Destinations

Destination of the Month

Branson, MO

Branson offers a unique meeting experience with award-winning theme parks, three pristine lakes, abundant outdoor recreation, live shows, championship golf, fabulous shopping, farm-to-fork dining and one-of-a-kind venues.

Destination Guides

The Carolinas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01,2015
The 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate will open the 209-room Village Hotel by year's end.

Mid-Atlantic

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01,2015
In Washington, D.C., the Old Post Office is being transformed into a Trump hotel.

Pacific Northwest

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01,2015
The Seattle Marriott Bellevue opened in July with 384 guest rooms.

San Antonio

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01,2015
The $325 million expansion of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center was topped off last December.
International Focus

Lisbon's Allure Is Growing

The Portuguese capital is blooming with new hotel construction and attractions.

Monaco's Enduring Glamour

Some 8,000 roses await in one of the principality's newest group venues.

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.
On Location

Long Branch, N.J.

The Ocean Place Resort & Spa is fresh from a multiyear, extensive refurbishment.

Moscow

M&C visits the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow.

New York City

The long-awaited observation deck opens at the top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

Cambridge, Mass.

The 400-room Royal Sonesta Boston showcased numerous upgrades at M&C's recent Destination New England event.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings September 2015

The new Westin Austin Downtown pays homage to the Texas city's musical roots.

Grand Openings August 2015

The 716-room Davenport Grand Hotel has opened across the street from the Spokane (Wash.) Convention Center.

Grand Openings July 2015

The 184-room DoubleTree by Hilton Largo-Washington DC has opened in Largo, Md., a short drive from the nation's capital.

Grand Openings June 2015

The 168-room Hotel Eastlund is ready to debut in downtown Portland, near the Oregon Convention Center.
North America

The Carolinas

The 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate will open the 209-room Village Hotel by year's end.

Mid-Atlantic

In Washington, D.C., the Old Post Office is being transformed into a Trump hotel.

Pacific Northwest

The Seattle Marriott Bellevue opened in July with 384 guest rooms.

San Antonio

The $325 million expansion of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center was topped off last December.
Europe

Moscow

M&C visits the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow.

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

Asia-Pacific

Macau

The 400-room St. Regis Macau, Cotai Central, is set to open in August with 13,455 square feet of meeting space.

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.
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

The Carolinas

The 8,000-acre Biltmore Estate will open the 209-room Village Hotel by year's end.

Mid-Atlantic

In Washington, D.C., the Old Post Office is being transformed into a Trump hotel.

Pacific Northwest

The Seattle Marriott Bellevue opened in July with 384 guest rooms.

San Antonio

The $325 million expansion of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center was topped off last December.

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Webcasts

October 2015: Worst-Case Scenarios and How to Handle Them

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September 2015 - Refining Your Negotiating Skills

September 16, 2015 ǀ 2:00PM EST Refining Your Negotiating SkillsMany meeting professionals are uncomfortable handling common scenarios that arise...

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