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FAM trip melts myths about mountain meeting destinations
FAM trip melts myths about mountain meeting destinations

If you’re like many meeting planners, you associate mountain destinations with cold weather. That’s why the Mountain Meeting Alliance, a Colorado-based consortium, brought planners in for summer FAM tours. More

California’s The Ranch boot camp opens to small groups

The Four Seasons Westlake Village, near Malibu, recently opened what it calls The Ranch 4.0 as a meeting destination for groups of less than 20 and corporate takeovers. More

NYC’s High Line Hotel lets you roll with bicycles

New York City’s High Line Hotel, which has more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, is partnering with Shinola to give guests complimentary access to bicycles and helmets. More

California’s Portola Hotel goes with 1 gigabit Internet

The Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay in California has introduced a full 1 gigabit (Gbps) Internet connection to support meetings and events. More

San Francisco alliance created for midsized groups

The Grand Hyatt San Francisco and the Westin St. Francis are partnering to attract medium-sized groups. More

White noise while you work: 3 options

These websites enable you to access white noise at your convenience, while you work, relax or meditate. More

Shreveport-Bossier has a deal for you

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau in Louisiana has a cash reward for your event — if you act before Dec. 31 and meet a few other requirements.  More


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