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Events Industry Council Names 2018 Hall of Leaders Inductees, Pacesetter Award Winners

Press Release | May 22, 2018

This fall, the Events Industry Council (EIC) will induct four new meeting professionals into its prestigious Hall of Leaders, it announced today. Selected from a large group of nominees, the leaders will be officially inducted into the Hall of Leaders - which currently has 114 members - in October 2018 at the 2018 Hall of Leaders and Pacesetter Awards Celebration, held during the IMEX America trade show in Las Vegas. Read more...

IHG Cuts Independent Planner Commissions

Press Release | May 22, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) joined Marriott International and Hilton Worldwide in cutting third-party planner commissions to 7 percent, from the traditional 10 percent, at properties in the U.S. and Canada. Read more...

SITE Previews New Professional Certification

Press Release | April 18, 2018

The mid-level Certified Incentive Travel Professional debuted at SITE Incentive Summit Americas. Read more...

Radisson Hotel Group to Reposition the Radisson Brand

Press Release | April 11, 2018

Radisson Hotel Group (formerly Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group) yesterday announced at its Americas Business Conference being held in Orlando that it will undertake a comprehensive overhaul of its core brand, Radisson. Read more...

Radisson Opens Near Iowa State University Following A Multimillion Dollar Renovation

Press Release | April 10, 2018

Radisson®, one of the best-recognized hotel brands, today announced the opening of Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU located at 2609 University Boulevard. The hotel recently completed an extensive multimillion dollar renovation, which includes upgrades to the guest rooms, lobby and exterior. Guests visiting Iowa State University can enjoy the hotel’s convenient location just one mile from campus. Read more...

Hilton Follows Marriott's Lead on Commission Cuts

Press Release | March 27, 2018

Two months following Marriott International's announcement that it would reduce group-intermediary commission rates to 7 percent, Hilton has announced it will do the same. Read more...

Downtown Des Moines poised for hotel building boom

Press Release | March 23, 2018

Downtown Des Moines is poised for an unprecedented wave of hotel construction that will add 951 rooms in the next few years — a nearly 50 percent increase from the rooms available today. Read more...

MPI Selects Grapevine, Texas for World Education Congress in 2020

Press Release | March 23, 2018

DALLAS, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Grapevine, Texas, as the destination for its World Education Congress (WEC) in 2020. Read more...

Hotel Teatro Unveils Guest Room Renovations

Press Release | March 23, 2018

DENVER Hotel Teatro, Denver’s original boutique hotel, announced the completion of a $2.5 million property-wide guest room renovation. Read more...

Excellence in Tourism Award Winners Announced

Press Release | March 23, 2018

During the 2018 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference, held at Mankato’s Verizon Center on March 6-7, several individuals, organizations and tourism businesses were recognized at the annual Excellence in Tourism Awards banquet for their contributions to the state’s $15.0 billion travel industry. Read more...

Visit Bemidji Awarded a Marketing Award of Excellence at Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference

Press Release | March 23, 2018

BEMIDJI — During the recent 2018 Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference in Mankato, Visit Bemidji was awarded a Marketing Award of Excellence for hosting the 2017 Bassmaster College Fishing Tournament last August on Lake Bemidji and its chain of lakes. Read more...

SPIN’s Marriott Petition – A Strong Statement

Press Release | March 23, 2018

Members and Supporters Made Themselves Heard Read more...