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Emburse has launched Emburse Go, a business travel app that manages every aspect of a trip. It also provides location-ba...
04/05/2022
Emburse Launches Business Travel App

Emburse has launched Emburse Go, a business travel app that manages every aspect of a trip. It also provides location-based content to keep travelers safe, comfortable and productive. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3JpNiVb

#businesstravel #events #meetings #travel

Emburse has launched Emburse Go, a business travel app that manages every aspect of a trip. | Emburse Go keeps mid-market business travelers safe and happy with its suite of travel and destination content. Read on for details.

Hyatt has announced "Work from Hyatt: Offsite," a corporate retreat concept created in response to the evolution of remo...
04/04/2022
Hyatt Launches "Work From Hyatt: Offsite"

Hyatt has announced "Work from Hyatt: Offsite," a corporate retreat concept created in response to the evolution of remote work and growing demand from businesses to connect with colleagues in person. Read more: https://bit.ly/3u8k48Q

#workretreat #remotework #businesstravel #meetings #events #travel

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced "Work from Hyatt: Offsite," a corporate retreat concept created in response to the evolution of remote work and growing dema | The corporate retreat concept provides teams the opportunity to reconnect, reinvigorate and relax together through team-building exper...

Marriott International and PCMA announced an official collaboration to bring educational opportunities to business event...
04/01/2022
Marriott, PCMA Partner on Training for Event Planners in LATAM

Marriott International and PCMA announced an official collaboration to bring educational opportunities to business events professionals in Mexico and Latin America. Here's what it means: https://bit.ly/38aDNfk

#Mexico #LatinAmerica #eventplanners #meetings #events #travel

Marriott International and PCMA on Friday, April 1 announced an official collaboration to bring educational opportunities to business events professionals in

Upon completion in December 2022, the resort will offer 474 guestrooms and suites, as well as a Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge...
03/31/2022
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples Celebrates Topping Off of New Tower

Upon completion in December 2022, the resort will offer 474 guestrooms and suites, as well as a Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge, three new F&B concepts, a revamped spa, and new bungalows and cabanas to complement the resort’s three new pool areas. Check it out: https://bit.ly/3tVc3nt

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples #Florida #Naples #meetings #events #travel

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples marked a major milestone in its transformation as property and community leaders gathered to celebrate the topping off of its newest tower. | Besides the new tower, the resort will unveil a new lounge, three F&B concepts, a revamped spa, and new bungalows and cabanas at the....

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that it has halted development activities and any new investments in Russia. Read...
03/30/2022
Hyatt Halts Development Activities, Investments in Russia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that it has halted development activities and any new investments in Russia. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3LruZA7

#Russia #Hyatt #hoteldevelopment #travel

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that it has halted development activities and any new investments in Russia. | Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that it has halted development activities and any new investments in Russia. Here's the latest.

International Convention Centre Sydney - ICC Sydney has partnered with Science for Wildlife to raise awareness about wil...
03/29/2022
ICC Sydney Joins Forces With Science for Wildlife

International Convention Centre Sydney - ICC Sydney has partnered with Science for Wildlife to raise awareness about wildlife conservation under climate change and activate volunteering opportunities for the venue’s team. Check it out: https://bit.ly/3tQWf5k

#Australia #Sydney #meetings #convention #events #sustainability #travel

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has partnered with Science for Wildlife, an Australian not-for-profit organization, to raise awareness about wi | The partnership aims to elevate conservation of koalas besides enriching the venue management team’s social and wellbeing experience...

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort has announced the debut of its open-air event pavilion, Halau Ho’okipa, touted to be...
03/28/2022
Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort Debuts Halau Ho’okipa

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort has announced the debut of its open-air event pavilion, Halau Ho’okipa, touted to be the largest beachfront open-air event space on Kauai. Check it out: https://bit.ly/3DgS1XL

#Hawaii #meetings #events #travel

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort has announced the debut of its open-air event pavilion, Halau Ho’okipa, on the easternmost point on the Garden Island

La Compagnie's new service to Milan will offer five weekly flights departing at 9:40 p.m. from Newark Liberty Internatio...
03/16/2022
La Compagnie Announces New Route Between N.Y. and Milan

La Compagnie's new service to Milan will offer five weekly flights departing at 9:40 p.m. from Newark Liberty International Airport and arriving the next day at noon at Milan Malpensa Airport. Read more: https://bit.ly/3w7KQQ2

#airline #businessclass #airtravel #Milan #NYC #meetings #events #travel

La Compagnie will debut a new route between New York (Newark Liberty International Airport) and Milan (< | The all-business class airline will expand its network with the addition of a new service to Italy’s Fashion Capital in April 2022. Learn more here.

From March 18, all COVID travel restrictions will be lifted, including the passenger locator form and all tests for pass...
03/15/2022
U.K. to Remove Last of COVID-Related Travel Restrictions March 18

From March 18, all COVID travel restrictions will be lifted, including the passenger locator form and all tests for passengers. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3w665lj

#Europe #UK #travelrestrictions #meetings #events #travel

The U.K. will be removing the remaining of its COVID-19-related international travel restrictions on March 18, Britain’s Transport Secr | From March 18, all COVID travel restrictions will be lifted, including the passenger locator form and all tests for passengers. Learn more here.

