It’s a totally fun group experience to complement all of the cosmopolitan glamour, and it’s a great way to learn about local Korean cuisine, customs and culture while bonding with your clients and/or colleagues.
An inviting lobby, game area, re-envisioned front desk and 24/7 market add to its appeal and create flexibility for meeting planners and their attendees during all hours of the day.
The Liaison Capitol Hill by Affinia in Washington, D.C. is a well-priced, design-conscious hotel for mid-market groups with a creative mindset.
“I can’t say that it’s the emerging market, as that’s always changing, but Latin America has always been a huge focus for us.”
May saw the opening of the long-awaited Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, the first property to open in the long anticipated Baha Mar Resort. But this isn't the only things groups visiting The Bahamas can look forward to.
The Central American nation is focusing on the group market, developing a large variety of meeting facilities and infrastructure. We spoke with Ernesto Orillac, deputy administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority, to learn more.
Thousands attended Meetings Africa 16, a high-energy trade show held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg this past February. Exhibitors came from South Africa and 15 other countries, all under the banner, “Advancing Africa Together.” Here’s a sample of what had meeting and event planners buzzing.
All the news and updates from the 26th annual JAPEX (Jamaican Product Exchange) held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on April 29-May 1, 2016.
“If you were to take a satellite picture of Singapore, 50 percent of the land is covered by greenery. The green value proposition we have for our visitors isn’t just at the property level, but the destination level.”
Other property highlights include the bright blue doors throughout the property that welcome attendees while warding off evil spirits, according to New Mexican tradition.
Meeting industry professionals shared Big Ideas at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference held in Boston earlier this month.
The event showcased the city's multifaceted attractions—beach, gaming and entertainment—through its evening events, with an opening night beach party for 2,000 featuring small bites from dozens of local restaurants
Visual storytelling within a “no walls” mix of high and popular art will characterize the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art when it opens in L.A.’s Exposition Park in 2021.
Other artsy perks at The Johnson hotel include in-house art libraries and a dedicated art channel for attendees to check out.
The Monterey Peninsula hints at what golfing groups can expect from Pebble Beach courses: twists, turns and jaw dropping dramatic backdrops.
For the 11th consecutive year, the International Congress and Convention Association has ranked Germany as Europe’s top association meeting destination.
Reno Sparks Convention Center expanded its facilties with the addition of Reno Tahoe Studios, a 3-piece sound stage and movie set.
Face scanning could become much more commonplace for event check ins and even payment authentication or access control.
Bogota, Colombia, is rising fast as a Latin American meetings destination.
"Imagine being able to take this information right into the Mayor's office and say, 'Here's what trade shows bring us in addition to tax dollars."
Elephant polo in Thailand, or tai chi on the roof of Hong Kong, anyone?
"This much needed update was really dictated by customer demand," says Dianne Pepe, director of sales/marketing. "We're ecstatic for our guests to revel in this new look and feel."
“The conference center really highlights the shift of what Atlantic City is going through, adding attractions and products that bring in non-gaming revenue.”
New hotels and citywide development are jumpstarting a more vibrant, true-to-locale Chicago. Here are five hotel revamps that are getting in on the action.
Making its way into the Asian market, Rocco Forte Hotels also has plans to open a property in Shanghai next year.