Destinations

Destination of the Month

AUSTRALIA

Australia's beautiful beaches and sweeping natural landscapes are well-known. But it's the truly unique offerings that lie nestled within that can transform business events from ordinary to extraordinary.

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Destination Guides

Caribbean

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | March 01,2015
In San Juan, Puerto Rico, the 319-room Condado Vanderbilt Hotel has reopened following a $200 million facelift.

Denver

by Sarah J.F. Braley | March 01,2015
The 519-room Westin Denver International Airport is set to open in November with 37,500 square feet of meeting space.

Hawaii

by Michael C. Lowe | March 01,2015
The Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa is expected to complete a $100 million renovation of its 1,230 guest rooms this month.

Houston

by Sarah J.F. Braley | March 01,2015
Construction continues on the 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston, a new convention center HQ hotel set to open in fall 2016.
International Focus

Singapore: New Hotels, More

A new hotel opens in the historic Capitol Building.

New Zealand Ups the Ante

A new convention center is coming to Christchurch.

Upgrades Abound in Australia

A US$2.3 billion redevelopment of Darling Harbour makes waves.

Bermuda

Updates on the Fairmont Hamilton, Elbow Beach Bermuda and other landmark properties on this storied island destination.
On Location

Naples, Fla.

Among its many attractions, the 474-room Naples Grande Beach Resort offers 83,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

Mexico City

The Mexican capital's Cuauhtémoc neighborhood is the center of all the action.

Barcelona, Spain

Boutique properties such as the 169-room Hotel 1898 exemplify what this magical city has to offer.

Delano Las Vegas

A transformation of the former THEHotel has debuted with new décor, fresh restaurant offerings and enhanced meeting facilities.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings March 2015

In Florida, the 201-room DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport has debuted with 11,000 square feet of meeting space.

Grand Openings February 2015

The Virgin Chicago debuts, becoming the first of its brand in the United States.

Grand Openings January 2015

The 380-room Thomson Miami Beach opens this month within a 1940s art deco tower.

Grand Openings December 2014

The 179-room Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place has opened on Florida's Intracoastal Waterway with 15,000 square feet of meeting space.
North America

Las Vegas

The big new 2,253-room Linq Hotel & Casino debuts on the Strip.

Tucson, Arizona

The Hilton El Conquistador Resort gets an ambitious new owner.

Park City, Utah

The Yarrow Hotel transforms into the DoubleTree by Hilton – The Yarrow.

New Mexico

The new Drury Plaza Hotel opens in the heart of Santa Fe.
Europe

Barcelona

The incredible architecture of Antoni Gaudi is just one of the myriad pleasures of this storied Spanish city.

Three Great International Destinations

Here are the top three cities -- Vienna, Paris and Barcelona -- for global association meetings as tallied by the International Congress and Convention...

Amsterdam

Budapest

The Hungarian capital city offers meeting planners lots of Old World charm in its hotels, restaurants and attractions.
Asia-Pacific

Grand Openings November 2014

The beautifully designed 283-room Rosewood Beijing opens with 36,000 square feet of meeting space.

Hawaii Destination Guide

In Oahu, the 1,230-room Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa has unveiled its new high-tech Kou Ballroom.

Singapore Destination Guide

The 367-room Parkroyal on Pickering opened earlier t his year with 7,500 square feet of function space and an exotic Balinese vibe.

Malaysia

The Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur opened in August 2012. All 412 guest rooms offer panoramic views of the city, while six meeting and event spaces can host up to...
Caribbean & Bahamas

Caribbean Destination Guide

The Caribbean's first Hyatt House is under construction in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Bermuda

The 410-room Fairmont Hamilton Princess has been purchased by Bermuda developer Peter Green and his two sons.

Caribbean-Bahamas

In Puerto Rico, the 371-room JW Marriott Hotel & Resort at Coco Beach is set to debut in 2013 with 21,000 square feet of meeting space.

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coming in 2012: the 300-room Marriott Courtyard Convention District in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Central & South America

Singapore: New Hotels, More

A new hotel opens in the historic Capitol Building.

New Zealand Ups the Ante

A new convention center is coming to Christchurch.

Naples, Fla.

Among its many attractions, the 474-room Naples Grande Beach Resort offers 83,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

Las Vegas

The big new 2,253-room Linq Hotel & Casino debuts on the Strip.

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Webcasts

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Latest News

Fairmont Hotels to Purchase Grand Del Mar in San Diego

The 249-room property will be rebranded as Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

Renovations Complete at Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

All 323 suites were redone in the $17 million project.

Hyatt Convention Alliance Aims for Multiyear Bookings

Ten large convention hotels team up to ease sharing of group logistics.

Following Germanwings Crash, Foreign Airlines to Require Two Crew Members in Cockpit

At least four airlines have announced new rules.

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