The San Francisco Travel Association, the destination marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, h...
03/14/2022

The San Francisco Travel Association, the destination marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, has announced several staff promotions. Here's what you need to know: https://bit.ly/3q2HYzS

#California #SanFrancisco #convention #meetings #travel

Highgate Hotels has rolled out "Highgate Select," a new division focused on differentiated management and development of...
03/11/2022
Highgate Launches “Highgate Select” Division

Highgate Hotels has rolled out "Highgate Select," a new division focused on differentiated management and development of select service, limited service and extended stay hotels. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3CzpA71

#hotel #meetings #events #extendedstay #travel

Highgate has rolled out "Highgate Select," a new division focused on differentiated management and development of select service, limited service and extended stay | The new division focuses on differentiated management and development of select service, limited service and extended stay hotels. Lea...

American Express plans to open its largest Centurion Lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, slated ...
03/10/2022
Amex to Open Centurion Lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

American Express plans to open its largest Centurion Lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, slated for a 2023 opening. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3MESN4Y

#Atlanta #ATL #Centurion #meetings #businesstravel #travel

American Express plans to open a Centurion Lounge at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). | The new lounge, slated to open in 2023, will be the largest in the Centurion Network and the first to feature multiple outdoor spaces. Learn more here.

The U.S. Travel Association led a delegation of 11 travel industry leaders to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a disc...
03/09/2022
Travel Leaders, U.S. Department of Commerce Conduct Roundtable on Business Travel Recovery

The U.S. Travel Association led a delegation of 11 travel industry leaders to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a discussion focused on promoting safe business and professional travel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3MDfir2

#businesstravel #meetings #events #travel

The U.S. Travel Association led a delegation of 11 travel industry leaders to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a discussion with U.S. | The U.S. Travel Association and Meetings Mean Business Coalition joined a discussion with the Deputy Commerce Secretary. Learn more here.

Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced the appointment of Robert Cao as senior director of charters, meetings and incentives....
03/08/2022
Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces Executive Appointments

Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced the appointment of Robert Cao as senior director of charters, meetings and incentives. The new sales director brings extensive industry experience and relationships with travel advisors and planners. Here's more: https://bit.ly/3IU4CCc

#cruise #meetings #incentives #travel

Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced the appointment of Robert Cao as senior director of charters, meetings and incentives. | The line has hired Robert Cao as senior director of charters, meetings and incentives, among others. Learn more here.

New data from Morning Consult revealed that in-person work has permanently changed, prompting more travel opportunities,...
03/07/2022
When It Comes to Travel, "Blended" Is the New "Business"

New data from Morning Consult revealed that in-person work has permanently changed, prompting more travel opportunities, including "blended" travel. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3IQ493R

#blendedtravel #bleisure #workcation #businesstravel #traveltrends #travel

The travel industry has spent more than a year bemoaning the long-delayed return of business travel. | A new study outlines how increased flexibility and remote work have led to consumers blending business and leisure travel. Learn more here.

Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has announced the appointment of Wendle Lesher as its hotel manager. He will...
03/04/2022
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Appoints Wendle Lesher as Hotel Manager

Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has announced the appointment of Wendle Lesher as its hotel manager. He will lead the team, overseeing all hotel operations at the Maui resort. Read more: https://bit.ly/3Mo1UqF

#WaldorfAstoria #Hawaii #Maui #meetings #events #travel

Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has announced the appointment of Wendle Lesher as its hotel manager. | Lesher brings over 19 years of experience within the Hawaiian luxury-hospitality sphere. Learn more here.

Virgin Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand by Sir Richard Branson, has appointed three new members to its newly for...
03/03/2022
Virgin Hotels Makes Additions to Newly Formed Global Sales Team

Virgin Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand by Sir Richard Branson, has appointed three new members to its newly formed global sales team. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3sB4ZMa

#hotel #meetings #events #grouptravel #travel

Virgin Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand by Sir Richard Branson, has appointed three new members to its newly formed global sales team. | New appointments include VP of global sales, global director of business travel and entertainment sales, and global director of group sales.

As one of Hilton’s fastest growing brands in the Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton Garden Inn has announced the openin...
03/02/2022
Hilton Garden Inn Expands in the Caribbean and Latin America

As one of Hilton’s fastest growing brands in the Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton Garden Inn has announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Cancun Airport. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3C6JKVD

#HiltonGardenInn #LatinAmerica #Caribbean #meetings #events #travel

As one of Hilton’s fastest growing brands in the Caribbean and Latin America, Hilton Garden Inn has announced the opening of

Three in four supplier and travel management company professionals surveyed feel optimistic about the business travel in...
03/01/2022
Stats: Business Travel Recovery Keeps Gaining Traction

Three in four supplier and travel management company professionals surveyed feel optimistic about the business travel industry’s path to recovery, up from about half in January. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3KpM799

Global Business Travel Association - GBTA #businesstravel #meetings #events #travel

Data and insights from Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) February COVI | The latest COVID-19 recovery poll from the Global Business Travel Association reveals growing optimism. Here's what you need to know.

