Meeting Strategies

Sustainable Spas

by Alex Palmer | August 01, 2014
Eco-friendly spas offer groups memorable ways to connect with destinations.

Charleston Lowcountry Cooking with the Lee Bros.

by Alex Palmer | August 01, 2014
The new Lee Bros. Group Culinary Experience gives visitors to Wild Dunes Resort a firsthand experience of Charleston-area cuisine

A Meeting of the Minds

by Leo Jakobson | August 01, 2014
How the use of psychological type profiles can make for a more effective executive retreat

How Casino Design Can Inform the Meeting Environment

by Andrea Doyle | August 01, 2014
Casinos are cacophonies of alluring stimulation. Can some of their attributes be incorporated into today's meeting spaces?

Raising the Stakes in Asian Gaming

by Deanna Ting | August 01, 2014
Asia-Pacific gaming resorts are pulling out all the stops to attract international meeting groups.

Gaming Attractions: Activities Off the Casino Floor

by Agatha Gilmore | July 31, 2014
These days, gaming destinations are about much more than gaming

How Social Is Too Social When It Comes to Meetings?

by Deanna Ting | July 31, 2014

A new study from American Express Meetings & Events looks at virtual meetings and the use of social media in meetings.

How Big Data Can Impact Meetings and Events

by Deanna Ting | July 29, 2014
A GBTA panel explores the ways meeting planners and organizations can leverage big data to develop better, more compliant, and more personalized meeting experiences.

How to Host a Successful Hybrid Meeting

by Dean Ronnie | July 21, 2014
With the emergence of new technologies, hybrid meetings are becoming more and more common. Here's how to deliver a successful one.

Beyond the Room Rate: Choosing Affordable Meeting Destinations

by Deanna Ting | July 01, 2014
Room rates alone shouldn't be the only consideration when it comes to picking an affordable meeting destination.

The Power of a Presentation

by Nancy Duarte | July 01, 2014
How to create captivating meeting presentations that go beyond endless PowerPoint slides.

Lessons in Business Success from J.D. Power (Part 2)

by James David Power III | July 01, 2014
More wisdom from a lifetime of consulting.

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Hotel Updates

Meliá Plans America's First 'ME by Meliá' Hotel in Miami

Meliá Hotels International has announced its first U.S. "ME by Meliá" hotel: ME Miami.

ALHI Offers Groups More Than 50 All-Inclusive Hotel, Resort Options

Associated Luxury Hotels International now represents more than 50 hotels and resorts with all-inclusive group plans.

Marriott Reports Progress Toward 'Critical' Sustainability Goals

Marriott International has published its 2014 Sustainability Report.

Hilton Launches 'TED'-Like Video Series for Meeting Planners

Hilton Hotels Worldwide has launched a new video series featuring thought leadership especially for meeting professionals.
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