Destinations

Destination of the Month

Myrtle Beach, SC

This is MY rtle  BEACH.  Make it Yours! Known for its 60 miles of pristine beaches, gracious Southern hospitality, and a relaxed, comfortable pace, Myrtle Beach  is an ideal setting where business and pleasure go hand-in-hand. If you haven't been to the area lately, you owe it to yours

Destination Guides

The Carolinas

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01,2014

Michael C. Lowe MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Local Update • The Homewood Suites Oceanfront Resort & Conference Center  will open early next year as the first new hotel in Myrtle Beach in five years. The $25 million, 100-suite property will have a 300-seat conference center, three pools, a fi

New England

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01,2014
Boston's convention center will expand.

Florida's Gulf Coast

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01,2014
Fort Walton Beach gets its own Holiday Inn.

Pacific Northwest

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01,2014
A new Hilton hotel is coming to Portland, Ore.
International Focus

Seoul Plans Big for Meetings

The city welcomed 125 international association meetings in 2013.

More Groups Choose Lisbon

Old World beauty and a vibrant hotel scene help to make Lisbon, Portugal, a top global draw for meetings.

New Hotels, More in Montreal

Lisa A. Grimaldi The city of Montreal,  in Canada's Quebec province, offers groups a delightful blend of Old European charm...

More Appeal in Monaco

The principality continues to enrich its reputation as a center of glamor, gastronomy, sustainability and culture.
On Location

Williamsburg, Va.

The 425-room Kingsmill Resort now offers three- and four-bedroom cottages, along with a 1,600-square-foot conference center and seafood mecca the James Landing...

Stuttgart, Germany

The Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Ludwigsburg Royal Palace are just two reasons to meet in this storied German city.

Myrtle Beach

This storied South Carolina getaway offers great seafood, fun nightlife, welcoming hotels and incredible botanical gardens.

Quebec City 2014

North America's oldest city offers a newly revamped and expanded convention center.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings September 2014

From Newark, N.J., to Santa Monica, Calif., here are some high-profile hotel debuts and renovations worth noting.

Grand Openings August 2014

From the Radisson Blu Minneapolis to the Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui, Hawaii, here are this month's high-profile hotel debuts (and renovations) primed to host...

Grand Openings June 2014

The 157-room Whitney Peak Hotel opens this month, along with the Hard Rock Riviera Maya, and the Courtyard and Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. Live.

Grand Openings May 2014

May 15 marks the debut of the 244-room Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage in California. Features include a spa with 15 treatment rooms and 31,000 square feet of...
North America

The Carolinas

Michael C. Lowe MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Local Update • The Homewood Suites Oceanfront Resort & Conference Center  will...

New England

Boston's convention center will expand.

Florida's Gulf Coast

Fort Walton Beach gets its own Holiday Inn.

Williamsburg, Va.

The 425-room Kingsmill Resort now offers three- and four-bedroom cottages, along with a 1,600-square-foot conference center and seafood mecca the James Landing...
Europe

Barcelona

The incredible architecture of Antoni Gaudi is just one of the myriad pleasures of this storied Spanish city.

Three Great International Destinations

Here are the top three cities -- Vienna, Paris and Barcelona -- for global association meetings as tallied by the International Congress and Convention...

Amsterdam

Budapest

The Hungarian capital city offers meeting planners lots of Old World charm in its hotels, restaurants and attractions.
Asia-Pacific

Hawaii Destination Guide

In Oahu, the 1,230-room Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa has unveiled its new high-tech Kou Ballroom.

Singapore Destination Guide

The 367-room Parkroyal on Pickering opened earlier t his year with 7,500 square feet of function space and an exotic Balinese vibe.

Malaysia

The Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur opened in August 2012. All 412 guest rooms offer panoramic views of the city, while six meeting and event spaces can host up to...

Beijing

Caribbean & Bahamas

Caribbean Destination Guide

The Caribbean's first Hyatt House is under construction in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Bermuda

The 410-room Fairmont Hamilton Princess has been purchased by Bermuda developer Peter Green and his two sons.

Caribbean-Bahamas

In Puerto Rico, the 371-room JW Marriott Hotel & Resort at Coco Beach is set to debut in 2013 with 21,000 square feet of meeting space.

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coming in 2012: the 300-room Marriott Courtyard Convention District in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Central & South America

The Carolinas

Michael C. Lowe MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Local Update • The Homewood Suites Oceanfront Resort & Conference Center  will...

New England

Boston's convention center will expand.

Florida's Gulf Coast

Fort Walton Beach gets its own Holiday Inn.

Williamsburg, Va.

The 425-room Kingsmill Resort now offers three- and four-bedroom cottages, along with a 1,600-square-foot conference center and seafood mecca the James Landing...

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Webcasts

November 2014 Webcast: Resolving Problems out of Court

November 12  | 2:00PM As careful as we are in contract language, disputes between planners and suppliers do occur. Learn smart strategies for...

December 2014 Webcast: New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorship

December 10 | 2:00PM EST New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorshi Signs, banners and bags provide some visibility, but consider new, high-impact ideas...

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