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With content management systems such as WordPress, planners can save a ton of money creating their own event websites.
A series of renovations and new group offerings at the Harrah's and Harveys help pave the way for Lake Tahoe’s South Shore to amp up its meetings game.
Outdoor “Top-Chef” cooking challenges will be available for groups, with culinary staff members who work on the Golden Globes menu serving as judges.
The Rotary International Convention held last year in Seoul, South Korea, almost broke the record for highest attendance in the group’s 100-year history.
New restaurant openings and 3,000 new hotel rooms slated to open by 2020. And this is just the tip of the iceberg of Seattle development.
Predominantly making up the Henry Luce III Center is the first-of-its-kind Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery that will house rotating exhibits that focus on women’s history in the U.S.
While Quito already attracts international visitors as the first city to be named a World Heritage Cultural Site by UNESCO in 1978, this new convention center will help put Quito more on the meetings map.
The Dominican Republic had a record year for tourism in 2016, with occupancy rates up 3 percent from 75 percent in 2015.
St. Ermin’s Hotel in London takes the bee-keeping CSR trend to a whole other level with 350,000 bees making honey on the property’s third floor.
“Due to the collaboration among our hotels in the Hyatt Convention Alliance, we have seen booked revenue nearly triple from multiyear agreements over the last few years."
Meeting planners who have a do-it-yourself attitude and get creative by, say, using colorful food displays as centerpieces are invaluable.
The Connect 2 Meetings promotion gives meeting planners double the rewards points and an up to 5 percent discount on food and beverage.
“Our challenge to get the creative focus and unique innovations that makes Chef Stephan Pyles so acclaimed will be a key priority and focus."
“As the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, IMEX in Frankfurt is the perfect place for us to meet thousands of influential event and meetings buyers face-to-face."
Groups will be led by experienced naturalists from local Sunrise Mountain Guides to construct bat houses and learn how they impact the survival rate of the area’s bats.
Currently, 23 states (and more than 500 communities) are only served with long-distance trains and would therefore have no passenger rail under the new administration’s proposal.
Staff members at the resort love the three queen bees onsite so much that they’ve incorporated them into Bee Breaks for small, executive VIP groups.
But a control freak’s need to de-clutter his or her environment leads to enhanced focus and efficiency.
By being flexible with destinations and dates, planners can offer groups top-notch events at half the price.
“We wanted Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs to reinvent what is expected from themed dining.”
WordPress has made it easy for event planners who already have a WordPress site to add an Events Manager plugin that offers ticketing.
"Since its launch in 2015, the Hyatt Centric brand has proven to be one of our fastest-growing lifestyle brands.”
The rise in number of business travelers and change in customer lifestyles have really fueled the demand for luxury stays.
In addition to opening its first European hotel (Nobu Hotel Shoreditch) in London this June, Nobu plans to open another European property in Ibiza, Spain on June 30.
Planners risk the possibility of feeling a glimpse of that loss of control at events, as robots and drones can be difficult to maneuver.