In the Spotlight

Cannes and Antibes Juan-les-Pins grab the meeting and incentive spotlight

There is perhaps no destination with as much “star power” as the glitzy French Riviera towns of Cannes and Antibes Juan-les-Pins, boasting modern-age movie stars gliding down red carpets...

Travel Industry Employment Growth Stalls in August

Economists likely did a double take after looking at job numbers for the month of August as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly r...

Recent Blogs

What Women Want…From Their Hotels

Molly Blaisdell

After extensive research and surveys of many female meeting planners as well as individual business and leisure travelers, Hyatt has compiled a list of how hotels can better service the most well-tr...Read full story »

Upcycling Casinos, Hotels and Convention Centers

Joan Eisenstodt

In 2008, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) convened the Global Summit on Social Responsibility, created for association professionals and business partners to talk about the UN G...Read full story »

Wasted Time a Saving Grace?

Larissa Schultz

I have wasted at least six months of my life. Time I will never get back. Time I spent trying to reinvent the wheel, so to speak. As an educator of students in event management, for years I have be...Read full story »

Destination Close-Ups

Greater Ontario, Calif., offers prime meetings locations

It boasts a proximity any destination would dream of, being only 40 minutes from the second-largest urban area in the U.S., Los Angeles. But the Greater Ontario area—“the affordable alter...
There is perhaps no destination with as much “star power” as the glitzy French Riviera towns of Cannes and Antibes Juan-les-Pins, boasting modern-age movie stars gliding down red carpets...
South Carolina is a fairway to heaven when it comes to group bonding. No matter how many lines are zipped and ropes courses traversed, golf remains high on the list of favorite teambuilding options ...
It’s one thing to admire the natural beauty of east Tennessee, but another experience completely to see it rushing past from a zipline, roller coaster or river raft. From rock climbing and sky...
With the cold season bearing down on us in a few short months, it’s time to make plans for the winter wonderlands of the West, where countless mountain ranges boast an avalanche of group offeri...
The culinary scene in Texas is as hot as ever, especially when it comes to cutting-edge concepts and notable chef-driven establishments. Anticipation is building in San Antonio for one such offering...

Going Places

ACC Liverpool appointed Peter J Barry as its U.S. market representative, with the goal of bringing a...
The National Conference Center in Washington, D.C. named Bhavna Venugopal as its newest director of ...
Scott Thrasher joined The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach team in Miami as its new director of sales. He ...

Meetings Technology

Experts prognosticate the meetings of tomorrow

“And now ladies and gentlemen, avatars and bots, the chief inventions officer and president of MegaOne Corp, Nadia Yaosing!” (Ruffles and flourishes swell as Nadia’s hologram walks...

New techie table in Indianapolis gives planners the local scoop

In Indianapolis, Visit Indy—the city’s CVB—debuted a highly interactive and information-packed tech tool that planners considering t...