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The open-front piazza personality of Siro: Urban Italian Kitchen is as distinct as its menu of classic Italian fare spiced with contemporary twists.
Some of the region’s most legendary hotels are creating innovative ways to rejuvenate attendees and reinvent Southern meetings through experiential spa/golf programs.
We learned a lot about bringing meetings groups to Universal Orlando’s two theme parks and multiple Loews Hotels. It’s not what you see on the surface but how 250,000 sf of event space can be creatively utilized.
"Our mix of leisure and convention-driven business really bodes well for a healthy future. Groups who want to attract young professionals find the city appealing with the university vibe, the nightlife, and because there’s always something new being built.”
Part #3 of 3 in our VISIT FLORIDA story on value propositions for 2013 meetings & incentive travel programs.
Part #2 of 3 in our VISIT FLORIDA story on one-of-a-kind experiences, including historic landmarks in St. Augustine, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra and the Emerald Coast.
Part #1 of 3 in our special VISITFLORIDA story. From Miami to Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Sanibel Island and Marco Island, South Florida provides groups with oceanfront venues, trendy hotels, hip nightlife and top-notch F&B.
The Emerald Mist Spa and championship golf course are among the amenities that make the 393-room St. Kitts Marriott stand out among other Caribbean properties.
Tucson + San Antonio infuse meetings with local western culture.
The 720-room Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate triumphs the proven formula combining a major cosmopolitan city with a self-contained group hotel outside the city limits.
Atlanta, Las Vegas + Toronto CVBs discuss their ‘affordable luxury’ options around town.
Dolce Hotels wows groups with California colonial landmark.
The biggest gamble ever on the Las Vegas strip pays off handsomely for planners.
We check in with a bevy of new hotels, renovated classics, a new home for Hogwarts and an old friend in the Keys, who are turning planners' heads with their creative event spaces.