New and Notable Developments in Austin

Think you know Austin, Texas? Think again. With so many new hotels and meeting spaces opening, you may not recognize the cityscape. Add in new restaurants, nightlife spots, shopping...

New Convention Center Transforms Los Cabos Into Meetings Powerhouse

Los Cabos has long been known for its otherworldly landscapes and unique experiences. Now, it can add “world-class meeting and convention destination” to its list of benefits, thanks to the grand reopening of the Los Cabos International Convention Center (ICC). After a significant renovation, the new ICC boasts more than 72,000 square feet of functional meeting space,


Business Retreats Double as Family Time in the Southeast

America’s progressive yet always-on work culture can sometimes make it challenging for working professionals to strike a balance between work and play. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips yet left more than 662 million vacation days unused. As meeting planners, you have a unique opportunity to inspire a more balanced lifestyle


Anticipated Development Awaits in Allen, Texas

Just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas, Allen, Texas, boasts premier shopping, engaging entertainment, more than 250 delectable dining options, and top-notch meeting space — so it’s easy to see why is a preferred choice for meeting planners. Plus, the destination is becoming even more notable with a highly anticipated new development. Allen is welcoming the Delta Hotels


Surprise and Delight Meeting Attendees in Boise

Give attendees more than just a meeting experience in Boise, Idaho.  With a thriving cultural scene, convenient location close to great amenities, and many unique venues to choose from, Boise is sure to please. Ease of Access Boise’s proximity to outdoor adventure, meeting venues, and local restaurants is unparalleled. The downtown epicenter is a short


8 Reasons You Should Choose Costa Rica for Your Next Meeting

Costa Rica is an excellent destination for planning meetings and incentives. We offer an array of tourist attractions, a defining principle, and a fresh proposal marked by creativity and professionalism. This well-developed proposal has led to numerous testimonials and references that reflect excellent results from previous events in our country. Here are eight reasons you


Get a Brooklyn Experience With Luxury Service at The William Vale

The William Vale is the newest independent boutique hotel in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. The hotel has 183 contemporary luxury guest rooms —including 25 beautiful suites — that offer spectacular views of Manhattan and the East River. Award-winning chef Andrew Carmellini and NoHo Hospitality Group curate the Southern Italian restaurant Leuca onsite, as well as rooftop


CVBs in Multicultural Sector

Increasing CVB Business in the Multicultural Sector

Increasing your meetings and events business as a CVB is no easy task. It often requires shaking things up and doing something different from the norm. This is the approach the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau took, finding great success by turning their focus to their multicultural group business. With the multicultural segment, it’s much more than


3 Unique Ways CVBs Use Meeting Planner Toolkits

You’ve probably heard how important it is to make a great first impression. It’s an important guideline for CVBs wanting to attract more meetings and events business, too. One resource CVBs use to persuade potential clients is meeting planner toolkits — online folders full of PDF city guides, maps, photos, videos, and logos. While there’s


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Training CVBs for Emergency Response

One easy way to increase meeting and events business: become more attractive for bookings. At a time when the world feels more unstable than ever, a simple and important way to do this is to become trained in emergency response. Get Ahead Of The Game According to Travel Safety Risk Consultant and Speaker, Kevin Coffey, most