Timothy Arnold, CMP, CMM

Arnold, CMP, CMM
Regional Vice President,
HPN Global
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Timothy Arnold started his hospitality career with Hilton Worldwide, where he spent 10 years in global sales. In 2008, he joined HPN Global, a global meetings procurement company. He loves traveling, especially internationally, photography, his five dogs, and his wife of 12 years, Susan. He calls himself “a huge hotel nerd,” and in the past two years alone he’s visited 26 countries and worked on hotel contracts and meetings in dozens of destinations.

A Meeting Planner in Reno 1
Not having been to Reno in at least 10 years, I was not exactly sure what to expect on my recent visit. To say I was impressed would be an understatement. Here's why.
A Meeting Planner in Israel
Timothy Arnold finds fascination, beauty, safety, and amazing service in Jerusalem and a great meeting hotel set beside the sea in Tel Aviv.
A Meeting Planner in Aruba  1
Consistent weather, the azure sea, serenity, and meeting hotels. Why aren't you in Aruba right now?
IMEX America Survival—and Productivity—Tips  3
Timothy Arnold calls IMEX America one of the best shows of the year. And he's got some tips to share for maximizing this opportunity to see the world in one place.
A Meeting Planner in Berlin 
Berlin is about as historic and vibrant a city as one could ever hope to visit, and surprisingly affordable for groups.
A Planner in Machu Picchu 
It's not easy to get there, but Timothy Arnold says Machu Picchu is something every traveler should experience, and a memory that will stay with him forever.
A Meeting Planner in Baltimore  2
Easily accessible, eminently walkable, with a variety of terrific meeting hotels. Timothy Arnold reports on his scouting trip to Baltimore in December 2013.
A Meeting Planner in Melbourne 
With the strength of the U.S. dollar, right now is a great time for U.S. groups to visit Australia. Melbourne has a modern airport with tons of direct flights from U.S. gateway cities, and is a vibrant and exciting place to visit.
Planner's Travelogue: European River Cruise 
Timothy Arnold is back from his first river cruise, sailing the Rhine with AmaWaterways. Read his report on river cruising as an incentive.
A Meeting Planner in Dublin 
Beautiful and compact Dublin has enough history and culture to satisfy and excite even the most jaded of travelers.
A Meeting Planner in Istanbul  1
Istanbul, Turkey, is a place that is both ancient and modern, European and Asian. With amazing culture and food, plus easy accessibility, Timothy Arnold predicts it would be an attendee favorite.
My Tips for Stress-Free Packing 
Do you consider packing one of the worst parts of a trip? What if it could be stress-free? Timothy Arnold lays it all out for you.
SunRiver Resort: Infinite Stars and Limitless Activities 
Timothy Arnold says his expectations were high when visiting SunRiver Resort in Bend, Ore., and he was still blown away by its luxury, serenity, and service.
Bahamas Site Review: Hotels Galore and the Gorgeous Caribbean Sea 
There might be a more relaxing part of the world than the Caribbean, but Timothy Arnold hasn't found it. Read what he loves in the Bahamas—and share your island meeting experiences.
Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi  4
The time has come for all hotels worldwide to offer complimentary basic Internet to all guests. I challenge Messrs. Nasseta, Sorenson, Hoplamazian, Van Paasschen (CEOs of Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Starwood, respectively) to be the industry leader on Wi-Fi.
A Meeting Planner in Baltimore
June 5, 2015

I just reread this, and realized that I wrote Amtrak instead of the MARC station. The MARC station is next door, and as you correctly point out, the Amtrak station is about a...

Sue’s Air Travel Etiquette Guide
September 9, 2014

Great article. One thing I would add would be to not show up having marinated in perfume or cologne, Nothing is more repellant than people who reek of body odor or give off...

A Meeting Planner in Moscow
September 1, 2014

One quick correction on this article. In order to secure a Russian visa, your actual passport is required, not simply a copy.

Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi
September 1, 2014

As mentioned, many of the international hotel chains do this already. NH hotels, Radisson Blu, Corinthia, and many more great brands should be commended as well for putting...

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