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The Castell Project Releases Second Annual Women Speakers in Hospitality (WSH) List

The Castell Project | August 21, 2019

ATLANTA, August 21, 2019—Officials of Castell Project, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women professionals in the hospitality industry, today released its second annual “WSH List,” a list of prominent female hoteliers and hospitality real estate executives ready with the background required to be dynamic speakers at the industry’s numerous events.  List referrals are made complimentary to all conference organizers seeking to add diversity to their lineups of highly qualified and sought-after presenters. “Less than one in six speakers at hotel investment conferences are women,” sa...

Hospitality Financial Leadership: Subsidizing Your Company, Association Meeting Costs / David Lund

David Lund | August 5, 2019

By David Lund In my recent travels working with clients and delivering keynotes as well as financial leadership workshops for management teams and hotel associations, I noticed an interesting way that more than one client used to “subsidize” their meetings—reducing their costs—and I wanted to share it with you. Having your regional meeting, national meeting or hosting your association event is expensive. There are travel costs, perhaps speaker fees and venue costs. Depending on the type of event there can be accommodations, meals, audiovisual and meeting room rentals. For companies, there is also lost productivity cost associate...

Cvent Unveils Lists of Top Meeting Destinations Worldwide for 2019

Cvent | July 17, 2019

TYSONS CORNER, Va - July 17, 2019 - Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, today released its annual lists of the Top Meeting Destinations for meetings and events worldwide. The lists were compiled based on meeting and event booking activity across Cvent’s venue sourcing sites, including the Cvent Supplier Network, through which more than $16 billion in business was sourced in 2018. The annual lists include top destinations located in: United States, Europe, Caribbean & Latin America, Middle East & Africa, Canada, Germany, and United Kingdom. Due to increased sourcing volume to the Asia Pac...

Château de Bois Rigaud inaugurates its brand new wedding venue in Puy-de-Dôme, France

June 2, 2019

[CLERMONT-FERRAND] – Château de Bois Rigaud has been a destination for unforgettable wedding celebrations. The castle's storied history, transformed by a recent renovation, melds with comfort, luxury and greenery, creating a curated wedding experience that is intimate and memorable. Today, Château de Bois Rigaud announces the inauguration of its brand new wedding venue. Brides and grooms can hold their wedding ceremony at Château de Bois Rigaud in a way that's unique, luxurious and convenient. Week-end wedding packages at Bois Rigaud include: -Rental of 8 deluxe suites along with additional guestrooms for family ...

Château de Bois Rigaud Inaugurates Its Brand New Wedding Venue in Puy-de-Dôme, France

June 2, 2019

[CLERMONT-FERRAND] – Château de Bois Rigaud has been a destination for unforgettable wedding celebrations. The castle's storied history, transformed by a recent renovation, melds with comfort, luxury and greenery, creating a curated wedding experience that is intimate and memorable. Today, Château de Bois Rigaud announces the inauguration of its brand new wedding venue. Brides and grooms can hold their wedding ceremony at Château de Bois Rigaud in a way that's unique, luxurious and convenient. Week-end wedding packages at Bois Rigaud include: Rental of 8 deluxe suites along with additional guestrooms for family...

Tourism Tidbits: Working With Meeting & Convention Planners

Dr. Peter Tarlow | February 12, 2019

By Dr. Peter Tarlow Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry. Not only do they often decide what community will receive a lucrative convention but their opinions also matter in the way a community is perceived and as such they act as part of a community's unofficial marketing team. Not only do their opinions matter, but tourism convention and meeting cities would be wise to remember that perceptions are often more powerful than facts and style all too often takes precedence over substance. Additionally there is a growing trend of conventioneers using the pre or post-convention period as a way t...

Getplanning, by Cendyn, Launches To Do Lists, a New Feature to Keep Hoteliers on Top of Their Tasks

Cendyn | February 7, 2019

Boca Raton, Florida – February 7, 2019 – Getplanning, by Cendyn, is excited to announce the launch of a useful new task management feature, To Do Lists, that allows you to easily manage workflows and deadlines within your hotel planning team. Getplanning is an event planning platform for all hotel planning stakeholders. It provides a collaborative space for team members to align on project management, timelines, budgets, communications, and now, task management. Getplanning lets multi-party teams share documents, publish information, and exchange messages in a secure environment with role-based permissions. The new feature, ...

West Belmont Place Creates Three Holiday Party Themes

West Belmont Place Event Center at The National Conference Center | October 22, 2018

Holiday Party Ideas and Incentives Designed for Giving this Holiday Season LEESBURG, VA, October 2018 … West Belmont Place Event Center at The National Conference Center created three corporate and family holiday party ideas to help planners, companies and associations (big and small) give back to the community and help those less fortunate during the season. In a year with so much attention on individuals' rights, The National shows what corporate social responsibility events can do for a team. The passion for giving back exists in every one; it just needs an opportunity to shine. A great holiday party contains three important c...

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