Meeting planners in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia all agree on one thing: The number of meetings they’re planning will increase next year. According to the American Express Meetings & Events Global Meetings Forecast report, meetings in 2012 will be: Shorter with fewer attendees. According to hoteliers surveyed, the number of attendees and […]
A summary of new hotel openings, renovation and expansion projects, foreclosures, acquisitions, new flights, convention centers and other destination news, both domestic and international.
Information on the newest hotels, renovation and expansion projects and hospitality industry awards, both nationally and internationally.
The Marriott & Renaissance State Association Team of Florida recently held a bowling event with a food drive component that collected 386 pounds of food for America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend in Tallahassee, Fla. That donation was enough to feed 296 people in Tallahassee and surrounding counties.
If your group is looking to meet within the next 90 days, say so long to ice storms and gray skies and take them to the beach. If you need some ideas on potential destinations, here’s a list of America’s Top 10 winter beach retreats. (And congrats to the PYM partners that made the list: […]
IMEX will make its U.S. debut in Las Vegas, Oct. 11-13, 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. This worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events has been bringing together global buyers and trade suppliers for eight years in Frankfurt. The U.S. version will target 2,000 hosted buyers from the association, corporate and […]