Amber Marie Beard became vice president of sustainability for Six Senses Hotels Resorts & Spas worldwide. Pierre Boisselier was named director of treasury, financing and credit management for Accor, which owns 3,500 hotels in 92 countries. The Belgium-based International Association of Convention Centres named AEG Odgen executive Geoff Donaghy its president at an annual meeting […]
Green projects are in the rise in the lodging industry, according to a Green Retail and Hospitality Smart/Market Report released this month by McGraw Hill Construction. The uptick is attributed to more and more hoteliers recognizing how green practices can lower operating costs and improve consumer satisfaction. The study defined a green building project as […]
The Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Midtown Atlanta, a Plan Your Meetings partner, was featured in a recent New York Times piece about dual-branded hotels.
Mill Town Music Hall & Events Center in Bremen, Ga., wants you. The landmark facility is inviting convention and meeting planners to drop in and take a tour on Aug. 16 and stay for an Oak Ridge Boys concert on Aug. 17. Mill Town, the largest venue of its kind in West Georgia, seats more […]
Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif., is targeting groups in the 10- to 250-person range through a new coalition that includes the city of Carmel, the chamber of commerce and the Carmel Innkeepers Association. Together, they’ve created an entity called the Carmel Hospitality Improvement District. Its goal is to promote the town’s attractions, events, lodging properties and meeting venues. […]
If your site inspection begins when your CSM greets you in the lobby, you’re leaving things undone.