Starlab lobby

Starwood’s New Starlab Encourages Brand Innovation

"Starlab isn’t necessarily changing our meetings business, but it is changing the way we have business meetings."
Pamela Johnson, director of sales for The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel

Pamela Johnson of Fort Myers Talks Value in InFocus Q&A

Pamela Johnson, director of sales for The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, knows exactly how planners can add value to meetings & events—and we're all ears.

Paul Astleford of Visit Jacksonville Talks Value in InFocus Q&A

Paul Astleford, president/CEO of Visit Jacksonville tells Prevue how meeting planners are adding value to meetings & incentives.
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, Laura Robles

Q&A: Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun

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.

Affordable Luxury Q+A 2012: Destination DC

Prevue asked Ronnie Burt, Vice President Convention Sales and Services, Destination DC, his thoughts on the concept of affordable luxury. Q: What trends are you...
Branson Convention Center

Culinary Q&A: Marc Mulherin of the Branson Convention Center

Ahead of our July/August culinary issue, we asked Marc Mulherin, GM for the Branson Convention Center for a few tips on how leverage food and beverage to create powerful attendee experiences.
Reina Herschdorfer

InFocus Q&A: How Caesars Entertainment Feeds the ‘Wow’ Factor

Food and wine are becoming more and more important in creating a memorable group experience, says Caesars Entertainment executive Reina Herschdorfer.

Fiesta Americana’s Eduardo Pinto Talks Culture & Creativity

Meeting planning at the Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive & Spa hotel is more of an occasion. We recently spoke with Eduardo Pinto, group sales director for the property to find out why.
Jörn Kleinhans

How Meeting Planners Can Arrange Wine Tastings With a Certified Sommelier

Jörn “Joey” Kleinhans is a Certified Sommelier who creates sommelier-guided wine tasting events for small to large groups across the country.
meeting and incentive travel Cindy Hoddeson

Prevue Talks Value in Q&A with VisitMonaco’s Cindy Hoddeson

In this InFocus, Prevue had the opportunity to chat with Cindy Hoddeson, director of meeting/incentives sales, VisitMonaco to learn how planners could add value in conventional and out-of-the-box ways to meetings & incentives. Customized and personalized possibilities include cooking lessons, wine tastings, tennis, sailing, Formula 3 driving experiences and painting classes.
Sustainability Q + A 2011 Bermuda Tourism

Sustainability Q+A 2011: Bermuda Tourism

  Prevue asked Karin A. Darrell, Bermuda Department of Tourism's partnership manager, her thoughts on sustainability trends for 2011.  Q: What are the latest trends you’re...
Kathy Roche

Kathy Roche on Luxury, Value and Other Incentive Trends

"We are trending toward cash or credit card stipends to manage incentive program budgets. This way, attendees can enjoy a unique and memorable lunch or dinner in the destination, but a per person stipend helps to control spending."
Oklahoma City CVB

Eco/Adventure Q+A 2012: Oklahoma City CVB

Prevue asked Robin O'Connor, Director of Sales & Services, Oklahoma City CVB, her thoughts on Eco/Adventure Trends. Q: Are there any fun cultural venues that...
Michael Hoffman 2014 AIBTM keynote

AIBTM Keynote: Mastering ‘the Tornado of Business’

“The tornado makes you so busy that you don’t do a couple of things. Number one, you don’t celebrate. There’s a reason why, when the tornado rises, your team does this—or does this. There’s a reason why, and it might be you.”
Pool at the Tropicana Las Vegas

Incentive Q+A 2012: Tropicana Las Vegas

Prevue asked Joni Peru, Vice President of Sales for Tropicana Las Vegas, for her thoughts on the concept of affordable luxury. Q:  How do...

Culture & Creativity Q&A with Julie Coker at Philadelphia CVB

Prevue asked Julie Coker, Sr VP, Convention Division for the Philadelphia CVB, for her thoughts about cultural and creative programs. Q: What are some unique...

Q&A with Minister Wayne Furbert, Bermuda

Prevue asked Wayne Furbert Minister of Business Development & Tourism for Bermuda, for his thoughts about cultural and creative programs and events. Q: Are there...
Executive Chef Dan Vargo, Hilton Sandestin

Table Talk with Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

"The food industry has a growing segment that is focusing on returning to products being made in-house, as opposed to the more cost effective pre-fabrication products that has dominated the industry over the past 10 years
Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Q&A: Rosen Hotels & Resorts on Innovation

Prevue sat down with Leslie Menichini, VP of Sales & Marketing for Rosen Hotels & Resorts to talk innovation and what Rosen is doing to stay ahead of the curve in this regard. Here's what she had to say.
Waldorf Astoria, Hilton, New York City

Q&A: Lesley Brasesco on Hilton Worldwide’s Idea Network

"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."

Q & A: Ocean Reef Club Jeff Homad Talks Incentive Trends

The concept of the luxury destination is steadily moving toward a quality scope that includes wellness, more attendee control and family incentives.

Q&A: Chris Ingram of Business Events Australia Talks Innovation

Chris Ingram of Business Events Australia shares how innovation is driving Australia events.
meeting and incentive travel Club Med

InFocus Q&A: Inspiring Awe at Club Med

"Club Med’s resorts have often been the first properties developed in the destinations. As a result, Club Med resorts sit in awe-inspiring locations in iconic destinations around the world."
Dawei Wu

Incentive Q+A 2011: Dawei Wu, China

China has a history of over 5,000 years as one of the world's most ancient civilizations.

Q & A with David Manzella, Fiesta Americana Grand Meetings Mexico

Prevue asked David Manzella, VP of Group Sales & Marketing for Fiesta Americana Grand Meetings Mexico, for his thoughts about cultural and creative programs...

Most Popular

Connect with us:

Prevue Meetings