.

"We are truly proud of our new facilities and believe we offer the best business and leisure experience in Nebraska," said, Paul Tunakan, Director of Sales and Marketing. "What we are most proud of is our excellent service. Our staff is professional and willing and eager to ensure that every guest experience, and in particular every meeting experience, exceeds expectations," added Tunakan.

Save on Summer Meetings

The DoubleTree Hotel Omaha Downtown is offering a 7% rebate on the master bill, and a 3% rebate as a donation to the group's charity of choice for all new meetings and catered events booked by June 30, 2013. Events must include at least 20 guestrooms over the peak night with food & beverage, and be held August through November 2013. Groups will also receive complimentary wireless internet in guestrooms and one wireless internet connection in a designated meeting room. Event Planners will earn Double Hilton HHonors™ Event Planner Bonus Points. (Some blackout dates may apply). For more information and reservations contact: Paul Tunakan at (402) 636- 4917 or

The DoubleTree by Hilton Omaha Downtown Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

Located at 1616 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68102, the hotel is a pet friendly property that provides guests with an array of amenities including a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool. Dining is a treat under the direction of Executive Chef, Aaron King. Signatures Restaurant offers American cuisine in a la carte and buffet service for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also the City Center Pub, which is open for cocktails and dinner serving appetizers and a full menu, room service is also available.

For exercise, guests may enjoy complimentary bicycles and helmets to tour downtown Omaha including the pedestrian bridge to Iowa. In addition to the complimentary airport shuttle, guests may also request complimentary shuttle service to the downtown business and Old Market Arts and Entertainment District, as well as local attractions. There is an onsite laundry, fitness center, self-parking, and of course, DoubleTree's signature complimentary warm chocolate chip cookies upon check-in. For more information and reservations visit. or call 402-346-7600.

CONTACT: Gayle Macintyre Global Ink Communications 404-643-8222 gaylemacintyre@bellsouth.netSource: DoubleTree byHilton Omaha Downtown