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...

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


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Top 3 Strategies for Next-Level Meeting Experiences

Planners know that event success is not just about the meeting, it’s about the meeting experience. This goes well beyond the gathering itself to include every detail the attendee encounters, from the venue, to the cuisine, to authentic learning opportunities that reflect the location. Whether you are planning a large annual conference or an executive


A Tradition of Excellence Continues at the Renowned Sea Pines Resort

The Legacy Continues The development of all-new facilities marks a new era for The Sea Pines Resort, continuing a tradition of excellence. For decades, The Sea Pines Resort has set the standard for Lowcountry hospitality. The amenities and attractions in this iconic locale are world-renowned for not only their elegance but for the unique, casually


Houston: An Elevated Meeting Experience

Once construction is complete in early 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), 1,200-room Hilton Americas-Houston, the new, 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston, 12-acre Discovery Green park, along with various dining options will make up “Avenida Houston”. The two hotels will be connected to the convention center via skybridge, while north, south and central parking


Clearwater Beach, a Clear Winner for Group Meetings

It’s no secret that meeting attendees love a beachside event. The allure of the ocean, pure sunshine and resort accommodations boost signup and all but ensure attendees stay through to finish. If a beachside event is a relatively easy win, imagine the success of an event at America’s #1 beach, Clearwater Beach, Florida. This laid-back


Plan Your Next Event in Vibrant Rio de Janeiro

There are several ways to describe the Rio de Janeiro: stunning beaches, carnival celebrations, pulsating nightlife, iconic mountains, relaxed culture, beautiful sunsets, and samba ’til dawn! All these wonderful reasons attract not only the travelers but also meeting and event organizers from all over the world. The amazing city of Rio de Janeiro remains in


Why Manchester is an Obvious Choice for Meeting Planners

The sophisticated city of Manchester is not a new player in the world of international meetings business. With direct flights available from around 200 destinations worldwide, including scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in the US, Manchester is witnessing significant growth in tourism and international business. With a proven track record of staging world-class conferences


Cape Town’s Blushing Beauty: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this iconic hotel opened its doors in 1899. This opulent property enjoys a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, providing easy access to all that’s happening in this dynamic city. The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is settled on the edge of downtown Cape Town, and is


Art Deco Elegance and Space at the Center of Modern Shanghai

Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai is a luxurious 4-star hotel set in the former French Club ‘Le Cercle Sportif’, a building dating from 1926. The venue is located 6.93 miles from Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai and is ideally settled around major shopping and restaurant areas in People’s Square. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation with free Wi-Fi,