Supplier Diversity Resource Guide

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Forbes #6 Best Place to Work

At Kimpton, we believe one of our greatest strengths is our diverse workplace. Each Kimpton employee is valued and celebrated for their unique perspectives, their contributions and their talents; it doesn’t matter your gender, your race or sexual orientation. What matters is that you’re true to you. Since our founding in San Francisco over three decades ago, in 1981, we’ve embraced the LGBTQ community and have made a commitment to helping affect positive change by identifying organizations that can make a difference.

​The Trevor Project is a perfect example and embodies the compassion, impact-making and change-agent groups we like to align ourselves with. The nation’s largest organization serving as a crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people, The Trevor Project provides an invaluable service by offering 24/7 counseling and other services to at-risk LGBTQ youth.

As The Trevor Project’s Premier National Hotel Partner, we’re involved on local and national levels, donating room nights, meeting space and catering, and hosting fundraisers across America to help fund the life-saving resources available through The Trevor Project. Supporting a safe and judgment-free place for young people to go is crucial. Kimpton is honored to be a part of an organization that dispels judgment and allows us to infuse our heartfelt care into our communities.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Catering, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Kristy Rooney | [email protected] | 703-408-8721

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Aruba

Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 81, Palm Beach, Aruba

Discover Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, where modern elegance blends with Aruban spirit. Experience endless ocean vistas, multiple dining options, water sports, a kids’ club, casino and the beachfront eforea™ spa. Located in 15 acres along Palm Beach, the resort is steps away from nightlife, shopping and dining.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Wi-fi, AV Service, On-Site Parking, Private Restroom by Gender, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Mark DiMartino | [email protected] | 904-432-8171

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Brazil

Belmond Copacabana Palace

Av. Atlântica 1702, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

The iconic Belmond Copacabana Palace in known as the most luxurious hotel in Brazil and the perfect escape to reconnect with what matters the most to you. Enjoy the Copacabana Beach and get inspired by the legendary palace, with one of the most beautiful views in the world, helping you to create great memories. Easily accessible from the airport and minutes away from major tourist attractions, the hotel also offers three restaurants: Northern Italian cuisine, Mediterranean gastronomy and Pan - Asian Michelin starred restaurants. You can slow down and have a genuine escape in the middle of Copacabana.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Lobby Space, Restaurant, Spa, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Private Restrooms by Gender, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Reservations Department | [email protected] | 21-2545-8787

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California

​Belmond El Encanto

800 Alvarado Place, Santa Barbara, CA 93013

 

 

  • Santa Barbara's only Forbes Five Star Resort
  • Sweeping views of the city and Pacific Ocean
  • 5 minutes to the heart of downtown Santa Barbara
  • Complimentary curtesy vehicle for transportation within 5 miles of the resort
  • Zero-edge outdoor swimming pool with ocean views
  • Full service spa - 4,500 sq/ft with 7 treatment rooms, nail salon and fitness studio
  • 24 hour room service
  • Complimentary: daily newspaper, shoe shinning service, in-room coffee, bottled water at turndown

 

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Ellen Thornton | [email protected] | 805.845.5800

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JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

74855 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260

Bask in the glow of a flawless meeting, convention, conference or party. From award-winning catering and banquet services to the latest enhancements in audio visual technology, our event space provides everything you need for success. We will be having a 60 million dollar renovation on the resort including all 884 guest rooms as of October 2018.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Restaurant, Spa, Catering, Elevators, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Loading Dock

Andrea Larson | [email protected] | 425.495.9293

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Italy

Belmond Hotel Cipriani

Giudecca 10, 30133, Venice, Italy

Belmond Hotel Cipriani sits on the tip of Giudecca island, only five minutes from St. Mark’s. Guests can relax by the only Olympic-size swimming pool in central Venice, enjoy an excursion with private boat or try delicious specialties at the new Oro Restaurant. The Casanova Wellness Centre is located in the flowered gardens. The Smile Club with a dedicated mini-pool is available for younger guests. Set in a secluded part of the hotel, the granaries of the republic offer an ideal location for peaceful, private meetings. Both the Longhi and Tiziano ballrooms have direct access to the Fondamenta with its stunning view of St Mark’s Square. We offer many ways to impress your guests: aperitif on the Missoni family’s private boat, a tour of the floating city’s intricate streets, stopping for refreshment in the best bacari bars, or a masquerade ball in the magnificent granaries of the republic.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Private Restrooms, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping

