Destinations

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Greater Fort Lauderdale

When it comes to meetings and conventions, planners find a sunny state of mind in Greater Fort Lauderdale. 

Destination Guides

Indianapolis Destination Guide

by Michael C. Lowe | April 01,2014
The city is launching a bike-share program that will allow residents and visitors to rent any of 300 bikes from 25 stations scattered around town.

Arizona Destination Guide

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01,2014
The historic Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Arizona Biltmore is renovating its guest rooms and public areas.

New York Destination Guide

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01,2014
The 1,093-room New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan has been reflagged as the Wyndham New Yorker.

Northern California Destination Guide

by Michael C. Lowe | April 01,2014
The San Jose McEnery Convention Center recently completed a $130 million makeover and expansion.
International Focus

New Hotels, More in Singapore

News about new hotels and attractions in Singapore, including the upcoming debut of the Sofitel So Singapore

Macau's Casinos Win Big

New venues and airlift make Macau more attractive to meeting planners.

Ireland: Back to Business

Emerging from financial doldrums, Ireland is buzzing with new meetings-friendly developments.

Switzerland

A new 410,000-square-foot exhibition hall leads the news from this lively European meetings destination.
On Location

Tucson, Ariz.

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

Seville, Spain

The historical heart of this beautiful capital of southern Andalusia offers an alluring labyrinth of narrow streets winding through 1,300 years of architecture.

Anchorage

Here are a few reasons why this city is the perfect jumping-off point to enjoying the unrelenting beauty of Alaska.

Chicago 2013

The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place has debuted a new 460-room tower with vivid views of the Windy City's skyline.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings April 2014

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

Grand Openings March 2014

The Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City has opened with 330 guest rooms and an on-site Crowne Meetings Director to help planners make the most of 10...

Grand Openings Feb. 2014

With more than 1,500 square feet of meeting space, the 215-room Kinzie Hotel is set to open this month in Chicago's River North neighborhood.

Grand Openings Jan. 2014

In downtown Los Angeles, the 182-room Ace Hotel is set for its grand opening in the historic 1927 United Artists Theater building.
North America

Indianapolis Destination Guide

The city is launching a bike-share program that will allow residents and visitors to rent any of 300 bikes from 25 stations scattered around town.

Arizona Destination Guide

The historic Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Arizona Biltmore is renovating its guest rooms and public areas.

New York Destination Guide

The 1,093-room New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan has been reflagged as the Wyndham New Yorker.

Northern California Destination Guide

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center recently completed a $130 million makeover and expansion.
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

Indianapolis Destination Guide

The city is launching a bike-share program that will allow residents and visitors to rent any of 300 bikes from 25 stations scattered around town.

Arizona Destination Guide

The historic Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Arizona Biltmore is renovating its guest rooms and public areas.

Tucson, Ariz.

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

New York Destination Guide

The 1,093-room New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan has been reflagged as the Wyndham New Yorker.

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