MGM Resorts International has emphasized that its recent legal action regarding the Oct. 1 mass shootings in Las Vegas is not seeking money or other compensation from victims, but instead is merely an effort to determine whether or not a federal law prohibits the victims’ lawsuits against the company.
Planners are welcoming the news that freshly expanded areas of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) officially opened Sunday, increasing the facility’s total size by more than 215,000 sq. ft., including a new 97,000-square-foot multipurpose event space with a 1,000-seat theater.
IMEX America 2018, set for October in Las Vegas, will offer a wide array of experiential activities, reflecting the growing trend for engaging interactive activities in the meetings industry.
New Mexico wasn’t officially nicknamed the Land of Enchantment until 1999, but residents have been well aware of its many alluring qualities ever since its first residents, the prehistoric Clovis culture of Paleo-Indians, wandered upon it.
Global Meetings Industry Day has blossomed in the past 22 years from a regional event in Canada to a vast worldwide celebration. The number of participants and programs offered by GMID keeps growing every year, but the event has only begun to tap its potential impact.
Not so long ago, Hallyu, or the “New Wave” cultural phenomenon in South Korea was a passion isolated to the young. But the movement that started with music and television is now seeped so deeply into daily life that the country’s main meetings event focused on how Hallyu can be integrated with the industry.
The historic summit bringing together President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday could be a catalyst to eventually provide a major boost for the meetings industry. The summit has the potential to strengthen relations between the two countries that could result in more travel.
Smart Meetings will be in one of the world’s hottest, most dynamic meetings destinations—South Korea—from June 10 to 15. We’ll be in Seoul, Busan, Gyeongju and Incheon, visiting several of the country’s top hotels, cultural attractions, historical sites and restaurants.
Anthony Bourdain, who died on Friday, was a disruptive figure in the hospitality industry when it badly needed disruption. As one of the world’s celebrated chefs, he was a seminal figure in bringing exciting new culinary approaches to a larger audience, and as a constant traveler he made planners and attendees aware of many fascinating,…
In a move that eventually could provide a big boost to travel at meeting destinations, commercial aircraft manufacturer Airbus SE is creating a division that will oversee the creation of flying taxis, on-demand helicopters and other futuristic transportation options.