M&C Destination Guides


by Michael C. Lowe | November 01, 2014
The Outrigger Reef on the Beach in Waikiki on Oahu will undergo a $100 million revitalization project.


by Michael J. Shapiro | November 01, 2014
Coming soon to Tannersville, Pa.: The $163 million, 453-suite Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark


by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 01, 2014
The restored landmark Union Station has reopened, offering myriad restaurants, shops and more.


by Michael C. Lowe | October 01, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, opened in May with 244 guest rooms and 16,000 square feet for meetings.

Florida's West Coast

by Michael C. Lowe | October 01, 2014
The 442-room Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay completed $20 million in upgrades this past July.


by Josh Lieberman | October 01, 2014
May saw the debut of the 167-room Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront.


by Michael C. Lowe | October 01, 2014
A new $1.2 billion stadium will serve as home of the Atlanta Falcons NFL team upon completion in 2017.


by Michael C. Lowe | October 01, 2014
Marriott's AC Hotels will open its second U.S. Location in Kansas City in November.

The Carolinas

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01, 2014

A giant new sports complex in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will include meeting space.

New England

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01, 2014
Boston's convention center will expand.

Florida's Gulf Coast

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01, 2014
Fort Walton Beach gets its own Holiday Inn.


Los Angeles 2013

The Original Farmers Market is an open-air delight with numerous eateries, specialty grocers and fun shops.


The incredible architecture of Antoni Gaudi is just one of the myriad pleasures of this storied Spanish city.


Nestled on Lake Michigan, this colorful Wisconsin city offers a landmark lighthouse, delicious German-style sausages, a world-class marathon and more.


Stand-up paddle surfing and driving the scenic Hana Highway are just two of the many ways to enjoy this beautiful Hawaiian island.

On Location

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.

Williamsburg, Va.

The 425-room Kingsmill Resort now offers three- and four-bedroom cottages, along with a 1,600-square-foot conference center and seafood mecca the James Landing...

Stuttgart, Germany

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

International Focus

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.

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...

M&C Events

M&C Interact

November 9-12, 2014 | The Doubletree by Hilton Portland, Portland, OR

Meeting & Incentive Summit

January 12-15, 2015 | Snowbird, UT

Independent Planners Education Conference

April 19-22, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV

Destination California

May 10-13, 2015 | Newport Beach, CA
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