North America

Posted on July 10th, 2014

A Taste of South Walton Cuisine

You’ve heard of farm-to-table cuisine. In South Walton, on Florida’s Panhandle, it’s Gulf-to-table. Also known as “100-mile-radius cuisine,” featuring ingredients from no more than a 100-mile radius of one’s kitchen.



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Posted on July 9th, 2014

The Opus Hotel Vancouver: Tech and Fun Savvy

“We loaded some fun and useful apps like Angry Birds and Google Maps—they have become true virtual concierges with our guests now using them to explore the city.”



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Posted on July 9th, 2014

The GMIC Helps Planners Minimize Meeting Footprints

“If you were to take a satellite picture of Singapore, 50 percent of the land is covered by greenery. The green value proposition we have for our visitors isn’t just at the property level, but the destination level.”



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Posted on July 7th, 2014

Faces of Tourism Gives Voice to Frontline Tourism/Hospitality Workers

“Industry veterans can give perspective to visitors by sharing information and tips that newcomers to the tourism industry may not be aware of when talking about our destination.”



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Posted on June 25th, 2014

Charleston’s Wild Dunes Resort Hooks Up With Lee Brothers for Group Dining

The new series of F&B packages range from highly engaging cooking classes to a traditional Lowcountry oyster roast.



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Posted on June 4th, 2014

AIBTM Opens in Orlando for the First Time

The Innovation Zone is back by popular demand, showcasing the latest technology in the meetings and events industry.



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Posted on May 3rd, 2014

The Venetian Las Vegas Launches Da Vinci Meeting Venue & Exhibit

“Da Vinci The Exhibition” includes 65 fully built, life-size inventions, 20 fine art pieces and dozens of extraordinary exhibits detailing the life and works of one of history’s all-time geniuses.



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Posted on April 30th, 2014

Historic Stanford Court in Nob Hill Integrates Cool Tech During Rehab

The most interesting new addition under development is the Tech Bar in the lobby, based loosely on Apple’s Genius Bar.



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Posted on April 27th, 2014

Shackman Associates DMC Discusses 2014 Meeting Trends

“Certain industries in certain countries seem to be ahead of the curve in trying to create much more lifestyle or experiential meeting programs.”



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Posted on April 15th, 2014

360 Destination Group Delivers Experiential Meetings & Events

The national DMC aims to fulfill planners’ desire for more experiential programs that maximize attendees’ time, create an emotional connection between attendees and the company and align with the business objectives of the meeting.



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