Denver’s Union Station Project Set to Open July 12

Restored Station Will Offer Eight Restaurants, Shopping and 112-room Hotel DENVER – March 19, 2014 – The most exciting project in downtown Denver in decades will open on July 12, 2014 with the restoration of the city’s Union Station. The historic train terminal will...

U.S. hotel occupancy rates decline for week ending October 15

STR reports that the U.S. hotel industry experienced negative results for the week ending October 15. Comparing year-over-year numbers, the industry’s occupancy fell 1.4 percent to 70.7 percent.  Average daily rate stayed nearly flat (-0.2 percent, to US $123.84).  And revenue per available room fell...

Texas resort expands, welcomes medical meetings

The Gaylord Texan Resort in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine has announced it's on the cusp of a $120 million expansion project. The project will add 303 new guest rooms, for a total of 1,814; and 86,000 square feet of new meeting space, for a total...

New Joplin Holiday Inn is on the way

Construction kicks off this week on a brand new, 115-room Holiday Inn in Joplin, Mo. The property is expected to offer exciting new prefunction and conference options for medical and other meeting groups.  There will be 3,500 square feet of event space, accommodating up to...

The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center, Muscatine in Iowa Joins Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio

  The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center, Muscatine, set on the banks of the picturesque Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, has joined Tribute Portfolio, Marriott International’s newest collection brand and growing global family of characterful, independent hotels drawn together by their...

Summer 2018 Meet Med Issue

This issue includes powerful articles on The Power of Scents and how it helps with many conditions.  And the plight of children in the sex trafficking trade.

New hotel and space options for medical events in NC

Raleigh, N.C.-based developer MJM Group has announced it will open a new, 188-room, dual-brand hotel in Charlotte under the Marriott name.  The facility will consist of a 94-room Courtyard by Marriott, and a 94-room Marriott Residence Inn.  It will be managed by St. Louis-based...

AirHelp Unveils World’s Best Airlines & Airports in Annual AirHelp Score

AirHelp, the world’s largest organization for air passenger rights, announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines and airports, rating...

Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau (CPCVB) announces addition to sales force

With the goal of improving Centre County’s presence in one of its top feeder markets, the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau (CPCVB) announced the hiring of Jenny McConnell as Regional Sales Manager. McConnell will rely on her past...