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk has announced the appointment of Lisa Timbo as area general manager. Read more here: ht...
02/28/2022
Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk Appoints New Area General Manager

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk has announced the appointment of Lisa Timbo as area general manager. Read more here: https://www.meetingspotlight.com/tips/sheraton-grand-chicago-riverwalk-appoints-new-area-general-manager

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts #Chicago #meetings #events #travel

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk has announced the appointment of Lisa Timbo as area general manager. | Lisa Timbo brings over three decades of hotel industry experience to one of Chicago’s largest convention hotels. Learn more

New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District has announced a multi-phased renovation that includes updated public spaces...
02/24/2022
Marriott Warehouse Arts District Unveils Redesign

New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District has announced a multi-phased renovation that includes updated public spaces, meeting spaces and guestrooms. See more here: https://bit.ly/3BPNf2x

Marriott Hotels #NewOrleans #meetings #events #travel

New Orleans Marriott Warehouse Arts District has announced a multi-phased renovation that includes updated public spaces, meeting spaces and guestrooms. | The renovation at the New Orleans hotel includes new public spaces, meeting spaces and guestrooms. Learn more here.

Business travel is on the rebound but, according to a new study, it might not be “business as usual” post-pandemic for c...
02/23/2022
GBTA: What Post-Pandemic Business Travel Looks Like

Business travel is on the rebound but, according to a new study, it might not be “business as usual” post-pandemic for corporate travel managers, programs and policies. Here's more: https://bit.ly/3v9kahi

Global Business Travel Association - GBTA #businesstravel #CTM #meetings #events #traveltrends #travel

Business travel is on the rebound but, according to a new study, it might not be “business as usual” post-pandemic for corporate travel managers, programs and policies. | A new study from the Global Business Travel Association outlines how the return of business travel might look post-pandemic. ...

A new survey by Global Rescue has found that location-independent work and "bleisure" travel are both here to stay, whil...
02/22/2022
Stats: Location-Independent Work, Bleisure Travel Here to Stay

A new survey by Global Rescue has found that location-independent work and "bleisure" travel are both here to stay, while a return to pre-pandemic levels of traditional business travel is not going to occur. Here's more: https://bit.ly/35oaCUY

#remotework #bleisuretravel #businesstravel #meetings #events #travel

A new survey has found that location-independent work and "bleisure" travel are both here to stay, while a return to pre-pandemic levels of traditional business travel is not going to occur. | According to Global Rescue, business travel has changed permanently but that doesn’t necessarily mean the...

In the works is a $306 million streetcar line that will offer free rides for visitors and residents alike, from the down...
02/18/2022
Omaha Undergoing Multibillion-Dollar Transformation

In the works is a $306 million streetcar line that will offer free rides for visitors and residents alike, from the downtown convention district to Midtown Omaha. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3LK0xSY

Visit Omaha #Omaha #Nebraska #meetings #convention #travel

Changes are coming to Omaha, NE. Officials have announced a $306 million streetcar line that will offer free rides for visitors and residents alike, from the downt | Projects in the pipeline include a free streetcar service and a skyscraper that will transform the city’s downtown skyline. Learn mo...

Located in St. Ann’s on the outskirts of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago, the hotel is minutes away from popular at...
02/17/2022
The Brix, Autograph Collection Opens in Port Of Spain, Trinidad

Located in St. Ann’s on the outskirts of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago, the hotel is minutes away from popular attractions. Here's what to expect: https://bit.ly/3rWjeL6

Autograph Collection #Caribbean #Trinidad #hotel #meetings #events #travel

The BRIX, Autograph Collection is officially open. Located in St. | The new hotel features 161 rooms, a signature fine-dining restaurant, and a rooftop lounge. Here’s what guests can expect.

The Global Business Travel Association - GBTA Canada welcomed the country's announcement that it would be easing travel ...
02/16/2022
Canada to Ease Travel Measures From February 28; GBTA Welcomes Move

The Global Business Travel Association - GBTA Canada welcomed the country's announcement that it would be easing travel measures at the end of February. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3H24Aqc

#Canada #travelrestrictions #meetings #events #travel

Given the latest data showing that the Omicron COVID-19 variant has passed its peak in Canada, its government announced plans | Beginning February 28, on-arrival testing for fully vaccinated travelers will be eased, while more airports will be able to receive international travelers.

Slated to open in spring 2023, the resort will offer 510 guestrooms and Texas ranch homes, entertainment, dining and ret...
02/15/2022
Omni PGA Frisco Resort Celebrates Topping Out

Slated to open in spring 2023, the resort will offer 510 guestrooms and Texas ranch homes, entertainment, dining and retail options, and two championship golf courses. See more here: https://bit.ly/3sHKyMu

Omni Hotels & Resorts PGA TOUR #Texas #meetings #events #golf #travel

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort recently celebrated its topping out with an official ceremony that marked a key milestone for the country’s largest resort currently in development. | Slated to open in spring 2023, the resort will have 510 guestrooms and Texas ranch homes, dining and retail options, two...

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we need to get back to conventions and face to face meetings, people are zoomed OUT!
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