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Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 15, 2014

In this issue: @VisitGrapevine, @TrumpChicago and South Point More

Marriott #GetTransported campaign hints at larger brand innovations

What does a 4-D virtual reality experience have to do with one of the world's iconic hotel brands? Is it just a gimmick to reach millennials? More

First Mountain Meeting Alliance tour shows planners power, beauty of Colorado

MEETING PLANNERS WHO ORGANIZE EVENTS IN COLORADO ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THE 2015 MOUNTAIN MEETING ALLIANCE FAM TRIP. Conducting a site visit is a crucial part of designing a successful event, but too few meeting planners can get out of the office to see potential venues. That’s why the Mountain Meeting Alliance, three independent Colorado [...] More

October 2014: Meeting industry hires & promotions

Philipp Real became general manager of the Vines Resort & Spa of Mendoza in Argentina. Anthony Cleary became general manager of Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa in Jindabyne, Australia. Novotel North America named Michael Singer area general manager of its Toronto properties. Casa de Campo resort in the Dominican Republic named Tom Perlozzo its director of sales for the [...] More

October 2014: Hotel renovations, expansions, destinations

INTERNATIONAL AUSTRALIA The 311-room Ibis Adelaide opened with meeting space for up to 98 people BRITISH COLUMBIA The 15-room/suite Skwachàys Lodge (pictured, at left), Canada’s first indigenous arts and culture hotel, opened in Vancouver with a boardroom (capacity: eight), an art gallery for events, a welcome/dining room, smudge room and relaxation deck, and on-site artist studios for lessons [...] More

Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 8, 2014

In this issue: @EmeraldCoastCC, Forever Resorts-Rocky Mountain Park Inn, @visitRaleigh, @WhiteSpaceDal and South Point More

Weekly deals and highlights: Oct. 1, 2014

In this issue: AMA Executive Conference Centers, @StayinAtlanta, @HiltonStCharles, @visitplano, @silverlegacy, @undergroundchi, @VisitGlenwood and South Point More

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