Preferred group launches first-ever incentive program

The Condado Vanderbilt in Puerto Rico Plan. Earn. Escape. That’s what Preferred Hotel Group is hoping planners do through its first-ever meeting planner incentive program. Effective immediately, U.S.-based planners who book group business at one of 550-plus participating iPrefer hotels and resorts worldwide can earn up to $1,000 in cash-value certificates per event. These can be used toward [...] More

February 2015: Hotel renovations, expansions, destinations

INTERNATIONAL The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) renewed their partnership with the Meetings, Incentive, Exhibition and Convention (MICE) industry. Canada The rebranded Hollis Halifax, a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton hotel (formerly a Radisson), opened in Nova Scotia with 120 suites and 3,000 square feet of divisible meeting [...] More

4 + 5 equals 9 ways to refresh your email etiquette

Email communications are ripe for misunderstandings. These tips should help you get the most out of your e-correspondence. More

10 lessons Taylor Swift can teach presenters

What captures my interest is her unflagging determination to always offer a superior performance. More

London’s Burleigh Court goes gold with green

London’s 185-suite Burleigh Court hotel and conference center is the first British property to achieve a Gold standard through the Green Tourism Business Scheme’s new assessment criteria. It earned Gold standard status the two previous calendar years as well. The property has meeting space for up to 200 attendees, can accommodate 240 for dinner and, [...] More

January 2015: Hotel renovations, expansions, destinations

INTERNATIONAL Canada The 122-room Hilton Llyodminster opened in Alberta. Its largest meeting room measures 312 square feet. Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant completed property-wide renovations, adding a restaurant and redesigning all 122 guest rooms and 4,090 square feet of meeting space. China The 272-room Aloft Guangzhou University Park opened with more than 1,200 square feet of meeting and [...] More

PYM LIVE Post Event Survey – Partner Non-Attendee

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