Planning a meeting or event in a restaurant has several advantages, especially for small to mid-size groups.
The PYM Town Hall: State of the Industry was a partner appreciation event hosted by Plan Your Meetings and held at the 755 Club at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 5, 2010. The event was designed to be a group “think-tank” session between PYM advertising partners, representing hotels, convention and visitors bureaus, restaurants, […]
The 2009 AAA Five Diamond Awards list is in. Ten winners were added, bringing the list total to a record 162 establishments — 103 lodging and 59 dining. California tops the list with 26 properties (19 hotels and 7 restaurants), including three first time Five Diamond hotels: The Montage Laguna Beach; Four Seasons Hotel Westlake […]
Meeting planners working with pharmaceutical companies have a new set of regulations to learn. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Board of Directors revised the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals…
Hotels and resorts from coast to coast are coming up short-staffed as the federal government seeks to reduce the number of foreign-born workers who typically fill housekeeping, kitchen, front desk and banquet positions.
Travelsintaste.com offers luxury restaurant information for cities in the U.S. The site includes video tours of restaurant kitchens and cooking demonstrations, as well as “up-to-the-minute news about fabulous destinations.” A restaurant in each city is highlighted and changes frequently. Users can map destinations, make reservations, check local weather and email restaurant information. Useful for planners […]
Change is a major reason why the allure of traveling to meetings and events is so strong, despite the challenges and expense. People may complain about having to make the time to attend, but meetings that get them away from the office produce many positive benefits. Studies and experience attest to a sense of renewal, […]
If you have to make a big impression or arrange a very special small meeting for your top CEO, here’s a coast-to-coast list of 10 of the best new restaurants from one of the country’s top food critics, Frank Bruni of The New York Times. Featured restaurants include O Ya in Boston, Ubuntu in Napa […]
Mobil Travel Guide’s 2008 Five-Star winners include 41 lodgings, 17 restaurants and three spas, while Four-Star winners span 125 lodgings, 149 restaurants and 84 spas throughout the U.S. and Canada. And for properties at every budget, there are also Three-, Two- and One-Star picks. Learn all about the winners at MobilTravelGuide.com.
Time moves so fast, especially when you’re planning seasonal events every year. It seems as if we just finished planning our annual fall expos and our holiday events planning is almost over (except for last-minute details and the actual event). 2008 is already here. Well, not quite. Every city has seasonal happenings, and some make […]
If you’re in the Miami area through Sept. 30 and want to check out what the city’s restaurants have to offer, Miami Spice 2007 has special promotions at more than 85 restaurants. Three-course lunches are $22 and three-course dinners are $35.
Road warriors of the future may be a lot healthier, thanks to hotels giving trans fats the boot.
Traci Gonzales, Project Manager at Yahoo!, has won a $250 gift card to Luqa Restaurant in Dallas, TX. Congrats, Traci!
The American Automobile Association (AAA) announced the recipients of its 2007 Five-Diamond Awards. Here is a complete list of the winners, plus information on previous recipients of this award, which is based upon service, accommodations, amenities and overall experience.
Congratulations to Jan Murphy, HR Event Planner and Coordinator from the American Heart Association for winning a $50 gift certificate to River Room.
Pam Norris of Randstad (Atlanta) won a $100 gift certificate to Joel Restaurant, and tickets to a Broadway in Atlanta show, courtesy of Plan Your Meetings Magazine. Pam says, "We certainly enjoy the luncheons, and I have bookmarked pages in the magazine with places that we might use in the future." Pam used Plan Your […]
Yvette Garcia Barton, Sales Support Specialist with Open Solutions Inc., won a $100 gift certificate for dinner-for-2 at the fabulous Au Pied de Cochon, courtesy of the InterContinental Buckhead. Yvette says, "I have subscribed to Plan Your Meetings for several years now, and have always found the directory and functions to be very helpful."
NAMES Steven A. Schuldenfrei has been named President of the Trade Show Exhibitors Association; Mary Beth Rebedeau will fill the vacancy he left as Executive Director of the Society of Independent Show Organizers. Alyssa Egger has been named Account Services Representative for Plan Your Meetings (PYM) magazine. Egger will work directly with PYM’s advertising partners […]