How Event Technology Increases Attendee Engagement: Insights from GMID Mexico

Eventmobi

I had the opportunity to celebrate the GMID Mexico event in Leon, Guanajuato – the very heart of Mexico. There, I met more than 300 event professionals who came from across Mexico to celebrate together. .

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Mexico City May Not Get New Airport

Smart Meetings

Mexico remains the meetings powerhouse of Latin America, but its vibrant capital city may have to do with runway additions at a nearby air base instead of heralding a shiny new airport. Mexico City International Airport.

Mexico Certifies LGBT-Welcoming Destinations

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Mexico is wrapping itself in the rainbow flag. Nearly 3 million LGBT travelers visit Mexico every year, according to estimates from Mexican Secretary of Tourism. Mexico City is considered today’s foremost center of LGBT rights.

We’re Opening a New Office in Mexico

Eventtia

Over these years, our sole obsession has been to build and provide the best event technology out there. Our mission was—and still is—to empower people, with or without an event planning background, to design and run impactful events and obtain their expected results. Eventtia News

Mexico, Post-Earthquake

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An earthquake struck central Mexico on Sept. earthquake that struck central Mexico on Sept. 20 noted that in the three cities affected by the earthquake — Mexico City, Puebla, and Cuernavaca — hotels and convention centers were not impacted and are functioning at 100 percent.

Central Mexico is Meetings-Ready Again

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Mexico City wants planners to know it is open for business, and ready to host your meeting or event—even as clean-up from September’s 7.1 Other Central Mexico destinations are similarly eager play host. Mexico City.

Early Reports: Mexico City Will Rebound Quickly

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It’s not nearly business as usual in Mexico City after yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake, but early indications are that recovery may be much less prolonged than initially feared. The post Early Reports: Mexico City Will Rebound Quickly appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Mexico Tourism Board Expected to Close All International Offices

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Travel Weekly. According to multiple sources, the New York, Tokyo, and Berlin offices will be shuttered by the end of the quarter, and Miami will close in May or June. Travel Weekly ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Cultural Experiences on Mexico’s Pacific Coast

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The post Cultural Experiences on Mexico’s Pacific Coast appeared first on Smart Meetings. Riviera Nayarit has a rich and diverse heritage comprising four different ethnic groups—Huicholes, Coras, Tepehuanos and Mexicaneros—still living in the region and practicing their distinct customs.

Major Meeting Venues: Mexico’s Pacific Coast

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World’s Best in Mexico in 2015; VIP services available; swimmable beach. Further Reading: A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The post Major Meeting Venues: Mexico’s Pacific Coast appeared first on Smart Meetings. Los Cabos.

Prepare to be Enchanted by a Hidden Gem in New Mexico’s High Desert

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New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment for a reason! A walk, bike or horseback ride will take you through our cottonwood forest, to secluded riverside settings and up iconic southwest mesas with stunning views of the surrounding New Mexico high desert.

Topgolf Partners for 10 New Openings in Mexico

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On April 24, Topgolf announced that it will exclusively license its concept in Mexico to Ventura Entertainment, a privately-owned company that operates amusement parks in Mexico. Topgolf venues in Mexico City and Cancun, Mexico, are slated for a 2018 opening.

Event Spotlight: Hola de nuevo, Mexico City

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The Citibanamex Center in Mexico City held the CXApp’s latest adventure: an event that brought together 7,479 industry leaders, analysts, partners, customers and prospects to collaborate and discuss business communication solutions and their applications.

Host Your Next Event at The University of New Mexico

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Hotel Xcaret Mexico - An All-Fun Inclusive™ Meetings Experience

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Hotel Xcaret Mexico is a hidden gem in the middle of the Mayan Jungle. Hotel Xcaret México, undoubtedly the best of Mexico for your next meeting, all included!

Mexico Meetings Take on a Whole New Meaning

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Luxury all-inclusive meetings surrounded by Mexico’s beauty. Located in Mexico’s finest beach destinations, Velas Resorts envelop guests in an ambiance of designer luxury and style, elevating meetings and conventions to an unprecedented level.

New Offerings and Renovations in Mexico Pacific Coast

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Further Reading: A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The post New Offerings and Renovations in Mexico Pacific Coast appeared first on Smart Meetings. Velas Vallarta Suite Resort. Riviera Nayarit.

How A Resort In New Mexico Gives Abandoned Horses A Second Chance

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Horse Rescuer The Tamaya Horse Rehabilitation Program cares for 51 rescued horses at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. When his owner abandoned him at an auction in New Mexico, the auction manager asked Connie Collis for help.

Hotel Xcaret Mexico - An All-Fun Inclusive™ Meetings Experience

MeetingsNet

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is a hidden gem in the middle of the Mayan Jungle. Hotel Xcaret México, undoubtedly the best of Mexico for your next meeting, all included!

August 16, 2017: 2026 World Cup Is Considering 49 Venues Across U.S., Canada, and Mexico; Organizer of Canceled White Supremacist Event Threatens to Sue Texas; Why a U.K. Music Festival Banned Pineapples

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CANADA, AND MEXICO: FIFA has asked 44 cities across the 2026 WORLD CUP IS CONSIDERING 49 VENUES ACROSS U.S.,

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September 22, 2017: Univision and Telemundo to Host Telethons for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Survivors, New York Fashion Week More Diverse Than Ever, GE's Droneweek to Air on Viceland

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UNIVISION AND TELEMUNDO TO HOST TELETHONS FOR MEXICO AND PUERTO RICO DISASTER SURVIVORS: Univision and Telemundo will host separate

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Hilton Execs Reflect on 100 Years of Hospitality Trends

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A lot has changed since Conrad Hilton’s parents turned their general store into a hotel for traveling salespeople in San Antonio, New Mexico, in 1919.

