Category Archives: Destination Galleries

San Diego: Casual and Cosmopolitan

For those who haven’t found their happy meeting place lately in the southernmost reaches of the Golden State, the big news is that San Diego, California’s beach city, has evolved. Don’t worry—it still has a comfortable vibe, sunny weather (average year-round temps are in the high 70s) and plenty of opportunity for sand-in-your-toes gatherings, but it now also channels an international city feel with arts, culture and a dynamic culinary scene.

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New Bay Area Hotels Lure Meeting Groups

Over the years, planners’ responsibilities have evolved way beyond logistics and the high expectations/low budget dance. They have grown to include concerns such as return-on-investment and heightened security, for instance.

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Discover the New Atlanta

Some 51 million people visit A-Town (as it’s known by locals) each year, according to Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB). Many of them come to enjoy the city’s thriving restaurant scene, nightclubs, high-end shopping, as well as tourist attractions such as the 20-story SkyView Ferris Wheel and World of Coca-Cola, a museum-like exhibition hall dedicated to a certain fizzy beverage maker. It helps that Atlanta is one of the most accessible cities in the country, thanks in part to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the busiest airport in the world.

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