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The Calgary International Airport is undergoing a $1.4 billion terminal expansion that will include an attached 4-star hotel operated by Delta Hotels and Resorts.
If you have only a couple of downtime hours in Alberta between meetings & events, Brian Slot, director of MICE for Travel Alberta, says hitting the open road is the way to go.
We’re getting hip to the environmental impact of our meetings and events and have turned the ‘take, make and waste’ production process on its head.
It's about a 2-hour drive from London and 30 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool, but inside the ancient walls of Chester, England, is an aura of timelessness.
In a private 15-acre park overlooking Rome's skyline, instructors from the Gruppo Storico Romano school guide guests of the Rome Cavalieri hotel through ancient gladiator techniques.
Hilton's HED Talks videos focus on topic areas meeting, event and travel planners want and need in order to engage and create memorable connections.
A two-night stay at the Hay-Adams promises plenty of in-room surprises and giveaways, including a free download of the Saving Pandas mobile game from August 23-September 1.
Shrouded in an aura of gloom, doom and Hollywood machismo, Alcatraz Island has long held our attention as the formidable "Rock" in San Francisco Bay.
Big data is also changing the way clients perceive your value proposition, and in effect, inevitably your price.
Employing neighborhood residents instead of relying on volunteers has set a standard throughout the community that is widely embraced by other local businesses.
Throughout the years, the Old State Capitol building has survived fire, war, scandal and the occasional brawl. Question is: Will your groups survive the building?
“We loaded some fun and useful apps like Angry Birds and Google Maps—they have become true virtual concierges with our guests now using them to explore the city.”
You can utter her name three times fast, but I don’t recommend it. Not that the White Witch of Montego Bay would mind—locals say she loves ‘rising’ to the occasion.
“Industry veterans can give perspective to visitors by sharing information and tips that newcomers to the tourism industry may not be aware of when talking about our destination.”
“It’s ideal for planners who are looking for a retreat that allows attendees to immerse themselves in local Caribbean culture and heritage, distinct farm-to-table culinary experiences and wellness offerings.”
“The site not only allows us to show various water and island views throughout the resort, but also helps us show guests the difference between Morning Star and Frenchman’s Reef.”
The cordials' savory, less sweet desserts combined with craft spirits and wine pairings offer a taste of what's trending in today's culinary world.
"Last year, Navajo artists turned a painting that was collaboratively put together by a visiting group into a masterpiece—powerful experience."
The Park will beckon attendees outside in a locale that typically wows from behind closed doors.
It's hard to fathom that the Regent Theatre, one of the last picture palaces in Australia, has survived floods, fire and 20 years of darkness since opening in 1929.
A full day of business sessions at the iconic Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) began as a rare encounter with the culinary bliss of quinoa and corn hash, Persian fetta and avocado, and perfectly poached 63-degree organic eggs prepared by MCEC’s Tony Panetta and celebrity chef Guy Grossi.
Disney’s innovative form of storytelling adds fresh perspective to meetings and events—and from one of the world’s most recognizable creative content companies, we’d expect nothing less.
Relax. Revive. Refresh—more than likely, your Marco Island Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa itinerary will revolve around these ideas.
Universal Orlando Resort is buzzing with anticipation for the Diagon Alley expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, set to double the size of the area.
"With the increased pressures on meeting planners and event organizers to attract, retain and engage attendees, coupled with the responsibility to “do more with less,” planners are seeking out venues that allow them to provide an impressive presentation and maximize their budget."