Elise Schoening

Elise Schoening

Associate Editor, Meetings Group

Elise serves as associate editor for Northstar’s Meetings Group publications. She earned her B.A. in journalism and professional writing from The College of New Jersey (with a triple minor in communications, marketing and gender studies). She has written for the Asbury Park Press, NJ.com and Demand Gen Report. When she’s not working, Elise can be found reading a book or planning her next travel destination.

What Elise Covers

In the United States: New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C., New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island

Internationally: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Scandinavia

Industry Segments: Med/Pharma, conference centers, convention centers

The Latest From Elise

Stay Another Day in Monterey, Calif.
Stay Another Day in Monterey, Calif.
Visit a world-renowned aquarium, enjoy surrealist art and sip cocktails at a speakeasy when you have... Read More
Marriott Hotel Debuts in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee
Marriott Hotel Debuts in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee
The 302-room property, which sits on the site of the 1982 World's Fair, has undergone a top-to-bottom... Read More
New Kimpton Hotel to Open in Atlanta This Summer
New Kimpton Hotel to Open in Atlanta This Summer
The Midtown property will offer 230 guest rooms and nearly 7,000 square feet of dedicated event space.... Read More
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New Four Seasons Hotel Opens in California's Napa Valley
The new luxury hotel features an on-site winery and 15,000 square feet of meeting space.  ... Read More
Tommie Hollywood Hotel Debuts
Tommie Hollywood Hotel Debuts
The 212-room California property features 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space.... Read More
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Stay Another Day in Boston
With extra time to enjoy Boston, follow in the revolutionaries’ footsteps, taste local delicacies, and... Read More
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W Hotels Opens New Property in Nashville
The hotel is the largest in Music City, with 346 rooms and more than 24,000 square feet of meeting... Read More
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Stay Another Day in Atlantic City
Go parasailing, enjoy a mural tour and end the day with a chocolate cocktail when you have extra time... Read More
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Omni Opens New Convention Hotel in Boston's Seaport District
The 1,054-room property features 100,000 square feet of meeting space, a rooftop pool and seven dining... Read More
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Four Seasons New Orleans Now Welcoming Guests
The 341-room property offers 29,000 square feet of meetings space along the Mississippi River.... Read More
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JW Marriott Opens its First Hotel in North Carolina
A rooftop pool, luxury spa and 22,000 square feet of meetings space are among the offerings at the... Read More
Harrah's Cherokee in North Carolina to Complete $250M Expansion This Fall
Harrah's Cherokee in North Carolina to Complete $250M Expansion This Fall
The four-year project adds 725 rooms and 83,000 square feet of meetings space.  ... Read More
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Virgin Hotels to Open New Orleans Property in September
The 238-room hotel will feature 10,000 square feet of meetings space and a rooftop pool.  ... Read More
Caesars Announces $325 Million Makeover of Harrah's New Orleans
Caesars Announces $325 Million Makeover of Harrah's New Orleans
To be renamed the Caesars New Orleans, the property is getting a new hotel tower.... Read More
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Developers Break Ground on New Hotel at Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center
The Signia by Hilton Atlanta will feature 975 rooms and 75,000 square feet of meetings space.  ... Read More
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Memphis, Tenn., Gets First Hotel on Famed Beale Street
The new Hyatt property features a resort-style pool and 9,000 square feet of meetings space.... Read More
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JW Marriott Makes Tampa Debut With 100th Property
The luxury hotel features a floating conference room and the largest hotel ballroom in the city. ... Read More
Cleo Battle Named New Head of Louisville Tourism
Cleo Battle Named New Head of Louisville Tourism
The current president and CEO, Karen Williams, is retiring after 30 years with the CVB.... Read More
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New 10,000-Room Resort Coming to Orlando
Plans for the Evermore Orlando Resort, which will be adjacent to Walt Disney World, call for a Conrad... Read More
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Bulgari Hotels to Make U.S. Debut with Miami Beach Property
The 100-room waterfront resort in Florida is scheduled to open in 2024.... Read More