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El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

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Hotel Contact:
10000 North Oracle Road
Tucson, Arizona 85704
United States
Main: 520-544-5000
Email: Email Hotel Ronnie Collins
Director of Sales: Ronnie Collins
Website: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/arizona/el-conquistador-tucson-a-hilton-resort-TUSHTHH/index.html
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Chain Hilton
Opened 1982
Renovated 2009
Guest Rooms 428
Kings/Suites/Doubles 97 / 92 / 239
Room Rates High $150-250 Low $85-135
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Ideal Group Size 250
Max Group Size 425

Fees/Taxes

Resort Fee $20
Room Tax 15.05%
Sales Tax 9.1

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 11,900ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 60,000ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 110,000ft²

Airport Proximity

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
108 min 107 miles (172 km)
Tucson International Airport
39 min 22 miles (35 km)

Business:

business center
wireless internet
audiovisual equipment
4 onsite restaurants
in-room dining
(2) 11000 sq. ft. ballrooms
11000 sq ft IACC Exec Conference Center
indoor/outdoor function space
complete meeting packages available

Recreation:

fitness center
3 golf courses
31 lighted tennis courts
4 swimming pools
whirlpool
waterslide
spa services
country club
driving range
hiking trails

Nearby:

Biosphere 2
Tohono Chul Park
Catalina State Park
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Desert Springs Grill
50
Poolside Fare
El Conquistador Lobby Lounge
50
Gastropub
Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails
120
Southwest
La Vista
200
Casual Country Club Fare
Sundance Cafe
120
American

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $39 Cont. $28
Lunch Buffet $41 Plated $36
Dinner Buffet $85 Plated $73
Coffee Break $18
2-Hour Open Bar on consumption
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Agave 137 14 x 9.8 3 1,472 46.00' x 32.00' 10 100 140 100 150 40 50 60 7
Agave-Agave I 45 4.6 x 9.8 3 480 15.00' x 32.00' 10 24 50 30 40 20 22 27 3
Agave-Agave II 48 4.9 x 9.8 3 512 16.00' x 32.00' 10 15 50 30 40 20 22 27 2
Agave-Agave III 45 4.6 x 9.8 3 480 15.00' x 32.00' 10 15 50 30 40 20 22 27 2
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Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Receives Prestigious Certification
Posted February 19, 2013
International Association of Conference Centres Approves Area’s Premier Meeting Facility
TUCSON, Ariz. – February 19, 2013 – Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort today announced that its 11,000 square-foot contemporary conference center received the coveted approval from the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC). Only select conference centers that meet stringent quality standards and provide essential products and services receive the IACC designation. The Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is the only IACC approved conference center in Southern Arizona.

The Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador, designed for small to medium groups of 10 to 100 guests, provides a total meeting environment with specifically designed, IACC-approved infrastructure and equipment to support productive meetings. As mandated by IACC, all conference rooms feature state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, ergonomic seating, work tables with non-reflective surfaces and built-in electrical outlets as well as specially designed, energy-efficient lighting. Most meeting rooms also offer windows and balconies with spectacular views of the Catalina Mountains that guests can enjoy year-round during their meeting breaks.

Among the rigorous IACC standards is the selection and quality of dining options available. The Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador delivers with continuous break service featuring an array of innovative food and beverage offerings available in two dedicated break areas. Conference groups are also able to enjoy the resort’s two restaurants - Sundance Café, as well as the new signature restaurant - Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails featuring fresh, regional fare and contemporary cocktails.

As mandated by IACC, the Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador provides meeting planners with a designated conference planner and skilled support staff that assist clients in realizing their meeting objectives. The events team at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador includes award-winning event planners to ensure every meeting is professionally managed from beginning to end. A full inventory of standard audiovisual equipment as well as advanced conference technologies and technicians are available on-site to set up and support presentations. Within the executive conference center there is a staffed concierge center that provides technical support, express shipping, computer access, copying, faxing and other services.

According to IACC-Americas President, TJ Fimmano, “We are delighted to welcome The Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador into our growing chapter of world-class conference centers. The inclusion of this executive conference center demonstrates our continual effort to champion the conference center concept throughout North America.”

IACC was established to provide and promote market awareness of conference centers as offering separate, distinct and special places and services; to collect and distribute information on the industry and its trends; to provide an exchange of experiences among its members; to address common problems, needs and opportunities; to provide programs and services that assist members in operating more effectively; and to deliver an exceptional meeting experiences each and every time.

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is currently offering all-inclusive meeting packages with conference rooms, guest rooms, meals, continuous refreshment service, conference services and conference technology.

