We spoke to Laura Robles, CMP, director of group sales for Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun, about how new innovations are enhancing the experiences of meeting attendees.
Our MICE team ensures that meetings and events go off without a hitch. Everything from meeting logistics to show ticket booking, offsite venue tours and transportation arrangements are handled by this experienced team.
Prevue asked George Neary, Director of Cultural Tourism for Greater Miami & the Beaches, for his thoughts about cultural and creative programs and events. Q:...
Kemp Gallineau, CEO of Groups360, weighs in on the Marriott announcement, addressingwhy it’s not necessarily a bad thing.
In September, MGM rolled out what it’s promoting as the “highest-performing, next generation wireless LAN in the industry.” All of the hotels are now connected to the $14 million, high-density WiFi system, customizable per group.
"From the bohemian boutique, Isla Mujeres Palace and ultra-luxurious AAA Diamond Le Blanc Spa Resort to our signature property Moon Palace, the largest in Cancun, there’s truly something for every group—no matter the size or needs."
Prevue asked John Reyes, San Francisco Travel Association's EVP & Chief Customer Officer, Convention Sales & Services, his thoughts on the concept of affordable luxury. Q:...
Dining, dancing, networking under the stars on a private island is very prestigious, with vistas that go beyond the imagination.
Prevue asked Tammi Runzler, Visit Orlando's Senior VP of Convention Sales & Services, her thoughts on culture and creativity trends for 2011. Q: What are...
Prevue asked Laura Saeger, Business Tourism Manager, South African Tourism, her thoughts on Culture Trends. Q: How does the destination incorporate its culture into group...
Melissa Van Dyke, president of the Incentive Research Foundation, talks about trends in the incentives market. "As incentive travel finds its legs again in the new economy, the IRF is continuing to track a number of trends. Budgets are stabilizing, and in certain sectors, increasing. Gamification of the entire event experience is growing—our studies show a third of planners now integrate some form of gaming and/or virtual elements into their programs."
The trade show is undergoing a complete overhaul to become a leaner, more tightly curated buyer/supplier experience.
"The Spa at the Amway Grand Plaza allows attendees to immerse themselves into the Beer City USA culture with the Brew n' Renew spa program."
"It’s one thing for a hotelier to come out and talk about something, but it's quite another when you have a peer in your own industry talking to you about what they did that was so successful, and giving you step-by-step reasons why."
Cincinnati is in the midst of an incredible run, with an estimated $2 billion investment flooding into the city's downtown core.
In this InFocus, Prevue had the opportunity to chat with Casimiro Ramirez, sr. director of group sales, Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa to learn how planners could add value in conventional and out-of-the-box ways to meetings & incentives.
Prevue asked Kim Pickering, Manulife Financial's Manager of Meetings & Conference Mgmt, her thoughts on sustainability trends for 2011. Q: What are the latest trends...
"This fundamental philosophy [of innovatioon] continues today with the introduction of modern developments and trends—particularly in the area of sustainability and protecting our natural resources."
The newest member of the FICP board shares some of his meeting planning experiences, from ways to save money to top experiences not to be missed by groups.
Darren Green, senior VP of sales for the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, discusses LA's downtown renaissance.
"Visitors are continually looking for luxury while seeking value. Along with luxury, customers are researching the destinations in which they can maximize their experience, in terms of dining, shopping and cultural activities."
Prevue asked Mark Scheller, VP of Sales for Casino del Sol, for his thoughts about cultural and creative programs and events. Q: How does Tucson...
The concept of the luxury destination is steadily moving toward a quality scope that includes wellness, more attendee control and family incentives.
Prevue asked Jaoa H. Rodrigues, Macau Government Tourism Office, Media & Marketing Manager, his thoughts on culture and creativity trends for 2011. Q: What are...
Food and wine are becoming more and more important in creating a memorable group experience, says Caesars Entertainment executive Reina Herschdorfer.