The Howard, an Oshkosh, Wisconsin, property that includes an event space, a concert hall and a café, debuted The Lanes, a vintage-style bowling alley.
From Hershey, the “Sweetest Place on Earth,” to the Poconos Mountains Visitors Bureau’s brand pillars of “ease, authenticity and refreshment,” Pennsylvania's historic destinations leverage strategic messaging—and defining venues and experiences—as strong calls to action for memorable meetings and events.
March 25, 2019, marked the 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Bed-In For Peace” in room 702 of the Amsterdam Hilton. Hilton Hotels & Resorts, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary May 31, 2019, is marking the occasion by promoting two “Room 702” videos that showcase its mission of connecting people around the world to bridge our differences through travel.
The rich history of California’s state capital, Sacramento, as well as the Central Valley cities to the south and national parks of the High Sierra, is not gone nor forgotten. Groups can warmly embrace the region’s past in off-site venues that tell stories of grand, earlier times.
History is the hallmark of the “Land of Lincoln,” with Springfield being a former home of the country’s 16th president. But there is also a virtual treasure trove of rich heritage and historic sites to uncover throughout the state of Illinois. From the DuSable Museum in Chicago to the Dawes House and Pullman Historic District in the Chicago suburbs and Rock Island Arsenal in the Quad Cities, Illinois has historic activities and attractions that fulfill every taste.
Some might say Savannah is about as deep as you can go in the Deep South. But groups can go even deeper by visiting the neighborhoods in and around the city, discovering culture, nature and history while gaining a deeper appreciation for this seaside haven that is not only the state’s oldest city but one of its most photogenic.
The Dominican Republic has long been popular as a vacation destination with high-end accommodations, modern infrastructure (including eight international airports) and long sultry stretches of beach that promise—and deliver—a plethora of sun-soaked activities enjoyable for all ages. What remains a bit of a mystery is that this magical island, discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492 and rich with history, also offers numerous venues that deliver flexible and interesting event space options in the meeting-popular cities of Santo Domingo, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata.
Looking to produce stronger connections, derive deeper meaning and create lasting memories from your next meeting or event? Book a property with a famed hosting history, and your attendees will remember you well for it.
From Miami’s storied Fontainebleau Hotel, appearing in the opening of the 1964 James Bond classic Goldfinger, to The Biltmore in Asheville, N.C., featured in Peter Sellers’ 1979 swan song Being There, movie appearances can be branding gold for properties.
Tourism launched the region in the 1800s and remains its lifeblood, the group market included.