Q&A: Fiesta Americana’s Chefs Take F&B to the Next Level

Each Fiesta Americana bar has a signature drink; grape caipiroska for Live Aqua Cancun, to the craft beers from Argentina to Belgium featured in Fiesta Americana’s Cielito Lindo.

Q&A with Tania Banos of Lat20 by Live Aqua

We caught up with Tania Banos, sales executive for Lat20 by Live Aqua, an all-inclusive adults-only boutique resort in Playa del Carmen, to see how planners are leveraging local culture to create hyperlocal meetings and incentives. Here's what Banos had to say.

Cultural Capital Creates High-Impact Meetings in Monaco

Value takes shape in many ways in Monaco—from dining in a 19th century opera house to donating sustainable essentials made out of spare parts.
David Margolis

Culture & Creativity Q&A: Grand Lucayan

We spoke with David Margolis of Grand Lucayan to learn how he combines culture & creativity into group programs.

Culture & Creativity Q&A: FICP

We spoke with Ava Sones, Director, Insurance Sales Development & Special Projects for FICP Hospitality Partner, Business Events Canada to learn more about combining culture and creativity into group programs.

Culture & Creativity Q&A: Air New Zealand

We spoke with Kathy Hill, manager MICE cruise & groups, the Americas for Air New Zealand to learn more about combining culture and creativity for group programs.
Houston Galveston

Culture & Creativity Q&A: Visit Monaco

We spoke with Cindy Hoddeson, Director, Meeting & Incentive Sales for Visit Monaco to learn about group experiences, venues and hotels where planners can build culture and creativity into their programs.

Culture & Creativity: Johnny Danrich III, Oklahoma City CVB

We spoke with Johnny Danrich, III, CMP, CASE, CTA , assistant director of sales & services for Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau to learn more about culture & creativit

Innovation Q&A: Mark Vanderwielen, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

We spoke Mark Vanderwielen, vp of hospitality for the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa to learn more about innovation initiatives.
The Brussels Connection

Innovation Q&A: Jennifer Dela-Cruz, FICP Planner Member

We spoke toJennifer Dela-Cruz, associate director, meetings & events, FICP Planner Member for Royal Bank of Canada to learn more about innovative initiatives.
Florida Keys

Innovation Q&A:Fred Shea VP of Strategic Partnerships, Visit Orlando

We spoke with Fred Shea, VP of strategic partnerships for Visit Orlando to learn more about innovative initiatives.
Beach Bohem

Innovation Q&A: Patrick Mitchell, VP of USA Sales, Club Med

We spoke with Patrick Mitchell, VP of USA Sales for Club Med, to learn more about innovative initiatives.
GERMANY

Innovation Initiatives Q&A: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel

We spoke with GM Mike Ehmann to learn more about innovation initiatives at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

Food & Beverage Q&A: Cindy Hoddeson, Visit Monaco

We spoke with Cindy Hoddeson director meeting & incentive sales for Visit Monaco to learn about fun F&B meetings/events.

Food & Beverage Q&A: David Dvorak of Starwood Hotels & Resorts

We spoke with David Dvorak, CMP, VP catering/event management for Starwood Hotels & Resorts to learn more about fun F&B events.

Food & Beverage Q&A: Elaine Cali, Anaheim CVB

We sat down with Elaine Cali, VP of Communications for Anaheim CVB to learn about fun F&B events.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Food & Beverage Q&A: Bob Beach, Destination Hotels & Resorts

We spoke with Bob Beach, Director of National Sales for for FICP Hospitality Partner, Destination Hotels & Resorts to learn about fun F&B programs.

Food & Beverage Q&A: Lisa Lynn Backus, CMP/CPCE Catering/Convention Services Manager for Caesars Entertainment

We spoke with Lisa Lynn Backus, CMP/CPCE Catering/Convention Services Manager for Caesars Entertainment to learn about fun F&B programs.

Food and Beverage Q&A: Dawn Bundick, Sales & Marketing Manager Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia

We spoke with Dawn Bundick, Sales & Marketing Manager for Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia to learn about fun F&B programs.

Food & Beverage Q&A with Martin Ranfft, F&B Manager for Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

We sat down with Martin Ranfft, F&B manager for Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta to learn more about unique F&B experiences.

Affordable Luxury Q&A: Cindy Hoddeson, Visit Monaco

We spoke with Cindy Hoddeson, director meeting & incentive sales for Visit Monaco to learn her thoughts on affordable luxury.
The Art of Food Wine

Affordable Luxury Q&A: Susan Hanlon, Palace Resorts & Le Blanc Spa Resort

We spoke with Susan Hanlon VP of Meeting & Incentive Sales at Palace Resorts & Le Blanc Spa Resort to learn her thoughts on affordable luxury.

Affordable Luxury Q&A: Padraic Gilligan, FICP

We spoke with Padraic Gilligan, vice president of industry relations for Ovation Global DMC to learn his thoughts on affordable luxury.

Incentive Travel Q&A: Kelli Livers, FICP

Prevue asked Kelli Livers director of travel & administrative services for FICP for her thoughts on incentive travel.

Incentive Travel Q&A: Melissa Van Dyke, IRF

Prevue asked Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation her thoughts on incentive travel.

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