IHG Hotels Launches Vignette Collection, a ‘Conversion Brand’

Smart Meetings

IHG Hotels & Resorts ( formerly InterContinental Hotels Group ) launched luxury and lifestyle brand Vignette Collection , the company’s 17th brand in the more than 100 countries in which the company has a toehold. Hotel X. Hotel X.

Vici Properties to Acquire MGM Casino Hotels

Smart Meetings

In a move that might spur major expansion of MGM Hotels & Resorts and makes a real estate investment trust (REIT) one of the high rollers of Las Vegas, Vici Properties will acquire MGM Growth Properties (MGP) for $17.2

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palma hotels

SevenEvents

below are a few of our favourite palma hotels! hotel saratoga. located in the heart of palma this is a great hotel if you plan to spend most of your time in the city centre. with a great history, the 4-star superior hotel saratoga was the first urban hotel, built in 1962.

New and Renovated Hotels Star New Eateries

Smart Meetings

The Marriott hotel saw a property-wide renovation crafted in the centered, wild spirit of Sonoma. AC Hotel Columbus Downtown , Ohio. The post New and Renovated Hotels Star New Eateries appeared first on Smart Meetings. The Lodge at Sonoma , Autograph Collection, California.

Omni Hotels Announces Partnership to Stop Human Sex Trafficking

Smart Meetings

Omni Hotels & Resorts is partnering with Shared Hope International to educate and train the hospitality industry, its vendors and partners about how to stop child sex trafficking. Ask hotels and event venues you partner with if their staff has received training, too.

venue spotlight: brighton harbour hotel

SevenEvents

situated on the famous promenade, is the brighton harbour hotel, a 79 room boutique hotel and spa which is perfect for groups and can even offer exclusive use of their property. this quirky hotel is an instagrammers dream.

Power in hotel rooms done right!

Conferences that Work

I’m reposting this simple idea for power in hotel rooms from a Facebook post by my friend Kristin Arnold. A smart hotel that put plugs on the head of the bed frame! ” Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Power in hotel rooms done right! eventprofs Meeting industry Technology bedside hotel rooms Kristin Arnold power power outlets“Finally!! Way to go Renaissance Atlanta concourse !”

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new venue opening: the grand hotel

SevenEvents

this beautiful art deco and victorian inspired luxury hotel has undergone an incredible restoration due to a multi-million pound investment and will create a perfect mix of tradition and technology. The post new venue opening: the grand hotel appeared first on Seven Events.

Vacation or Staycation? Our Favorite Hotels in Austin

UNATION

Read our guide on some of our top picks for hotels in downtown Austin. Plan your next vacation or staycation with this colorful hotel nestled right in the UT neighborhood on Guadalupe Street. Hotel Granduca Facebook. Hotel Granduca Austin. The W Hotel Facebook.

The Ultimate Hotel Lobby Layout Guide

Social Tables

Not only does the layout of a hotel lobby create a first impression, but it also determines how the rest of the hotel’s design will look and feel to guests. Let’s start with the basics of designing a hotel lobby. There are lots of creative ways to arrange a hotel lobby.

Half Million Hotel Workers Trained in Human Trafficking Awareness

Smart Meetings

Human trafficking awareness training offered by American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has been given to more than 500,000 hotel workers since early 2020. The post Half Million Hotel Workers Trained in Human Trafficking Awareness appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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7 of the Best Underwater Hotels in the World

Social Tables

If you’re intrigued by unique locations or have an affinity for ocean life, this list of the world’s best underwater hotels is for you. Underwater hotels offer unforgettable experiences and once-in-a-lifetime views. Explore 7 of the best underwater hotels in the world: 1.

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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas: A Cool Gift Wrapped in Fancy Paper

Smart Meetings

When a hotel property is so different from the norm, it’s hard not to. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas does just this—it demands your attention—and looks good doing it. Virgin Hotels LV, formerly Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, encompasses 60,000 sq.

mayfair’s 5* luxury hotels

SevenEvents

we have been proposing some of mayfair’s finest hotels this week and here are a few of our favourites. its supreme service and style has won the hotel a series of prestigious international awards. located in grosvenor square the hotel is surrounded by gardens and greenery.

Study: What Hotels Offer, What Guests Want, Post-Covid

Smart Meetings

That was the very question a new study undertaken by Oracle Hospitality in conjunction with Skift Research tried to answer: How have travelers’ attitudes about a hotel stay changed in the past 18 months? A nice hotel guest room is not enough. Hotel executives are on it.

