South Florida Heats up for Meetings

by Leo Jakobson | December 01, 2015
New infrastructure developments are underway throughout the southern part of Florida.

3 Days in...Lexington, KY: With Horse Racing, Bourbon, and Southern Charm, What's Not to Like?

by Alex Palmer | December 01, 2015
For a meeting with a leisurely southern twist look no further than Lexington, KY.

Kimpton Opens Hotel Van Zandt in Austin

by Matt Alderton | November 30, 2015
Kimpton's first hotel in Austin has 319 guest rooms and 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

San Antonio Alamodome Commences $43 Million Renovation

by Matt Alderton | November 23, 2015
The 65,000-seat Alamodome will add more outdoor event space, upgraded concessions, and a new multi-use space.

Marriott Marquis Houston on Track for Fall 2016 Opening

by Matt Alderton | November 20, 2015
The new hotel will boast 1,000 guest rooms, over 100,000 square feet of meeting space, and a Texas-shaped lazy river.

Mandarin Oriental Opening New Hotel in Boca Raton in 2017

by Matt Alderton | November 13, 2015
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will open its second South Florida hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton, in late 2017.

'Brightline' High-Speed Rail Speeding into Florida by 2017

by Matt Alderton | November 11, 2015
Rail developer All Aboard Florida will commence high-speed rail service between Orlando and Miami in mid-2017.

Dallas's New Omni Frisco Hotel Now Accepting Meetings Reservations

by Matt Alderton | November 09, 2015
The Omni Frisco Hotel is accepting bookings for meetings and events taking place in summer 2017 and beyond.

Boozy Starbucks Opens in Houston's Convention District

by Matt Alderton | November 03, 2015
A super-sized Starbucks at the Hilton Americas-Houston serves wine, beer, and appetizers after 4 p.m.

Florida's North Side

by Alex Palmer | November 01, 2015
New developments in Jacksonville and on the Emerald Coast are shining a light on Florida's north.

Study: International Visitors Love the American South

by Matt Alderton | October 28, 2015
A new TripAdvisor study shows that Southern cities are seeing the greatest increase in interest from international travelers.

New Conrad Hotel Coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2016

by Matt Alderton | October 15, 2015
The Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort will have 290 rooms and nine meeting and event spaces.


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February 2016: Social Media Engagement Strategies

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