Meet and Retreat on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Meet The Mississippi Gulf Coast has meeting venues to suit any event. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center offers over 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space and can...

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How to Make the Most of Shoulder Seasons

Even if your meetings and events business is booming, it’s likely that things slow down — or even come to a halt — during the offseason and shoulder seasons. But there’s good news: Slower seasons don’t have to mean no business. To keep the group business bookings coming, you’ll just need to employ a few


Stay One More Day: 5 Ways to Relax in Detroit

Whether you’ve just finished up a business meeting or you need another day of vacation, make a last-minute travel decision and stay an extra day in Detroit to rest and recharge before you return to your daily grind. We have five ideas to help you spend a day relaxing in the city. You won’t regret


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Better Than SEO: How to Get Referral Links

It’s no secret that websites represent the largest hub for most hospitality organizations’ marketing activities, and search engine optimization (SEO) is a popular tactic for driving traffic to those websites. But SEO isn’t the only — or the best — way to attract readers to your site. Hotels and conference centers around the country can


Revolutionize Your Next Corporate Retreat

With championship golf, an upscale spa, award-winning restaurants and accommodations, and so much more, there’s no better place for corporate or leisure travel than Colonial Williamsburg Resorts. Our luxurious Williamsburg Inn has been awarded five stars from Forbes and five diamonds from AAA, and our Williamsburg Lodge is part of Marriott’s prestigious Autograph Collection Our Golden Horseshoe


Loews Hotels & Co.: 24 Hotels and Growing

Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co. is a hospitality company rooted in family heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. Chairman and CEO Jonathan Tisch serves not only as the ambassador of Loews Hotels & Co., but also as a passionate advocate on behalf of the multibillion-dollar travel and tourism industry.


Service Is Key to Creating Memorable Experiences

In May 2017, there were 200 hotel projects in development in New York City. Less than six months later, that number increased to 260 new hotels that would soon be presenting additional options for travelers — fueling the fire of competition among hotels. Looking at the hotel landscape in New York City, with so many



3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Event Budget

Last year’s annual offsite was, to quote your boss, “epic.” This year, expectations are soaring, but so are meeting costs — and your budget didn’t get the memo. What’s a professional meeting planner to do? We reached out to a few of our most trusted partners to find out how they’re doing more with less,


How Architecture is Matching Modern Business Needs at the LINE Austin

Business best practice changes as quickly as one thought leads to another, but the spaces where business takes place tend to lag behind — built in the ways of times past. It’s often costly to change, or venues are unwilling. Because of this, infrastructure has long been a frustration for those working at the smart