Kindred Resorts & Hotels has added seven new properties to the family. A collection of independent hotels and resorts focused on the group and meetings industry, these new properties are each uniquely suited for event planning professionals.
Heidel House Resort & Spa in Green Lake, Wis., has announced a Pick Your Promotion deal that will last through Dec. 30, 2017.
Packages include discounts on a private Escapade Yacht Cruise, a complimentary Executive Golf Package, a complimentary Breakfast Break, a S'mores Bar and Bonfire and more. Heidel House Resort & Spa is situated on Green Lake, no more than 90 minutes away from many of Wisconsin's major cities.
Chris Rowley, the Mount Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau's executive director, recently acquired her certification as a Government Meeting Specialist from the Society of Government Meeting Professionals .
The SGMP certifies employees of government entities through the voluntary GMS program whose goal is to teach planners and suppliers to plan meetings and events in the most effective way possible for their government employers. The program requires participants to fulfill the ethical, personal and professional requirements that the SGMP specifies.
Set to open next year, JW Marriott Nashville will soon become a favorite for meeting and event planners. Located right next to Nashville’s International Airport and across the street from Music City Center, the 533-key hotel will boast 50,000 square feet of flexible event space equipped with state of the art audio visual and wireless technology, allowing guests to make the most of any meeting or special occasion.
The iconic Grand Hyatt New York in Midtown Manhattan recently debuted a multimillion dollar renovation of its conference level, including 12,000 square feet of meeting space and 18 breakout rooms. Designed by New York City-based interior design and architecture firm Nemaworkshop, the new design reflects the energy of the adjacent Grand Central Terminal and the New York City skyline.
StageSpot announced the launch of its online custom gobo creator.
The platform was designed for industry professionals and their clients. The creator gives users the ability to choose from more than 75 pre-made templates or to upload custom images and artwork, making the process quicker.
Gobo is an acronym for “Goes Before Optics.” A gobo is a disc made from steel, glass, or plastic used as a partial screen in front of a light.
Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City completed renovations to the 10th floor meeting space and the Garden Grille & Bar.
Upgrades include new televisions and furniture on the 10th floor. An ADA motorized lift was installed in the Garden Grille & Bar and will lower one end of the bar to accommodate all guests. The renovations were designed to give the hotel a modern, contemporary look.
Renovations in the 3,400-square-foot 10th floor meeting space also included new window treatments, new carpet and marble countertops.
Choice Hotels International, Inc., Crescent Hotels & Resorts and Murphy Asset Management announced the opening of Chicago’s newest contemporary hotel, Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District.
Managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Cambria Chicago Loop - Theatre District, will be located above the Oriental Theatre at 32 W. Randolph.
Autograph Collection Hotels announced The Blackstone will join the brand's portfolio of more than 100 independent hotels across the globe on June 7.
Global Gaming Expo has been named one of the top 25 fastest growing trade shows in attendance by the American Gaming Association.
2016 was noted as one of the show’s biggest years to date in which there was a 6 percent increase in attendee registration and a 5 percent increase in conference registration.