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  • Topgolf Partners for 10 New Openings in Mexico

    Topgolf Partners for 10 New Openings in Mexico

    On April 24, Topgolf announced that it will exclusively license its concept in Mexico to Ventura Entertainment, a privately-owned company that operates amusement parks in Mexico. This marks...

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  • After 12-Year Delay, Baha Mar Finally Opens

    After 12-Year Delay, Baha Mar Finally Opens

    Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, brings new meaning to the term deluxe resort. Surrounded by pristine beaches and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, the $4.2 billion integrated development...

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  • Event Planning Inspiration from Coachella 2017

    Event Planning Inspiration from Coachella 2017

    Coachella is arguably the queen of music festivals. Each year, around 60,000 people unite in the desert of Indio, California, to enjoy performances by the  trending musicians. Now in its 18th...

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  • 5 Green Pointers for Eco-Friendly Meeting Planners

    5 Green Pointers for Eco-Friendly Meeting Planners

    The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia, is doing its part to reduce the Beltway’s carbon footprint. The center, which offers 250 meeting rooms comprising 265,000 sq. ft. of event...

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  • 6 Environmentally Friendly Places to Celebrate Earth Day

    6 Environmentally Friendly Places to Celebrate Earth Day

    Call it Earth Stay! In celebration of Earth Day 2017, several national upscale hotels and restaurants are enticing guests to stay and dine with earth-friendly offerings. One Arizona chamber and...

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  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Houston

    5 Things You Didn’t Know about Houston

    Monument Au Fantome in Discovery Green Amid all the hype about the Super Bowl, you probably heard that Houston has had a makeover. New hotels, renovations and restaurants have transformed this...

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  • Virtual Reality Cocktail Brings High-Tech Twist to Hotel Bar

    Virtual Reality Cocktail Brings High-Tech Twist to Hotel Bar

    Many whiskey enthusiasts are extremely knowledgeable about their liquor of choice. Perhaps some can even discern details about a drink’s particular origins simply by tasting it. Now, virtual...

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  • The Meeting Planner’s Glossary

    The Meeting Planner’s Glossary

    This industry runs on jargon, and since meeting planning requires everyone to work at a rapid click, it’s best to get acquainted with it yourself. Acronyms They’re a dime a dozen in this industry,...

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  • The Best New Hotels of 2017

    The Best New Hotels of 2017

    Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah From a long list of 675 properties spanning more than 50 countries, Condé Nast Traveler has selected its best hotel openings from the past year. The...

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  • New Hotel and Convention Center in Texas to Target Meetings

    New Hotel and Convention Center in Texas to Target Meetings

    A new upscale hotel is being built in Allen, Texas, to accommodate meetings and events. Benchmark, a global hospitality company, announced it will operate the new Delta by Marriott Hotel and...

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  • 3 Musts for Attracting Your Millennial Niche on Social Media

    3 Musts for Attracting Your Millennial Niche on Social Media

    Millennials have outnumbered baby boomers since 2015, creating significant buzz around targeting the younger demographic. Regardless of the industry, attracting millennials is a hot topic of...

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  • Airlines Respond to Incidents with Apologies, Policy Changes

    Airlines Respond to Incidents with Apologies, Policy Changes

    United Airlines announced a significant change to its policy of giving off-duty flight crews priority seating over passengers who have already boarded. The airline said crew members would be...

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  • Aspen Skiing and KSL Capital Acquire Mammoth Resorts

    Aspen Skiing and KSL Capital Acquire Mammoth Resorts

      Image credit: Mammoth Mountain Resorts A pair of Colorado-based firms are heading West. Aspen Skiing Co. and KSL Capital Partners this week announced the firms entered into an agreement to...

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  • Tech Upgrades Coming to Las Vegas Convention Center

    Tech Upgrades Coming to Las Vegas Convention Center

    Features such as a new 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall and 150,000 sq. ft. of new meeting rooms tend to dominate headlines related to the $1.4 billion Las Vegas Convention Center expansion and...

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  • How to Plan Your Walking Meeting

    How to Plan Your Walking Meeting

    Thinking, talking and walking are all naturally linked, so engaging in this trio at work is a great idea. Aristotle, Kant, Wordsworth, Steve Jobs and more figures have famously endorsed the...

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  • The Next Level of Travel Customization

    The Next Level of Travel Customization

    Part of both the fun and fear of planning a trip is questioning how it will play out. Instead of gambling with a significant investment when organizing a meeting or event, imagine selecting a...

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  • 4 Major Industry Players and Moves

    4 Major Industry Players and Moves

    Lilly Rocha Lilly Rocha has covered a lot of ground during more than 17 years in global and local event management by helping clients reach their marketing goals. “I’ve traveled all over the...

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  • Hyatt Offers TV Streaming Service with Staycast App

    Hyatt Offers TV Streaming Service with Staycast App

    Guests who stay at participating Hyatt hotels will soon be able to access their favorite television shows, movies and personal content on TVs through a secure mobile app. Hyatt is partnering with...

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  • 6 Career Tips for Women in Leadership

    6 Career Tips for Women in Leadership

    On April 4, 2017, Fawn Germer presented a webinar titled “Women in Leadership: 10 Tips On Getting to the Top.” The global leadership speaker and the best-selling, Oprah-featured author of eight...

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  • How to Enlist an Influencer for Your Event

    How to Enlist an Influencer for Your Event

    Hearing a brand boast about its own product or service is sometimes pretty unconvincing. But influencer marketing is a very effective tactic that uses an external voice. Convince & Convert, a...

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