Southwest http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6661/more en Houston Convention Center First to Offer Bitcoin http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bitcoin—the virtual currency that seems to have garnered an equal mix of cheers, criticism, and confusion since its launch—is now available to Houston conventioneers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/houston-convention-center-first-offer-bitcoin#comments Association Meetings Southwest Tech Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:29:00 +0000 46701 at http://meetingsnet.com Essence of Aloha at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/essence-aloha-ritz-carlton-kapalua <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>At a weekend gathering prior to the 2014 Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Annual Conference, a group of planners and Ritz-Carlton representatives enjoyed the hospitality and highlights of Maui at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/essence-aloha-ritz-carlton-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/essence-aloha-ritz-carlton-kapalua#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Southwest Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:01:00 +0000 46491 at http://meetingsnet.com Preferred Hotels Group Hosts Planners in Hawaii http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/preferred-hotels-group-hosts-planners-hawaii <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Two groups of financial services company planners, along with representatives from properties in the Preferred Hotels & Resorts portfolio, enjoyed Hawaiian beauty and luxury at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu (pictured) and Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/preferred-hotels-group-hosts-planners-hawaii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/preferred-hotels-group-hosts-planners-hawaii#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Southwest Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:33:00 +0000 46481 at http://meetingsnet.com On Location: Meetings in Sante Fe http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-meetings-sante-fe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>There is a special vibe in Santa Fe—part Native American, part New Age, part laid-back chic, and uniquely creative—where a hotel, such as La Posada Santa Fe, may even have a painter in residence (pictured).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-meetings-sante-fe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-meetings-sante-fe#comments Southwest Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:39:00 +0000 37742 at http://meetingsnet.com Notes from the Road: Meetings In Santa Fe http://meetingsnet.com/blog/notes-road-meetings-santa-fe <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Editor-at-large Regina Baraban reports what's new and exciting for planners thinking about taking their events to Santa Fe.</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="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/notes-road-meetings-santa-fe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/notes-road-meetings-santa-fe#comments Southwest face2face Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:54:00 +0000 35391 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> The Eldorado Hotel &amp; Spa has 22,000 square feet of meeting space and an ideal location within quick walking distance to major attractions.</p> O’Neill-Cox Awarded Hilton’s Director of Sales and Marketing of the Year http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/o-neill-cox-awarded-hilton-s-director-sales-and-marketing-year <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Janice O’Neill-Cox, an RCMA supplier member and director of sales and marketing with the Hilton Americas Houston, was recognized as Director of Sales and Marketing of the Year for the Hilton Hotels brand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/o-neill-cox-awarded-hilton-s-director-sales-and-marketing-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/o-neill-cox-awarded-hilton-s-director-sales-and-marketing-year#comments Religious/SMERF Southwest Premium Tue, 11 Jun 2013 15:54:00 +0000 34471 at http://meetingsnet.com The Woodlands Resort Begins $60 Million Project http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/woodlands-resort-begins-60-million-project <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers, is spending $60 million on a renovation and expansion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/woodlands-resort-begins-60-million-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/woodlands-resort-begins-60-million-project#comments Southwest Premium Fri, 24 May 2013 22:20:00 +0000 34071 at http://meetingsnet.com On Location: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-fairmont-scottsdale-princess <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A five-year, $60 million renovation is compete at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-fairmont-scottsdale-princess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/location-fairmont-scottsdale-princess#comments Southwest Premium Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:25:00 +0000 31821 at http://meetingsnet.com San Antonio Launches Certified Tourism Ambassador Program http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-antonio-launches-certified-tourism-ambassador-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>San Antonio has become the latest destination to join the Certified Tourism Ambassador program…</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-antonio-launches-certified-tourism-ambassador-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-antonio-launches-certified-tourism-ambassador-program#comments Southwest Premium Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:11:00 +0000 30071 at http://meetingsnet.com <p> Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.</p> Sonesta Grows U.S. Portfolio, New Hotels in Baltimore, Hilton Head, Houston & Philadelphia http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia <div class="field-deck"> In its typically understated way, Sonesta Collection has more than doubled its number of U.S. hotels and tripled its meeting space offerings in just the past year </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> Sonesta Collection has introduced four new hotels—joining the existing hotels in Boston, Miami, and New Orleans.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/sonesta-grows-us-portfolio-new-hotels-baltimore-hilton-head-houston-philadelphia#comments The Caribbean and Islands of the Atlantic Europe/Middle East/Africa Northeast U.S. South/Central America Site Selection/RFPs Southeast Southwest News Premium Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:55:00 +0000 29601 at http://meetingsnet.com The grand staircase at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court