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Jessie Fetterling

Jessie Fetterling
Jessie Fetterling is a writer and editor in the San Francisco Bay Area, with past experiences at four different media companies covering a wide range of topics from the travel and hospitality industries to sustainable living. Special areas of interest include writing about travel, food and music. Favorite Destination: Cinque Terre, Italy Bucket List: Brazil, Thailand and the Czech Republic
El San Juan Hotel, Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Aloft San Juan Convention Center, Sheraton Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Preps for New Hotels, Reopenings This Year

Puerto Rico is bouncing back in a big way this year with hotel reopenings, debuts and innovative F&B options.
Marriott International, industry news, Groups360, Kemp Gallineau, commission cuts, intermediaries, third-party planners

An Alternative View on Marriott’s Cut in Commissions

Kemp Gallineau, CEO of Groups360, weighs in on the Marriott announcement, addressingwhy it’s not necessarily a bad thing.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, hotel renovations, virtual concierge, technology, hotel technology, Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan’s New Rooms Make Virtual Concierges a Reality

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is like a brand-new hotel again with two years of upgrades and additions that will give the property a whole new look by year’s end.
Comic-Con, unconventional conventions, quirky conventions, World Clown Assocation, Anthrocon, Merfest, International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, The Association of Lincoln Presenters,

Add the Unexpected to Your Event by Piggybacking on These 5 Conventions

Between Lincoln impersonators, furries and mermaids, these five quirky conventions know how to attract a colorful crowd.
The Bahamas, new hotels, Ireland, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Montreal, Canada, Mexico, Riviera Nayarit

5 International Hot Spots Get Even Hotter With a Range of New Hotels

Five international hotspots grab the attention of meeting planners in search of new hotels and fresh experiences for groups.
Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Theater on the Lake, outdoor venues, outdoor meeting spaces, Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Red Rocks Amphitheater, New York,

5 Outdoor Venues Begging to Host Evening Soirees This Summer

These awe-inspiring outdoor venues are sure to provide your attendees an event to remember—and you with a low-stress planning experience.
hotel renovations, Warwick Denver, MGM Grand Las Vegas, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza, Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Playboy Bunnies Aside, These 5 Hotel Renovations Are Still Worth a Double Take

Playboy Bunny artwork, Southwestern themes and “dignified” lighting make these five major hotel renovations worth putting on your radar this year.
Bern, Switzerland, Europe, cultural events, Bern Grand Prix, Bern carnival

5 Cultural Experiences Groups Can Explore in Bern, Switzerland

Few cities rival the old-world charm of Bern, Switzerland’s vibrant capital city.
Rosewood Puerto Papagayo, Costa Rica, Latin America, Central America, Costa Rica Convention Center

5 Meeting Venues that Prove the Costa Rica Hype Is Real

Costa Rica continues to attract groups for its adventurous spirit, with tree houses and waterfall hikes aplenty.
Atlantic City, YouVisit, New Jersey, virtual reality, site visits, meeting technology

Atlantic City Goes Virtual with New Site-Selection Experience

Atlantic City, N.J., developed a VR experience for meeting planners to explore the city’s convention district from the comforts of their office.
ARIA Resort & Casino, MGM Resorts International, Three Hunger, Las Vegas, Nevada, CSR, corporate social responsibility

MGM Resorts Combats Hunger With Latest Initiative

MGM Resorts International will help groups give back to the Southern Nevada community with the launch of a new standardized program created to fight hunger.
Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida, renovations

Tech & Fashion Influence Hilton Miami Downtown’s New Look

A $35 million renovation to Hilton Miami Downtown brings groups a completely new option when visiting downtown’s Performing Arts District.
The Jung Hotel & Residences, New Orleans, Louisiana, Roaring Twenties

NOLA’s Jung Hotel Becomes Social Hub of Biomedical Innovation District

New Orleans continues to expand with the recent opening of the 207-room Jung Hotel & Residences in the heart of the city’s Biomedical Innovation District.
The Edwin, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Tru by Hilton

5 Chattanooga Hotels to Have on Your Radar

With new property openings and renovations in 2018, Chattanooga will add more than 500 rooms to its current downtown inventory of 2,200.
Offshore Sailing School, Tarpon Point Ballroom, The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village, Cape Coral, Florida,

3 Ways Westin Cape Coral Will Attract Groups in 2018

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village recently opened the 12,250-sf Tarpon Point Ballroom, the largest event space in Cape Coral, Fla.
Virtuoso, luxury hotels, experiential travel, Andaz Scottsdale, Paws Up, glamping, adventure

4 Luxury Travel Trends from Virtuoso’s “2018 Best of the Best” List

Virtuoso released its “2018 Best of the Best” list of the world’s best hotels and experiences for meeting planners to expect in the new year.

A Sense of Nostalgia Brought One Group to St. Croix

A group of 19 attendees from Texas met on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) for an incentive trip this past August just weeks before hurricanes Irma and Maria swept through.
Monterey, California, healthy meetings, wellness

3 Ways to Stay Healthy While Meeting in Monterey & Beyond

California's Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau released a list of ways to stay healthy while meeting by the sea.
Universal Orlando Resort, Fast & Furious, new hotels, new attractions, Orlando, Florida, Universal

Universal Orlando Speeds into 2018 with Fast & Furious Attraction

Groups better buckle up as Universal Orlando Resort revs up its engines in the new year with all-new experiences and openings.

3 Jaw-Dropping Golf Courses in Mexico

Ancient ruins to ocean views, here are three of the top-rated golf courses in Mexico.
Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jake & Eli, gaming, smoking

Westin Las Vegas Says Ta-Ta to Gaming & Smoking

The 826-room Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa said goodbye to Sin City’s gaming and smoking traditions in its latest transformation.
Sun Valley, Idaho, renovations, Sun Valley Inn

Sun Valley Inn Gets a Refresh

With an extensive renovation in the works, Sun Valley Inn has its eyes on the future.
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Marriott Caribbean & Latin America Resorts, Carry-on Charity

Marriott Caribbean & Mexico Properties Offer Carry-on Charity Deal

Several Marriott resorts throughout the Caribbean and Mexico are offering the “Carry-on Charity” deal for group travel.
New Zealand, Lake Wakatipu, luxury meetings, luxury properties, new hotels

4 New Luxury Properties Attracting Groups to New Zealand

To accommodate smaller groups amping up their luxury meetings, New Zealand’s South Island debuted these four new properties and villas in 2017.
accessible meetings, meeting tips, how to, German Convention Bureau, Matthias Schultze

How to Plan More Accessible Meetings

Here are nine tips Matthias Schultze, managing director of the German Convention Bureau, suggests for meeting planners looking to make meetings more accessible.

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