Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Oakland vs. Cleveland: Which NBA Finals City Wins for Meetings?

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The Golden State Warriors are rolling, with a 3-0 lead in the NBA championship series. But the Cleveland Cavaliers are comeback kids, so anything’s possible. In fact, Cleveland could be called the “comeback city” for tourism, conventions and professional meetings. Let’s look at how these world-champion cities stack up as meeting destinations. Since Game 4…

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Beer and Ball Games in Southwest Florida

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Take Them Out to a Ball Game The Florida Marlins and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays call Florida home year-round. Florida hosts numerous Major League Baseball teams during spring training, so they have company. For more than 125 years, MLB teams have gathered in southern Florida during February and March to play ball in the…

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Enticing Reasons to Plan a Meeting in Southwest Florida

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Cabanas Beach Bar and Grill at DiamondHead Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Myers Beach Air service via most major carriers is available to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, 34 miles north of Naples. There are 46 nonstop destinations on 14 different carriers, with new routes recently added. The region’s major meetings destinations…

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Atlanta Venues Offer Historical and Cultural Experiences

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Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Site “Historic sites in Atlanta are very popular with educational groups and hobby groups, as their attendees typically appreciate history and love guided tours,” Vaughn says. The unique history of Atlanta and its deep cultural influence provide ample options for memorable special events. On the edge of Centennial Olympic Park…

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Hospitality Industry Embraces Hotel-to-Table F&B

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The Locavore wave shows no sign of crashing on the shoals of ho-hum anytime soon. In fact, today’s diners look more than ever for locally sourced, fresh and clean foods. Farm-to-table is the new normal in many parts of the country, and truly conscious chefs have long been taking it a step further. Hotel-to-table, you…

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8 Cinco de Mayo-Inspired Cocktail Recipes for Events

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Cinco de Mayo has arrived—it’s time to pull out those sombreros and infuse your event with the spirit of Mexican culture! The traditional lime, salt and tequila combo will get any fiesta going, but these Mexican-inspired cocktails will add a little more flair to your event. Feliz Cinco de Mayo, salud! 1. Paloma Although paloma…

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