International

Bahama's Unfinished Baha Mar Resort Complex Is Up for Sale

April 01, 2016
The project's developers and contractor failed to reach an agreement with the government to complete the never-opened resort.

Marriott Victorious After Chinese Consortium Drops Starwood Bid

April 01, 2016

A Chinese consortium has backed out of the takeover race for Starwood, citing market conditions.


Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro Debuts in Brazil

March 30, 2016
The luxury beachfront hotel has 21,530 square feet of meeting space.

Islands of Excitement in the Caribbean

by Andrea Doyle and Alex Palmer | March 30, 2016
The Caribbean's many world-class island destinations offer incentive groups a seemingly endless number of great choices.

Brussels Attacks Highlight the Importance of Risk Management for Events

by Andrea Doyle and Alex Palmer | March 22, 2016
Attacks in a city usually thought of as safe, like Brussels, reflect the changing reality that planners now face.

New Four Seasons Opens in Dubai

by Michaela Christensen | March 21, 2016
The 106-room property is the second Four Seasons to debut in Dubai.

Starwood, Marriott Get Go-Ahead to Enter Cuban Market

March 21, 2016
Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have been given the green light to enter Cuba.

Bermuda's First Ritz-Carlton Property to Open in 2018

March 17, 2016
The 79-room boutique hotel will be part of the Caroline Bay development on the west end of the island.

Pacific World, ACCESS Name Top Destinations for Incentives

by Matt Alderton | March 07, 2016
Pacific World and ACCESS Destination Services have published their annual Destination Index of the world's most popular incentive and meeting destinations.

Starwood Starpoints Can Now Be Redeemed at Design Hotels

by Josh Lieberman | March 04, 2016
Design Hotels and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) today announced the ability to redeem SPG Starpoints at participating Design Hotels properties.

So Your Group Wants to Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

by Matt Alderton | March 01, 2016
Popular protected sites like Italy's Cinque Terre and Peru's Machu Picchu have or are considering visitation limits. Here's what you need to know before you book a group excursion.

Seoul to Offer Free Citywide Wi-Fi by 2017

by Matt Alderton | March 01, 2016
South Korea's capital city plans to have free wireless Internet in all public areas, including subways and buses, by next year.