Anticipation is swelling over the grand opening of the 349-room Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort on Hollywood, Florida's, bustling boardwalk.
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...
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.
"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."
PCMA named Carolyn Pund of Cisco Systems Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year at the Convening Leaders conference in mid-January.
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.
David Beam, CEO of Insulate America, wanted his group to experience New Orleans the way the locals do.
"If our clients feel connected to us and we offer them a committed and caring client experience, their loyalty to us will lead to more referrals."
"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."
Local traditions, folklore and a strong culture of wellness and sustainability offer groups numerous opportunities for an authentic Hawaiian experience at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa. We recently discussed this and more with Mike Masterson, director of sales/marketing, Maui Metro Market, Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
"Prior to travel, meeting planners can work directly with AMResorts and Secrets Resorts & Spas to create custom missions and co-branded rewards."
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.