Destinations

Destination of the Month

Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Canada

From the cobblestone streets of historic Old Montréal to the sleek, high-tech Palais des congrès, the city shows off its stunning diversity. It’s no wonder the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Montréal as first in North America for international meetings in 2013.

Destination Guides

Reno/Tahoe

by Michael J. Shapiro | December 01,2014

Michael J. Shapiro Local Update •  The historic Cal Neva Resort, Spa & Casino  is under new ownership and could reopen early in 2015. The North Lake Tahoe resort, once owned by Frank Sinatra, includes 219 guest rooms, a spa, meeting space and restaurants. The new owners say they plan t

Hawaii

by Michael C. Lowe | November 01,2014
The Outrigger Reef on the Beach in Waikiki on Oahu will undergo a $100 million revitalization project.

Pennsylvania

by Michael J. Shapiro | November 01,2014
Coming soon to Tannersville, Pa.: The $163 million, 453-suite Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark

Colorado

by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 01,2014
The restored landmark Union Station has reopened, offering myriad restaurants, shops and more.
International Focus

Dubai: Doubling Guest Rooms

Dubai is busy doubling its total number of hotel guest rooms.

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...
On Location

British Columbia

How did the Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon, B.C., gets its name? Hint: 3.5 million Swarovski crystals.

Budapest, Hungary

Overlooking the Danube River, the 310-room Aquincum Hotel in this storied Central European capital city offers lots of planner-friendly features.

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.
Grand Openings

Grand Openings November 2014

The beautifully designed 283-room Rosewood Beijing opens with 36,000 square feet of meeting space.

Grand Openings October 2014

Allen J. Sheinman New in Midtown.  The 210-room Park Hyatt New York  has opened on West 57th Street in Manhattan, taking over the...

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...
North America

Reno/Tahoe

Michael J. Shapiro Local Update •  The historic Cal Neva Resort, Spa & Casino  is under new ownership and could...

Hawaii

The Outrigger Reef on the Beach in Waikiki on Oahu will undergo a $100 million revitalization project.

Pennsylvania

Coming soon to Tannersville, Pa.: The $163 million, 453-suite Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark

Colorado

The restored landmark Union Station has reopened, offering myriad restaurants, shops and more.
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

Grand Openings November 2014

The beautifully designed 283-room Rosewood Beijing opens with 36,000 square feet of meeting space.

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...
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

Reno/Tahoe

Michael J. Shapiro Local Update •  The historic Cal Neva Resort, Spa & Casino  is under new ownership and could...

Grand Openings November 2014

The beautifully designed 283-room Rosewood Beijing opens with 36,000 square feet of meeting space.

Dubai: Doubling Guest Rooms

Dubai is busy doubling its total number of hotel guest rooms.

Hawaii

The Outrigger Reef on the Beach in Waikiki on Oahu will undergo a $100 million revitalization project.

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Webcasts

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...

January 2015 Webcast: Fresh Menu Ideas For Special Diets

January 14 | 2:00PM EST Fresh Menu Ideas For Special DietsMenus that accommodate special dietary needs don’t have to be bland. This session will...
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