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DMI Hotels is Offering a 20 in 20 Deal for Group Business

November 18, 2020

The Horseshoe Bay Resort, part of the DMI hotel collection, is providing discounts for any group business that is booked by December 31, 2020, and facilitated before February 28, 2021.  Any meetings or events that match these criteria will receive 20% food and beverage and audiovisual, and the $20 resort fee and nightly valet covered. […]

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Full Hotel Recovery is Still Unlikely Until 2024

November 13, 2020

With leisure demand stronger than anticipated in the fall, STR and Tourism Economics slightly upgraded the final 2020 U.S. hotel forecast just released during the virtual NYU Hospitality Conference. Regardless of the short-term upgrade, the forecast for 2021 remains functionally unchanged and full recovery in revenue per available room (RevPAR) is unlikely until 2024. “Even […]

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The Cheshire St. Louis is Offering Workspaces in its Hotel

November 12, 2020

Need a change of scenery? Do you require a quiet workplace while you’re working from home? The Cheshire offers workspaces and they’re available in timeslots! Take advantage of the conveniences we offer including complimentary high-speed internet, and tea and coffee featuring a Starbucks on the property! For more information, please contact Stephanie Pugh at [email protected] […]

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A New Era in Events: Trends and Opportunities Amidst a Transforming Industry

November 10, 2020

By Scotty O’Brien Not to get too political, but the current leadership in our country did say that, in February 2020, “The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA.” Again, in March 2020, it was stated that “This was unexpected… And it hit the world… And we’re prepared, and we’re doing a great […]

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Survey Results Gauge Comfort Levels of Meeting and Event Industry Professionals

November 6, 2020

To learn where meeting planners and venue/service suppliers stand in regards to gathering in-person this year, the MEET brand conducted a national survey over a period of three months.  The results below reflect print and digital input collected from 57 anonymous professionals in the meetings and events industry. Respondent Breakdowns Meeting Planners (66%) Venue/Service Suppliers […]

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Hotel Occupancy Falls Below 50% During Third Week of October

October 30, 2020

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy fell back below the 50% mark, according to the latest data from STR through 24 October. 18-24 October 2020 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019): Occupancy: 48.0% (-31.7%) Average daily rate (ADR): US$95.49 (-29.4%) Revenue per available room (RevPAR): US$45.83 (-51.8%) Aggregate data for the Top 25 Markets showed lower […]

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RCMA’s Emerge 2021 Planner Registrations are the Fastest in Association’s History

October 30, 2020

In the first 30 days since the Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA’s) registration opened for Emerge 2021, its planner registrations are coming in at the fastest rate in their 48-year history! Below are the speakers which will be presenting at this event: Darrell Waltrip | Speaking 1/6/2020 – Wednesday Opening Breakfast Darrell Waltrip is a […]

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Event Recap: MPI October Education Meeting

October 30, 2020

On October 29, the MPI St. Louis Area Chapter facilitated an in-person meeting at the Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel, with Michael Dominguez, President and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) presenting this continued education session.  Attendees had the option to view this live presentation virtually if they preferred. Dominguez provided an update […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Springfield, Missouri

October 29, 2020

Springfield is home to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, the first and largest Bass Pro store in the world. Get your outdoor gear at this beautifully decorated outdoor-themed store that’s visited by more than 4 million people annually. The Springfield Cardinals AA baseball games at Hammons Field are fun and inexpensive activities for group outings. […]

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The City with a Small-town Vibe: Springfield, Missouri

October 23, 2020

The way we meet in person might be changing, and there are more unknowns than we can count, but Springfield, Missouri will be here when you’re ready. The city with the small-town vibe, Springfield is nestled in the heart of the Ozarks with everything you need when planning your next in-person (or hybrid!) event, and […]

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