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...

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


Detroit Hotel Guide

There’s too much going on in Detroit to make it a day trip. Whether you need to lay your head down after a night in the city or find a unique space for an upcoming event, our guide to Detroit hotels will help point you in the right direction. Boutique Downtown Hotels Detroit Foundation Hotel:


Top Meeting Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Cvent’s Top Meeting Hotels: Dubai hotel tops MEA List

Cvent released its 2018 list of the Top 25 Meeting Hotels in the Middle East and Africa, and the No. 1 position is occupied by JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, a 1,608-room property with 85,000 square feet of meeting space. “This is great news for us, and we are very proud to be the No.



Why Hotels Should Pay Special Attention to Pinterest

While Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter continue to be hotel brand priorities in 2018, Pinterest often gets overlooked. It’s a shame, because the platform is far more than a place for DIY project ideas and home décor photos. In fact, when used correctly, it can drive traffic more easily than social media sites. Some of Pinterest’s most


Online reviews

What Influences Planners’ Hotel Reviews

According to Cvent’s 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report, positive reviews are the top influence on planners’ destination choices. Peer recommendations, meanwhile, remain their most influential resource for booking decisions. This means hotels need to be paying special attention to the way both planners and attendees are responding to them on online sourcing platforms, as well


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


Cvent trade show

Booth Bait: How to Attract More Leads at Trade Shows

Drawing attendees to trade show booths is a must for hotels, destinations, and venues to ensure a steady stream of group business leads, year after year. But not all attendees are created equal, and not all activities or “booth bait” solutions are successful. What works and what doesn’t? Here’s a look at some best practices


Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville

Top Meeting Hotels: Smaller Nashville Hotel Holds Its Own

It’s no surprise that Cvent’s 2018 list of the Top Meeting Hotels in the U.S. is dominated by huge convention resorts. Many offer thousands of sleeping rooms and meeting facilities with hundreds of thousands of square feet. But what about smaller properties? How can they compete? To find out, we went to the experts at