For more information about the Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador, visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com or call 520-544-1709.

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About Hilton El Conquistador
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating 29 years in a row, the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. El Conquistador offers more than 100,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About IACC
The IACC Mission Statement: The International Association of Conference Centers is the thought leader on the meeting experience. IACC represents its members by defining and promoting the IACC Meeting Concept and providing learning opportunities. The IACC Vision: “IACC is a community of passionate people and organizations delivering innovative and exceptional meeting experiences.”

Founded in 1981, the International Association of Conference Centers is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting understanding and awareness of the conference center industry and to giving member properties the tools necessary to provide an exceptional IACC meeting experience. Active members meet a set of stringent Quality Standards and agree to a Code of Ethics. Currently, the association includes approximately 400 members from the United States, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, France, England, Scotland, The Netherlands, Germany and Japan. For more information, visit the website at www.iacconline.org.“There are meetings and then there are IACC meetings.”

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador to Unveil Area’s Premier Executive Conference Center
Posted November 12, 2012
Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador Will Provide 11,000 Square Feet of Meeting and Special Event Space
TUCSON, Ariz. – The AAA Four Diamond award-winning, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is set to become a premier destination for meetings and conferences as well as leisure travel with the opening of the new 11,000 square-foot contemporary conference center. Located away from the resort’s convention facilities, The Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador will provide eight meeting rooms including one permanent boardroom with a built-in 70 inch LED Television for presentations. When it opens in spring 2012, this conference center will be the only one of its kind in Tucson.

“With a number of pharmaceutical, financial, and hi-tech industry-leading companies based in Tucson we saw an existent demand in the area for a full-service conference center,” said Lynn Ericksen, general manager, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador. “The Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador will satisfy this need and benefit local businesses as well as out-of-state companies that choose Tucson as their conference destination.”

The Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador, designed for small to medium groups of 10 to 100 guests, provides a total meeting environment with specifically designed infrastructure and equipment to support productive meetings. Most meeting rooms will feature windows and some will offer balconies with spectacular views of the Catalina Mountains that guests can enjoy year-round during their meeting breaks. Inside the rooms, conference attendees will benefit from state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, ergonomic seating, work tables with non-reflective surfaces and built-in electrical outlets as well as specially designed energy-efficient lighting.

As the first hotel in Tucson to receive the Green Certification from the Arizona Tourism & Lodging Association and the recent recipient of The Stars of the Industry Award in the Good Earthkeeping category, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador will also implement a number of green initiatives throughout the executive conference center.

Within the conference center there will be a staffed business center that will provide services including technical support, express shipping and more. Supporting team members will include award-wining event planners who will ensure every aspect of a meeting at the Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador is professionally managed.

Continuous refreshment service featuring a selection of coffees and teas, soft drinks, and snacks will be available in two dedicated break areas. Conference groups will also be able to enjoy the resort’s signature restaurants, Sundance, an American café concept and Dos Locos featuring cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Southwest.

The Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador is currently pending certification from the International Association of Conference Centers. Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is accepting reservations for events in the second quarter of 2012. For added convenience for meeting planners, the resort is offering all-inclusive meeting packages with conference rooms, guest rooms, meals, continuous refreshment service, conference services and conference technology.

For more information about the Executive Conference Center at Hilton El Conquistador, visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com or call 520-544-1709.

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About Hilton El Conquistador
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating 28 years in a row, the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. El Conquistador offers more than 100,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort Receives AAA Four Diamond Rating for 29th Consecutive Year
Posted November 9, 2012
Resort Boasts the Longest Run in the State
TUCSON, Ariz. – Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort has been recognized by the American Automobile Association as a Four Diamond resort for the 29th consecutive year – marking the longest continuous run for any resort or hotel in Arizona. The AAA defines Four Diamond properties as “upscale, refined and stylish resorts with many amenities” and reserves the honor for properties with “a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.” Collectively, Four Diamond establishments represent just 3.8 percent of the 59,000 annually rated properties and restaurants.

“This award is a testament to our team members’ commitment to delivering the highest level of service and guest satisfaction,” said Lynn Ericksen, general manager, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. “Following our recent multi-million renovation and enhancements to our public spaces, dining concepts and meeting space we will continue to provide an exceptional guest experience for many years to come.”

