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Most Companies Host Their Holiday Parties in January, According to Tripleseat’s Recent Survey

Tripleseat | December 5, 2019

Award-winning hospitality software company releases top trends for venue bookings around this holiday season CONCORD, Mass., Dec. 5, 2019 -- Tripleseat, the leading web-based sales and event management platform, released today a holiday booking trend report highlighting the most popular days of the week, month, specialty cocktail, theme, among others. In surveying event and sales managers at venues using their software, Tripleseat found that majority of companies wait to hold their holiday company parties until January and most are scheduled on either Thursday or Saturday. With the mission to better understand how companies are plannin...

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels® Again Takes Top Honors in Stella Awards

Northstar Meetings Group | November 19, 2019

Named 2019 Best Overall Boutique & Lifestyle Hotel Brand The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, November 19, 2019… For the second consecutive year, BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company’s signature brand, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels®, has taken top corporate honors in Northstar Meetings Group’s prestigious Stella Awards. Meetings and events professionals and a panel of judges named it the Best Overall Boutique & Lifestyle Hotel Brand. Benchmark spans 80 exceptional properties in prominent domestic and international destinations. In a highly competitive field, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels was chosen over internationally pro...

Edwardian Hotels London Brings the Best of the UK to Teneo Hospitality Group’s New European Portfolio

Edwardian Hotels London | November 8, 2019

Key Edwardian Hotels London’s properties set to join Teneo Hospitality Groups’ European offering   Eden Prairie (Minneapolis), MN, November 6, 2019 - One of the UK’s largest privately owned hotel groups, Edwardian Hotels London, is now a key player in Teneo Hospitality Group’s new European portfolio. Among the 50 leading independent hotels and prominent European brands gained in Teneo’s far-reaching expansion, Edwardian Hotels London, owns and operates The May Fair, The Edwardian Manchester, both part of premium lifestyle brand Radisson Collection and an enviable collection of 10 individual luxurious Radisson Blu Edwardian ...

Hospitality Meetings and Events Professional Predicts 2020 Meeting Trends

Stefanie Rowe | October 9, 2019

As the current Director of Sales and Marketing at Hotel EMC2, which opened in 2017, I have seen it all when it comes to hotel meeting and events. Throughout my current role, I have learned how important it is to incorporate the property’s identity to provide a unique atmosphere. As an art and science inspired hotel, we have many of one-of-a-kind features including our on-site library of 12,000 books and robot concierges, which I make sure to highlight when meeting potential clients. From small corporate meetings to elaborate receptions, I have been a part of the planning process from beginning to end for a diverse array of events. Throughou...

A Unique Opportunity in Coastal Maine

October 8, 2019

A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY IN COASTAL MAINE Portions of the former Point Lookout Resort in Northport, Maine are now available for lease THE SITE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE INCLUDES: • (10) 3 bedroom cabins • (28) 2 bedroom cabins • (2) 1 bedroom cabins • Bowling Alley • Hedges Hall • Copper Pine café • The Education Center A WORLD CLASS FACILITY WITH VIEWS OF THE OCEAN.  This once in a lifetime opportunity is now available with possibilities as an event center, retreat and resort. For more information pl...

Reconfiguring Meeting Facilities to Meet the Growing Demand for Non-Traditional Spaces

September 20, 2019

By Allison Handy How do you go about finding innovative ways to create the unique environments and memorable experiences that today's meeting attendees are seeking? How do you reposition, reconfigure, and reinvent a meeting or event space to create something new and different? If your property already benefits from a distinctive meeting space, how do you leverage that space to make the most of a great opportunity and elevate your facilities to the point where they become a popular and profitable resource and a sought-after destination for businesses and organizations? Understanding both the general best practices and the specific str...

Counterpoint: Direct Group Sales Over Indirect Platforms

Robert Post, Chairman and CEO, Knowland | September 5, 2019

More passive RFP platforms are not the answer. Intelligence-based Direct Sales drives 8X ROI for Hotel Group Sales. By Robert Post, Chairman & CEO - Knowland Knowland CEO Robert Post responds to recent articles/opinions that the $50 million investment by Marriott, IHG, Accor, and Hilton in a new Group Booking Platform has signaled “meaningful change” in the painful process of selling event space and room blocks to meeting planners. The new booking platform uses a self-reporting database of hotel group block inventory and meeting space to offer meeting planners an OTA-like environment to shop and book event venues at the lowest ...

Teneo Hospitality Group Adds 50 Luxury European Hotels in 20 Major Destinations to Its Portfolio

Teneo Hospitality Group | August 28, 2019

Eden Prairie (Minneapolis), MN, August 2019 … In a sweeping expansion into 20 European destinations, Teneo Hospitality Group, the premier Global Group Sales Organization, has added 50 luxury hotels and resorts to its international portfolio. The new additions include independent properties, small luxury brands, and premium brands under the Radisson and Accor flags, including Radisson Blu, Radisson Blu Edwardian and Pullman Hotels, as well as the recently announced The Dedica Anthology collection. Though Teneo’s core business remains predominantly U.S. based, the new hotels, located in major European cities from Copenhagen to Budapest, ...

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