Articles tagged “meetings”

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Behind Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ Vision to Transform Luxury Meetings: Watch Video

Today’s meeting planners face unique challenges driven by evolving attendee expectations, technological advancements, and the ongoing need for flexibility. This video explores how Fontainebleau Las Vegas is redefining luxury meetings to meet these challenges.

Behind Fontainebleau Las Vegas’ Vision to Transform Luxury Meetings: Watch Video

Tourism

Atlanta Tourism Chief Talks World Cup, $1 Million Deal With Michelin Guide

If the best teams play in Atlanta for the World Cup, it could be the home base for thousands of fans.

Atlanta Tourism Chief Talks World Cup, $1 Million Deal With Michelin Guide

Meetings

Q&A: Puerto Rico Pioneers Next-Gen Meeting Experiences

With U.S. business travel demand expected to finally approach pre-pandemic levels in 2024, Puerto Rico is showcasing its rich history, emerging cultural caché, and cutting-edge technological investments to attract a new generation of meeting and event planners.

Q&A: Puerto Rico Pioneers Next-Gen Meeting Experiences
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Hotels

Inside Las Vegas’ Newest Luxury Resort and Meeting Space: Watch Video

Designed with both guests and planners in mind, the new Fontainebleau Las Vegas is positioned to redefine luxury for the hotel meeting experience. In this video, Colleen Birch, COO of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, shares how the resort’s personalized approach to hospitality allows guests “to experience luxury on their own terms.”

Inside Las Vegas’ Newest Luxury Resort and Meeting Space: Watch Video

Daily Lodging Report

Singapore’s Booming MICE Market to Hit $7 Billion by 2030

Singapore's meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions market, valued at S$3.82 billion in 2023, is expected to grow to $6.97 billion by 2030.

Business Travel

Hilton Extends Loyalty Program: Reward Small Businesses for Booking Direct

Hilton will simplify its process for booking small events and meetings, too. All told, it's a promising sign that hoteliers are finally taking the pain points of small and medium-sized businesses seriously.

Hilton Extends Loyalty Program: Reward Small Businesses for Booking Direct

Skift Meetings

UK Events Hit by Rising Costs

The cost of events and conferences in the UK is up by almost 25%. Business is strong for now, but there are likely challenges ahead.

UK Events Hit by Rising Costs

News Blog

Clarity Travel to Buy Corporate Travel Businesses Agiito and Evolvi

Clarity Business Travel, a corporate travel agency based in the UK, plans to purchase two corporate travel businesses for £36.5 million ($46 million). Capita, a publicly traded business IT company based in London, said Thursday that it plans to sell subsidiaries Agiito and Evolvi, pending regulatory approvals.  Agiito is a management agency for corporate travel,…

Business Travel

Business Travel Costs ‘Skyrocketed’ in 2022, ‘Subdued’ Gains Seen This Year 

Even with slower gains, prices are still high, and corporate buyers will need to plan ahead.

Business Travel Costs ‘Skyrocketed’ in 2022, ‘Subdued’ Gains Seen This Year 

Hotels

Accor in Talks for Takeover of Events Organizer Potel & Chabot

This minor move will make Accor the single shareholder in an events specialist it had jointly owned. Several of Accor's recent moves feel like watching a homeowner fix up a house to make it easier to sell at a future date.

Accor in Talks for Takeover of Events Organizer Potel & Chabot