Event planners are not just in the business of designing meetings and incentive trips, they are in the business of creating life-changing moments.
The issue is a misperception regarding the location of the volcano and the Big Island's major meeting and incentive resorts, says Bryan Hansen, spokesperson for the Kohala Coast Resort Association.
Meeting Professionals International’s 2018 Summer Edition of its Meetings Outlook Report announced a positive uptick in meetings.
AccorHotels announced last week that it signed an agreement to acquire 85 percent of 21c Museum Hotels.
Meeting planners considering Mexico are increasingly challenged by travel advisories and the constant barrage of drug-related violence in the news. How safe is Mexico?
Cvent recently released its 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report, which has more than doubled in size from the 2017 study.
Ever since Marriott International officially acquired Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in September 2016, the two have been figuring out how to merge their loyalty rewards programs—and now they’re finally beginning the process.
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Higher hotel rates and airfares are forecast for 2018, according to the 2018 Meetings & Events Future Trends report by CWT.
There seems to be no end to the buzzing data privacy conversation—and now it’s revving up again in the states of Vermont and California.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the signs that could indicate an individual is being trafficked, and what to do if you see an incidence of human trafficking.
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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.
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.