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Peabody Orlando Unveils Meeting Incentives for 2012

January 24, 2012 by Don Douloff

The Peabody Orlando has introduced meetings incentives, for 2012, that are available to planners now through March 31, 2012.


Event Planning Made Easier

January 12, 2012 by Don Douloff
Naomi Wagschal.

Naomi Wagschal, CEM, CMP, of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, each year, plans one of the largest medical meetings in the country, and offers her event-planning tips.


Las Vegas Tourism Shows Signs of Steady Recovery

November 23, 2011 by Don Douloff
Guestroom at Wynn Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas tourism industry continues to show signs of a steady recovery, with officials forecasting 39-million visitors to the destination in 2011.


California’s John Wayne Airport Opens New Terminal and Expansion

November 22, 2011 by Don Douloff

John Wayne Airport, in Santa Ana, Calif., has opened the new Terminal C as part of the $543-million Airport Improvement Program.


Submit an L.A. RFP for a Chance to Win $1,000 Amex Gift Card

November 8, 2011 by Don Douloff

Meeting planners who submit an RFP, by Nov. 30, 2011, via LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau, for a meeting or event in Los Angeles, will have a chance to win an American Express gift card.


MGM Grand Launches $160-Million Guestroom Renovation

October 25, 2011 by Don Douloff
Grand king bedroom at the MGM Grand.

The MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, has revealed designs for the $160-million renovation of guestrooms and suites.


Caesars Consolidates All Meetings Business

October 12, 2011 by Christine Otsuka

Caesars Entertainment is consolidating all meeting business into a single department, to simplify the process for meeting planners.


WestJet Launches Service from Prince George, B.C., and Hamilton, Ont., to Las Vegas for 11-Week Trial

September 12, 2011 by Don Douloff
WestJet resumes flights to Fort McMurray, Alta.

WestJet has launched twice-weekly service from Prince George, B.C., and Hamilton, Ont., to Las Vegas, for an 11-week trial period.


Wyndham Opening Orlando Resort in October

August 31, 2011 by Don Douloff

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is slated to open in October, in Orlando, Fla.


Bellagio Unveils Renovated Guestrooms

August 17, 2011 by Don Douloff
A renovated guestroom at the Bellagio.

The Bellagio hotel, in Las Vegas, has unveiled redesigned guestrooms incorporating modernized color palettes and elegant appointments.


Text Message-Based Chicago Tours Launched

August 10, 2011 by Don Douloff
Chicago: The Game directs groups to the city's sites and attractions.

Visitors to Chicago can now explore the city via their cell phones with the launch of Stray Boots’ Chicago: The Game interactive tours.


Caesars to Start Building $500-million Project on Las Vegas Strip

August 9, 2011 by Don Douloff

Construction is set to launch this month on a $500-million project, on the Las Vegas strip, that will include a 550-ft. observation wheel and a restaurant-entertainment district connecting the Flamingo and Imperial Palace resorts.