Located in the picturesque foothills of Santa Catalina Mountains, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is an ideal escape. As part of the recent enhancement project, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort unveiled a new age-restricted, secluded Acacia retreat. Set among the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert within the resort’s casita village, Acacia offers a unique oasis with private casitas, an exclusive sparkling pool and upgraded amenities. The resorts two signature restaurants, including the new Southwestern restaurant, Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails serving innovative regional fare are located just off the newly updated lobby. Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails features a remodeled low-key dining room with an inviting bar and outdoor seating space overlooking the resort’s pool and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. The resort’s popular Sundance Café offering indoor and outdoor dining was also revitalized with new furnishings and a more modern décor.

The 428-room, full-service golf and tennis resort is also perfect for business travel with 41,000 square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including the new 11,000 square-foot, Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador. This state-of-the-art executive conference center provides eight meeting rooms with one permanent boardroom featuring a built-in 70 inch LED television for presentations. The conference center offers a total meeting environment with specifically designed infrastructure and equipment to support productive meetings.

For additional information about Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort and to book a stay, call 520-544-5000 or visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com.

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About Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond rating 29 years in a row, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort offers more redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.

About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For 92 years, Hilton Worldwide has been offering business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. The company is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Its brands are comprised of more than 3,750 hotels and 615,000 rooms in 84 countries and include Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages the world-class guest reward program Hilton HHonors®. For more information about the company, visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.



Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort Honored by United States Tennis Association with Outstanding Facility Award
Posted September 17, 2012
Leading Tucson Tennis Facility Recognized for Its High Standards
TUCSON, Ariz. – On September 2, 2012, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort was honored with a 2012 USTA Outstanding Facility Award at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Semi-Annual meeting held in New York City. This year, only seven tennis facilities in the U.S. received this prestigious recognition.

“It is a great honor to be recognized as one of the outstanding tennis facilities by the USTA,” said Jennifer Fuchs, director of tennis at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador. “This award is a testament to our ongoing efforts to provide the highest quality tennis facility and the tennis departments’ tireless efforts and dedication.”

The tennis facilities at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador were recognized by the USTA for outstanding quality of each court area and surface, quality of the court enclosure and lighting, overall layout and adaptation to site, superior accessories and amenities as well as exceptional, green maintenance. When selecting the 2012 outstanding facility of the year the USTA Outstanding Facility Awards Subcommittee also noted the tennis programs and important contributions to the game of tennis offered by Hilton Tucson El Conquistador.

Recently, the resort’s 16 tennis courts underwent a $900,000 enhancement project. The improvements to the tennis courts located at the resort included new durable post tension concrete surfaces, new awnings and the designation of six courts with blended lines for 10 and under tennis– the latest initiative from the USTA designed to help teach younger players. Tennis courts located at the property’s Country Club on La Canada also underwent resurfacing with four of these courts receiving the new blended lines.

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort also runs and hosts numerous prestigious national-level USTA events for both adults and juniors. The resort is home to two full-service pro shops, with clothing, accessories, shoes and 24-hour turnaround stringing services. Players looking to enhance their skills can enjoy tennis lessons from the resort’s expert staff and brush up on stroke mechanics, shot development, court awareness, movement and tactics.

For additional information about the tennis facilities and club membership at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador, call +1 520 544 5000 or visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com.

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About Hilton El Conquistador
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond rating 28 years in a row, the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. El Conquistador offers more than 65,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.



Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails Set to Open at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort
Posted September 12, 2012
Newest Dining Concept Comes to Oro Valley on September 14, in Conjunction with Arizona Restaurant Week
TUCSON, Ariz. – Just when you thought Tucson couldn’t get any hotter, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador introduces Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails. Set to officially open on September 14 in conjunction with Arizona Restaurant week, Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails will bring fresh, regional fare with a local twist to the renowned resort. Along with their meal, guests will enjoy some of the most spectacular views of Push Ridge on the outdoor patio dining area.

Pronounced “ep – uh – zó – tay,” the restaurant draws its name from an herb used prominently in Southwestern cuisine to add a spicy yet earthy flavor. Inspired by this culinary tradition, Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails will offer innovative dishes showcasing locally sourced specialties such as Arizona grass fed beef, Southwest mountain trout, selected locally-produced cheeses and Arizona-grown produce. During Arizona Restaurant Week, guests will be able to sample Epazote’s signature dishes such as BBQ Short Rib Quesadilla or Poblano Caesar Salad as a starter, choice of Grilled Eggplant Enchiladas, Arizona Pecan Crusted Mountain Trout or Chili Rubbed Bistro Steak for the main course and Epazote Poached Peach or Chipotle Chocolate Mousse for desert and a glass of wine. All for $30 per person.

“We are confident that Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails’ contemporary and spirited cuisine is destined to become a popular dining choice with our most discerning resort guests and neighbors,” said Lynn Ericksen, general manager, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador.