Smart Tip from Salamander Hotels: The Meeting is Just the Beginning

Smart Meetings

With Salamander Hotels & Resorts , a luxury resort management company founded by Sheila Johnson , a Smart Women in Meetings Hall of Fame winner. Rachel Frost, Director of sales and marketing, Hotel Bennett , Charleston, South Carolina.

Next-Level Screening: Attendees Watch Freeform’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Premiere From Their Hotel Balconies

Event Marketer

For Freeform’s “Cruel Summer” premiere event on April 15, the network booked 80 hotel rooms at the Beverly Hilton hotel and invited talent, executive producers, press and influencers to watch the show on a giant screen from their balconies.

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Marriott Hotels UK

Event Industry News

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel Leicester Marriott Hotel London Heathrow Marriott Hotel London Marriott Hotel Kensington. Our portfolio of over 45 Marriott hotels located in and around every major city in the UK can be virtually linked together.

Luxurious Riverfront Hotels in Downtown Jax

UNATION

Here at UNATION , we’ve got a list of four luxurious hotels in Downtown Jax that’ll help get you into vacation mode! These hotels have got all the ingredients for a memorable break, from crystal blue pools to scenic riverside views! This luxurious hotel offers stunning views of the St.

5 Reasons Eventprofs Want a Global Hotel Experience

EventMB

This is a sponsored post from Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Global chain hotels meet the needs and requirements of #eventprofs and their delegates in ways that local, independent properties never can. Local, independent hotels have really come on trend over the past 5 […]. The post 5 Reasons Eventprofs Want a Global Hotel Experience by Padraic Gilligan appeared first on [link]. Venues accommodation attendees hotel chains hotel groups hotels venues

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Authentic Experiences 101: A Hot New Hotel and Restaurant in San Francisco

Smart Meetings

In other words, most meeting attendees would rather have a “wow” time somewhere memorable than another breakout room even if it’s at an upscale hotel or resort. The hotel: the new Kimpton Hotel Alton just steps from Fisherman’s Wharf yet oceans apart from the touristy clamor of that locale.

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Hawaii Hotel Taxes Set to Rise

MeetingsNet

Next week, Maui adds its own levy on top of state hotel taxes. The state occupancy tax for hotel rooms in Hawaii is 14.5 It would be equal to the tax hotel guests pay in Baltimore; Birmingham, Ala.;

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venue spotlight: welcome to the nomad hotel london

SevenEvents

a new hotel opening in london is always exciting for us! the nomad group have added another addition to their boutique hotel range. the nomad hotel london has been open for a month now and is perfectly located in covent garden.

Barnsdale Hall Hotel rebrands as Rutland Hall Hotel & Spa as multi-million-pound refurbishment continues

Prestige Events Magazine

Barnsdale Hall Hotel, a waterside retreat in the heart of Rutland, has rebranded as Rutland Hall Hotel & Spa as it nears the end of an extensive refurbishment programme, which has seen the hotel transformed during the lockdown.

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How to Negotiate Hotel Blocks

Endless Events

Arranging a hotel block and finalizing the contract is one of the most important parts of planning an event. There’s hotel jargon, legal terms, and the idea of facing off against someone over the negotiating table. We’re here to walk you through the basics of negotiating hotel blocks. Why Negotiate a Hotel Block? A hotel block is the base of operations for your entire event. Without a firm hotel contract, everything else is up in the air.

European Hotels Begin Reopening to Guests

Aventri

At the start of the outbreak, the average hotel occupancy had dropped to 12%. With over 2.4 million confirmed cases of Corona virus and more than 165,000 confirmed deaths globally, Europe's travel and tourism industry has been significantly impacted.

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Pet-Friendly Hotels in Orlando For You and Your Furriest Friend

UNATION

We’ve curated the ultimate list of Pet-Friendly Hotels in Orlando for you to visit, so now you can bring your furry friends wherever you go! If you and your pups are looking to stay in one of the best boutique hotels in Orlando, look no further than the Alfond Inn!

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The 5 Types of Hotel Robots We’ll Encounter in the Tech-Forward Hotel

Social Tables

We all know robots are the future but are they here now in hotels? If you haven’t seen these amazing robots yet, check out the 5 types of hotel robots we’ll encounter in the near future of the tech-forward hotel. Robots will be a hallmark of the tech-forward hotel in the near future. Hotel Robot Receptionists. No one hates taking a long flight or flights just to have to stand in another line at their hotel. Door Hotel Robots. Smart Hotel Room.

