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Event Planning Basics: Writing the Perfect RFP

It may seem like a relatively easy task with the onset of electronic or eRFPs. But it can actually create confusion, clutter, and competitiveness among the hospitality sector if the RFP is not written clearly and the target venues are not adequately defined. So let’s reel the tape back to the beginning. Reviewing what RFPs


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Finding the Perfect Venue for Your Meetings and Events

Before filling out your RFP to hotels and venues that will not meet your requirements, do your homework to save time for both you and the potential venue partner. Remember, while it may not take much effort to send out an eRFP, it does take a lot of time for the hotel to respond and


Cayman Cookout at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Hosted by Eric Ripert

The Cayman Cookout event at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is a wonderful opportunity to book an incentive trip for small groups. Meeting planners interested in participating in this unforgettable celebration of food and wine can book the “Cayman Cookout” exclusive incentive package, starting at $1,536 per night for two guests (with a four-night minimum stay


Discover Florida’s Most Treasured Meetings

If you’re searching for the perfect city to host your meeting, we have good news. The hidden gem you’re looking for isn’t actually hidden at all. It’s Tampa Bay, Florida. And it offers a treasure trove of savings, resources, and reasons that attendees will love coming to your meeting. Abundant Accommodations, Just Paces Away At


The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark: A Distinctively Different Place to Meet

Think tanks, meetings, and a splashing good time — introducing the brand-new Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark in Monticello, New York. With an expansive conference center, luxurious suites, premier dining options, a relaxing spa, a state-of-the-art-indoor waterpark, and beautiful mountain views, The Kartrite is the ideal spot to hold your next meeting or conference. What makes The Kartrite a


Meet, Eat, and Retreat in New Bern, North Carolina

Cradled in the convergence of the Neuse and Trent rivers is the small city of New Bern, North Carolina, which seems untouched by time. The locals meander at a leisurely pace up and down sidewalks, while children dart between soda shops, ice cream parlors, and community activities. The cobblestone streets witnessed the roiling conflict of


Charlotte, North Carolina: Investing in the Future

One of the country’s fastest-growing cities, Charlotte, North Carolina, has always been focused on the future: Over the years, light rail offerings have been expanded, thousands of hotel rooms have been added in and around Center City, and renovations have been made to Charlotte Douglas International Airport to accommodate the 46 million passengers it serves


Atlantis, Paradise Island: Bahamas at Heart

Atlantis, Paradise Island, the lush, oceanside resort in the Bahamas, recently embarked on a new chapter tied to a meaningful connection with the ocean, Bahamian culture, and the spirit of the resort’s 7,300-plus employees. The resort’s new programming connects guests to the rich history, art, people, food, and festivities of the Bahamas. Atlantis is fully


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What’s Hot: Sizzling New Event Venue Trends in 2019

When it comes to your events, you have to find the perfect venue. After all, the event venue can be one of the reasons attendees choose to register for your event. From unique locations, to cool spaces, 2019 brings new venue trends. When picking a venue, there’s a neverending list of logistical and budgetary concerns