Destinations

#IMEX14: 8 Must See Tradeshow Booths

Eye-catching designs that grab the attention of attendees is just one component of compelling tradeshow booths. Effective off-line and on-line marketing and activities that engage attendees are also essential. I interviewed representatives from a number of the exhibitors that stood out at this...read more

Learning the 'Dhow' of the Arabian Gulf

For visitors to the Arabian Gulf, one of the "must-do" experiences is climbing aboard a traditional wooden sailing vessel called a dhow. For centuries, the dhow has been a lifeline to the sea for the region’s people, and is one of the region’s most iconic images. Conference attendees in the Gulf can...read more

Abu Dhabi Offers Conference Activities With 'Vroom'

As home of one of the premier Formula 1 car racing events, Abu Dhabi has earned a reputation as a destination for serious driving. Planners who want to put more ‘vroom’ in their meeting program can take advantage of any number of these driving experiences for their group programs: At the Yas Marina...read more

Holland: Great Venues to View the Fall Foliage

Groups from Canada and northern U.S. states will be right at home in The Netherlands during the fall season, where there are plenty of venues that are perfect for taking in the seasonal transformations. Het Glazen Huis Glasshouses are the perfect vantage point from which to view fall foliage. Het...read more

Greater Wilmington CVB Is in a Giving Mood

The Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to host your next meeting or event - and give you money back in the process. That’s why we are offering the largest transportation incentive in the Mid-Atlantic region. Qualifying events can receive up to $50,000 in assistance. Plus, you’ll...read more

Trick or Treat Italian Style

In Italy, All Saints Day, celebrated on November 1, is an important holiday. All Saint's Eve, the night before, is marked by special events in some Italian towns. La Notte Nera, Borgo a Mozzano In Borgo a Mozzano at Ponte del Diavolo near Lucca, La Notte Nera, known has Italy's first Halloween...read more

Unique Conventions in Paradise

The Grand Velas brand was created ten years ago in response to Mexico Meeting Planners' increasing demand for All-Inclusive resorts. Beginning with Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, the brand redefined luxury standards with "Grand All-Inclusive" accommodations, impeccable service standards and...read more

Give your meeting an Insider perspective.

Destination meetings are a great way to breathe life into your meetings. But the historic problem has been finding the time to truly enjoy the destination without taking time away from the meeting’s agenda. But what if you could combine interesting aspects of the destination into your meeting?...read more

Oktoberfest: How and Where to Celebrate it

Oktoberfest, it's a fabulous fun fair that dates back to October 12, 1810, having evolved from the celebrations in Munich for the royal wedding Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. Today, Munich's Oktoberfest takes place from mid-September until the end of the first...read more

Nice for MICE: 4 Overwater Bungalows in Asia

Overwater bungalows, canal villas, and lagoon suites are the perfect way to enjoy the ambiance of a resort with lush, natural environment. Here are 4 with meeting facilities. Tanjong Jara Resort (Malaysia) Facing the South China Sea on Malaysia's east coast, Tanjong Jaya Resort is a cluster of 99...read more
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