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Marriott Inks Deal to Introduce AC Hotels Brand to Australia

July 11, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International Inc. has signed an agreement with Melbourne-based property development company Capital Alliance to introduce the AC Hotels by Marriott® brand to Australia. The 200-room AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne Southbank hotel is expected to open in 2020 as part of


Marriott Bringing Westin Brand to United Kingdom

May 31, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International’s Westin brand will debut in the United Kingdom with the opening of The Westin London City in 2020. The 220-key property is owned by 4C Hotel Group and managed by RBH, the UK’s leading independent hotel management company.


MPI Chooses Texas Destination for WEC 2020

March 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Grapevine, Texas, as the destination for its World Education Congress (WEC) in 2020. The association will collaborate with the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the conference, which is scheduled for June 6


Marriott and Witkoff Partnering on New Las Vegas Resort

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

Marriott International, Inc. and global development firm Witkoff have announced a plan to open a new integrated resort and casino on the site of the Fountainebleau Las Vegas project, the construction of which was halted by the 2009 recession. The


Caesars Entertainment Developing Conference Centre in Las Vegas

December 5, 2017 by Lori Smith

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced plans to develop a 550,000 square-foot conference centre in Las Vegas. The facility, named CAESARS FORUM, will feature the two largest pillarless ballrooms in North America. “Consistent with our post restructuring plans, Caesars Forum is


PCMA Announces Convening Leaders' Future Destinations

July 18, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has selected Pittsburgh, PA and San Francisco, CA as the host destinations for the 2019 and 2020 editions of its Convening Leaders event. In 2019, the conference will be held at the David L.


Halifax Hosting CSAE 2020 Conference

May 1, 2017 by Lori Smith

Destination Halifax has announced that Halifax will be the hosting city for the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) National Conference and Showcase in 2020. “We are excited to be hosting CSAE in Halifax in 2020. It’s really a great