• ADMEI Awards Revealed

     
    POSTED March 8, 2017
     

On January 21, the annual Associate of Destination Management Executives International Achievement Awards Gala took place in Barcelona, Spain, with Corinthian Events, Destination Nashville, Spaintacular, and The Destination Manager receiving numerous awards. The three US-based DMCs took home all three categories in Achievement, Excellenc, and Recognition. Robert Lee of Spaintacular won the Joanne O’Connor President’s Award for exhibiting over the top professional skills and enthusiasm.

Destination Nashville won five out of the eight awards given to the Global DMC Partners Member, and took home the most awards out of all the DMC winners at the gala.

“These four members continuously exude innovation, creativity and dedication to superior customer service as well as the DMC industry," says Catherine Chaulet, president, Global DMC Partners. "We are so honored to have them as a part of our global network and extremely proud of them for receiving all this recognition. Winning eight awards makes it a record year for Global DMC Partners, and I’d like to give a special congratulation to Destination Nashville for taking home the highest number of awards.”

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino is completing the second phase of its multimillion-dollar renovation, resulting in new guest rooms, an adults-only pool and private outdoor event space. 

 

Walter Bond’s latest book, “Swim! How a Shark, a Suckerfish, and a Parasite Teach You Leadership,” Mentoring, and Next Level Success has landed itself on two top seller lists this year. Ranking No. 15 in the month of October and No. 7 in November as one of the best business books, “Swim!” is a must-read for anyone looking to achieve greatness in the corporate world.

 

Formerly known as the Blackstone Hotel, the property will reopen as the Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel in spring 2020. Located in the Blackstone District, the oldest neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska, the lively area is home to some of the city’s best bars, restaurants and nightlife. Its new name, Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel pays tribute to the original Blackstone Hotel’s Cottonwood Room bar that housed a Cottonwood tree growing from the center of the circular bar.