As one of the fastest growing trends in travel, voluntourism, or social impact travel, has become a viable option for groups seeking immersive, hyperlocal experiences in exotic destinations.
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.
With an average of over 18 years of experience, the planners in attendance were highly seasoned and conversations overflowed with shared experiences and advice.
Planning off-sites at atypical Washington, D.C., venues can be a bold move in a city known for its famous federal museums and art galleries.
Anticipation is swelling over the grand opening of the 349-room Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort on Hollywood, Florida's, bustling boardwalk.
"A team made up of people of different ages can have combined benefits. For example, the younger generation may have a better command of new technologies and the older generation could have a better understanding of a well-anchored corporate culture.”
It can be difficult for speakers to focus on their presentations and also monitor what is being said in the Twitter channel.
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.
Sensitivity toward art and design have always been defining features of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. A recent partnership with the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors...
Visionary Summit attendees learned not to assume anything, including that there will be heat in winter at your hotel in the middle of Morocco's Atlas Mountains.
Universal Orlando Resort's CityWalk has one-of-a-kind themed venues that will make your events unforgettable—and all can be tailored to meet your needs.
Balmy weather, versatile conference spaces and a mix of unique dining experiences are the ingredients for the ideal Anaheim meeting.
Self-defining experiences are largely shaping attendees' view of luxury. We spoke with Teddy Bouroncle, complex executive chef for the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino to see how the resort is delivering on this trend.
Despite making up roughly 60 percent of the hospitality workforce, inequality still runs rampant for many women in travel and tourism. Although easily claiming roles as travel agents, tour operators and meeting and event planners, the glass ceiling becomes increasingly visible at the managerial level, a statistic that Accor is doing its part to change.
"The new series is advantageous for corporate groups who might want to take advantage of this programming as each retreat is complete with teambuilding exercises, interactive workshops and group workouts that offer a quick and beneficial break from business."
"We must go beyond simply accepting equal opportunity; rather, we must value and embrace diversity as a strategic competitive advantage."
With a wide selection of conference venues and 30,000 hotel rooms, Stockholm is equipped for conventions of any size or budget.
Wellness is on the agenda at the Terranea Resort: Q&A with Senior VP of Sales/Marketing Agnelo Fernandes.
Experts Jean-François Benard and Marc Lieber of BC&A answer 3 important questions about the European value-added tax.
More than 30 percent of planners are placing an emphasis on wellness in meetings and events and expecting it as a basic tenant.
"Starlab isn’t necessarily changing our meetings business, but it is changing the way we have business meetings."
The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in Southwest Florida has been providing a nurturing environment for creativity, team building and inspiration for centuries,...
The Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin is a one-of-a-kind meeting facility where art and architecture combine to inspire creativity and collaboration.
"The Link really struck a chord and now more than 50% of guests use the space during their stay—that’s more than eat breakfast, use the gym or visit the bar."
"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."