An Enticing Mix of Elegance and Luxury

Situated in Knightsbridge, just a short walk from Harrods, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is one of London’s most celebrated five-star hotels, acting as a fashionable and timeless base in...

8 Reasons to Work with CVBs in 2018

Convention and visitors bureaus provide tools and services to help meeting planners achieve successful and memorable meetings — from qualifying hotel options based on the meeting’s needs and coordinating site visits to providing local expertise. A CVB’s complimentary services save planners time and help them make the smartest decisions. Depending on the organization, sourcing a


Reno-Sparks Convention Center Updates

The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority Board of Directors recently authorized Chicago-based Johnson Consulting to carry out a feasibility study for the potential expansion of the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The center underwent a $105 million project in 2001-02 that nearly doubled its exhibit space, and a new expansion could add 300,000 more square feet to


Mindfulness in Meetings at Mohonk Mountain House

In the scenic Hudson Valley, 90 miles north of New York City, Mohonk Mountain House is a Victorian castle resort that offers a spectacular setting for meetings. Founded in 1869 and surrounded by 40,000 wooded acres, it allows guests to unplug while they talk, work, and enjoy great activities on a property with a history as unique


Sentosa – an island incentive with quality experiences

Surrounded by the sun, sand, and sea, Sentosa stuns as a superb destination for a fun-filled incentive trip. Whether it’s a big convention of 6,000 or small incentive groups of 10 to 15, this premier MICE location is perfect for you. Don’t believe us? Check out our sample itinerary for ideas on how to plan your next


Washington, DC’s Industry Knowledge Hub is Thriving

It is an exciting time for Washington, DC as the city offers a value-added approach for meetings and conventions, especially for organizations within the technology, biotech/pharmaceutical, education and medical spaces. The nation’s capital is a leader in technology, social entrepreneurship and innovation, ranking highest in the U.S. for high-tech employment. It’s also the most educated


New Dining Destinations Unveiled at Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda

Bermuda’s largest resort, Fairmont Southampton, has just finished the refurbishment of several dining destinations on-property to enhance the culinary guest experience. This included the reconception of two restaurants – recently unveiled as Boundary Sports Bar and Grille, and Mediterra – and the renovation of Jasmine Cocktail Bar and Lounge, with an overall capital investment of


Race From the Ordinary in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Cabarrus County is centrally located in North Carolina’s southern  just 30 minutes north of Charlotte Douglas International Airport and easily accessible off of Interstate 85. Known as “Where Racing Lives,” Cabarrus County is home to unmatched motorsports attractions. These venues are fit for a champion and include legendary 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway, The Dirt Track


Spotlight on Québec City

Founded 400 years ago, Québec City is the cradle of French civilization in North America and the only walled city north of Mexico. Old Québec was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO With its European old-world charm and modern-day flair, Québec City features a wide variety of chain and boutique hotels that offer an


Grand Geneva Keeps it Fresh with Team Activities

Guests of Lake Geneva’s Grand Geneva Resort & Spa will find some of the richest and most enjoyable menu items in the Midwest. And that’s before they even set foot in a restaurant.  That’s because — in addition to a plethora of dining offerings — Grand Geneva also furnishes a menu that’s more about experiences