Higher hotel rates and airfares are forecast for 2018, according to the 2018 Meetings & Events Future Trends report by CWT.
Watch the Caesars Forum ground breaking event live and get the inside scoop on the 550,000-sf center with a virtual tour.
Here are at least three ways that robots are redefining hospitality as we know it.
The June 25 debut of The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort on Hawaii’s Big Island introduced a completely re-imagined property that underwent a $46 million renovation.
Teneo Hospitality Group released information last week from a poll of meeting planners who shared their biggest concerns.
New TSA rules targeting powders, snacks and clutter will mean increasing scrutiny and more time at the X-ray machine for your attendees.
Marriott International broke ground on a new Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Md.
Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (OKC CVB) announced the ground breaking of the Oklahoma City Convention Center—just one part of a major revamp for the city.
Visit Omaha unveiled the $290 million plan for a completely new development that will connect the convention district, riverfront and downtown Omaha.
IHG announced its latest hotel brand, voco, which will bring more upscale offerings to meeting planners.
When it comes to pop-up events, don’t disappoint with anything less than extraordinary and innovative.
The cruise giant is poised to make a giant splash in luxury and expedition cruising.
Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) annual World Education Congress (WEC) 2018 ended with a closing celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Learn the signs that could indicate an individual is being trafficked, and what to do if you see an incidence of human trafficking.
The proceeds from the live and silent action fund the IRF's research all year long.
The Lexington Hotel in New York wished Marilyn Monroe happy birthday on June 1 with the unveiling of a suite in honor of the famous Gemini.
Meeting planners organizing an event in Las Vegas may be in for a surprise next month as casino employees anticipate a strike that could be very costly to major Las Vegas resorts and casinos located on the Strip.
The sharing economy is officially making waves in the hospitality world, with Marriott International recently announcing its foray into the home-sharing market.
Many companies have not distinguished that meetings come with their own specific set of risks—whether that be attendees walking around cities wearing badges or a chartered bus full of meeting attendees traveling through a dangerous area.
The first live event for the brand-new association for independent meeting planners, Meeting Planners Unite, will be December 4 to 6 in Washington, D.C.
Miami preps for the debut of the Miami Beach Convention Center’s (MBCC) $620 million renovation and expansion this September.
As the Kilauea volcano rages on, fears over what this means for meetings and incentives are revving up for many planners.
InterContinental Hotels Group announced that it will be the third major hotel brand to cut independent planner commissions from 10 percent to 7 percent.
Meeting planning certificates range from Cruise Meetings to Emergency Preparedness to Healthcare Compliance.
A new 3,000-sf conference center at Sandals Montego Bay adds to the property’s appeal for groups planning to meet in Jamaica this summer.