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Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center

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The Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center held their opening ceremony on Aug. 27.

The Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center held its grand opening on Aug. 27 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. 
Photos by Jesse Everett

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  • The International Association of Conference Centres certified the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center as one of the top 300 Conference Centers in the world.

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  • The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center has three restaurants, one of which is the Brazos – Proper Texas Kitchen, a restaurant that specializes in Texas style food.

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  • The Block T Bar offers a view of Kyle Field and a place to enjoy the game or the terrace views.

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  • The balcony of the Doug Pitcock ’49 Hotel has a view of Kyle Field.

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  • The nightly rate starts at $149 per night and dogs up to 75 pounds are welcome for a convenience fee.

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  • Kyle Field is 96-yards from the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, the pool and terraces surrounding the hotel offer never before seen views of Kyle Field.

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  • The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is 252,500 square feet and offers the ability to accommodate 1,000 guests.

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  • The building of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center was funded completely through private funds.

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  • Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will be open for the Aug. 30 home opening football game.

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  • Huitt-Zollars Incorporated designed the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Over 50 percent of the workers at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center are current or former students of Texas A&M.

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  • The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center offers over 35,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

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  • The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center offers high quality amenities and has two penthouses available for booking. 

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  • The Aggie Band perfomed at the opening ceremony of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Doug Pitcock has supported numerous scholarships, construction projects and experiments at Texas A&M. 

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  • Chancellor John Sharp awarded University President Michael K. Young a ceremonial key to the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs Phillip Ray spoke at the opening ceremony of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Chancellor John Sharp supported the use of Doug Pitcock as the namesake for the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Chairman of the Board of Regents Charles Schwartz spoke about how the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will be used to recruit students and faculty.

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  • CEO of Benchmark Alex Cabanas believes the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will be a success for Texas A&M.

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  • (Left to right) University President Michael K. Young, Chancellor John Sharp, Chairman of the Board of Regents Charles Schwartz, Doug Pitcock, Texas State Senator John Whitmire, CEO of Benchmark Hospitality Alex Cabanas and Board of Regents member Phil Adams pose before cutting the ribbon to signal the opening of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.

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  • Doug Pitcock smiles moments after the ribbon cutting in celebration of the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center opening.

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