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Omni Hotel At CNN Center Partners With New College Football Hall Of Fame In Atlanta; Set To Open In August 2014

Hotel will be the exclusive caterer for day-long concessions and after-hours events**Book events before the opening and enjoy savings of 50 percent off All-Access Passes** (June 11, 2014)

ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta is launching a new partnership as the exclusive caterer at the new College Football Hall of Fame, scheduled to open in late August 2014. Overseen by Executive Chef Greg Wright, the convention hotel will spearhead food and beverage operations for the Hall's concession outlets and private events.

Guests can book their next event at the new College Football Hall of Fame through the Hall's dedicated event staff who will partner with the Omni Hotel at CNN Center to create a seamless booking and planning process. Not only will the hotel be a partner for the College Football Hall of Fame, which is newly transplanted from South Bend, Indiana, but it will also be the only hotel exclusively attached to the Hall via a modern new "Connector" for easy access between the two venues. The entire state-of-the-art, $66.5 million College Football Hall of Fame is expected to engage thousands of football fans with interactive and customized attractions based on guests' team affiliations.

The new facility is perfect for an enjoyable breakout meeting, as the interior of the Hall will feature a 45-yard indoor Playing Field to create out-of-the-box activities and team building contests. Events up to 900 people for sit down meals, to 1,450 for a reception, can be accommodated as well as smaller, intimate events in the Hall's Quad area. The quintessential venue for corporate meetings and presentations, the Hall features an ultra-high-definition theater with room for 150 people.

The Omni Hotel at CNN Center will offer a selection of customizable menus to match team loyalties. Sample menus range from food inspired by the Pac 12 conference that feature Anaheim Citrus-glazed melon with prosciutto, to a buffet inspired by the Big 10 with items including Wisconsin beer cheese soup and Chicago-style hot dogs.

Be one of the first to book an event at the College Football Hall of Fame with the Half-Time Package. Pre-book by Sept. 30, 2014, for events taking place by Dec. 31, 2014, and receive 50 percent off on All-Access Passes, which allow guests to customize their Hall of Fame experience based on team loyalties. To book an event, please contact Omni Hotel at CNN Center's exclusive event planners at 404-818-4446.

Guests who need a place to stay after the event can pre-book room nights at Omni Hotel at CNN Center with the College Football Hall of Fame Connection Package, including:

  • Overnight guestroom accommodations
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast buffet for two in Prime Meridian
  • All access tickets to the College Football Hall of Fame
  • Complimentary logoed College Football Hall of Fame tailgate cooler to fill at Morsel's Cafe (complete with sandwiches, nonalcoholic drinks, chips, and fruit)

Guest room rates start at $209per night. For more information about The Omni Hotel at CNN Center or to make reservations, please visit

About Omni Hotel at CNN Center
Omni Hotel at CNN Center in downtown Atlanta is gearing up for summer with the opening of the new College Football Hall of Fame, set to open in August 2014. The 1,059-room convention hotel will be the only hotel to connect guests to the Hall of Fame as well the Georgia World Congress Center, offering additional event space for conferences and events. The hotel will be the exclusive caterer for the Hall of Fame, creating football-themed concessions and customized catering menus.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts
Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America.With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options. Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company's "Power of One" associate empowerment program.The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-800-The-Omni.

About Atlanta Hall Management & The College Football Hall of Fame
Scheduled to open in August of 2014, the new College Football Hall of Fame will be a 94,256-square-foot attraction located in the heart of Atlanta's sports, entertainment and tourism district. Adjacent to the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park, the new Hall will provide visitors with a highly-immersive, interactive and engaging experience using a blend of historic college football artifacts and state-of-the-art, interactive multimedia exhibits. The National Football Foundation (NFF) launched the Hall in 1951 to stand as one of the nation's premier sports shrines, immortalizing the game's greatest players and coaches as positive role models for future generations. In 2009, Atlanta Hall Management, Inc., partnered with the NFF to construct and operate the new Hall of Fame facility, which will also provide a platform for community outreach, education and character development initiatives, as well as serve as one of Atlanta's premier special event spaces. For more information, please visit

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