Discover a Dramatically Different Side of Colorado

Grand Junction is a land of bold contrasts and true beauty. It is the largest city in western Colorado and  offers plenty of adventure and dramatic vistas to create an...

5 Reasons Meeting Planners Love DC’s National Harbor

Finding the right setting for your meeting can mean everything. It just so happens that 15 minutes south of Washington, DC there’s a spot on the Potomac River that has everything. National Harbor’s waterfront has been hosting small and large events that have enchanted and delighted attendees since the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center opened


Safety First! Best Practices for Duty of Care in Meetings and Events

One of the topics covered on the final day of Cvent CONNECT was safety surrounding the events industry, and Duty of Care. While most corporate travel programs have established comprehensive Duty of Care programs — generally centered around using a centralized travel management company (TMC) and security expert firms that offer corporate services, such as International


Make Meetings and Events More Environment Friendly

As we know from planning thousands of meetings and events, gathering large numbers of people in a single place can create a great deal of waste and contribute to carbon emissions, thereby adversely impacting the environment. However, professionals in the meetings, events, and travel industries can make conscious decisions every day, at every event, to


5 Little-Known Airport Rules That’ll Save Your Trip

Have you ever missed a flight when traveling for business? It can be an excruciating ordeal. At Cvent, we’ve heard a lot of stories about missed flights for all sorts of reasons. Our favorite was a particularly delicious plate of lobster mac n’ cheese one person just couldn’t step away from. In case you ever


A MICE Venue with History

Hotel Majestic Plaza Prague is renowned for comprising two interconnected historical buildings. The building in Školská street was built in the 1880’s and was originally a house, where Czech writer Jaroslav Hašek was born. The rooms in this building are decorated in in Biedermeier style, and feature high ceilings and original paintings. The other building


Enjoy a Pleasant Stay Under the Tuscan Sun at Hotel Ambasciatori

Strategically located in the historical heart of Florence, right in front of the Santa Maria Novella railway station, Hotel Ambasciatori’s location puts the town’s most beautiful attractions – such as the Cathedral, the Uffizi Gallery, Pitti Palace and the Old Bridge – within walking distance of its guests. If this wasn’t enough, the exhibition and


The Best ‘Bleasure’ Getaway in Bali

Business travelers looking for a ‘bleasure’ getaway on the ‘Island of the Gods’ should look no further than Mulia’s three luxury hotels in Bali – The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Mulia Villas. The hotels offer three distinct luxury experiences to its guests, with their premium amenities, unrivalled hospitality and stunning uninterrupted views of the Nusa


The Best of Both Worlds in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the perfect destination for those wanting to get some business done – as well as enjoying a tropical vacation. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Jose Aeropuerto is the hotel of choice for someone who wants to experience the best of both worlds. Located north of downtown San José, the hotel


Reggie Aggarwal Keynotes at Cvent CONNECT

Reggie Aggarwal, Founder & CEO of Cvent, Steve Lucas, CEO of Marketo, and  legendary comedian Jay Leno delivered exciting keynotes at Cvent CONNECT. Reggie kicked things off by speaking about the reason why we’re all here: to experience the power of human connection. Specifically, on a day he calls “convergence day” at CONNECT. Convergence day,