New and Renovated: Something New, Something Old

The latest hotel round up of noteworthy openings and renovations. Enjoy things both old and new? These hotels highlight fresh amenities in classic spaces.

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Air and Water Can Fire Up Your Phone

While traditional charging stations remain relevant, emerging technologies offer alternate ways to juice up batteries—and some of them are so innovative that Apple’s forthcoming wireless charging mat, AirPower, may have a run for its money.

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Storm-Proof Your Flight

Understanding how best to navigate the travel landscape when faced with extreme weather conditions can mean the difference between arriving in time to execute on your amazing meeting and being a no-show at your own event. Whether experiencing unexpected weather, a flight cancellation or delay, here are tips from Andrew Collins, CEO and president of Sentient Jet, to smooth out the travel bumps.

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Sports Venues Lure Groups

It’s hard not to be inspired in such a place. Meeting planners, in their search for inspirational settings, are finding this out. An increasing number of them are using these sports venues to energize and inspire attendees. The results are often surprising.

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A New Era of Inspiration: Re-Introducing the Monterey County Conference Center

Monterey County knows a thing or two when it comes to inspiration. We always have. (Proof: Monterey County is famous for hosting the first-ever TED conference.) And now, we’ve got an equally inspired venue to match. January 2018 marks the grand opening of the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center. Thanks to a $60 million renovation…

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conventions 2018

8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year

One of the signature aspects of the meetings industry is the many inspiring, educational and fun annual conferences scheduled throughout the year. These events have been more exciting than ever recently due to the rapidly evolving offerings, which mirror the dynamic industry, in general. Here is a rundown of eight of the must-attend conventions, including…

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Flying with Fido? Here is Your Need to Know

More pets than ever are flying from here to there. That is why Delta Air Lines is clarifying the rules for in-flight support animals. Are documents necessary, are there extra forms to fill out, do they need to have obedience training? Here are some of the answers to your questions about protocol for boarding service…

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6 Hot Hotels that are Redefining Relaxation

We’ve compiled a short list of top hotels from Jetsetter’s 2018 Best of the Best Hotel Awards that have mastered the art of relaxation.

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Purple Mountains Majesty

When the film City Slickers came out in 1991, it was an instant sensation; everyone wanted to be like Billy Crystal and drive cattle into Colorado. But even before Hollywood, the mountains called to travelers. Cold, clean air, along with natural beauty and a simple life, gave hectic urban dwellers a tableau for tranquility. Mountains inspire us to look up, to reach and exceed beyond our grasp. Holding meetings at high altitudes inspires team-building, as well.

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PCMA Convening Leaders Set Important Records in Nashville

The attempt to break the Guinness World Record for most people gathered to form a musical instrument may have just missed the mark, but the numbers added up for the things that really mattered, establishing new records in engagement, scholarships and impact.

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