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Houston Astrodome Should Live On as Event Venue, Report Says

by Matt Alderton | March 24, 2015
Houston's vacant Astrodome should live on as an indoor park for festivals and events, a new report asserts.

Fourth 21c Museum Hotel Opens in Durham, NC

by Matt Alderton | March 20, 2015
21c Museum Hotels has opened a new hotel in downtown Durham, NC.

Aloft Hotels Makes New Orleans Debut

by Matt Alderton | March 13, 2015
Starwood's trendy Aloft brand has arrived in downtown New Orleans.

Former W New Orleans Reopens as Le Méridien

by Matt Alderton | March 09, 2015
Following a $29 million renovation, the former W New Orleans is now Le Méridien New Orleans.

Carnival Cruise Line Expanding Short Cruises from New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | March 03, 2015
Carnival Cruise Line will offer more short cruises from New Orleans beginning in spring 2016.

Hilton Acquires Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

by Matt Alderton | February 20, 2015
The Waldorf Astoria Orlando and the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek are now corporate-owned.

Florida Welcomed Record Number of Visitors in 2014

by Matt Alderton | February 19, 2015
A record 97.3 million people visited Florida in 2014, Gov. Rick Scott announced.

Visit Ithaca Surrenders to the Cold

by Andrea Doyle | February 17, 2015

Andrea Doyle When web visitors go to VisitIthaca.com  this week, a banner pops up with a headline "That's it. We surrender. Winter, you win. Florida Keys anyone?" The offbeat concept is the brainchild of Bruce Stoff, director of New York's Ithaca/Tompkins Convention & Visitors Bureau.

JW Marriott Makes Austin Debut

by Matt Alderton | February 17, 2015
The world's second largest JW Marriott hotel, the JW Marriott Austin, has opened in downtown Austin, TX.

Kentucky International Convention Center Plans Accelerated Renovation, Expansion

by Matt Alderton | February 10, 2015
The Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY, will complete a $180 million expansion and renovation in summer 2018.

Four Seasons on Tap for Fort Lauderdale

by Matt Alderton | February 05, 2015
A new Four Seasons hotel is coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2018.

Virgin Hotels Reveals Details of New Nashville Hotel

by Matt Alderton | January 28, 2015
Virgin Hotels has revealed design details for its second outpost: Virgin Hotels Nashville.

Meeting Strategies

3 Corporate Event Trends for 2015

So-Lo-Mo—integrating social, local, and mobile engagement—will be a key corporate event trend this year.

How to Navigate Corporate Meeting Compliance

As compliance standards become even more complex, it’s crucial for planners to pay close attention to three important issues.

Making Meetings Healthier

Simple ways to make your meetings healthier, and better, for all involved.

Pharma Code Lessons and the Sunshine Act

Procedures developed to comply with the Sunshine Act can benefit meetings of all types.

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