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Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conf Center Jumps Green into the 21st Century

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
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The I.A.C.C.-certified Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center, one of the nation’s first dedicated conference center hotels, has introduced a new, green, and very 21st Century guest service -- electric car changing. The award-winning, historic property is set within an elegant century-old manor house on Long Island’s legendary North Shore Gold Coast – the setting for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic, The Great Gatsby. Glen Cove Mansion’s new electric car charging service is complimentary to overnight guests of the hotel.

“As electric cars become less of a novelty and more widely used, The Mansion had been receiving requests for a charging station from our meeting and leisure guests,” said Ata Kashanian, Vice President and General Manager. “We decided this service was not only a great response to guests’ requests, but quite likely the future as more electric cars role off assembly lines and the greening of public consciousness continues.”

Recent guest, Lars Thomsen, agrees. “I believe that a few years from now every hotel will have EV-charging service as a standard – just like WiFi today. But for now, I think it is a clear statement to innovative and environmentally-orientated customers," said Mr. Thomsen. "I pick my hotels by this feature as my first priority now. In the US about 400 more new Tesla Model S electric sedans are delivered to customers every month – all of which will be looking for premium hotels with charging sometime in the future."

Glen Cove Mansion’s new service required little investment – just a NEMA 14-50 outlet and a proper cable. In December of last year, Forbes magazine stated that electric car sales had hit another record the month before

To learn more about Glen Cove Mansion’s new electric car charging service to overnight guests, or to book a meeting or leisure stay, contact Director of Sales Lisa Jordan in the Glen Cove Mansion Sales department at 516-674-2957 or 1-888-MTGS-GCM (888-684-7426), or for Leisure Reservations, call 877-782-9426 or visit www.GlenCoveMeetings.com.

I.A.C.C.: International Association of Conference Centers

Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center Photography available at: http://www.glencovemansion.com/media_center/media_center.asp.

About Glen Cove Mansion
The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center is situated on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island's historic Gold Coast, 30 minutes from New York City by car and rail (Long Island Railroad, Oyster Bay line, Glen Cove Station), and close to JFK International and LaGuardia Airports. The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country estates, later becoming one of the nation's first dedicated conference center hotels. Today the elegant property features 187 richly appointed guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent views of the terraces, a large and comfortable Pub 1910, private dining rooms ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception areas overlooking the mansion's Gilded Age gardens. The property offers 29,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services. Wireless Internet access is available throughout. Also provided are complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming pool, racquetball courts, lighted tennis courts, jogging trail and a sports field. Golf is available nearby. Ideal for executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gathering, the Glen Cove Mansion is masterfully designed to integrate gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary comforts and the latest technology. For more information on the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel, visit www.glencovemansion.com.

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