Disney Destinations said it would keep commissions for independent meeting planners at 10 percent.
In the concrete jungle of Las Vegas, there exists a lush new oasis inspired by nature, the comforts of home, an eclectic sense of artistry and plenty of innovation: Park MGM. The property, formerly Monte Carlo, was officially reflagged April 30, 2018. Attendees of Meetings Today LIVE! West, running from April 29 to May 2, 2018, had the pleasure of being the first group to partake in its new offerings.
Expanding its presence on the East Coast, MGM Resorts International announced it will open the doors to MGM Springfield, New England’s first integrated resort and entertainment destination, on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.
High-flying billionaire Richard Branson added Sin City to his Virgin Group portfolio following the acquisition of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas. The approximately 1,500-room off-Strip property will be rebranded to The Virgin Hotel Las Vegas and will remain open during renovations that are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, according to Virgin Group.
InterContinental Hotels Group is buying Regent Hotels and Resorts and reestablishing the iconic Regent brand in Hong Kong.
Tilman J. Fertitta's ultra-luxe Post Oak Hotel at Uptown opened in Houston.
Meetings Today editor Marlene Goldman travels to New Orleans and the NOPSI hotel.
In recognition of International Women's Day, here are the success stories of six female Marriott International executives.