​Sonja Pirklbauer | [email protected] | +39-01852-678-460

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Maldives

Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa

Dhonakulhi Island, Haa Alifu Atoll, Maldives

Nestled in lush vegetation surrounded by crystal water, the spacious villas with unmatched privacy, mesmerizing sunset and a bespoke hospitality awaits you at Hideaway Beach Resort and Spa.

Characterized by its intimate ambiance and remote location, the Island resort stays true to its name and offers guests a "true Hideaway".

The Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is located on the crescent-shaped island of Dhonakulhi in the north of the Maldives, 180 miles from the capital Malé and belongs to the Haa Alifu Atoll. The 103 spacious all villas and suite concept (10 categories) are scattered through the evergreen tropical vegetation and the turquoise blue lagoon. A personal butler is available 24/7 in almost all categories and fulfills all guests’ wishes.

The region’s culinary diversity is reflected in the award-winning Samsara Asian Fusion Restaurant and three other restaurants. The resort is a dream destination for divers, with its nearby house reef. Hideaway Beach is also the only resort in the Maldives with a fully equipped harbor. It offers the finest champagnes on exclusive partnership with Taittinger®, and is home to ‘The Hideaway Spa’, the Meridis Dive & Relax diving school, professional Recreational Tennis Coaching (RTC) program and well supervised Kids’ Club. In addition, the only resort in the Maldives with floating Aqua Park.

Famous for its outstanding ‘double coral reef’ that brings a vibrant underwater world just a few meters from its shores, Hideaway has the only operational private marina in Maldives.

And those that are planning their wedding celebration and honeymoon in the middle of Indian Ocean may approach our reservations for the tailor - made packages that create everlasting moments.

  • All-villa and suite resort concept
  • Outstanding ‘double’ coral reef
  • Some of the largest villas in the Maldives
  • At 1.5 km in length, one of the largest islands in the Maldives meaning there’s plenty of space & privacy for all guests
  • Incredibly natural: only 5% of the island is built on, meaning the rest of the island is thick tropical greenery and gardens
  • 24-Hour Butler service to greet and look after every guest during their whole stay
  • Close to Utheemu Island: the cultural and historical ‘capital’ of the Maldives
  • The only resort with a professional tennis academy and aqua park

 

​Features: Kid’s Club Facility, Fitness Gym and Recreational Area, Watersports & Aqua Park, Diving Center, Tennis Courts, Basketball and Beach Volleyball Court, Football Ground, Marina, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Wi-fi, AV Service, Public Restroom by Gender, Nearby Attractions

​Khumar Askerova | reserv[email protected] | +960-650-1515

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Maryland

Lord Baltimore Hotel

20 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

​Dedicated to providing equal service to all. In 1958, after the Baltimore City Council considered but failed to pass an ordinance prohibiting racial segregation in public accommodations, the Lord Baltimore Hotel voluntarily ended its restrictive guest policies. Today, the Lord Baltimore Hotel continues to be the leader in setting example of providing an equality environment, active involvement and hosting many events including: Equality Maryland, Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Maryland Corporate Council Pride related festivities and many same-sex marriages and receptions.

