Site News http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6651/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><p>MGM Resorts International announced plans recently for a new theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. The approximately 5,000-seat concert venue will enhance the entertainment district taking shape on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip. MGM is spending $100 million on The Park, an outdoor retail, dining, and entertainment area under construction between New York-New York and Monte Carlo.</p></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> Korea MERS Scare Over, Travel Expected to Rebound http://meetingsnet.com/asiapacific/korea-mers-scare-over-travel-expected-rebound <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p align="left">The Korean outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been officially declared over, according to South Korean prime minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who made the announcement on July 28.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/asiapacific/korea-mers-scare-over-travel-expected-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/asiapacific/korea-mers-scare-over-travel-expected-rebound#comments Asia/Pacific Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:41:00 +0000 51711 at http://meetingsnet.com Istanbul: Something Old, Something New… http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/istanbul-something-old-something-new <div class="field-deck"> This world capital sits at a geographical and cultural crossroads </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>To say Istanbul is a study in contrasts would be an understatement. This world capital sits at a crossroads&mdash;of time, of culture, of geography. Fittingly, the Istanbul Convention and Visitors Bureau is capitalizing on that signature quality in its current marketing campaign, A Tale of Two Cities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/istanbul-something-old-something-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/istanbul-something-old-something-new#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:17:00 +0000 51681 at http://meetingsnet.com Radisson Blu Expands to Latin America http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/radisson-blu-expands-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two brand-new Colombian resorts—including one on San Andres island in the Caribbean, pictured—highlight the move of upper-upscale Radisson Blu into Latin America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/radisson-blu-expands-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southcentral-america/radisson-blu-expands-latin-america#comments South/Central America Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:39:00 +0000 51641 at http://meetingsnet.com Disney Releases Updates on Shanghai Theme Park and Hotels http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/disney-releases-updates-shanghai-theme-park-and-hotels <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Shanghai Disney Resort has announced a spring 2016 opening date.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/disney-releases-updates-shanghai-theme-park-and-hotels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/disney-releases-updates-shanghai-theme-park-and-hotels#comments Site News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:36:00 +0000 51491 at http://meetingsnet.com Mandalay Bay Spends $100 Million on New Look http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/mandalay-bay-spends-100-million-new-look <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In Las Vegas, MGM's Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is remodeling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/mandalay-bay-spends-100-million-new-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-news/mandalay-bay-spends-100-million-new-look#comments Site News Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:11:00 +0000 51481 at http://meetingsnet.com A Meeting Planner in Berlin http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/meeting-planner-berlin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Berlin is about as historic and vibrant a city as one could ever hope to visit, and surprisingly affordable for groups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/meeting-planner-berlin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/europemiddle-eastafrica/meeting-planner-berlin#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Global Site Research Tue, 14 Jul 2015 23:49:00 +0000 51471 at http://meetingsnet.com 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 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 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