In the Spotlight

Social Stumbles

When you travel boldly in the social media universe, mistakes are bound to happen. “The biggest mistake is doing nothing,” says Noah Smith, executive consultant for AlexGPR.com, a public ...

AAA Reveals Five-Diamond Honorees for 2015

ORLANDO The American Automobile Association (AAA) has unveiled the most recent updates to its roster of Five-Diamond properties, an exclusive list th...

Recent Blogs

7 Predictions and 6 Resolutions for 2015

Joan Eisenstodt

When I began drafting this blog, I ran the idea by a colleague who has been a hotel CSM and sales manager—with a third party—and is now a director of meetings at a major medical associat...Read full story »

How Meetings Can Help Reduce Alzheimer's

Larissa Schultz

Being an individual who embraces continuing education and further learning—I am continuously fascinated by the human brain. The cognitive ability of the brain to gather and retain knowledge is...Read full story »

Home Stay Accommodations & Meetings Impact

Joshua Grimes

Home rentals are an increasingly popular choice for meeting attendees. Using an online service such as Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, or even Couchsurfing, guests can choose to stay in more spacious accom...Read full story »

Destination Close-Ups

Aruba shines with meeting and incentive opportunities

Long a leisure tourism standout for vacationers craving sugar-white-sand beaches, colonial Dutch architecture that seems as edible as a gingerbread house, and turquoise-blue waters, Aruba also boasts ...
With its ever-growing skyline and expanding infrastructure, Panama City is Central America’s city of the future. And the meetings and incentives segments are a big part of that future, thanks to...
When you travel boldly in the social media universe, mistakes are bound to happen. “The biggest mistake is doing nothing,” says Noah Smith, executive consultant for AlexGPR.com, a public ...
An impossible group request at a resort? There’s no such thing when the right hospitality team puts its collective mind to it. The planner need might be as predictable as accommodating strict re...
While often it’s the off-site venue that really captures the essence of the destination and provides a special fillip to the meeting agenda, that doesn’t need to be the case. Increasingly,...
Nashville, known worldwide as “Music City,” tops the charts among cities that attract both songwriters and music enthusiasts. It’s a place where people come to play, write and listen...

Going Places

The Boston CVB Board of Governors elected Paul J. Sacco to a two-year term as chairman of the board....
The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla., appointed Philippe Parodi as vice president of marketing &...
David Bradley was appointed vice president of sales and services with the Shreveport-Bossier Convent...

Meetings Technology

Wearable computers will soon refashion meetings

A new category of computing, wearable computers, are miniature electronic devices that are worn under, with or on top of clothing—and they may be coming to a meeting or event near you! Technolo...

Millennials move technology, and vice-versa

Millennials are moving meetings tech. This biggest-ever generation may be young, but their expectations are changing the way attendees, planners and s...