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Grand Palladium Completes $30M Reno of Riviera Nayarit Property

March 26, 2012 by Don Douloff

Grand Palladium Resorts & Hotels has completed a $30-million renovation of the all-inclusive Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa, in Riviera Nayarit, on Mexico’s Pacific Coast.


Refurbished Bloor Cinema Available for Daytime Meetings/Events

March 19, 2012 by Don Douloff

Toronto’s Bloor Cinema has reopened with a new interior, new name and a new meetings component to its business plan.


MPI, Shanghai MTA Sign Agreement to Deliver Training, Certification to Shanghai Planners

March 7, 2012 by Don Douloff

MPI has signed a multi-year partnership with the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration to deliver training and certifications to meeting and event professionals in Shanghai.


The Body Pouch

February 23, 2012 by Christine Otsuka

The Body Pouch discreetly conceals money, passport and valuables.


Trending: Pop-Up Resort

February 23, 2012 by Don Douloff
Pop-up resort, in Tulum, Mexico.

A pop-up resort, Papaya Playa, a Design Hotels project, opened Dec. 6, in Tulum, Mexico, featuring 99 refurbished cabanas on a 2,900-sq.-ft. stretch of beach along the Caribbean Sea.


Vancouver Airport Outlines 10-Year Improvement Strategy, Increases Fees to Pay for Reno

February 16, 2012 by Don Douloff
App helps manage jet lag.

Vancouver Airport Authority has announced a 10-year strategy outlining $1.8-billion in improvements to Vancouver International Airport (YVR).


NFL On Location Provides Groups Access to League Events

February 6, 2012 by Don Douloff

The National Football League’s NFL on Location provides corporate and incentive groups access, throughout the year, to league events, including the Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, draft and the International Series Game.


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.


Tips for Small-Budget Marketers

January 18, 2012 by Don Douloff
Ken Wong.

Smaller-budget firms should not give up. Nor should they start looking to do “marketing on the cheap.” Often, the very practices they turn to in order to “save” money do just the opposite.


Hilton Opens Two Hotels at Frankfurt Airport

January 16, 2012 by Don Douloff

Hilton Worldwide has opened two properties at the Frankfurt, Germany, airport, Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport and Hilton Frankfurt Airport, both featuring skywalk access to Terminal 1.


Hotel Contracts Checklist

January 12, 2012 by Don Douloff
Monica Simmie.

Negotiating hotel contracts for your group’s stay needn’t be a winner-take-all proposition. With the right game plan, you can ensure that both you and the property come out ahead.



January 12, 2012 by Don Douloff

With years of political strife and civil unrest behind it and billions of dollars of investment, Northern Ireland’s capital exudes vitality and boasts award-winning hotels, unique historical venues and contemporary attractions.