Towering over the Baltimore skyline at 23 stores and 440 guest rooms, the hotel offers more than 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting, banquet and event space with over 2000 unique pieces of contemporary art provided by the owners of the hotel, the Rubell Family. Enjoy unique, experience based quest room packages, exquisite dining options including the French Kitchen, housed in the dining room which is designed with the influence of Versailles with a hidden Speakeasy, the LB Bakery @, featuring fresh baked goods and deli items, LB Tavern, offering a European style pub with lite fare, and LB Skybar, Baltimore's only rooftop lounge.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Lee Johnson-Lowe | [email protected] | 410.659.3096

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Mexico

Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa

Carretera Cancún-Tulum, Km 51, 77710 Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, México

Enjoy a warm welcome at our secluded, intimate resort, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, where pristine white sands and crystal-clear waters provide the perfect backdrop to your escape. Indulge in Mayan-infused spa treatments, such as a traditional temazcal ritual. Sample mouthwatering Mexican cuisine in our restaurants or excite your palate with a tequila and ceviche tasting. Keep trim at the gym, snorkel in the aquamarine waters and, as evening falls, watch the sun set over the sea as you sip champagne alone together at our rooftop El Mirador.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service (fees apply), Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Loading Dock, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Heda Chehda | [email protected] | +52 998.872.8200

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Missouri

St. Louis Union Station Hotel

1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63103

​St. Louis Union Station combines historic elegance with modern and stunning detail. Luxury hotel rooms, breathtaking venues and modern conference areas. Union station is and will be a future top tier family destination boasting a one of a kind aquarium, a 200-foot ferris wheel, and many other unforgettable family attractions.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Catering, Wi-fi, AV Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Attractions

Chris Whitehead | [email protected] | 314-802-3145

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New Jersey

Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe

100 Frank W. Burr Blvd, Teaneck, NJ 07666

​Full service Marriott hotel featuring 351 recently renovated guest rooms and suites, meeting and conference facilities for groups of 5 to 500 persons with full banqueting and AV services. Hotel Is ideal for corporate events or social occasions.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Attractions

​Samantha Justiniano | [email protected] | 201-962-6787

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New York

Belmond

441 Lexington Avenue, Suite 504, New York, NY 10017

Belmond is a global collection of exceptional hotels and luxury travel adventures in the most inspiring and enriching destinations. Established almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, the company owns and operates 49 iconic hotels, luxury trains and river cruises in 24 countries, bringing together some of the world's most sensational journeys. For more information please contact us or visit our website at www.belmond.com.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space,Lounge/Bar, Wi-fi, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-site Parking, Private Restroom by Gender, Elevators, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Elio Lopez | [email protected] | +1-516-241-7031

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Peru

​Belmond Miraflores Park

Av. Malecon de la Reserva 1035, Miraflores, Lima 18

Belmond Miraflores Park is an all-suite boutique hotel located in the exclusive residential area of Miraflores. It's close to entertainment and commercial centers and overlooks a beautiful park and the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is recognized for its excellent detail-oriented guest service. It's suitable for business and leisure travelers. The suites are spacious and comfortable; larger than the city's average. It's the only hotel with two presidential suits with a private pool overlooking the park and Pacific Ocean.

Features: Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, Private Restroom by Gender, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Alexandra Santivañez | [email protected]lmond.com | 51-981-282-006

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Portugal

Belmond Reid's Palace

Estrada Monumental 139, 9000-098 Funchal, Madeira

​​Set in verdant gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Belmond Reid's Palace is the ultimate place to stretch out in the sun and relax. Over the years this luxury hideaway has honed the act of pampering, having a reputation as one of the best hotels in Funchal. Whatever your age or interest, there are activities both within the hotel's estate and beyond to keep you on the go, all year round.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Zhanna Safronova | [email protected] | 351 291.717.161

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Puerto Rico

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

200 Convention Center Blvd., San Juan, PR 00907

​​At Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, people from around the world gather together. Situated amidst the Puerto Rico Convention Center District, this hotel is the perfect venue for all types of meetings and special events featurung more than 35,000 sq.ft. meeting space, a four-stories high lavish 57,000 sq.ft. outdoor sundeck with an infinity pool, variety of dining options, full service spa and a 24/7 casino.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Colette Wilson | [email protected] | 787-993-3524

