Despite making up roughly 60 percent of the hospitality workforce, inequality still runs rampant for many women in travel and tourism. Although easily claiming roles as travel agents, tour operators and meeting and event planners, the glass ceiling becomes increasingly visible at the managerial level, a statistic that Accor is doing its part to change.
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The hotel introduces a new restaurant concept — Station Kitchen & Cocktails — which is created to offer attendees and locals an engaging social experience.
Groups visiting Naples, Marco Island & the Everglades looking beyond the beach to incorporate educational activities and eco experiences.
David Beam, CEO of Insulate America, wanted his group to experience New Orleans the way the locals do.
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company’s incentive trip to South Africa.
Announcing Site’s 2014 Crystal Award winners, from the UAE’s biggest incentive trip ever to a CSR program that delivered running shoes to preschoolers in South Africa.
An incentive program for a financial company supported wounded warriors through the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
While previous generations collected labels and badges, Gen Y collects experiences.
“Just because you’re eating doesn’t mean it has to be within four walls.”
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.
“Meeting planners and management demand productive, relevant and innovative teambuilding platforms.”
At the 2014 Invitational, IRF attendees donated more than 1,200 cans of food and hundreds of school supplies, toys and children’s clothing for a local shelter.
Employing neighborhood residents instead of relying on volunteers has set a standard throughout the community that is widely embraced by other local businesses.
“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.”
“When an employee works like this at a packaging event for the hungry, they feel better about the company, so there’s company loyalty and there’s employee retention.”
With over 300 grassroots initiatives ripe for the picking, there’s always room for a dash of CSR in Caribbean meetings & incentives
Creative Contributions volunteer project Providence Warwick CVB created a new turnkey volunteer program called “Creative Contributions” for groups to participate in local community service projects while booking the convention center. We spoke with Martha Sheridan, president/CEO of the Providence Warwick CVB to learn more. Prevue: What is “Creative Contributions?” MS: It is a program that […]
Hotel Granduca, Houston Benchmark Hospitality International operates 39 mid-size hotels across the U.S., geared especially well for the corporate market. As the company has grown over the last 25+ years, it accumulated a diverse array of product ranging from mid-market urban conference hotels to luxury beach resorts. To capitalize on its portfolio of lifestyle boutique […]
Hard Rock Hotels & Cafes always encourages groups to eat and meet well with an eye toward sustainability and social innovation.
Sorrel River Ranch It’s a combination of participating in team, professional meetings and charitable exercises for successful events with a western twist. gave us teambuilding options for our ideal western meeting spot the Ryan Hanley is the business development manager for DVIP Event Services in Utah and Wyoming. He says he has seen a fast-paced […]
Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre This summer, PREVUE launched its 1st Annual Visionary Awards contest honoring members in the meeting industry who’ve created programs dedicated to environmental sustainability, social innovation, community building and other areas related to CSR. Fifty nominees in nine categories were chosen by our editorial department, which were open for voting by […]
Nicole Marsh, CMP/DMPA, is CEO of The Arrangers DMC with offices in Denver, Colorado Springs and Vail. She says active outdoor programs are booming in popularity because executives are spending more time in the office together, so anything removed from an interior locale has better success in terms of teambuilding. Colorado specializes in this. Just […]
In California during the 1960s, there were a lot of people making noise about saving the whales, exploring the outdoors, eating healthy food and working together as a community toward a common goal. Looks like they were onto something. The word “sustainability” wasn’t common then, but we can attribute the birth of the megatrend in […]
Caesars Entertainment hosted 250 planners in Las Vegas during its annual “Diamonds are a Planner’s Best Friend” fam in November. The CSR event involved clean up and Christmas decorating at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, which serves abused, abandoned and neglected children and families. We participated along with Michael Massari, senior vp at Caesars Entertainment. […]
VisitDenmark is hosting an exciting new MINDchallenge contest where planners come up with what they think is the ultimate Danish program. The grand prize is a hosted meeting for up to 50 pax in Copenhagen! First, go to VisitDenmark’s website to learn about Meetovation: “The Meeting Concept of the Future.” Meetovation promotes five signature meeting elements: attendee engagement, creativity, sustainability, […]