Re: [802SEC] March 2005 Plenary Session overflow rooms and Hyatt Regency rate changes
At 17:52 09/02/2005, Rigsbee, Everett O wrote:
>Tony, Wow, now here's a guy with a great memory.
I have a great memory for pompous hotel staff ;-)
> Actually, it was the Ritz Carlton Hotel at Buckhead
That has to be a typo ;-)
>(a suburb of Atlanta) which is snobby enough to actually have an enforced
>dress-code (remember the liveried doormen?).
I'd forgotten about that aspect of the place, but yes, now you mention
it...but not quite as bad as a place I stayed in New England around the
same time that had imitation Yeomen of the Guard (Beefeaters) on the door.
> But it is the Ritz-Carlton management company that does that, not juat
> the Atlanta location.
That figures - the Ritz Carltons I have seen elsewhere seem to have a
similar problem. The one just south of Irvine serves great cocktails though.
> You will note we have not done anymore Ritz Carlton hotels since that
> one mistake, so I would not be concerned that we will see a similar
> problem this time. But I will have Dawn or Jennifer double-check to make
> sure that casual attire (e.g. blue jeans) will be acceptable in all areas
> of the hotel (except possibly their highest-priced, fanciest restaurant).
> Both Hyatt and Hilton tend to cater to business travelers and are
> generally very accepting of casual attire.
Yep - that sounds right -
>What a blast of nostaglia, though !!! :-)
They don't make nostalgia like they used to though Buzz...
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