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Wasps Players Visit Hilton London Metropole
Wasps Stars Sneak In Extra Training At Hilton London Metropole’s King’s Suite
April 11, 2011
LONDON - Hilton London Metropole hotel in London saw popular London Wasps' players, Steve Kefu and Richard Haughton, visit their large conference space for some extra training, in preparation for the upcoming St George's Day Game versus Bath at Twickenham.
The rugby stars practiced in the Hotel's West Wing conference centre, which boasts two large conference rooms; the Monarch and the King's suites creating a combined capacity of up to 3200 delegates, theatre style. Wasps stars Steve Kefu and Richard Haughton took advantage of the vast 11,431sq ft space in the King's Suite, which is usually used for large events that require a multi-purpose room with high-tech lighting and the latest technology.
Hilton London Metropole has been the leader in the conferences and events market for many years now, with over 50 years of knowledge and experience in the organisation and deliverance of successful meetings and events. Hilton London Metropole was awarded 'Best meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events Hotel' in 2010 in the UK by Business Destinations Magazine.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been a proud exclusive partner of the Premiership Rugby since 2008. The Aviva Premiership Rugby hopes to double the £50,000 raised last year for Help for Herothes at this year's St George's Day Game.
Hilton London Metropole's General Manager, Avner On, commented: "It was fantastic to have two rugby stars at Hilton London Metropole, the King's Suite has hosted every imaginable occasion from a black tie dinner dance for 1,000 to a sales conference for 3,000, so it was very exciting to see it transformed into a rugby training group for the day."
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