John Iannini of Melia Hotels International talks about how innovations in technology and sustainability are driving meetings and events
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"At our hotel, guests rarely hear 'no' as an answer."
We spoke with John Iannini of Melia Hotels International to see how the brand is helping to facilitate innovative meetings, incentives and events. Here's what he had to say.
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Talk to any planner or hotel sales person and they will tell you that the meetings industry is a relationship business. We teamed up with the Incentive Research Foundation to put that statement to the test with the first-ever survey asking both sides the same questions about how they work together.
When American film director John Waters took the stage last year at the Rhode Island School of Design to give what should have been the usual “go get ‘em” commencement speech, the crowd grew quiet with the wrong kind of anticipation.
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See how Fiesta Americana is helping attendees connect to the destination in creative and meaningful ways.
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.
Monaco’s Marché de la Condamine, an indoor/outdoor farmer’s market, can be privatized for special events, with food stations featuring local seafood, organic products and French and Italian desserts.
"The center’s architecture is indicative of San Antonio’s personality with a gorgeous limestone exterior, enhanced by public art installations."
Prevue's new meeting planner advisory board, which includes corporate, association and independent planners from every facet of the industry, will serve for a one-year period.
Big or small, high-tech or low-key, inside or outside—meeting facilities in Bermuda come in all shapes and sizes.
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“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”
"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
"Destinations and venues are working in tandem to be more attractive to event organizers to retain and grow group business, which is an important economic driver and often generates more profitable revenue for venues."
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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.