InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has joined other major hotel chains, such as Marriott and Disney, in eliminating miniature bathroom amenities. The company will switch to bulk-size amenities in nearly all of its 843,000 guest rooms worldwide by 2021.
Following recent mass protests that called for and resulted in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosello’s resignation after a leaked text message scandal, Discover Puerto Rico assures travelers and meeting attendees the destination is open for business and on track for a banner year.
Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson spoke with Hilton's Daniella Foster, senior director of corporate responsibility, and Carole Munroe, director of portfolio, loyalty and content, about the hotel chain's many charitable efforts as it celebrates its centennial. This is a transcript of the Meetings Today Podcast interview.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts is the latest hotel group to be under fire, accused of deceptive pricing in its advertisements of hotel room rates. Marriott International is also being accused of charging hidden fees.
At Destinations International's Annual Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, the world’s CVBs came together to swap travel trends, industry insights and tourism case studies. Three meeting planners discussed how to best partner with CVBs for successful meetings.
The image of President Donald Trump standing in front of the U.S. presidential seal altered to include the symbol of a Russian double-headed eagle clutching golf clubs at Washington, D.C.’s, Marriott Marquis may be as horrifying to meeting planners as it was intentionally, or unintentionally, funny to the world.
PCMA and Destinations International announced plans to jointly launch an annual Destination Showcase event in Washington, D.C., beginning February 5, 2020. The partnership will connect meeting professionals with CVBs.
A glass sculpture titled You Are Here by Boise native Amy Westover was designed to inspire attendees and guests to look beyond the walls of the city's Boise Centre.
Cvent’s 2019 list of the top meeting and event destinations in the U.S. featured three cities that have enjoyed a long reign at the top of the survey, but also identified a few new entrants in the top 50 spots in the annual survey sourced through the meetings tech giant’s multiple sourcing platforms.