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American Express Global Business Travel and Cvent have created a new set of sourcing questions to help drive corporate r...
09/02/2021
Amex GBT and Cvent Launch CSR Initiative for Hotel Sourcing

American Express Global Business Travel and Cvent have created a new set of sourcing questions to help drive corporate responsibility within the business travel and meetings sector. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3hgvKj5

#sustainability #CSR #meetings #events #MICE #travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has partnered with Cvent to generate a new set of sourcing questions to help drive corporate responsibility within the business | The new RFP questions help standardize collection and reporting of sustainability and diversity data for 2022 hotel sourcing...

Taking a positive step towards the recovery of the meetings and events industry, Marriott International hosted its large...
09/01/2021
Marriott Hosts “The Exchange – All For One” Event

Taking a positive step towards the recovery of the meetings and events industry, Marriott International hosted its largest in-person customer event since the beginning of the pandemic in late August. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3DFSWRl

#MarriottBonvoy #ConnectWithConfidence #meetings #events #MICE #travel

Taking a positive step towards the recovery of the meetings and events industry, Marriott International hosted its largest in-person customer event since the beginning of the pan | Marriott International's largest in-person event since the start of the pandemic had nearly 800 people in attendance. L...

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is forcing business travelers to scale back their travel plans, accordin...
08/31/2021
Stats: Business Travelers Reducing Trips Amid COVID Concerns

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is forcing business travelers to scale back their travel plans, according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Hotel & Lodging Association - AHLA. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3t3X74r

#businesstravel #meetings #events #MICE #travel

The rising number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. | A new survey from the American Hotel & Lodging Association shows most business travelers are likely to cancel existing trips without rescheduling.

The Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d’Ampezzo, A Radisson Collection Hotel in the heart of the Dolomites in Italy has launche...
08/30/2021
The Grand Hotel Savoia Launches New Meeting, Events Spaces

The Grand Hotel Savoia Cortina d’Ampezzo, A Radisson Collection Hotel in the heart of the Dolomites in Italy has launched 6,460 square feet of high-tech meeting and events spaces, following a recent renovation. Read more: https://bit.ly/3DzLqaG

#Italy #Dolomites #meetings #events #hotel #travel

The Grand Hotel Savoia in the heart of the Dolomites in Italy has launched 6,460 square feet of high-tech meeting and events spaces. | The property’s two main event venues were recently refurbished as part of the hotel’s two-year $10 million renovation. Learn more here.

The Slate, a beachfront resort in Phuket, Thailand, is getting ready to host business meetings once again with a series ...
08/26/2021
The Slate in Phuket Introduces New MICE Packages

The Slate, a beachfront resort in Phuket, Thailand, is getting ready to host business meetings once again with a series of MICE packages. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3B72Qcy

#Thailand #Phuket #meetings #MICE #travel

The Slate, a beachfront resort in Phuket, Thailand, is getting ready to host business meetings once again with a series of MICE packages | Foreseeing plenty of pent-up demand for in-person business events, the Thailand resort is offering two health-focused packages. Learn more here.

Los Angeles Airport Marriott and Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach are welcoming travelers back with renovated public spac...
08/24/2021
Renovated Los Angeles Marriott Hotels Ready to Welcome Guests

Los Angeles Airport Marriott and Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach are welcoming travelers back with renovated public spaces. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3mIQhjR

#LosAngeles #LAX #California #MICE #meetings #incentives #travel

Los Angeles Airport Marriott and Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach are welcoming travelers back with renovated spaces. | Los Angeles Airport Marriott and Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach are welcoming travelers back with renovated public spaces. Read more here.

Kim Borneman has been hired by the San Diego Tourism Authority to serve as its national sales director for the West Coas...
08/20/2021
San Diego Tourism Authority Appoints National Sales Director

Kim Borneman has been hired by the San Diego Tourism Authority to serve as its national sales director for the West Coast. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3z7UYa1

Visit San Diego #California #SanDiego #MICE #meetings #convention #travel

Kim Borneman has been hired by the San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) to serve as its national sales director for the West Coast. | Industry veteran Kim Borneman will join San Diego team in September as west coast national director for citywide sales.

