Planners Corner

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

Trend: Popularity up for third-tier cities

One of the bigger trends in meetings and events today is the growing popularity of third-tier destinations. That's according to research from New York-based Skift, which tracks such things. Do you agree? More

Meet at resort with Georgia’s top golf course

If you like to do your business, or your after-business networking, on a Georgia golf course, Golf Advisor’s pick of the pack is King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simons Island. More

Atlanta Westin gives planners behind-the-scenes Green Tour

Atlanta's Westin Peachtree Plaza, the largest Green Seal Silver Level-certified convention hotel in the Southeast, is giving meeting attendees a behind-the-scenes look at its sustainability, conservation and environmental-efficiency practices. More

Hilton names its top-performing hotels, resorts worldwide

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has named the 2014 winners of Hilton Brand Awards, recognizing properties worldwide for high performance. More

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