“We must go beyond simply accepting equal opportunity; rather, we must value and embrace diversity as a strategic competitive advantage.”
The International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) released their “Top 10 Conference Food Trends for 2015” report this week, following research culled from 400 IACC members.
“We are developing the convention center of the future that will feature latest in technology, transportation and sustainability.”
“The great thing about this deep partnership is the ability for registered members—including planners—to earn any time they take Uber.”
“Canopy is the energizing new hotel in the neighborhood offering simple, guest-directed service, thoughtful local choices, and comfortable spaces, so guests simply feel better going forward.”
Montage Hotels & Resorts introduced Pendry Hotels in 2014, a brand for the self-aware and self-engaged traveler.
“There’s absolutely a shift today among all of the European DMOs when it comes to seeing the value of sharing information.”
Want to include social media in your meeting, but don’t know how to start? Martin Stoll works with planners doing meetings in Puerto Rico to make the journey easier.
The recovery is largely due to the unstoppable spirit of those who live there—so unstoppable, in fact, that they get their very own hashtag.
Victims of human trafficking cross paths with meeting planners in airplanes, airports, and the same hotels where they hold their events. How can the meetings industry do more to help?
Shortly after becoming the third of four casinos to close in Atlantic City this year, Revel Casino Hotel is back in the game.
After losing ground five or six years ago, the group market is catching hold again in Rapid City, South Dakota, says Julie Jensen, executive director of the Rapid City Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We’re back in the convention and meetings market, for sure,” she says, pointing to a strong foundation in group interests such as agriculture, […]
With an ever-growing convention center and sports complex and an enhanced public park, there’s more room than ever for meetings and conventions in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. But it’s still a small, friendly community at heart, says Teri Schmidt, executive director of the Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The Calgary International Airport is undergoing a $1.4 billion terminal expansion that will include an attached 4-star hotel operated by Delta Hotels and Resorts.
If you plan pharma meetings, the Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals’ Summit November 4-5 in Philadelphia is the place to be.
Dolce Hotels and Resorts will add free WiFi and new F&B options as it takes over management of the center.
This is the first of 10 Dreamliner 787-9s scheduled to join Air New Zealand’s fleet, some of which will begin service to Shanghai and Tokyo later this year.
“Launching our first property in Jamaica was a strategic decision,” said Sandor Winkler, chief development officer for Palace Resorts. “We believe this expansion will propel the Palace Resorts brand to new heights.”
Florida, offers an appealing combination of tropical weather, beautiful beaches and engaging team-building activities
“This is a significant milestone for us today as Marriott International not only marks its entry into the Bahamas, but also celebrates our 80th hotel in the Caribbean and Latin America’s rapidly growing portfolio.”
At the beginning of 2014, MPI’s bi-monthly Business Barometer updates morphed into the quarterly MPI Meetings Outlook trend reports.
The trade show is undergoing a complete overhaul to become a leaner, more tightly curated buyer/supplier experience.
Montage Hotels & Resorts took over management of the newly named The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a Montage Resort this month, located 20 minutes from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. Work is beginning on 150 new luxury rooms to join the existing 50 cottages and cottage suites, with expected completion in summer of 2016.
The Barnes When the Philadelphia-based Barnes Foundation moved one of the world’s greatest private collections of artwork to the city’s Parkway Museums District, it elevated Philadelphia into the nation’s top tier of cultural cities. Philly is quickly growing in many directions and all of them benefit planners. In the highly touted Parkway District, there […]