American Express GBT has been granted two technology patents—one to customize hotel recommendations to travelers, the ot...
08/19/2021
AMEX GBT Bags Two U.S. Technology Patents

American Express GBT has been granted two technology patents—one to customize hotel recommendations to travelers, the other to allow travel managers analyze travel program performance. Here's more: https://bit.ly/3suCLB0

#businesstravel #traveltech #meetings #events #travel

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has been granted two technology patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. | One patent helps customize hotel recommendations to travelers, while the other allows travel managers to analyze travel program performance.

PROMTUR Panama is participating in IBTM Americas 2021 this week, highlighting the destination' top offerings for the MIC...
08/18/2021
Panama to Promote MICE Offerings at IBTM Americas 2021

PROMTUR Panama is participating in IBTM Americas 2021 this week, highlighting the destination' top offerings for the MICE market and its attractions. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3iXReCn

Visit Panama #Panama #PanamaCity #MICE #travel

PROMTUR Panama is participating in IBTM Americas 2021 being held in Mexico City on August 18-19. | PROMTUR Panama will be promoting the destination's MICE tourism attractions at the in-person convention in Mexico City on August 18-19.

U.S. Travel Association this week convened over 650 destination marketers in Los Angeles for its yearly Educational Semi...
08/17/2021
U.S. Travel Charts Future of Tourism Marketing, Meetings in L.A.

U.S. Travel Association this week convened over 650 destination marketers in Los Angeles for its yearly Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations. See what's planned here: https://bit.ly/3CVvXBq

#DMO #marketing #meetings #travel

U.S. | The Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations conference unites destination leaders on trends and tactics to succeed in the "new normal."

A new survey from travel risk and crisis response provider Global Rescue shows that more than half of business travelers...
08/16/2021
Stats: Business Travel Is Returning

A new survey from travel risk and crisis response provider Global Rescue shows that more than half of business travelers (61 percent) have already taken their first multi-day domestic business trip of the year. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3jXoqJr

#businesstravel #traveltrends #meetings #events #travel

A new survey from travel risk and crisis response provider Global Rescue shows that more than half of business travelers (61 percent) have already taken their first | Sixty-one percent of business travelers have already taken multi-day domestic trips, according to travel risk and crisis response pro...

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has appointed Brian Hilterbrandt as its new meetings and conventions sales manager for the Flo...
08/12/2021
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Appoints New Meetings Sales Manager

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has appointed Brian Hilterbrandt as its new meetings and conventions sales manager for the Florida market. Read more here: https://bit.ly/37Eg3wM

#Florida #StPetersburg #Clearwater #meetings #convention #travel

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater (VSPC), the official tourism marketing and management organization for the St. | Brian Hilterbrandt brings over 25 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry to VSPC.

In a bid to promote responsible tourism, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched "Responsible Meetings" in its propertie...
08/11/2021
Iberostar Launches "Responsible Meetings" Program

In a bid to promote responsible tourism, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched "Responsible Meetings" in its properties across the Caribbean. Here's what it means: https://bit.ly/3CHmKfG

#sustainability #meetings #events #travel

In a bid to promote responsible tourism, Iberostar Group has launched "Responsible Meetings" in its properties across the Caribb | The group aims to build awareness of responsible business travel going beyond recycling and zero waste. Here's what you need to know.

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs has completed the final phase of its property-wide transformation. Here's what you ne...
08/10/2021
Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs Completes Renovation

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs has completed the final phase of its property-wide transformation. Here's what you need to know: https://bit.ly/3fRTzNg

Margaritaville #PalmSprings #California #incentives #events #travel

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs has completed the final phase of its property-wide transformation with the opening of JWB Grill, the namesake eatery of James (Jimmy) W | The newly rebranded resort is the first Margaritaville on the West Coast and offers 398 rooms, six dining venues, a spa and 50,...

Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World Casino New York City debuted last week in Queens. The eight-story, 400-room h...
08/09/2021
Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York Debuts

Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World Casino New York City debuted last week in Queens. The eight-story, 400-room hotel offers additional gaming areas, a Sugar Factory, fitness center and conference and meeting spaces. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3AqWcNR

#JFK #NYC #casino #meetings #events #travel

Hyatt Regency JFK Airport at Resorts World New York debuted last week in Queens. | The 400-room hotel has additional gaming areas, restaurants, entertainment options and more. Here's what to expect.

The Las Vegas Convention Center has debuted its $1 billion West Hall expansion earlier this summer. Here's what you need...
08/04/2021
Las Vegas Convention Center's $1 Billion Expansion Debuts

The Las Vegas Convention Center has debuted its $1 billion West Hall expansion earlier this summer. Here's what you need to know: https://bit.ly/3iq6gkg

Vegas Means Business #LasVegas #LVCVA #meetings #events #travel

The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) has debuted its $1 billion West Hall expansion with the opening of Informa Market’s "World o | The unveiling of the new facility also marked the return of the first major convention to Las Vegas and the U.S. post-pandemic. See more here.

Seeing the growing demand for small market and drive-to meetings, Jackson County Tourism Development Authority in North ...
08/02/2021
Jackson County Tourism Board Highlights Local Meeting Venues

Seeing the growing demand for small market and drive-to meetings, Jackson County Tourism Development Authority in North Carolina is highlighting renovated and unique event spaces in the destination. Here's more: https://bit.ly/3ylraq9

North Carolina Mountain Towns of Cashiers, Cherokee, Dillsboro, and Sylva #NorthCarolina #meetings #events #travel

Seeing the growing demand for small market and drive-to meetings, Jackson County Tourism Development Authority (JCTDA) in North Carolina

HYATT Hotels has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Guangzhou Zengcheng, a 408-room hotel. Here's what you need to k...
07/29/2021
Hyatt Regency Guangzhou Zengcheng Debuts

HYATT Hotels has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Guangzhou Zengcheng, a 408-room hotel. Here's what you need to know: https://bit.ly/3yeDgBo

#China #Guangzhou #hotel #MICE #businesstravel #travel

Hyatt Hotels has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Guangzhou Zengcheng. | The new Guangzhou hotel offers energized and culturally enriched spaces for socializing and unwinding.

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah has opened in London’s Knightsbridge district following a $137 million, 18-month renovation. ...
07/28/2021
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah Opens Following Complete Renovation

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah has opened in London’s Knightsbridge district following a $137 million, 18-month renovation. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3l2I4Gd

#England #London #Knightsbridge #travel #meetings

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah has opened in the heart of London’s fashionable Knightsbridge district following a $137 million, 18-month renovati | The Carlton Tower Jumeirah has opened in the heart of London’s fashionable Knightsbridge district following a $137 million, 18-month renovation. Here's ...

A survey of event planners by Etc.venues concluded that U.S.-based planners are eager to return to live events this year...
07/16/2021
Stats: 76% of Meeting Planners to Host Next In-Person Event This Year

A survey of event planners by Etc.venues concluded that U.S.-based planners are eager to return to live events this year and are committed to live events only in the future. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2UPWDlx

#liveevents #hybridevents #traveltrends #meetings #travel

A recent survey of event planners conducted by etc.venues concluded that U.S.-based planners are showing eagerness to returning to live events this year and c | A survey of event planners by etc.venues concluded that U.S.-based planners are showing eagerness to returning to live events this year. He...

According to Global DMC Partners, nearly half of its members say travel restrictions and vaccine rollouts are their prim...
07/15/2021
Global DMC Partners: In-Person Events Facing New Challenges

According to Global DMC Partners, nearly half of its members say travel restrictions and vaccine rollouts are their primary challenges in returning to in-person events. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3hHOfxp

#businesstravel #meetings #events #traveltrends #travel

Global DMC Partners (GDP) recently released the results of its Q2 "Meetings & Events Pulse Survey" during its quarterly webinar. The virtual event, w | According to GDP's Q2 "Meetings & Events Pulse Survey," travel restrictions and vaccine rollout as the top challenges in returning to in-person even...

