West http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6662/more en San Fran Has Most Expensive Hotels—But There’s Hope for Planners http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-fran-has-most-expensive-hotels-there-s-hope-planners <div class="field-deck"> Hotels form creative alliances to entice groups </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>San Francisco has a new distinction, according to a recent&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-30/san-francisco-hotels-are-world-s-priciest-as-rates-surge">index</a> compiled by Bloomberg of the world&rsquo;s top 100 financial centers: It has the world&rsquo;s most expensive hotels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-fran-has-most-expensive-hotels-there-s-hope-planners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-fran-has-most-expensive-hotels-there-s-hope-planners#comments West Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:53:00 +0000 51411 at http://meetingsnet.com Monterey’s Portola Hotel & Spa Boosts Internet Capabilities, Recertifies as Green http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-s-portola-hotel-spa-boosts-internet-capabilities-recertifies-green <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Portola Hotel &amp; Spa at Monterey Bay in Monterey, Calif., has activated a 1 gigabit-per-second Internet connection to support meetings, events, and guests, increasing the hotel&rsquo;s Internet capacity by tenfold.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-s-portola-hotel-spa-boosts-internet-capabilities-recertifies-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-s-portola-hotel-spa-boosts-internet-capabilities-recertifies-green#comments West Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:20:00 +0000 51321 at http://meetingsnet.com Monterey Conference Center To Undergo Major Renovation http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-conference-center-undergo-major-renovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The City of Monterey has announced the schedule for the $45 million renovation of the Monterey Conference Center.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-conference-center-undergo-major-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/monterey-conference-center-undergo-major-renovation#comments West Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:31:00 +0000 49371 at http://meetingsnet.com Upscale Hotel to Open in Portland, Ore. http://meetingsnet.com/west/upscale-hotel-open-portland-ore <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Coming this spring to Portand’s fast-growing East Side: The Hotel Eastlund, a $10 million boutique hotel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/upscale-hotel-open-portland-ore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/upscale-hotel-open-portland-ore#comments West Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:08:00 +0000 48401 at http://meetingsnet.com SunRiver Resort: Infinite Stars and Limitless Activities http://meetingsnet.com/west/sunriver-resort-infinite-stars-and-limitless-activities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Timothy Arnold says his expectations were high when visiting SunRiver Resort in Bend, Ore., and he was still blown away by its luxury, serenity, and service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/sunriver-resort-infinite-stars-and-limitless-activities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/sunriver-resort-infinite-stars-and-limitless-activities#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings West Medical Meetings Premium Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 44391 at http://meetingsnet.com MeetingsNet's 15th Annual Corporate Invitational a Success http://meetingsnet.com/west/meetingsnets-15th-annual-corporate-invitational-success <div class="field-deck"> Las Vegas rolls out the red carpet for three days of education, entertainment, and yes, golf </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Las Vegas showed off its finest facilities and courses for MeetingsNet's guests at our 15th Annual Invitational April 23-25</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/meetingsnets-15th-annual-corporate-invitational-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/meetingsnets-15th-annual-corporate-invitational-success#comments West Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:13:00 +0000 41031 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>The new Las Vegas skyline, punctuated by the 550-foot-tall High Roller, the world&#39;s tallest ferris wheel</p> The Quad Resort & Casino Makes Progress on Renovations, Rebranding http://meetingsnet.com/west/quad-resort-casino-makes-progress-renovations-rebranding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Las Vegas’ Imperial Palace has officially been dethroned. Recently rebranded as The Quad Resort & Casino, the Caesars Entertainment property at the heart of the Vegas strip has nearly completed a year’s worth of renovations to its exterior and public spaces.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/quad-resort-casino-makes-progress-renovations-rebranding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/quad-resort-casino-makes-progress-renovations-rebranding#comments West Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:02:00 +0000 37762 at http://meetingsnet.com San Jose Opens Newly Expanded Convention Center http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-jose-opens-newly-expanded-convention-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>City officials marked the grand opening of the new and expanded McEnery Convention Center in San Jose with a free Community Day celebration on October 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-jose-opens-newly-expanded-convention-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/san-jose-opens-newly-expanded-convention-center#comments Marketing West Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:16:00 +0000 37862 at http://meetingsnet.com L.A. Hotel Downtown Renovates Meeting Space; Will Become a Hyatt http://meetingsnet.com/west/la-hotel-downtown-renovates-meeting-space-will-become-hyatt <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The L.A. Hotel Downtown is nearly finished with its $20 million renovation, and with it will come a new name: the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles Downtown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/la-hotel-downtown-renovates-meeting-space-will-become-hyatt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/la-hotel-downtown-renovates-meeting-space-will-become-hyatt#comments West Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:50:00 +0000 36561 at http://meetingsnet.com Guest Rooms Redone at Oahu’s Turtle Bay Resort http://meetingsnet.com/west/guest-rooms-redone-oahu-s-turtle-bay-resort <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii is undergoing a renovation of all 443 of its guest rooms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/west/guest-rooms-redone-oahu-s-turtle-bay-resort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/west/guest-rooms-redone-oahu-s-turtle-bay-resort#comments West Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:33:00 +0000 36551 at http://meetingsnet.com