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  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.

Government Planners Headed to Fort Lauderdale for 2017 Convention

by Matt Alderton | January 20, 2015
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals will hold its 2017 National Education Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Louisville Unveils Plans for Downtown Omni Hotel with Mega Meeting Space

by Matt Alderton | January 12, 2015
A new 600-room, four-diamond Omni hotel is coming to downtown Louisville.

ACCESS Destination Services Expands into New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | January 07, 2015
Destination management company ACCESS Destination Services has expanded into the Big Easy.

3 Days in…Monterey: The Gem of Central California

by Deanna Ting | January 02, 2015
Just a few hours' drive south of San Francisco, Monterey offers picturesque natural landscapes, epicurean experiences, and unforgettable history.


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