Site Selection/RFPs http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/unique-meeting-space-hour-nyc-believe-it <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Spacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/unique-meeting-space-hour-nyc-believe-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/unique-meeting-space-hour-nyc-believe-it#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Tech Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0000 66531 at http://meetingsnet.com What Planners Want in Site Selection Technology http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/what-planners-want-site-selection-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A recent GBTA Foundation study finds that, while the technology exists to help meeting professionals throughout the site-sourcing process, just over half—57 percent—say they currently use meeting management technology to plan their events.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/what-planners-want-site-selection-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/what-planners-want-site-selection-technology#comments Association Meetings Resources Event Management Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:49:00 +0000 66511 at http://meetingsnet.com GBTA Foundation London: A Fall for the Pound Means a Jump for International Bookings http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/london-fall-pound-means-jump-international-bookings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As many predicted, the post-Brexit decline in the pound’s value relative to the dollar has resulted in a jump in London hotel inquiries from the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/london-fall-pound-means-jump-international-bookings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/london-fall-pound-means-jump-international-bookings#comments Association Meetings Resources Europe/Middle East/Africa Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Thu, 06 Oct 2016 20:18:00 +0000 66071 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Airport departure board listing UK flights</p> Image by Wavebreakmedia Ltd, Thinkstock by Getty Images 16 Things to Know About DMOs and DMCs http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/16-things-know-about-dmos-and-dmcs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A couple of experts untangled the DMO/CVB/<span class='keyword_link'><a href=" http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/whats-behind-dmc-pricing" title="" target="_blank">DMC</a></span> relationship during a recent webinar sponsored by empowerMINT, the online information tool from Destination Marketing Association International. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/16-things-know-about-dmos-and-dmcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/16-things-know-about-dmos-and-dmcs#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:24:00 +0000 65951 at http://meetingsnet.com New Brands Emerge from Benchmark/Gemstone Combo http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/new-brands-emerge-benchmarkgemstone-combo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts have merged to become BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company with a new corporate identity and three distinct hotel collections.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/new-brands-emerge-benchmarkgemstone-combo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/new-brands-emerge-benchmarkgemstone-combo#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:28:00 +0000 65841 at http://meetingsnet.com 10 Insights for Improving the RFP Process http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/10-insights-improving-rfp-process <div class="field-byline"> By Wendy Laugesen, CMP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What can planners do better in the RFP process? And what do planners want from the hotel? A veteran planner and a hotel exec tell it like it is.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/10-insights-improving-rfp-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/10-insights-improving-rfp-process#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:35:00 +0000 64811 at http://meetingsnet.com United CEO Charms GBTA Audience http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Oscar Munoz understands that by the time you step on board an airplane, “you’re frankly pissed.” He’s determined to make it better. United’s new premium Polaris seats (pictured) should help.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/united-ceo-charms-gbta-audience#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical Meetings Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:46:00 +0000 64141 at http://meetingsnet.com Airbnb and Meetings: “A Win for Everyone” http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/airbnb-and-meetings-win-everyone <div class="field-deck"> San Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>San Francisco Travel’s Joe D’Alessandro talks about his city’s tax-then-partner relationship with the home-share giant.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/airbnb-and-meetings-win-everyone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/airbnb-and-meetings-win-everyone#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Tech Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:39:00 +0000 63991 at http://meetingsnet.com Airbnb for Incentives: A Case Study http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/airbnb-incentives-case-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Faced with more qualifiers than rooms, one incentive meeting planner scrambled to think outside the resort. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/airbnb-incentives-case-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/airbnb-incentives-case-study#comments Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:07:00 +0000 63921 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Beautiful beach in Costa Rica</p> Is this Hotel Must-Have on Your Site Inspection List? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Just how important is a good-quality towel to your attendees' hotel experience? A lot more than you may think!</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/hotel-must-have-your-site-inspection-list#comments Association Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs face2face Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16:05:00 +0000 62081 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>towels rolled up on hotel bed with flowers</p>