Southwest http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6661/more en MGM Resorts Builds New Theater, Blue Man Group to Return to its Roots http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/mgm-resorts-builds-new-theater-blue-man-group-return-its-roots <div class="field-deck"> With a new theater at Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group will move to Luxor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MGM Resorts announces plans for a new 5,000-seat theater in Las Vegas, which will be available for meeting groups when it opens in 2016. The Blue Man Group will move from the Monte Carlo to Luxor this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/mgm-resorts-builds-new-theater-blue-man-group-return-its-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/mgm-resorts-builds-new-theater-blue-man-group-return-its-roots#comments Southwest Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51831 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The Blue Man Group moves to Luxor Las Vegas in the fall.</p> Planners Can Gather Destination News Via Live Pilot Webcast http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/planners-can-gather-destination-news-live-pilot-webcast <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Destination Marketing Association International&rsquo;s empowerMINT program will pilot a live webcast for meeting planners at its annual convention July 16&ndash;17 in Austin, Texas.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/planners-can-gather-destination-news-live-pilot-webcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/planners-can-gather-destination-news-live-pilot-webcast#comments Southwest Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:14:00 +0000 51391 at http://meetingsnet.com Major Chains Partner for Big Meetings in San Francisco http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three major hotels in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco are working together—along with nearby event venues as well—to market themselves to meetings requiring up to 1,500 guest rooms on peak nights. (Pictured: the San Francisco Marriott Marquis)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco#comments Site Selection/RFPs Southwest Mon, 18 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50081 at http://meetingsnet.com No Excuses: Omni Brings a Workout to Your Room http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/no-excuses-omni-brings-workout-your-room <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Omni Hotels & Resorts is among many hotel companies offering help to business travelers who want to maintain their exercise routines on the road.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/no-excuses-omni-brings-workout-your-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/business-travel-tips/no-excuses-omni-brings-workout-your-room#comments Business Travel Tips Southwest Thu, 07 May 2015 16:51:00 +0000 49791 at http://meetingsnet.com San Diego’s Grand Del Mar Joins Fairmont Portfolio http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-diego-s-grand-del-mar-joins-fairmont-portfolio <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is taking over management of San Diego’s now-rebranded Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort, a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel for the fourth consecutive year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-diego-s-grand-del-mar-joins-fairmont-portfolio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/san-diego-s-grand-del-mar-joins-fairmont-portfolio#comments Southwest Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:05:00 +0000 48711 at http://meetingsnet.com Name that Meeting Room http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Hotel Van Zandt, opening soon in Austin, Texas, is issuing a challenge to find just the right name for one of its meeting spaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/name-meeting-room#comments Association Meetings Corporate Meetings Southwest Event Planning Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 48591 at http://meetingsnet.com Photo courtesy of Hotel Van Zandt 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 Premium 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