Destinations

Destination of the Month

Cleveland

Hotel selection is an important factor in choosing a convention destination, and Cleveland does not disappoint with the level of brand-name properties located throughout the region. 

Destination Guides

California

by Michael C. Lowe | January 01,2015
San Francisco's Moscone Center has begun a $500 million expansion that will create 500,000 square feet of new contiguous exhibition space.

Wisconsin

by Michael C. Lowe | January 01,2015
Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel, with more than 25,000 square feet of meeting space, has completed a renovation of its 307 guest rooms.

Dallas/Fort Worth

by Sarah J.F. Braley | January 01,2015
The 484-room Renaissance Dallas Hotel has opened 50,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 16,000-square-foot grand ballroom.

Scottsdale

by Michael C. Lowe | January 01,2015
The former Radisson Fort McDowell has reopened as the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center with more than 25,000 square feet of function space.
International Focus

Bermuda

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

Dubai: Doubling Guest Rooms

Dubai is busy doubling its total number of hotel guest rooms.

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.
On Location

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.

British Columbia

How did the Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon, B.C., gets its name? Hint: 3.5 million Swarovski crystals.

Budapest, Hungary

Overlooking the Danube River, the 310-room Aquincum Hotel in this storied Central European capital city offers lots of planner-friendly features.
Grand Openings

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.

Grand Openings November 2014

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

Grand Openings October 2014

Allen J. Sheinman New in Midtown.  The 210-room Park Hyatt New York  has opened on West 57th Street in Manhattan, taking over the...
North America

California

San Francisco's Moscone Center has begun a $500 million expansion that will create 500,000 square feet of new contiguous exhibition space.

Grand Openings January 2015

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

Wisconsin

Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel, with more than 25,000 square feet of meeting space, has completed a renovation of its 307 guest rooms.

Dallas/Fort Worth

The 484-room Renaissance Dallas Hotel has opened 50,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 16,000-square-foot grand ballroom.
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

California

San Francisco's Moscone Center has begun a $500 million expansion that will create 500,000 square feet of new contiguous exhibition space.

Grand Openings January 2015

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

Bermuda

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

Wisconsin

Milwaukee's Pfister Hotel, with more than 25,000 square feet of meeting space, has completed a renovation of its 307 guest rooms.

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