Houston Reports Record Convention Bookings in 2015

by Matt Alderton | February 01, 2016
Visit Houston booked a record 732,967 convention room nights in 2015.

Long-Awaited Convention Center Hilton Hotel Opens in Palm Beach

by Leo Jakobson | January 29, 2016
The 400-room Hilton West Palm Beach opened its doors today, becoming the new headquarters hotel of the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

Gaylord Texan Resort Plans $120 Million Expansion

by Matt Alderton | January 26, 2016
The Gaylord Texan near Dallas will add 300 rooms and 86,000 square feet of meeting space by 2018.

Visit Orlando Head George Aguel Honored

by Leo Jakobson | January 06, 2016
George Aguel will receive HSMAI's Albert E. Koehl Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Arlington Approves Entertainment Complex and Hotel/Convention Facility

by Vincent Alonzo | December 29, 2015
Arlington, TX, has approved an economic development project that will include a 100,000 square foot entertainment complex near Globe Life Park.

New Hotel, Convention Facility Coming to Arlington, TX

by Matt Alderton | December 18, 2015
The City of Arlington and the Texas Rangers have hatched plans for a new hotel and entertainment complex in Arlington, TX.

Brad Burlingame, President and CEO of Visit West Hollywood, Passes Away

by Alex Palmer | December 10, 2015
Brad Burlingame, president and CEO of Visit West Hollywood, died on Dec. 8 of pancreatic cancer.

Orlando Proposes Convention Center Expansion

by Matt Alderton | December 03, 2015
Plans call for adding nearly two acres of conference rooms and a 130,000-square-foot multipurpose hall.

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.


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