State Conference will be Old Home Week for Previous Kingston Resorts Employee
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (September 14, 2011) – Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort at Kingston Shores, an oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach, will welcome the Military Officers Association of America’s (MOAA) South Carolina conference October 9 – 11, 2011. The independent, nonprofit and nonpartisan organization is the nation’s largest and most influential lobbying association of military officers.
The conference will welcome MOAA members from South Carolina and adjoining states including George, Florida and North Carolina. It is anticipated that more than 300 members will attend.
Col. Roger Pilcher (USMC Ret.) is the president of the local MOAA chapter who booked the conference. It was easy for him since he had a 15-year employment history with Kingston Resorts, which includes Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort. His career with Kingston followed a 28-year career with the Marine Corps where he travelled around the world. At Kingston, Pilcher managed the Sports & Health Club and also served as the utility manager. He officially retired during the summer of 2010.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (August 10, 2011) – Kingston Plantation received its 11th Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings magazine. The resort is one of only two Myrtle Beach conference facilities to earn the award. The awards are considered one of the most prestigious recognitions in the meetings and conventions industry. The 2011 Pinnacle Awards recognize excellence by identifying the convention and visitor bureaus, hotels and conference centers that set the standard for others to follow.
The annual Pinnacle Awards are based on surveys from meeting and convention planners across the country. The survey asks respondents to select sites and destinations based on quality and services. Awarded hotel properties are selected based on meeting space, room design, audio visual services, flexible food and beverage scheduling and quality, and overall package pricing. The Pinnacle Awards have been in existence since 1984.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (April 28, 2011) – Add funny to your fun Myrtle Beach vacation with live stand-up comedy at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort every Friday and Saturday night through October 15, 2011. The Hilton has joined up with Comedy Zone, the largest comedy network in America, for this special program.
Comedy Zone will feature some of the funniest comedians from around the country. The shows start at 8:00 p.m., and tickets are $16 per person. In addition to sidesplitting laughs, guests can also enjoy a selection of the area’s best food from the Hilton’s well renowned Executive Chef Peter Gennaro. Visit www.thecomedyzonemyrtlebeach.com for more information or www.kingstonplantation.com. The reservation line is 843-282-5959.
Rates start at $87 now through May for two-night stay
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (March 25, 2011) – Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort at Kingston Shores offers our honored military men and women a special rate through May in appreciation of their service. The Weekend of Leisure package includes luxury accommodations at the oceanfront Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort and a breakfast buffet for two nights. The rates start at $87 per night, and guests must show a military ID at check in.
Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort is located within Kingston Shores, a 12-acre lushly landscaped resort along Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand. The Hilton oceanfront hotel in Myrtle Beach offers 385 lavishly appointed rooms, outstanding dining options, luxurious resort pool complex and the Hilton Golf Academy, one of only five in the country. For reservations, call 1-800-876-0010 and request rate code P8. Some blackout dates apply.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – (JANUARY 24, 2011) – Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort at Kingston Shores has joined with Comedy Zone to offer a romantic and funny valentine excursion for 2011. Cupid’s Comedy Valentine includes deluxe oceanfront accommodations at the Hilton along with a delicious food and entertainment package on Saturday, February 12.
Cupid’s Comedy Valentine includes a dinner buffet, cash bar, live comedy show with Comedy Central’s Rollin Jay Moore, Mad Max from the Mad Max Morning Show on 107.1 FM, and music and dancing with DJ Joe Durivage. Dinner selections include an assortment of salads, shrimp, mussels, oysters, fresh fish, made-to-order risotto, New York strip, chicken, vegetables and a decadent dessert medley.
Couples will be pampered in a deluxe room at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort and enjoy a breakfast buffet at the oceanfront restaurant, Café Amalfi. The packages are $199 per couple plus tax. For more fun, couples can play the “Not So Newlywed Game” for a chance to win a two-night return stay at the resort. Resort Photography by Jake will be available for an additional fee.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC – (January 3, 2011) – Kingston Resorts, including Kingston Plantation and Kingston Shores in Myrtle Beach, has recently completed the first phase of its renovation to its 50,000- square-foot Sport & Health Club. The renovation included the addition of new equipment, reconfiguring of space, an upgraded fitness center, and the renovation of retail space offering guests a more complete experience.
The Sport & Health Club is open to the public, guests of the two resorts as well as homeowners. The facility offers a wide assortment of recreational activities including an indoor pool, three racquetball courts, sauna, whirlpool, four clay and five hard-surface tennis courts, and state-of-the-art exercise equipment. The club also offers two outdoor sand volleyball courts, a bocce ball court and fitness classes in aerobics, weight training and yoga.
The renovations are focused on bringing new state-of-the-art equipment to the facility and updating the physical space. The Cardio Room has been fully upgraded with new Matrix equipment that includes treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent bikes and upright bikes. The Free Weight Room has been outfitted with all new Matrix free-weight equipment.