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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Part #3 of 3 in our VISIT FLORIDA story on value propositions for 2013 meetings & incentive travel programs.
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.
Expo Guadalajara hosts the seven biggest events in Mexico.
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.
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 Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) swings into Orlando for the first time this week, bringing together hosted buyers and industry...
It took eight 52-foot trailers, 15 open pods and 36 hours to transform the 15,000-sf Tuscany Ballroom at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando into a super-sized Vera Bradley Designs showroom.
The Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau debuted the new 242,000-sf Lakam Center exhibition space this month, following part of a $25 million renovation that wrapped last December.
Cloud Nine offers eye-widening views for groups on a spinning platform high above the city.
The merging of traditional medicine and wellness has sparked some pretty interesting medical meetings as of late.
Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the positive impact that meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive travel have on local economies.
If you plan pharma meetings, the Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals' Summit November 4-5 in Philadelphia is the place to be.
Three waterfront resorts provide great scenery, catering to three different styles of groups within a 5- to 15-minute drive of the Puerto Rico Convention Center.
The goal of the 1.1 million-sf campus is to provide tourists, locals and meeting/event groups with a traditional Florida beach experience.
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
Of course, San Diego is known for hosting Comic-Con International, the annual comic convention that brings about 10,000 attendees to the city each year.