Destinations

Escape the Winter Chill in an Urban Tropical Oasis Venue

During the first 2 weeks of February, 2015, a number of urban centers in North America registered the coldest temperatures on record in 21 years. Fortunately, despite the bone-chilling temperatures, event planners can still give guests a welcome break from the deep free. Here are 4 event venues that...read more

Incentive Destinations: Costa del Sol, Spain

Today, I'll shine a spotlight on a destination that is easily accessible for Cvent's readers in Europe...Costa del Sol in Spain. Flight time to Pablo Ruiz Picasso Airport in Malaga is under 3 hours from London, 2-1/2 hours from Paris, and 3-1/2 hours from Berlin. Located on the southwestern coast of...read more

Meet in Flanders, It's In Belgium!

Flanders lies tucked away in the Northern part of Belgium between France, Germany and the Netherlands. The region offers an assortment of cosmopolitan easy to reach cities offering visitors far more than just the traditional main squares and medieval architecture. Flanders surprises with: state of...read more

Living Large in the Lone Star State: Promotions in Dallas & Fort Worth

Everything's bigger in Texas. From the 200-acre Southfork Ranch (which once hosted, it's claimed, 25,000-35,000 for a private event) to the National Cowgirl Museum Hall of Fame, where more than 200 cowgirls (and actors who played cowgirls) are honored, the Lone Star State embraces the concept...read more

Living Like Lords: Promotions at English Country Hotels

Manors and estates are uniquely British venues for conferences and incentives, providing hospitality and recreation such as generations of lords and ladies have enjoyed. Those featured in this write-up are in reasonable proximity to London-Heathrow Airport and are on rail service from London. The...read more

5 Creative Ways to Increase Meeting Attendance

Regardless of the destination or topic, it’s important to design your meeting agenda to be as memorable as possible. However, between scheduled conference meetings, group meals, and the always popular “down time,” you may not have many opportunities for extracurricular activities. The ones you do...read more

New at Skytop Lodge for Leisure and Meetings in 2015

Step into a new realm of creativity at Skytop Lodge. In January 2015, we began a major guest room refresh, creating a modern feel in a historic lodge. Together our designer and President drew inspiration from Skytop’s history, traditions, and the natural beauty of the Pocono Mountains, while also...read more

Hotel Group Activities Get More Extreme & Educational

With meeting planners seeking to deliver more ROI and memorable experiences in their programs, hotel groups like Benchmark Hospitality International are offering more high-adrenaline adventures with more educational takeaways. Benchmark’s 30+ properties are operated under two flags in the U.S. and...read more

Top 5 Apps to Help Meeting Planners

There's a certain amount of pressure that comes with the meeting/event planner job description. Whether they are planning a conference, wedding, concert, fundraiser, or meeting, event planners are responsible for managing the occasion without a hitch. It can be painfully obvious when details are...read more

Mohonk Mountain House Unveils New Outdoor Teambuilding Activities

Mohonk Mountain House Unveils New Teambuilding Activities: “Native Skills” Hikes, Kan-Jam and more!  Corporate meeting planners will find an outstanding array of teambuilding activities on our mountaintop.  Including: A series of “Native Skills” hikes ranging from tracking to foraging. “Call of the...read more
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