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Wine Country’s Premier Destination Resort in Paso Robles

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Make your next event an experience that sets your brand above others. Discover the first destination resort in Paso Robles, California, recently awarded Wine Region of the Year by Wine…

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DMAI to Become Destinations International

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Palais des Congress de Montreal Following last year’s major reorganization under new President and CEO Don Welsh, Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) is making another significant overhaul. Welsh and DMAI Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME, have announced that the leading association for destination marketers will soon go by another name. This July, DMAI will debut…

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8 March Madness-Inspired Meeting Destinations

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NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament first-round play tips off Thursday, March 16. For many, the tournament’s opening day marks an unofficial hard-court holiday. But multitasking is still possible. As you take in all the action, consider the eight first- and second-round host cities as potential destinations for your next meeting. If they can lodge, feed and…

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Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year

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Philadelphia’s prestige as a meeting destination dates to 1774, when the Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall. Centuries later, that reputation continues to thrive. The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) reported 2016 as its highest-ever convention booking year, having secured 713 events using 903,199 hotel room nights for future years. Compared to 2015, the…

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Monterey Hotel Renovations Arrive with New Conference Center

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Monterey, California, is getting a major upgrade. At least 18 hotels and resorts at the popular Pacific Coast destination have started or completed work on their properties, including a few of the industry’s biggest players. Why the sudden surge? Two reasons: coincidence and the return of a major meeting facility. The investment of tens of millions of…

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Top 10 Happiest, Healthiest U.S. Communities to Meet In

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As mental and physical fitness become more important to Americans, those preferences are seen in the meetings industry, as well. Incorporating health and wellness into the agenda has never been more important for meeting planners. So if you want happy, healthy attendees, it may help to choose a destination known for those qualities. The Gallup-Healthways…

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Louisiana’s Cultural Crossroads

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Most Americans are first introduced to Louisiana through a school lesson: the purchase by the United States of the vast Louisiana Territory from the French in 1803. After that, many folks get a firsthand taste of Louisiana…

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