Site Selection/RFPs en How "Fees-ible" Is Your Host Hotel? <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>First it was the airlines, then rental car companies—now hotels are piling on the ancillary fees to the tune of $2.5 billion, with more likely in the works.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Site Selection/RFPs face2face Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 43471 at International Site Selection, Fodor’s Style <div class="field-deck"> Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen on how Fodor’s writers critique hotels around the world </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen on how Fodor’s writers critique hotels around the world</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Site Selection/RFPs Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:14:00 +0000 43181 at Chicago Top Meeting City Among Cvent Users <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chicago, Orlando, and Las Vegas were the top three cities on Cvent's list of the Top 50 Meetings Destinations in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Site Selection/RFPs Site News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:48:00 +0000 42871 at <p>Chicago came out on top of Cvent&#39;s 2014 Top 50 list.</p> What’s New at Sea for Meetings and Incentives <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cruisers of the past could never dream about the things your groups can enjoy on ships today: variety, Internet, open dining, eco-consciousness, modern styling (witness The Hideaway lounge on Celebrity Solstice, pictured) and a whole lot more</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Site Selection/RFPs Global Events Medical Meetings Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:48:00 +0000 42721 at Book a Meeting With No RFP, No Contract <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Search for and book small meeting spaces (like the MAKERS venue in Seattle, pictured) on the spot with the LiquidSpace Web site and app. And now, for a fee, track those bookings at your own secure Web portal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Meeting Formats Strategic Meetings Management Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings News Mon, 19 May 2014 15:26:00 +0000 41531 at Hotel e-RFPs: Both Planners and Suppliers Feel the Pain <div class="field-deck"> Key takeaways from a session at the Pharma Forum </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Being able to send a request for proposal to multiple hotels in multiple cities with the touch of a button&mdash;something planners have been able to do for years now, thanks to the influx of third-party sourcing Web sites&mdash;is a wonderful thing. Or is it?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Event Management Site Selection/RFPs Silver Tue, 13 May 2014 14:51:00 +0000 41411 at Republicans Narrow Convention Host Cities to Eight: Vegas Among Finalists <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced on Twitter the eight cities on the short list to host the 2016 Republican Convention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Site Selection/RFPs Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:43:00 +0000 40181 at Orlando Gears Up for AIBTM in June <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) is heading to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando June 10–12.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education/Certification Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:49:00 +0000 39871 at Mike Lyons U.S. Hotel Openings 2014: Meeting Properties to Watch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Here are 15 properties opening in 2014—new construction and major reflaggings—that meeting planners will want to keep an eye on.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Site News Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:24:00 +0000 38871 at Survey Shows What Hotel Amenities Planners and Attendees Want <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The amenity that most influences planners' booking decisions is discounted sleeping rooms, according to a Cvent survey of 800 U.S.-based meeting planners. The most attractive amenity to their attendees is free Wi-Fi/Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Negotiating/Contracts Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:41:00 +0000 38861 at