Meet in Newport, Rhode Island – Where the Off Season is On!

Psst, we’re going to let you in on a secret: summer isn’t the only time of year to experience the City by the Sea. In fact, stunning views, unparalleled cuisine, and historic charm linger all year long. But unlike the summer, the quieter winter months bring with them big savings on lodging rates, discounted venue


Marriott Marquis Chicago Makes Its Grand Debut

Marriott Marquis Chicago (2121 S. Prairie) is thrilled to announce that it is officially open to the public. The largest hotel to open this year in Chicago, and the largest Marriott to open in North America in 2017, the property brings 1,205 guest rooms, including 44 suites, to the burgeoning entertainment and convention district of


Best Practices for Planning, from Hershey Resorts

When it comes to coordinating a meeting or event, planning is the top priority. The team at Hershey Resorts – comprised of Hershey Lodge, The Hotel Hershey, and Hershey Country Club – offer their eight best practices to make planning a near-seamless experience.  Early planning is key, so think ahead and be specific. Even though


Introducing Two Roads Hospitality: 90+ Different Ways to Meet Uncommonly

90+ DIFFERENT WAYS TO MEET UNCOMMONLY In a world where it can be hard to escape the “same old, same old,” how do you find the secret sauce that will make your next meeting memorable in all the best ways?  As a meeting and event planner, you know there’s always that special “something” that transforms the


Welcome to the Amsterdam Arena Towers!

A unique combination of two hotels located under the same roof: Holiday Inn Amsterdam – Arena Towers and Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – Arena Towers is situated in the bustling business and entertainment district of Amsterdam Southeast.  Since the introduction of the ‘Holiday Inn’ brand in 1952, it has grown into one of the world’s most recognized


9 Reasons To Book Your Next Meeting in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Voted twice as the “Best Town Ever” by Outside magazine, designated one of “The 45 Places to Go” in the world by the New York Times, and named the “Gig City” due to having the world’s fastest internet, Chattanooga proves to be one of the South’s top meetings destinations. The CVB team has a deep commitment


Why Your Next Meeting Should Be on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Nestled between Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a hidden gem that is often overlooked as a meeting destination. The region offers everything meeting planners need for conventions, including a variety of meeting spaces, more than 14,000 hotel rooms, and a full destination services team to help along the way.


Hong Kong: A City Groomed for Business Events

There are very few cities that can match Hong Kong’s fortuitous positioning in the heart of Asia. Hong Kong’s commercial and geographical access to the high-growth markets in the region, plus its comprehensive international transport connections and economic advantages, make it the prime hub for MICE events. It doesn’t hurt that Hong Kong has a


Enjoy the Ultimate Luxury Lifestyle Experience

Known as one of the most stunning and instantly recognizable structures in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel seeks to redefine the business stay experience. The hotel has a striking wave-like design and has been built with blue plated glass that artfully reflects the waves of the ocean. All of their 617 rooms, suites, and villas are