Nov 22, 2017

Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive is offering a special incentive program for groups who book and host events now through March 31, 2018. Planners can save 10% off the final bill while also earning extra benefits including triple the Wyndham Rewards go meet points and a complimentary beer and wine reception for the group.

"We want planners to know that whether you have months or mere weeks to plan a spectacular meeting or event, Wyndham Orlando Resort has got your back with well-appointed guestrooms and versatile meeting spaces for any occasion," said Charlie Kingston,… more

Nov 13, 2017

Everyone who has attended an event understands that their schedule will be packed with activities. The days leading up to the event are equally busy, leaving little time to plan ahead for social activities or really get to know much about the destination.  

Houston First Corporation (HFC) is trying to solve that problem for visitors to the city of Houston, Texas - with a mobile application.  In 2014, HFC joined forces with The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau to represent the city under the brand Visit Houston… more

Nov 09, 2017

On Oct. 27, the new AC Hotel Cincinnati at The Banks opened its doors. Located in The Banks riverfront development, the new hotel features 171 sleeping rooms and suites, many with balconies overlooking the Ohio River and Smale Riverfront Park.

The property offers three distinct meeting spaces, including two audiovisual-equipped media salons and an 888 square foot meeting room, which is ideal for small corporate meetings, training sessions or presentations. The hotel’s Upper Deck rooftop bar can also be used for receptions.

The… more

Nov 03, 2017

One thing that all people have in common is the love of good food. Las Vegas-based Lip Smacking Foodie Tours has leveraged that universal gastronomic passion to create a different type of group dining experience.

Similar to the progressive dinners of yore, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours provides groups with the opportunity to try multiple restaurants all within a single evening. Tours last from two and a half to three hours, and include stops at up to five of the top restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip or in the city’s historic Downtown.

Participants receive VIP treatment, with… more

Oct 30, 2017

In the aftermath of the recent devastating fires, the Napa and Sonoma areas of California need your support. On Oct. 24, all road closures and evacuation orders within Napa County were lifted. Cal Fires expects the Sonoma County fires to be fully contained by the end of this week.

As is usual after a tragedy, prospective meeting clients are concerned both about the availability and usability of facilities, but also about wanting to be sensitive to the feelings of those who were directly impacted. In this particular case, the best way to help is to bring your business to the area.… more

Oct 27, 2017

30 Euston Square, home of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), is a conference, meetings and events venue in the heart of London. Conveniently situated near London Euston train station and the Euston Square tube station, it is in a prime location for meetings and events.

The venue combines Victorian grandeur with modern event spaces, including an auditorium with exhibition space, boardrooms, and 18 meeting and training rooms that vary in size and dimension.

The 300-seat auditorium is equipped with a state-of-the-art screen, 3D projector and surround sound… more

Oct 12, 2017

It’s understandable why parallels have been drawn between Eau Claire, Wisconsin and both Portland, Oregon and Austin, Texas in their nascent stages. All three cities celebrate the unique and are supportive of those who want to follow their dreams. And like Portland and Austin, Eau Claire boasts a vibrant music scene, as evidenced by the annual Eaux Claires music festival, held in the summer.

With a population of approximately 66,000, outdoor activities abound in Eau Claire, with bike paths downtown as well as trails for hiking… more

Oct 04, 2017

Marriott International just opened its first-ever luxury dual-branded hotel in downtown Denver, bringing two lauded European-inspired brands to the city: Le Méridien and AC Hotels by Marriott. The new development, owned and managed by White Lodging Services Corporation, is designed to deliver two distinct experiences under a single roof.

Le Méridien Denver Downtown offers a clean mid-century modern design and features the brand’s signature Le Méridien Hub lobby, which acts as a social gathering place serving coffee during the day and cocktails at The Lobbyist bar in the evening… more

Sep 29, 2017

Enclave, a groundbreaking three-story 75,000-square-foot multi-purpose special events venue in Las Vegas, Nevada, is now complete with the opening of its 5,000-square-foot Vivace Rooftop Deck.  

Debuting this month, Vivace offers a striking setting with panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding mountains. The new space has its own full-service prep area and can host events for up to 350 guests.

The rooftop deck tops off 22 rooms, which range in size from 147 square feet to 9,000 square feet. Meeting space… more

Sep 03, 2017

Out with the old and in with the new. Nowhere has that expression been more accurate than in Las Vegas, where hotel and meeting space makeovers practically are routine.

Case in point, the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, currently undergoing a $450 million revamp and rebrand project that will transform the 21-year-old property into a luxury resort by the end of 2018.

Last spring, MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group announced their partnership to reimagine and transform the Monte Carlo into two distinct new hotel experiences: Park MGM and a Las Vegas… more