Lackluster attention to the “what if” scenarios of event planning can quickly toss your event into its own version of the "Gilead Period,” a dour reality imagined in author Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid's Tale.”
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
Blazing new paths of innovation by mobilizing a diverse band of co-creators has developed into somewhat of a superpower.
The latest addition to the Celebrity Edge is Eden, a reimagining of the Garden of Eden based on Fibonacci’s golden spiral, or mathematical patterns found in nature.
The “Year of Literary Heroes” is underway in Britain in recognition of the country's most treasured writers.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
With experiential tourism on the rise, demand for a revised all-inclusive experience is emerging.
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.
A luxury vibe is rolling into in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, Fla., via a wave of new high-end and hyperlocal restaurants and hotels.
Last year, the City of Austin started requiring ride-hailing companies, both ride-share companies and taxis, to fingerprint its drivers, and both Uber and Lyft pulled out in protest.
Because of severe staffing shortages, seven historic sites in Philadelphia’s Independence National Historic Park will shutdown in the coming months.
Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
No matter what side of the political argument you and your group supports, the key thing that all meetings industry professionals can do is monitor policy issues that impact the industry.
“This next step in the evolution from ALHI’s 30 years of dedicated group business is in response to the growing competitive needs of our distinguished member hotels and resorts, and persistent inquiries from other luxury-level independent hotels and resorts worldwide.”
Breckenridge is prepping to win back the title of The World’s Longest Shotski with a pre-parade Shotski hosted by Breckenridge Distillery.
“The campus is surrounded by protected lands, providing privacy and protection from distractions of the outside world ─ key attributes of the Miraval Experience."
The resort’s signature Grove Artisan Kitchen uses several ingredients that are grown at the resort in addition to partnerships with local farmers.
As such, oneworld events is lowering the minimum requirement for the number of delegates flying internationally to an event by half, to just 50.
More and more attendees are extending their stays to combine business trips with personal vacation.
Popularized in New York City, the DanceBody fitness program is expanding to Miami, offering classes at Anatomy at 1220 in Miami Beach.
“The new structure will make it easy for guests to select the type of resort experience they want with an appropriate price point to match, all while visiting some of the world’s most desirable destinations.”
See how Florida's hotel & tourism industry rose to meet Hurricane Matthew with a number of innovative corporate social responsibility programs.
"Next year, we will also explore opportunities to acquire more distribution companies and resort companies if the opportunity is right.”
Millennials prefer experiences over points when it comes to hotel rewards programs. But when the two combine...oh, it's a beautiful thing.
The Barcelo-Plateno partnership goal is to reach a minimum of 100 hotels in 10 years, giving the Barcelo Hotel Group more visibility among the 80 million members of the Plateno loyalty program.