Destinations

Destination of the Month

Greater Fort Lauderdale

Discover a sunny state of mind in Greater Fort Lauderdale. The LEED® Gold Certified, 600,000-square-foot Broward County Convention Center offers waterfront views and a SUNsational service team. Plus, the all-around accessibility and close proximity of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport make getting down to business here a breeze.

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Destination Guides

Arizona

by Josh Lieberman | April 01,2015
Available for events, the new $11 million Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West features interactive exhibits, historic artifacts and lots of western art.

San Francisco

by Michael C. Lowe | April 01,2015
The 1,024-room Park 55 Wyndham San Francisco-Union Square has been reflagged to become the Park 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel.

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.
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

Palm Springs, Calif.

The 176-room Ace Hotel & Swim Club is a modernized 1950s motel that has kept its vintage design to offer the retro-chic vibe of a bygone era.

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.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings April 2015

In Texas, the 1,020-room JW Marriott Austin has opened just two blocks from the Austin Convention Center.

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.
North America

Arizona

Available for events, the new $11 million Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West features interactive exhibits, historic artifacts and lots of western...

Grand Openings April 2015

In Texas, the 1,020-room JW Marriott Austin has opened just two blocks from the Austin Convention Center.

San Francisco

The 1,024-room Park 55 Wyndham San Francisco-Union Square has been reflagged to become the Park 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel.

Las Vegas

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

Arizona

Available for events, the new $11 million Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West features interactive exhibits, historic artifacts and lots of western...

Grand Openings April 2015

In Texas, the 1,020-room JW Marriott Austin has opened just two blocks from the Austin Convention Center.

San Francisco

The 1,024-room Park 55 Wyndham San Francisco-Union Square has been reflagged to become the Park 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel.

Palm Springs, Calif.

The 176-room Ace Hotel & Swim Club is a modernized 1950s motel that has kept its vintage design to offer the retro-chic vibe of a bygone era.

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Webcasts

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