• Two Roads Hospitality Wins Conde Nast Traveler’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

     
    POSTED October 28, 2016
     

Condé Nast Traveler magazine has recognized Two Roads Hospitality in 19 categories in the hotel and results section for their 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Thompson Chicago has been declared the 14th best hotel in the world; second in the U.S.; and second in Chicago. Carmel Valley Ranch, a Joie de Vivre Hotel won first place as the top resort in Northern California and L’Auberge Del Mar, A Destination Hotel was the top hotel in Southern California. Additionally, The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, The Marker, a Joi de Vivre Hotel, Destination Hotels’ The Embassy Row and Wailea Beach Villas collectively won top 10 honors in their respective regions.

The votes were cast by more than 300,000 readers for 7,396 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships and 236 islands. The results list a total of 1,402 of the world’s greatest travel experiences.

“We are thrilled that our newly established company has been recognized by the savvy readers of Condé Nast Traveler for its incredible roster of international hotels and resorts,” says Niki Leondakis, CEO, hotels and resorts, Two Roads Hospitality. “It is deeply rewarding to see 19 of our properties represented through their unwavering commitment to providing genuine, heartfelt care, and personalized, one-of-a-kind experiences to our loyal guests, and we look forward to our continued success in the coming years ahead.”

It’s always good to have market data for a glimpse at what’s happening in the meetings and events industry and know there are credentials for professionals to work toward. The Events Industry Council (EIC) has released its 2022 Q1 Global Business Events Barometer earlier this week and announced its inaugural class of CMP Fellows this spring.

 

Event planners often schedule meetings and events in natural places near wilderness areas, at waterfront resorts, and at mountain event spaces. But there are many ways to bring nature into your events by making use of the architectural concept of biophilic design, which can be defined as seeking to engage most people’s innate desires to affiliate with nature in the modern built environment. If you think of yourself as an “event architect,” you can use nature to stimulate the senses. 

 

It won’t be quite the same as ordering a pizza or nachos to be delivered to your front door but getting eats at venues is taking a leap toward convenience with a new collaboration: DoorDash has become ASM Global’s “On-Demand Delivery Platform” partner, launching at ASM Global’s top North American arenas, stadiums, theaters, and convention centers in the coming months. The partnership will allow attendees to skip traditional lines by leveraging DoorDash services to order within the arena for pickup.