hotel rates, meetings

How High Are Hotel Rates and Airfares Going in 2018?

Higher hotel rates and airfares are forecast for 2018, according to the 2018 Meetings & Events Future Trends report by CWT.

Watch the Caesars Forum Groundbreaking Live

Watch the Caesars Forum ground breaking event live and get the inside scoop on the 550,000-sf center with a virtual tour.
robot, Pechanga, Hilton, technology, robot concierge, airport

3 Ways Robots Are Redefining Hospitality

Here are at least three ways that robots are redefining hospitality as we know it.  
The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Hawaii, Big Island, hotel renovations

Biophilic Design Influences Hawaii’s New Westin Hapuna Beach Resort

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, audiovisual, Wi-Fi, meeting concerns, planner concerns,

New Poll Highlights Planners’ Biggest Concerns

Teneo Hospitality Group released information last week from a poll of meeting planners who shared their biggest concerns.
TSA, meetings

Skip the Snacks? New TSA Rules Will Make It Harder for Attendees

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, Marriott headquarters, Marriott, Bethesda, Maryland, ground breaking, new hotel

Marriott Breaks Ground on New Bethesda Headquarters & Hotel

Marriott International broke ground on a new Marriott International headquarters and Marriott Hotel in downtown Bethesda, Md.
Oklahoma City Convention Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, city development

New $288 Million Convention Center Will Reshape Oklahoma City

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.
Omaha, Nebraska, riverfront, convention district, city developments, Midwest

Omaha Reveals $290 Million Riverfront Convention District Plan

Visit Omaha unveiled the $290 million plan for a completely new development that will connect the convention district, riverfront and downtown Omaha.
voco, IHG, upscale brand, InterContinental Hotels Group

IHG Launches New Upscale Hotel Brand: voco

IHG announced its latest hotel brand, voco, which will bring more upscale offerings to meeting planners.
pop-up event

Make Your Pop-Up Event a Success

When it comes to pop-up events, don’t disappoint with anything less than extraordinary and innovative.

Royal Caribbean Acquires Majority Stake in Silversea Cruises

The cruise giant is poised to make a giant splash in luxury and expedition cruising.

3 Takeaways from MPI’s WEC 2018

Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) annual World Education Congress (WEC) 2018 ended with a closing celebration at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
human trafficking, meetings

Signs of Human Trafficking to Look Out for This Summer

Learn the signs that could indicate an individual is being trafficked, and what to do if you see an incidence of human trafficking.
IRF Invitational, meeting

On Site at the IRF Invitational at The Grand at Moon Palace

The proceeds from the live and silent action fund the IRF's research all year long.
Norma Jean Suite, The Lexington Hotel, New York, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, hotel renovation

Lexington Hotel Honors Marilyn Monroe with Updated Suite

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.
Vegas Strike, Vegas employees, Las Vegas, Culinary Workers Union, MGM, Caesars

Vegas Strike: Negotiations Continue with Deadline Approaching

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.
Marriott International, sharing economy, Tribute Portfolio, home-sharing, home stays, Hostmaker

Marriott Ventures into the Home-Sharing Market

The sharing economy is officially making waves in the hospitality world, with Marriott International recently announcing its foray into the home-sharing market.
duty of care, meetings

New Survey: Duty of Care Often Falls on the Meeting Planner

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.
meeting, meeting planners unite

Meeting Planners Unite: New Association to Hold Conference

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 Beach Convention Center, renovations, expansions, Miami, Florida

Re-envisioned Miami Beach Convention Center Touts Art & Sustainability

Miami preps for the debut of the Miami Beach Convention Center’s (MBCC) $620 million renovation and expansion this September.

What the Hawaii Volcano Eruption Means for Planners

As the Kilauea volcano rages on, fears over what this means for meetings and incentives are revving up for many planners.
planner commissions, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, Marriott, Dream Hotel Group, third-party planners

IHG Cuts Commissions, Other Hotel Companies Raise Them

InterContinental Hotels Group announced that it will be the third major hotel brand to cut independent planner commissions from 10 percent to 7 percent.
MPI, meetings

MPI Has Meeting Planning Certifications in Every Flavor

Meeting planning certificates range from Cruise Meetings to Emergency Preparedness to Healthcare Compliance.
Sands Montego Bay, Jamaica, renovation, conference center, resort expansion

Sandals Montego Bay Debuts New Conference Center

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.

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