Site Selection/RFPs http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en 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> Event Software Company Etouches Acquires Sourcing Engine Zentila http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many suitors came calling, says Zentila Founder and CEO Mike Mason, but the etouches bid won out. Mason stays on in a VP role.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/event-software-company-etouches-acquires-sourcing-engine-zentila#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:46:00 +0000 62001 at http://meetingsnet.com Cvent Releases List of 2016 “Top Cities” for Meetings http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Watch Nashville, Denver, and Dubai, which Cvent identifies as among the breakout destinations for meetings.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/cvent-releases-list-2016-top-cities-meetings#comments Asia/Pacific Association Meetings Resources Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Site Selection/RFPs Site News Tue, 17 May 2016 16:42:00 +0000 61341 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Cartoon man on ladder putting up star ratings</p> Thinkstock by Getty Images How to Do a Site Inspection With Your Smartphone http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-do-site-inspection-your-smartphone <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>When touring a hotel with a sales director by FaceTime is the perfect solution for a time-pressed meeting planner.</div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-do-site-inspection-your-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/how-do-site-inspection-your-smartphone#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Thu, 05 May 2016 19:12:00 +0000 60671 at http://meetingsnet.com Ready to Book a Bunch of Strangers’ Homes for Your Next Dinearound? http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sound farfetched? You could do it today, and maybe you should! Travelers have always discovered destinations through food and dining culture. Social dining adds authenticity, and offers an experience your qualifiers will remember forever. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/ready-book-bunch-strangers-homes-your-next-dinearound#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Housing/Attrition Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 60121 at http://meetingsnet.com In Search of the Better, Faster, Easier e-RFP http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/search-better-faster-easier-e-rfp <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Newer entrants into the e-RFP space want to offer simpler user interfaces, quicker paths to booking meetings, planner-focused workflows—and no pay-for-placement marketing packages. </div> <p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/search-better-faster-easier-e-rfp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiation-insights/search-better-faster-easier-e-rfp#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Strategic Meetings Management Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Negotiation Insights Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000 59601 at http://meetingsnet.com