3 Ways Hoteliers Can Leverage Technology to Impress Planners

Today’s event planners have got their hands full. They are managing more events with more attendees and handling larger budgets than ever before. According to the Australia edition of Cvent’s 2019 Planner Sourcing Report, more than 70% of planners organise over 11 events per year, while 10% planners said they organise over 50 events every

The Essential Guide to Venue Sourcing and the RFP Process

If you’re in the meetings and events industry, there’s a good chance you’ll have to send out RFPs at some point. But what even is an RFP and what does the overall process look like? What is an RFP? An RFP or Request for Proposal is a process by which companies, the government, and other

Crowne Plaza Auckland Meets and Exceeds Expectations in 2020

Crowne Plaza Auckland goes above and beyond merely ‘meeting’ conference expectations – they exceed them. Recently recognised as New Zealand’s leading business hotel by World Travel Awards for the fourth time, Crowne Plaza Auckland provides the best conference packages available in the heart of Auckland’s Central Business District (CBD). Incredible Onsite Experiences What is it

6 Reasons Planners Pull Out of Hotel Negotiations

It’s happened to most hoteliers: An event planner is really excited to host their gathering at your hotel, negotiations are in the works, and everyone is all smiles. Then, seemingly out of the blue, they say that it’s not the right fit. Or they stop responding to your emails altogether. Either way, you have no

Exciting Changes are Underway at The Windsor in Melbourne

Nestled in the vibrant Melbourne city, The Windsor enjoys a premier location in the heart of the dazzling theatre and restaurant district. This 180-room hotel is a leading venue for organising meetings and events, whether it’s a simple seminar or a large conference. Featuring six meeting rooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the hotel sets

How to Connect With Generation Z Event Planners

After countless articles on millennials and how to work with and market to them most effectively, another cohort is just beginning to enter the workplace. According to Deloitte’s eighth annual Global Millennial Survey, Millennials and Gen Z are no longer the future workforces. They are the present, making up more than 40% of Australia’s working