In addition to a wide range of dining choices, guest will also sample an extensive selection of Tequilas, Arizona wines, locally-brewed craft beers and other spirits at the Bar at Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails. Those looking to sample the taste of the Southwest in small plates, will be able to select from a bar menu of delectable options – ideal for a shared dinner or snack.

Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails will be open for dinner 5 to 10 p.m. daily and for an attractively priced “Social Hour” from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

Reservations are recommended. Call +1 520 544 1705 or visit epazotekitchen.com. Media can access additional information at http://news.hilton.com/tucsonelconquistador.

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About Hilton El Conquistador
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating 28 years in a row, the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. El Conquistador offers more than 100,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort Completes $6 Million Enhancement Project
Posted June 1, 2012
Resort Unveils Revitalized Public Spaces, Redone Tennis Courts, New Restaurant and the Area’s Only Executive Conference Center
TUCSON, Ariz. – The AAA Four Diamond award-winning, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort today announced the completion of a multi-million dollar enhancement project. As part of the updates, guest will be introduced to a redesigned lobby and Conquistador Lobby Lounge, as well as a new Southwestern restaurant, an age-exclusive retreat, 16 resurfaced tennis courts and the Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador. The renovation is part of a three-year, $3 billion plan of significant property renovations currently underway across the global portfolio of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide.

“We are very pleased to offer guests attractive new public spaces including a peaceful retreat as well as a new restaurant concept and a premier conference center,” said Lynn Ericksen, general manager, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort. “Our resort has long been regarded as one of the top destination for business and leisure travelers in the area, and with the new enhancements we will continue to provide an exceptional guest experience.”

The resort’s lobby has been transformed into a comfortable and stylish social gathering place complete with western-inspired accents and art work. Located in the lobby is the revitalized El Conquistador Lounge serving signature cocktails and light fare. The centerpiece of the area is a new circular sitting area that is contemporary, yet reminiscent of old-world western style.

Adjacent to the lobby are two signature restaurants, including the new Southwestern restaurant, Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails serving innovative regional fare. Epazote Kitchen & Cocktails features a remodeled low-key dining room with an inviting bar and outdoor seating space overlooking the resort’s pool and spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. The resort’s popular Sundance Café offering indoor and outdoor dining was also revitalized with new furnishings and a more modern décor.

As part of the enhancement project, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort also unveiled a new age-restricted, secluded Acacia retreat. Set among the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert within the resort’s casita village, Acacia offers a unique oasis with private casitas, an exclusive sparkling pool and upgraded amenities. Each Acacia Casita is located poolside and offers private patios with stunning views – the perfect space to enjoy an outdoor breakfast or watch the world-renowned desert sunset with a glass of wine.

Other additions to the resort include the area’s only executive conference center. Opened earlier this year, the Executive Conference Center at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador provides eight meeting rooms including one permanent boardroom with a built-in 70 inch LED television for presentations. The Conference Center offers a total meeting environment with specifically designed infrastructure and equipment to support productive meetings. Most meeting rooms will feature windows and some will offer balconies with spectacular views of the Catalina Mountains that guests can enjoy year-round during their meeting breaks. In addition, the resort’s 16 tennis courts have all been completely resurfaced, offering some of the best tennis facilities in the state.

For more information and to book a stat at Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, visit www.hiltonelconquistador.com or call +1 520 544 5000.

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About Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort:
Awarded with the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating 28 years in a row, the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is the largest golf resort in Southern Arizona offering 45-holes of championship golf on three different courses: The Conquistador, The Cañada and Pusch Ridge, which cater to all levels of golf enthusiasts with a comprehensive golf academy. The resort also features the West’s largest resort tennis facility, and has on-site spa services. Located at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountain range in Northwest Tucson, AZ., this luxury full-service resort features 428 guestrooms, suites, and casitas with spectacular views of the mountains, pool, city or desert landscape. Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort offers more than 100,000 square feet of redesigned indoor/outdoor meeting space and five unique Tucson dining experiences, each with its own distinctly different menu and setting.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts stands as the stylish, forward thinking global leader in hospitality. From inaugural balls and Hollywood award galas to business events and days to remember, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. The flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide continues to build upon its legacy of innovation by developing products and services to meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers while more than 144,000 Team Members shape experiences in which every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel." Access the latest Hilton news at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com or begin your journey at www.hilton.com. Social media users can engage with Hilton at www.twitter.com/hiltononline, www.facebook.com/hilton and www.youtube.com/hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands.