Staying up-to-date on current events is considered cool in the corporate world, so buying a subscription to The Economist, The New Yorker or The Atlantic could benefit anyone in the workplace.
Some companies are starting to create specific incentive programs based on the interests of millennial travelers who are looking for more immersive and cultural experiences when traveling.
Where in the past brands and labels might have been important to winners, this generation of younger attendee prefers to choose his or her pillow gifts at an amenity bar.
Some resorts or convention bureaus are starting to use drones to give meeting planners and their clients virtual site inspections from a remote location.
Most attendees and exhibitors will expect some type of Internet access throughout your event, and if it’s a tech event, they’ll expect to be able to connect multiple devices.
“Companies should not be comfortable with even 90 percent of respondents agreeing risk is being mitigated properly.”
If you are with a group, the most important member of the group typically enters the meeting room first. This same individual should also lead the meeting.
Visit Orlando's annual event begins with a preview week August 25 and benefits the Foundation for Foster Children.
Always jeep a lightweight pair of walking sneakers, workout leggings and an top in your suitcase so you have something to exercise in or just walk around in if there are travel delays.
Millennials are accustomed to frequent recognition and respond positively to it—just make sure it’s earned.
For events where there is a lot of learning and buzz, creating an event hashtag makes sense. For others, it might not.
If you’re having a no-show problem, make sure to analyze the results from past events to see who is not showing up.
Life with a smartphone has become commonplace—so much so that now more than two-thirds of business travelers carry one.
Groups planning a meeting or event in the Caribbean can now take advantage of Hilton Worldwide's Caribbean Summer Sale.
When it comes to entertaining Millennials, your concepts must be magnetic for maximum attraction.
Meeting industry speaker and consultant Kare Anderson offers suggestions for immersing attendees in planned sequences of memorable moments that involve the 5 senses: smell, taste, sound, sight and even “touchable” experiences.
Rapid advancement in technology have placed droves of apps and innovations into the hands of meeting planners in recent years.
A 15-minute yoga session or Zumba class can provide a much-needed boost of energy that will last longer than a shot of espresso.
The Hilton São Paulo Morumbi is helping groups get in on this year's Brazil Carnival, with their new "Pacote Fantasia" package.
Book two or more meetings by 6.30.13, each with a minimum of 300 total room nights, host your events by 12/31/2014, and receive incentives for each event!
Marriott Caribbean & Latin American Resorts gives meeting planners a reason to take groups to the beach with its Imagine That promotion.
It's important to evaluate each potential crisis situation in terms of location, area, transport travel route, city, or country.
Millennials define "healthy" as a daily commitment to eating right, exercising and being mindful.
Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
The messages behind folkloric tales still ring true today—so much so that meeting planners can use them to navigate the enchanted forest of negotiation.