M&C Destination Guides

New Orleans

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 01, 2015
A 350-room Four Seasons hotel is coming to the city's vacant World Trade Center building.


by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 01, 2015
The Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Hotel embarks on a redesign.


by Michael C. Lowe | July 01, 2015
The first Virgin hotel in the United States debuts in Chicago.

Southeast Florida

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 02, 2015
Southeast Florida offers metropolitan chic in cities like Fort Lauderdale and Miami, well-heeled elegance in the Palm Beaches and laid-back, low-key charm in the Keys.

Florida's West Coast

by Josh Lieberman | June 01, 2015
Beautiful beaches abound on Florida’s West Coast, but just as attractive are the group venues in places like Fort Myers, Naples and St. Petersburg.


by Michael J. Shapiro | June 01, 2015
The SLS hotel flag is coming to five new resorts around the country.

Los Angeles

by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2015
The City of Angels has 5,500 new hotel rooms in the works.


by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2015
The city's convention center is fresh from a $22 million renovation.

Northern Florida

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2015
News from the north includes a new DoubleTree in St. Augustine and a $13 million renovation at the Hilton Sandestin Beach.

Central Florida

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2015

News from Orlando and Daytona Beach, including the opening of the Orlando Eye, a 400-foot-tall Ferris wheel at the I-Drive 360 entertainment complex.

Atlantic City

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | May 01, 2015
The bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel finally gets a new lease on life.

Austin, Texas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | May 01, 2015
The 1,012-room JW Marriott Austin debuted in February with 112,000 square feet of meeting space.


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

New York City

The long-awaited observation deck opens at the top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

Cambridge, Mass.

The 400-room Royal Sonesta Boston showcased numerous upgrades at M&C's recent Destination New England event.


The recent RWB 2015 buyer event showcases the best of the City of Light.

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.

International Focus

Lisbon's Allure Is Growing

The Portuguese capital is blooming with new hotel construction and attractions.

Monaco's Enduring Glamour

Some 8,000 roses await in one of the principality's newest group venues.

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.

M&C Events

June 2015 Webcast: The 365-Day Conference

June 17, 2015 | 2:00PM EST   The 365-Day ConferenceThe annual conference takes place just once per year. Learn to leverage meeting content to expandthe...

July 2015: Appealing to Millennial Meeting Goers

July 15, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Appealing to Millennial Meeting GoersThe younger generation will soon make up the majority of our meeting attendees. What does that...

August 2015: Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and Costs

August 12, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and CostsHow can you determine how much bandwidth your meeting needs, and what should that cost...

May 2015 Webcast: Maximizing Attendees' Social Media Skills

May 13, 2015 | 2:00PM EST Maximizing Attendees' Social Media SkillsTurning attendees into brand ambassadors is one surefire way to build buzz before, during...

Latest News

Choose Chicago at Risk of Losing 40 percent of Its Budget

A state budget stalemate threatens the convention bureau's funding.

Nassau’s Baha Mar Resort Declares Bankruptcy

Construction delays by contractor said to be the cause of the uncompleted resort's money woes.

New Jersey Modifies Bill to Attract Small Casino Resorts to Atlantic City

Measure eliminates requirement that one of new properties would have to expand to 500 guest rooms.

JetBlue Begins Charging for Checked Luggage

The carrier now offers four fare options.