Recent Global Hotel Openings and Dubai's Highly Anticipated Lifestyle Destination

AustraliaIn Western Australia, the much-anticipated Hilton Garden Inn has opened its doors in the seaside town of Busselton. Located just a short

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Historic Eastern Property Updates and A New Meetings Program

Massachusetts Southbridge’s Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center was rebranded to the Wellsworth Hotel.  The change of name, brand

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The Top Insights and Results From the 2024 Meetings Today Trends Survey

Anyone who’s filled their gas tank or bought a gallon of milk at the grocery store knows that inflation has been taking a major bite out of budgets.

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Visit Orlando Names Tammy McCormick Director of Destination Experience

Visit Orlando announced the appointment of Tammy McCormick as director of destination experience. In her role, McCormick will lead Visit Orlando’s

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The Necessity of Renewal: Taking a Break to Get to Your Breakthrough

Season 5, Episode 2Guest: Haydee Antezana, CEO, Haydee Antezana InternationalWhen your soul feels

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How Corporate Meetings Are Reflecting a Radically Different Business Environment

The foundation of how we work was rocked by the pandemic, with many working at home either all or part of the time. This still-unfolding revolution

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How Marquee Events and Major Investments Are Boosting the Global Draw of Las Vegas

“Sometimes it takes a grand madness to have the vision to build a place we’ve never experienced before,” said U2 lead singer Bono in a behind-the-

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Event Production Network Welcomes New President and Board Members

The Event Production Network (EPN) welcomed Brad Poarch as its new president and announced its 2024 board members. Poarch is the CEO of Oklahoma City

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On the Scene: All Aboard the Brightline to South Florida

When I was invited to the grand opening of Brightline’s train station in Orlando in September, I wanted to get on the train that day. I love train

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The Latest Developments in South Florida Locales Miami and Fort Lauderdale (2024)

South Florida continues to delight meeting professionals with its plethora of recent restaurant openings, ongoing hotel developments and renovations

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Toxic Workplace Allegations: DeShields Terminated by Tourism Diversity Matters; Founder Gamble Steps Down

Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM) terminated the employment of Executive Director Greg DeShields after accusations of a toxic work environment, most

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Lone Star to L’étoile: People and Places From the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley

Bonjour mes amis!By the time you read this, I will have been living and working remotely in Les Praz, France, in the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, for

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The Z: Experiencing The Hotel at Kirkwood Center’s Hospitality Arts Program

On a recent trip to snowy Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for Meetings Today’s annual team meeting, I hopped off the shuttle bus from Eastern Iowa Airport and

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Atlanta CVB Promotes Two to Senior Vice President

The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) promoted Sheretha Bell to senior vice president of marketing and brand strategy and also promoted

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SPARK's Data-Processing Power Is a Game-Changer for Event Profs

As the complexity of event management escalates, the new

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A Guide to the Most Commonly Used Meetings and Events Industry Acronyms

Let’s face it: We work in an industry that’s an “alphabet soup” of acronyms and initialisms. We love us some catchy, if sometimes opaque,

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The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Is a Hotel Development Hotbed

According to commercial real estate analytics leader CoStar, Texas is forecast to

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Locally Focused Culinary Experiences in the Pacific Northwest

One of the best ways to experience a destination is through its food. Every city has a story to tell through its local crops, products and makers,

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How to Make the Famed Foods of San Francisco vs. Kansas City for Your Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl LVIII is just around the corner, and like many around the country, you might be on the hunt for the perfect snacks and drinks for your

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No Hidden Agenda Episode #21: Ready For Super Bowl LVIII?

Rooting for the San Francisco 49ers or the Kansas City Chiefs? Regardless of the winning team, Las Vegas is gearing up for another massive sporting

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