Experience Memorable Meetings Onboard The QUEEN MARY(SM)

Historic ship features signature events and modern Long Beach meeting facilities

Oct 29, 2010, 12:22 ET from The Queen Mary

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The historic QUEEN MARY(SM) creates an unforgettable setting for corporate celebrations, offsite events and productive Long Beach meetings that allow participants to focus on the business at hand – without typical office distractions.

Conveniently located at the Port of Long Beach, the ship boasts 80,000 square feet of modernized meeting space in 14 Art Deco salons, plus an additional 45,000-square-foot, tri-level exhibit hall offering room for up to 2,000 guests. To support efficient, effective meetings of every size and budget, the Queen Mary also offers custom Long Beach meeting packages, dedicated, onsite event planners, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and 314 original first-class staterooms.

When business turns to pleasure, guests only need to step outside their conference rooms to experience the ship's exciting attractions, including:

  • Unique boutique shops
  • The Queen Mary Spa
  • Seven restaurants and lounges
  • 12 daily tours featuring ghostly encounters and historic sites, plus "anytime" self-guided tours that offer a unique look at this ships past and present.

In addition to these distinctive attractions, the Queen Mary also hosts several signature Long Beach events that can add to the excitement of hosting a meeting onboard the ship. From the Summer Concert Series to holiday festivities in December, the Scottish Festival in February to the annual Salsa Expo, the Queen Mary is home to a wide range of Long Beach events that can provide attendees with a variety of exciting ways to spend their downtime.

For complete information about hosting a Long Beach meeting or for details on upcoming events, please visit http://www.queenmary.com/Meetings-and-Conferences.aspx.

About The Queen Mary

Located in the Port of Long Beach since 1967, The Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco decor and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. Its award-winning restaurants include the signature Sir Winston's, as well as a weekly Champagne  Sunday brunch served in the ship's Grand Salon. History buffs enjoy the ship's museum and Behind-the-Scenes Tour, while guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends Show. The Queen Mary features 80,000 square feet of event space in 14 remarkable Art Deco salons, as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square-foot exhibit hall. The Queen Mary boasts 314 staterooms, including nine full suites, which span three decks. They have hosted a variety of colorful characters from World War II leaders to British royalty and the stars of Hollywood's golden era. For more information or to make reservations, see www.queenmary.com or call (800) 437-2934.

Press Contacts:

Erika Testo

Marketing Manager, Queen Mary

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Julie Wright

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