Visionary Summit sponsors included AIC Hotel Group, Caesars Entertainment, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Naples l Marco Island l Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Silverseas Cruises.
"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
The 245-room JW Marriott Hotel has one of the best locations in Rio de Janeiro, with rooms overlooking the crescent-shaped Copacabana Beach.
PCMA's Convening Leaders is a chance for Chicago to showcase its event capabilities to for large groups—and all there is to do in the winter.
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.
We did a pre-opening tour of the gorgeous new Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel in November, scheduled to open in January. Never seen another Hilton like it.
The American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) rolled into Detroit last month to find a city in the midst of a restoration that is worthy of its storied 314-year history of innovation.
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company's incentive trip to South Africa.
Part #3 of 3 in our VISIT FLORIDA story on value propositions for 2013 meetings & incentive travel programs.
Expo Guadalajara hosts the seven biggest events in Mexico.
The 13th annual Leadership Summit for travel incentive professionals took place in November at the new Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta, with 74 buyers, suppliers and sponsors in attendance.
The Dominican Republic reported its fifth consecutive year of growth in the tourism sector this year, capping off 2014 with 5.1 million visitors—450,000 being new tourists to the island.
Preparations are underway for the Dubai World Expo 2020, a six-month-long mega event expected to draw 25 million visitors.
“Everybody said it was one of the best events we ever did,” says Gorton. “They were awestruck at Universal and couldn’t believe we brought in the sand for the first night’s event. Everybody kept saying we outdid ourselves.”
“The days of packaging and bundling experiences are over,” explained InterVISTAS Consulting’s Executive VP Paul Ouimet. “It’s time to focus on the areas where you can actually have an impact."
The city and surrounding areas create a cool mix of relaxed surf towns, luxury hotels, top-tier meetings and group recreation.
"The opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin in one of China's most strategically important cities reflects our desire to meet the growing Chinese appetite for international luxury hospitality experiences."
Attendees at Prevue's upcoming Summit on Global Meeting Planning will have a chance to sample the Scenterprises Perfume Bar.
Last month, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) held its 24th Annual Education Invitational conference in Maui, Hawaii, and wowed over 200 incentive planners.
There’s a strong sense of confidence among the meetings & convention industry in New Orleans with a lot of “big easy” smiles and laughter heard throughout the French Quarter and Central Business District.
"I think one of my major focuses will be working with the board and the staff to ensure a successful launch of the newly expanded and renovated convention center with an emphasis on leveraging it for future business opportunities."
The new look features modern designs with classic style beneath the 24-foot ceilings within the expansive lobby.
IMEX America 2016 takes on two themes currently trending in the industry: the sharing economy and where personal meets professional.
Meeting planners can learn a lot about sustainable events from next week’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held in Boston.
"Let’s get together” was the driving message of the Caribbean Travel Marketplace 2014, which hosted delegates from 20 countries.