5 New Luxury Hotels in Memorable Places

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Barcelo Mexico Reforma, Mexico City. This new 500-room Barcelo Mexico Reforma in Mexico City will be Barcelo Hotel Group’s flagship property.

Cultural Competency 101

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Currently, the program covers 10 areas: Brazil, China, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Russia, South Korea and United States, as well as the Jewish, LGBTQ and Native-American cultures. Culture Day trainees, Residence Inn by Marriott Sunny Isles Beach.

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Cancun Safe for Visitors, Officials Say

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The only bodies on the beaches of Cancun, Mexico, are bronzing in the sun. State Department to issue a travel advisory for Mexico. Currently, there are no travel warnings regarding any international tourist destinations in Mexico.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Named Top U.S. Hotel

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Esperanza, an Auberge Resort in Cabo San Lucas, was named Best Hotel in Mexico, while Le Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun was selected Best All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico. We also rank resorts [including all-inclusives] in Mexico, Canada, the U.S. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai.

Oscar Nominees Spark Ideas for Where to Hold Your Next Meeting

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Plot : This autobiographical movie of film director Alfonso Cuaron explores the unstable domestic lives of the members of a middle-class Mexico City family and its servants, all residents of the neighborhood Roma. Filming location : Mexico City. Regis Mexico City offers 17,000 sq.

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Come Alive to Celebrate Day of the Dead

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Step across the marigold bridge to the Land of the Living for a Coco -inspired experience in Mexico and beyond. Nowhere else can visitors experience such a colorful, magical and surreal celebration,” says Hector Flores Santana, CEO of Mexico Tourism Board (MTB).

6 Smart Moves: Wellness Edition

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Luis Molina Molina was named spa director at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. Molina was most recently spa director for Azulik Resort and Spa in the Mayan Rivera in Mexico and has previously worked in the Himalayas and Abu Dhabi.

Site Selection: Where to Throw a Multisensory Event

Smart Meetings

The Emerald Coast escape of Destin in Northwest Florida capitalizes on Gulf of Mexico breezes with a beach sanctuary and Destin Harbor Boardwalk to make breathing in the fresh air easy.

7 Smart Moves at Hilton Santa Barbara, Viceroy Chicago and More

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Prior to this, he held the same position at Hotel Andaluz in Albuquerque, New Mexico and as hotel manager at Viceroy Snowmass Resort and Spa, near Aspen, Colorado. Lani Baird Baird is the new director of sales and marketing at Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in California.

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7 Smart Moves at Hilton Quebec & Velas Resorts

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2018 Hilton Heather Johnson Mexico’s Velas Resorts appoints Johnson regional sales manager of its East Coast division. Jean-Francois Lincourt Hilton Quebec appoints Lincourt general manager. He was most recently hotel manager of Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston.

7 Smart Moves at Kimpton Goodland, Grand Velas Los Cabos and More

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Georgina Godoy Grand Velas Los Cabos in Mexico appointed Godoy director of sales. Godoy previously worked at NIZUC Resort & Spa and Fairmont Mayakoba, both in Mexico. More: 7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Visit Music City and More.

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Avoiding Tainted Alcohol While Traveling

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In January, a Wisconsin family vacationed at a five-star, all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. It’s Not Just Mexico. Tips & Tools mexico tourism news mexico travel safe travel safety tips tainted alcohol travel warningIt’s not a pretty travel story.

7 Smart Moves—at Mahekal Beach Resort, Kimpton & More

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Maria Elena Armenta Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico has added Armenta as director of sales and marketing. Most recently, she was group account director at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona.

How Five Women are Leading the Way in Hospitality

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Tiffiany Holmes, hotel manager, Marriott Cancun Collection—JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa and Marriott Cancun Resort, Mexico. The hospitality industry is brimming with hard-working, courageous women who give their all to make sure every guest has an exceptional experience.

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Best of: New & Renovated 2018

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Keeping track of renovations and the emergence of important new properties is a fundamental part of a meeting planner’s work, and the task has become more challenging recently with the huge upsurge in construction. Here’s a look at five of our top New and Renovated stories from 2018.

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Cross Border Xpress Expands Meeting Demand in San Diego

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Our main international traffic is to and from Mexico, Canada, Germany, as well as Great Britain and China—which is a very promising market.” Courtesy: sandiego.org. A 390-foot pedestrian bridge originating south of the U.S.

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August 7, 2017: Independent Concert Promoter in Washington Thrives Among the Corporate Industry, 185 Hospitalized and 16 Arrested During First Three Days of Lollapalooza, Scottish Brewery Announces U.S.-Mexico Border Bar Stunt to Make Fun of Trump

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INDEPENDENT CONCERT PROMOTER IN WASHINGTON THRIVES AMONG THE CORPORATE INDUSTRY: While the concert business continues to be dominated by

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7 Smart Moves—at Experience Columbus, Casa Velas and More

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Geraldine Zaragoza Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, named Zaragoza hotel manager of Small Luxury Hotels of the World property. Regis, W Hotels and JW Marriott in Mexico City. Duane Gibson Experience Columbus welcomed Gibson as director of Washington, D.C., regional sales.