“The natural woods, unique lighting elements and separate, casual seating areas, truly evoke the sense of being in a stylish lounge, rather than a formal meeting room.”
Not only is Jekyll Island one of the most beautiful barrier islands in the country, it is rich in history. And now it will be a convention magnet with the addition of a new Westin resort.
“We hope the combination of comfort camping and business will spark creativity, teambuilding, great ideas and a uniquely enjoyable experience for all.”
Its this 1920s-era Key West that the 100-room Gates Hotel will bring back for meeting planners and their groups when it opens in April.
Not only is the hotel’s location and accessibility convenient, its new design brings contemporary, colorful event spaces to Paris’ meeting scene.
Venturing offsite, groups can also go pick out seafood at a nearby seafood market and see it cooked before them in the local hawker (or open-air complex), true to Hainan culture.
“[At] AC hotels, our customers are independent and entrepreneurial, have a clear vision for their life and are always working to make that vision a reality.”
“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.”
“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.”
“As interest in craft beer continues to grow, we wanted to offer a beverage that was unique to Las Vegas.”
Creating personal connections, driving positive business outcomes and building strong communities characterize the Caesars Means Business campaign.
“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.”
“The size of the space is a major differentiator, but it’s also flexible event space, where groups can really customize their meeting experience.”
Le Méridien Tampa opened in the old federal courthouse with 130 guestrooms and 4,000 sf of meeting space, including a grand ballroom for up to 150 guests.
The W Bogota is set to put a local spin on W’s passion points: music, fashion and design when it opens this December in Bogota, Colombia.
““Our hotel is small compared to Las Vegas standards. The group will most likely be the only one in-house.”
The Hilton Downtown Nashville just wrapped up a $28 million renovation with a re-imagined lobby and entrance.
The all-inclusive 5-star Iberostar Playa Mita in Riviera Nayarit, which debuted in December 2013, marked the 10th Iberostar hotel in Mexico; Annette Carollo, Iberostar’s director of group incentives, is sure it won’t be the last.
Perched high above the high-end Blue Mall complex, the new JW Marriott Santo Domingo gives the Dominican Republic its first “floating” restaurant and bar.
Planners who want to score big with sports-minded groups should check out the College Football Hall of Fame, which uses extensive memorabilia collections and sophisticated technology to fully immerse fans in the college football experience. Originally located in South Bend, Indiana, the Hall of Fame has moved to Atlanta and just reopened in a new $68.5 million facility. […]
Curio is a curated collection of existing upscale hotels offering a unique story and highly local experience.
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch will be unveiling a new penthouse facility and roof bar this summer dedicated entirely to meetings and special events.
Hyatt Hotels is rebranding three all-inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean owned and operated by Playa Hotels & Resorts.
By the end of 2015, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts plans to spend $14 billion, both in opening new properties and renovating key properties in across the globe. With $6 billion already invested to date, over 70% of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts are new or recently renovated.
Experience, customer knowledge and distribution are the three primary selling points of Marriott’s Innovention Network—a collection of over 60 JW Marriott, Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Gaylord Hotels and Marriott convention hotels and resorts. The majority are located in the U.S., joined by a few others in Europe, Mexico and the Caribbean. Together, the hotels operate 54,000 […]