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www.smallmarketmeetings.com 6 Industry News Hotel Chaco debuts in Albuquerque ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Hotel Chaco, a contemporary luxury hotel inspired by the architecture and ancient civilization of Chaco Canyon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is on schedule to open in Old Town Albuquerque in April, offering a variety of meeting spaces. The state-of-the-art meeting room on the first floor off the lobby has expansive glass doors that open to a courtyard. The room can be divided into two spaces and has dedicated high-speed internet ports. This venue, encom- passing a total square footage of 1,430, can accommodate up to 60 guests. The 2 , 0 7 0 - s q u a r e - f o o t rooftop terrace suite offers panoramic views of the Sandia Mountains, down- town Albuquerque and historic Old Town. It includes an indoor living area and two adjoining suites, all with con- temporary custom furnishings. The Terrace Suite has private staircase access to the roof- top restaurant and lounge, and provides an idyllic setting for up to 150 guests. The inti- mate garden courtyard area, which seats up to 25 guests, is paired with a quaint reception space. Hotel Chaco, located adjacent to sister property Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, with which it shares a pool, a wedding chapel and 62,000 square feet of additional meeting space, is now accepting group and individual bookings. "We're creating a hotel where guests will experience the true culture of New Mexico in a way that has never been done before," said Jim Long, CEO, of Heritage Hotels and Resorts. "We are blending ancient building techniques from New Mexico Native Americans with modern amenities and designs from the best designers in the world to create a new hotel that will redefine and advance the architec- tural building style in our state. The services, sacred architecture and accommodations this hotel will provide will embrace the native people's artistic sensibility and oneness with nature." The restaurant, located on the hotel's fifth- floor rooftop, is called Level 5 in honor of Chaco Canyon's legendary Pueblo Bonito, which also had five stories. It will feature unobstructed views of the nearby Sandia Mountains and accommodate up to 250 guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while also providing room service. www.hotelchaco.com Celebrate t Discover t Explore Louisiana's Oldest City Lo ui si an a ' s Ol dest Cit y N atchitoches "Nack-A-Tish" ϬϬϮϱϭϳϭϰwww.Natchitoches.com Plan to Meet in Natchitoches! We have over 25 Bed & Breakfasts and 11 Hotels ǁĂŝƟŶŐĨŽƌǇŽƵŽŵĞ celebrate, discover and exploreŽƵƌŵĂŶǇŚŝƐƚŽƌŝĐ ƐŝƚĞƐŶĂƟŽŶĂůƉĂƌŬƐĂŶĚ ƉůĂŶƚĂƟŽŶƐVisitŽƵƌ EĂƟŽŶĂů,ŝƐƚŽƌŝĐ>ĂŶĚŵĂƌŬŝƐƚƌŝĐƚǁŚĞƌĞ ǇŽƵĐĂŶshop and dineEĂƚĐŚŝƚŽĐŚĞƐŝƐŚŽŵĞŽĨƚŚĞ Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum and ĂŶĞZŝǀĞƌƌĞŽůĞEĂƟŽŶĂů Historical Park Đ ƌ Ŭ ŝ Ɛ ƚƌŝ Đ ƚǁ ŚĞ ƌ Ğ Photos Courtesy Hotel Chaco Hotel Chaco's architecture is inspired by the art of New Mexico's ancient Chaco Canyon.