While many may believe business travel is still on hold, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) client data shows...
07/14/2021
Stats: U.S. Business Travel Continues to Grow

While many may believe business travel is still on hold, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) client data shows that domestic U.S. business travel continues to grow, with bookings at their highest level since the onset of the pandemic. Check it out: https://bit.ly/3B5WA5J

#AmexGBT #GBT #businesstravel #traveltrends #travel

While many may believe business travel is still on a hold, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) client data shows that domestic U.S. | American Express GBT data shows that domestic U.S. business travel continues to grow, with bookings at their highest since the onset of the pandemic.

Elevate IME, a global incentive, meeting and event management company based in Atlanta, Georgia has announced its acquis...
07/13/2021
Elevate IME Acquires Docherty Incentives and Meetings

Elevate IME, a global incentive, meeting and event management company based in Atlanta, Georgia has announced its acquisition of Docherty Incentives & Meetings, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3ehjo8N

#MICE #incentives #meetings #events #travel

Elevate IME, a global incentive, meeting and event management company based in Atlanta, Georgia has announced its acquisition of < | Elevate IME, a global incentive, meeting and event management company has announced its acquisition of Docherty Incentives and Meetings. Here's more.

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg has introduced a number of technological upgrades, including a mobile phone ...
07/12/2021
The Saxon Hotel Upgrades Tech, Conference Facilities

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg has introduced a number of technological upgrades, including a mobile phone app, as well as new events services. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2UHTzYk

#hotel #tech #hybridevents #virtualevents #travel

In a bid to improve customer experience, Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg, South Africa has introduced a number of technologica | Smart technology property advances create a new travel environment.

As restrictions ease and life gets back to normal with the resumption of travel, NYC: The Official Guide launched the fi...
07/08/2021
NYC & Company Launches “It's Time for New York City” Campaign

As restrictions ease and life gets back to normal with the resumption of travel, NYC: The Official Guide launched the first phase of a $30 million tourism recovery campaign to promote New York City. Here's more: https://bit.ly/3yIBhVT

#NYC #NewYorkCity #meetings #incentives #travel

As restrictions ease and life gets back to normal with the resumption of travel within the United States and beyond, NYC & Company has launche | The new $30 Million global multimedia marketing effort is the largest ever global tourism recovery campaign.

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has announced it will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation of its main entrance, main ca...
07/07/2021
Caesars Palace to Renovate Entrance, Gaming Areas, Lobby Bar

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has announced it will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation of its main entrance, main casino and porte-cochère. Here's what you need to know: https://bit.ly/2Us9rOE

#LasVegas #casino #meetings #incentives #travel

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has announced it will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation of the original main entrance, main casino and porte-cochère to create a | Caesars Palace in Las Vegas has announced it will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation to be completed by New Year's Ave. Here's ...

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed seasoned meetings and hotel industry leader Gary Murakami as vice president of sal...
07/02/2021
Teneo Names Gary Murakami VP of Sales and Industry Relations

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed seasoned meetings and hotel industry leader Gary Murakami as vice president of sales and industry relations. Here's what it means: https://bit.ly/3weJAa3

#hotels #MICE #meetings #events #travel

Responding to the challenges of a vastly changing business world, Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed seasoned meetings and hotel industry leader Gary Mura | Murakami will be responsible for West Coast sales, as well as building awareness of Teneo’s plans across the global meetings, events and t...

According to SAP Concur, 96 percent of business travelers are willing to travel for work over the next 12 months, includ...
07/01/2021
Stats: 96% of Business Travelers Are Willing to Travel

According to SAP Concur, 96 percent of business travelers are willing to travel for work over the next 12 months, including 65 percent who are very willing. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3dxqbdS

#businesstravel #meetings #events #traveltrends #travel

Timed with the SAP Concur Travel Industry Summit, new research commissioned by the SAP Concur organization in April/May 2021 highlights global business travel | After a year of being grounded by events beyond their control, employees are ready to return to business travel, but on their own terms. Le...

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