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South Africa

Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

76 Orange Street, Cape Town, South Africa

​Captivating visitors since 1899, Cape Town’s iconic resort hotel is a tranquil hideaway just moments from the city’s buzzing heart. Our 198 individually designed rooms and suites and a host of fabulous facilities appeal equally to romantic couples, families or adventurous groups. Stroll through our expansive gardens, take a tree tour or browse the outdoor sculpture exhibition. Discover the hotel’s history, art and culture on self-guided tours. Enjoy imaginative cuisine in our restaurants and soothing bliss at the spa. Just beyond our gates lies the pulsating city, with stunning beaches and historic hotspots moments away. Forever watching over the hotel is Table Mountain, another wondrous Cape Town landmark.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Louise Pheiffer | [email protected] | 27.21.483.1927

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South Carolina

Belmond Charleston Place

205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

​​Belmont Charleston Place evokes the feeling of a grand 17th century residence, from its lush suites, to the Italian marble lobby with its signature Georgian open arm staircase and 12-foot crystal chandelier. Enjoy the hotel's full service spa, salon, and rooftop pool or indulge at one of the five award-winning restaurants. With more that 40,000 square feet of flexible event space, including the 14,000 square-foot Grand Ballroom, the hotel can host meetings and events of any size. What's more, the hotel is located in the heart of downtown Charleston and within strolling distance of the city's delightful shops, galleries, and restaurants.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Catherine Gryniewski | [email protected] | 843.579.8352

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Spain

Belmond La Residencia

Son Canals s/n, 07179 Deià, Mallorca, Spain

​Nestled amid the Tramuntana Mountains in the village of Deià, Belmond La Residencia includes two carefully restored 16th- and 17th-century manor houses with rooms and suites decorated in typical Mallorcan style. The hotel has three restaurants, an award-winning spa with an indoor pool, a fully-equipped gym, tennis courts, two outdoor swimming pools and Smile Club. Choose from a variety of spaces for your meeting, from Albéniz, which boasts an expansive terrace, to striking Son Fony with its glass rooftop and the intimate Es Teix. Impress your team with cocktails in the fragrant gardens, a walk through the olive grove with our resident donkey or a sailing adventure along the beautiful Mallorca coast.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-site Parking, Private Restrooms, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Sonja Pirklbauer | [email protected] | +39-01852-678-460

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Virginia

Hilton

Hilton Worldwide HQ 7930 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA 22102

​At Hilton, we have a strong history of supporting the LGBTQ community – through our culture, leadership on advocacy issues, internal practices, and external partnerships. Hilton’s Stay Hilton. Go Out. program engages LGBTQ travelers by celebrating the rich culture and nightlife in destinations around the world. In 2017, Hilton was listed as #1 on Logo’s Top 25 Most LGBTQ-friendly Companies in America.

Features: Meeting Rooms, Exhibit Space, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Spa, Entertainment, Catering, Business Office, Wi-fi, AV Service, Car Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Private Restrooms by Gender, Elevators, Loading Dock, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

​Jennifer Emerson | [email protected] | 214-485-5052

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Washington, D.C.

The Wink Washington DC

1134 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037

​355 room hotel on the corner of M St. and New Hampshire Ave., NW in Washington. Hotel features 12,250 sq. ft. of meeting space (almost all on one floor). Rooms also include 8 suites including a spacious Presidential style suite. 24 hour access health club offers plenty of exercise and weight training options. Full service restaurant, lobby bar and Illy coffee shop just off the lobby provide plenty of food and beverage choices. Location is convenient to Dupont Circle, George Washington University, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown and all of DC. Event service professionals both help you plan your meeting or event, and supervise excecution on the floor as your operations manager.

​Features: Meeting Rooms, Lobby Space, Lounge/Bar, Restaurant, Catering, Wi-fi, AV Service, Valet Parking, On-Site Parking, Elevators, Nearby Public Transportation, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Attractions

Paul Goslin | [email protected] | 202.828.7780

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