A new ‘Blu’ in Czech Republic: Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Prague is a re-branding of an existing hotel in the Czech Republic and has been renovated and redesigned in 2019. Nestled at the heart of Charles Square, the hotel base puts you in a prime location whether travelling for business or leisure. Located between Prague’s Old Town and New Town, the

Technology Helps Consolidate Meetings and Business Travel Programmes

At many companies, different departments oversee the planning of small offsite meetings and the procurement and booking processes for corporate business travel. In addition, small events are often charged on corporate credit cards, and the expensing is categorised under general travel and entertainment, rather than business development. That discrepancy causes inefficiencies, including a lack of

Now What? How to Prioritise MICE Leads After You Get the RFP

For hotels and venues, it’s of course important to optimise marketing strategies to take advantage of the digital channels used by meeting planners. But that’s only the first step. As those marketing tactics deliver and the RFPs come in, venues need to learn how to prioritise MICE leads. Culling through the sheer volume of RFPs

5 Strategies for Attracting International Planners

Hoteliers looking to increase their MICE business shouldn’t limit themselves to attracting events domestically. There are ample opportunities to reach out to international planners in ways that will resonate with them and build business from abroad. Here’s a look at five top ideas. 1. Market in Similar Destinations Outside Your Country Identify the international locations

Developing a Successful Corporate Negotiated Hotel Programme

A corporate negotiated hotel programme offers travel managers cost savings, an improved duty of care, and better traveller experience. Lodging costs comprise up to 40% of a company’s total travel and entertainment expenses, providing a large opportunity for spend management. Hotels will offer lower room rates to clients in exchange for guaranteed volume. By committing

4 Ways to Reach Millennial Planners

A lot has been studied and said about the millennial generation — but how can you use those insights to attract millennial planners to your hotel or venue? They’ve entered the business with passion and innovation, but they’re not likely to be influenced by the same factors as their Generation X and baby boomer colleagues.

Perfect Fusion of Cultural Richness & Contemporary Luxury: InterContinental Lisbon

Located in the heart of Lisbon’s historic old town, InterContinental Lisbon is a leading luxury hotel facing Eduardo VII Park. This exceptional 5-star property welcomes its guests to a world of contemporary luxury that merges with refined comfort. The hotel got an impressive renovation during 2015-2016.  With its stunning designer furnishings, surpassing customer service and

A Perfect Blend of Luxury and Viennese Charm: Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

Originally built as a hotel for the World Exhibition in 1873, Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna captivates with contemporary design, modern architecture and luxury. The views from the hotel rooms are dominated by historic buildings, the mood is modern, timeless and elegant, making it a perfect destination for both your business and city trips. A Stylish

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Where Will the Most In-Demand Event Destinations be for 2019?

As Pacific World publishes its annual destination list based on enquiries, Mike Fletcher compares the results to Cvent’s own data to see if there are any predictions for the year ahead. Pacific World, a global destination and event management agency, has recently identified its most in-demand event and incentives destinations for 2019. The company has