Destinations

Destination of the Month

Cleveland

There is nearly $3 billion in visitor-related infrastructure development happening in Cleveland right now. Part of this unprecedented growth includes the new Cleveland Convention Center, multiple hotel projects, and the addition of a Hilton Cleveland/Downtown convention center hotel.

Destination Guides

South Texas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01,2014
Coming soon: The JW Marriott Austin

Northern Florida/Orlando

by Michael C. Lowe | August 01,2014
The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World opens.

Colorado

by Sarah J.F. Braley | July 01,2014
A landmark bank building is transformed into the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center.

Midwest

by Agatha Gilmore | July 01,2014
Here are the latest meetings-related developments in Cincinnati; Cleveland; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Mo.; Milwaukee; and Wichita, Kan.
International Focus

Seoul Plans Big for Meetings

The city welcomed 125 international association meetings in 2013.

More Groups Choose Lisbon

Old World beauty and a vibrant hotel scene help to make Lisbon, Portugal, a top global draw for meetings.

New Hotels, More in Montreal

Lisa A. Grimaldi The city of Montreal,  in Canada's Quebec province, offers groups a delightful blend of Old European charm...

More Appeal in Monaco

The principality continues to enrich its reputation as a center of glamor, gastronomy, sustainability and culture.
On Location

Stuttgart, Germany

The Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Ludwigsburg Royal Palace are just two reasons to meet in this storied German city.

Myrtle Beach

This storied South Carolina getaway offers great seafood, fun nightlife, welcoming hotels and incredible botanical gardens.

Quebec City 2014

North America's oldest city offers a newly revamped and expanded convention center.

Tucson, Ariz.

The Omni Tucson National Resort is a great home base from which to visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings August 2014

From the Radisson Blu Minneapolis to the Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, here are this month's high-profile hotel debuts (and renovations) primed to host...

Grand Openings June 2014

The 157-room Whitney Peak Hotel opens this month, along with the Hard Rock Riviera Maya, and the Courtyard and Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. Live.

Grand Openings May 2014

May 15 marks the debut of the 244-room Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage in California. Features include a spa with 15 treatment rooms and 31,000 square feet of...

Grand Openings April 2014

The former Colorado National Bank has been transformed into the new 221-room Renaissance Denver Downtown.
North America

South Texas

Coming soon: The JW Marriott Austin

Northern Florida/Orlando

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World opens.

Grand Openings August 2014

From the Radisson Blu Minneapolis to the Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, here are this month's high-profile hotel debuts (and renovations) primed to host...

Colorado

A landmark bank building is transformed into the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center.
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

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...

Beijing

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

South Texas

Coming soon: The JW Marriott Austin

Northern Florida/Orlando

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World opens.

Grand Openings August 2014

From the Radisson Blu Minneapolis to the Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, here are this month's high-profile hotel debuts (and renovations) primed to host...

Seoul Plans Big for Meetings

The city welcomed 125 international association meetings in 2013.

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Webcasts

October 2014 Webcast: The Comprehensive RFP

October 22 | 2:00pm EST What does a thorough request for proposal look like? What information does the hotel need in order to understand your group's...

September 2014 Webcast: CSR on a Budget

September 17 | 2:00 pm EST Description: Corporate social responsibility is a growing trend in the meetings world. Experts share ideas for charitable...

Latest News

Marriott on Track to Meet 2020 Sustainability Goals

The company is reporting significant decreases in energy and water waste.

Uber Beefs Up Travel Partnerships

The car-sharing app's new application-programming interface eases integration with other suppliers.

Senate Commerce Chairman Opens Inquiry Into Airline Fees

Sen. Rockefeller has asked airline executives to respond to questions by Sept. 5.

Park Hyatt Debuts in Midtown Manhattan

The 210-room luxury property has 8,000 square feet of meeting space.

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