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Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, located near Jacksonville, Florida, will debut property upgrades to its meeting spaces and private beachfront club this winter. Stylish, modern design and furnishings in the new beachside rooftop restaurant and refreshed meeting space are all in the plans for an exciting new look: Refreshed meeting space The resort’s meeting […]

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The Meritage Resort and Spa, the premier AAA Four Diamond resort located at the gateway of Napa Valley, is pleased to announce plans to renovate its premier event and conference venues.  The extensive redesign project, spearheaded by HBA San Francisco, will update and modernize the Meritage Ballroom in November (completion slated for mid-December), followed by the […]

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According to recent newsletter sent out by Visit Orlando‘s Casandra Matej, president & CEO of Visit Orlando, the Orange County’s Tourist Development Tax (TDT) collections were historic for June 2022, the third highest monthly collection ever recorded. Both leisure and convention occupancy levels also saw a boost. For the same month, hotel demand exceeded pre-pandemic […]

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  The Hawai‘i Convention Center has announced new connectivity upgrades to improve the 21st-Century guest experience at meetings and events. AT&T 5G is now live at the center, offering users fast speeds and more immersive experiences for entertainment and productivity applications that include hybrid events, telepresence, augmented reality, social media, video streaming services, digital conference […]

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Hosts Global is thrilled to announce the new Hosts Global affiliates that will be curating breathtaking events in Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Israel. Welcome Eventive Marketing Inc., Connect DMC and Eshet Incentives and Conferences. These destinations will give your guests the thrill of adventure, a fill of culture and the chill of relaxation. From the endless outdoor playground of […]

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The $140+ million investment into The Omni Homestead Resort, which began with façade improvements last fall, has now moved to the interior with the renovations to the historic West Wing. While the exterior work by Complete Property Services continues, HITT Contracting, one of the largest and most respected commercial general contractors in the United States, […]

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  American Airlines is taking the ability to relax and unwind during travel to the next level through the redesign of its Admirals Club lounges across the United States. Customers will first experience the new look of the design at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) this fall. The club’s opening will signal the start […]

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  The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it will award $16.9 million from the Small Community Air Service Development Program to help 25 communities in 20 states develop their own solutions to local air service needs. These federal grants assist small communities across the country with maintaining and building air service options. “In […]

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ASAE this week announced the recipients of the 2022 Power of Associations Awards, created to celebrate and promote the invaluable contributions that associations make to America and the world. Six associations will be recognized with a 2022 Summit Award, ASAE’s highest honor for the association community, during the Summit Awards Dinner on September 29, 2022, […]

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Events DC awarded $500,000 in community grants to 39 local youth organizations across all eight wards. They celebrated the Fiscal Year 2022 Community Grants awardees at a festive luncheon. Performances include youth from the Washington Performing Arts, a traditional dance of Colombia by Dance Loft on 14 and Chinese Lions and musicians from Hung Tao Choy […]

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