Destinations

As the warmth of summer settles over most of the U.S., one state is looking forward to the milder months of fall, winter and spring, when its outdoor environments are at their peak: Arizona. An enviable blend of desert and mountain settings, Mexican and Native American cultures, and iconic sights ranging from the Grand Canyon […]

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The Big Easy Gets a Face-lift By

A new $1 billion airport, a face-lift for a long-established convention center, and a fleet of new hotels offering an array of meeting spaces — the coming year promises to be transformative for one of America’s favorite destinations — New Orleans.

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Year in and year out, no U.S. meeting destination hosts more meetings and conventions than Las Vegas, and the most fundamental reason for its dominance is a simple one: Once known solely for its gambling and entertainment, over the last decade the city has reimagined and re-engineered itself into a destination tailor-made for meetings.

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Despite Some Islands Being Ravaged by Storms, Visits are Trending Upward By

Despite a difficult few years for the Caribbean Islands hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, the region still managed to attract almost 30 million visitors in 2018, its second-best year ever, and the Caribbean Tourism Organization is forecasting 6-7 percent growth in tourism arrivals in 2019, as most of the damaged infrastructure in hurricane-impacted destinations returns to normal.

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Even as Things Change, What Has Long Been Great For Groups Remains the Same By

If Orlando could accommodate and impress the 26,000 attendees of the Microsoft Ignite event in September 2017 — and it did — chances are good that it can accommodate and impress attendees from any event and any industry, including those in the financial and insurance sectors, not to mention the planners who put those events together.

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Our neighbor to the north is a fascinating bundle of contrasts: in languages, lifestyles, topography, cultures and cities.

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Different “Mini-Destinations” All Wrapped Up in One State By

Year in and year out, for the last 50 years, Florida has ranked high atop the list of the most popular and coveted meeting destinations in the country.

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For the Fun of ItOctober 26, 2018
Las Vegas and Reno: Memorable Meetings, Natural Wonders By

People like to meet in destinations where they can have fun after the meetings end for the day.

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Island AllureApril 1, 2018
Caribbean and Bahamas Update By

The Caribbean is an incredibly diverse and expansive destination comprised of some 32 countries and more than 7,000 individual islands spread across more than 1 million square miles.

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Las VegasApril 1, 2018
A Prime Drawing Card for Insurance & Financial Groups By

With an average of 320 days of sunshine a year, more than 950 flights arriving daily and more than 150,000 hotel rooms on offer it’s not hard to understand the appeal of Las Vegas as one of the world’s top meeting destinations.

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