Prague’s Legendary Hotel Alcron Returns

Hotel Alcron has a long tradition of more than 85 years of hospitality and a distinctive art-deco design that’s typical in Prague. It also offers: Outstanding and genuine service, with a focus on customers that has earned the hotel a Booking.com rating of 9.4 and a seventh-place ranking on TripAdvisor. Complimentary Wi-Fi internet connection of 1Gbps throughout


Planner meeting

Meet the Planner: For Leanna Mosquera, Event Planning Is All in the Details

This is the first in a series of five Meet the Planner profiles, in which we get event planners’ insights on their jobs, their motivations, and their challenges — as well as their thoughts on venue and hotel interactions. Leanna Mosquera likes to be busy. Fortunately, as a meetings and events specialist at AxoGen, “there’s


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,


Top 10 amazing reasons to plan your next event in Québec City

Planning a conference or convention in 2019? Looking to add some extra oh-la-la to your event to boost your attendance levels and delegate appreciation? Then say “Bonjour!” to Québec City. Québec City, Canada, the cradle of French civilization in North America, has carved out an enviable reputation for itself as a top host city and


Welcome to Las Catalinas, Where Life Comes to Life

Las Catalinas is a new beach town on the coast of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, located right on the shoreline and surrounded by hundreds of acres of tropical dry forest. There’s a simpler way of living here, which balances life in town and out among nature, with easy access to a wide range of activities to


8 Out-of-the-Box Jacksonville Venues for Business Meetings

The work-hard, play-hard city of Jacksonville in northeastern Florida is not your typical Sunshine State destination, and its business meeting and corporate retreat venues are anything but retired. With more shoreline than any other Florida city, a world-class dining scene, and cool, historic neighborhoods, Jacksonville tops the agenda as the gathering spot of choice for


The Evolution of Team-Building: From Trust Falls to Company Cookoffs

John Hernstat, director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, has helped to coordinate countless meetings and events and make unforgettable experiences for his clients. Here, he shares some of the team-building trends he’s seen over the years. With more than 25 years working in the meetings and events industry,


Engaging with planners after the event

3 Ways to Stay Top of Mind With Planners After the Event

To earn future group business from past clients, it is of course essential that you provide the best service possible onsite. But it’s also important to continue to engage with them after the event and stay on their minds as they make future sourcing decisions. Why? Repeat customers boost the bottom line. It costs five


Meet Outside the Box in Lackawanna County

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, is growing again with new venues, attractions, restaurants, and additional meeting space. Explore the city and its surrounding regions to discover everything they have to offer! After an extensive remodel to its conference level, the Hilton Scranton and Conference now boasts 193 sleeping rooms and combined meeting space of 14,602 square feet.