Hotels Using Virtual Tours to Woo Corp Travel Managers

Skift

The Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown, as viewed on 3D platform Matterport. Matterport Skift Take: Whether it's Zoom, FaceTime or VR, it's essential that hotels continue offering site visits to travel managers and meetings planners to plan for growth in the coming months.

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10 Hotel Technology Trends for 2019 That Will Help Your Event

EventMB

Yet, making the right choice for the hotel that will host your guests has many crucial implications. The post 10 Hotel Technology Trends for 2019 That Will Help Your Event by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event Trends event trends #eventprof eventmanagement hotel techSelecting the venue for your next event is not as straightforward as it used to be. RFP, security breaches, in-house AV. I know your head is already hurting.

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Launch of world’s first fully net zero carbon hotel

Prestige Events Magazine

-At 89% more energy efficient than the typical UK hotel, room2Chiswick will set a new benchmark for $570 billion global hospitality industry-. Learnings will be used to advance the net zero building framework for future hotels as a pioneering example for the built environment.

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The Hygiene Guide: Hotel Cleaning Protocols for 2020 Reopenings

SmartMeetings

As hotels begin to reopen now and in the near future, many hotel companies are announcing new cleaning protocols to adapt to post-pandemic hygiene standards. ” Hyatt Joins Hotel Hygiene Race—and Wants to Win. Hotels Respond to COVID-19 with New Cleaning Standard.

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The Top 25 Beijing Hotels for Events in 2019

EventMB

We’ve compiled the best Beijing hotels for your conference, corporate meeting, private party, or special occasion. Ranging from luxury destinations to affordable hotels, discover the best the city has to offer. The post The Top 25 Beijing Hotels for Events in 2019 by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Event Venues event venues hotel venues #eventprof eventmanagement

8 Hotels Boosting Guest Experiences in 2019

Smart Meetings

From West Hollywood to Dominica, hotel and resort properties are cropping up, providing unparalleled luxury, gorgeous views and redesigned guest experiences, not to mention plenty of locations for groups to meet. Here are eight—or nine, if you count a dual-brand as two hotels—that are doing things differently. Boasting 190 guest rooms and 20 residences, the John Pawson-designed hotel will feature a signature restaurant in addition to an art-filled lobby lounge and bar.

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New & Renovated: Downtown Hotels

Smart Meetings

With so much to explore, both inside and outside hotel rooms today, inventive lobbies and creative culinary options make staying on-property more appealing than ever. Moxy San Diego This nine-story 126-room property is the first to open in the Golden State under Moxy, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand. The Hoxton, Portland This London-based hotel recently opened the doors to its second U.S. More: New & Renovated: Multimillion-Dollar Renovations.

Latest news and events from Oatlands Park Hotel

Prestige Events Magazine

Oatlands Park Hotel’s frightfully good Halloween Afternoon Tea returns to the Mulberry Restaurant this October half-term. Oatlands Park Hotel’s hugely popular Sunday Carvery is back! Get into the Christmas spirit with festive afternoon tea at Oatlands Park Hotel.

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Event Planning In The Hotel Of The Future

EventMB

A report on the Hotels of the Future […]. The post Event Planning In The Hotel Of The Future by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech event planning event technology hotels technology #eventprof tech accommodationFast forward to 2060 as we analyse how the changes in event technology will impact events and in particular, how they are planned.

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Hotel Hugo: 3 Unique Event Spaces

BizBash

Tucked between SoHo and the Hudson, Hotel Hugo is a stylish and sophisticated newcomer in Manhattan’s emerging West SoHo neighborhood

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41 Best Hotel Amenities for Conference Attendees

Endless Events

Something often overlooked when booking hotel blocks for conferences are hotel amenities for conference attendees. We have gathered a variety of the best hotel amenities for conference attendees to look for when finding the right hotel for your next conference. When finding the right hotel for your conference, make sure to think about what’s around the hotel and what views they will be taking in. Hotel App.

Hotel event management software: How we helped Hotel Salem boost lead response time, get paid faster and save 62+ hours/ month

Planning Pod

Hotel sales, banquet and private event managers know what it’s like to work under pressure. Olivia Isquith, Event Manager at Hotel Salem (part of the Lark Hotels group), knows this well, having worked in hotels that didn’t have a smooth system for managing event bookings and sales.

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