Planning for More Time During the Holidays

As a meetings and events professional, you know full well that being strapped for time goes with the territory. During the holidays? Well, turn everything up to “11” and...

The Merchant Hotel: An Improvement on Perfection

If you’re planning a corporate event in Belfast and want your delegates to enjoy a great business stay, then look no further than The Merchant Hotel. One of the finest hotels in the city, the Merchant Hotel is situated in the center of Belfast’s historic Cathedral Quarter and easily accessible from Belfast’s airports and stations.


Rehoboth Beach: An Unconventional Destination for Your Next Event

Savvy event planners want their attendees to do more than show up, they also want them to experience something new and unique. And for attendees, the event destination forms a major part of that experience. Nowadays, the trend is to choose a unique destination that makes the event special and memorable. Rehoboth Beach – known


Discover Casablanca as a MICE Destination

Morocco’s largest city Casablanca has traditionally been the heart of business tourism in the country, owing to its high-tech infrastructure and its connectivity to around 100 destinations globally. Located around 30 kilometers from the ultramodern Mohammed V International Airport, along with excellent links to the rest of Morocco by plane, road and rail, Casablanca has


Setting New Standards for MICE Hotels in Taipei

Located in the heart of Taipei, Mandarin Oriental is a five-star hotel that offers its guests a wonderfully luxurious experience. This urban retreat is just a five minute drive from Songshan International Airport, and is known for its sophisticated design, exquisite restaurants and the largest hotel spa in Taiwan. Mandarin Oriental makes for a great


The Ruins of Machu Picchu: A Walk into History

Undiscovered by the conquering Spaniards in the 16th century, the ruins of Machu Picchu were virtually forgotten until rediscovered” by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham in 1911. Considered to be a royal estate or sacred religious site for Inca leaders, this awe-inspiring ancient city covers 80,000 acres (32,500 hectares) of land and is located 75 miles


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Stuffing Badge Holders takes Speed, Precision and the VIP Treatment

As a meeting planner, you probably recognize this scenario: Your event begins at 9 A.M. After 3 ½ hours of sleep, you awake at 5:00 A.M. to finish stuffing name tags. “Woohoo…,” you mumble faintly to yourself as you perf another tag from a 6-up sheet. “Only 400 to go…” As event registration experts for


Top Tips for Meetings that Matter

All the technology in the world cannot give us the emotional connections we need with other humans. For organisers of large and small gatherings, Radisson Blu London Portman offers Experience Meetings – the most ambitious event concept yet. How can it be that with all our hi-tech gadgets for staying informed, miscommunication and confusion are still alive


[Infographic] 2016 Planner Sourcing Report

Some of the most valuable information hotel professionals can use comes directly from their actual group business audience: meeting and event professionals. In our latest 2016 Planner Sourcing Report, we tapped into our growing planner network for insight into what exactly fuels sourcing decisions now and in the future. The survey polled more than 700


Deadline Extended: Speak at Cvent CONNECT 2017!

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