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The impact of terrorism to major destinations

19th September 2017

A recent industry report has looked at the effect of terrorism in cities where incidents have taken place as well as the impact on other destinations. In the week following the March 2016 bombings in Brussels, occupancy rates in London fell by 24%


Aloft Philadelphia Downtown opens

6th September 2017

The Aloft Philadelphia Downtown, has opened its doors. Directly attached to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the new hotel features 179 loft-inspired guest rooms, with a modern, free-flowing design. Housed in the historic Liberty Title & Trust


Trinity Event Solutions appoints Paula Calton as sales director to target growth

4th August 2017

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Paula Calton as Sales Director. Calton will be responsible for leading the new business team and for growing the agency’s venue finding client base.  Her remit will also include the


Security and Risk - Six top tips to select a venue

17th July 2017

With the recent events of London and Manchester at the forefront of everyone’s minds, keeping event attendees as safe as possible has become another topic that corporate event professionals need to be expert in. Trinity Event Solutions hold regular


1,400 New Hotel Rooms Under Construction in San Francisco

17th July 2017

In recent years, San Francisco has seen increased hotel demand but stagnant hotel supply. Now that's changing, according to the San Francisco Business Times, which reported last week that San Francisco has 4,685 new hotel rooms in the pipeline --


Germany Welcomed More Than 3 Million Events in 2016

23rd May 2017

Germany hosted 3.02 million events in 2016, a year-over-year increase of 18 percent, and 394 million event participants, up by less than 1 percent from 2015 figures, according to the annual Meeting & Event Barometer compiled by the German National


Carlson Rezidor to open their first Radisson RED hotel in the UK

19th May 2017

Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, is gearing up for the opening of the United Kingdom’s first Radisson RED hotel.   Opening in Q1 2018, the Radisson Red Hotel Glasgow will be located adjacent to


Fifteenth Edition of IMEX Frankfurt Kicks Off In Germany

17th May 2017

The IMEX Frankfurt 2017 meetings-industry trade show started today in Germany. This year's edition, the 15th, features 3,500 companies exhibiting from more than 150 countries. Among first-time exhibitors this year are Moldova Tourism, Meet Puerto


St Giles Hotels to Be First UK Hotel Brand to Operate in Cuba

20th April 2017

Gran Caribe, one of Cuba's foremost hotel groups operating four and five star properties on the Caribbean island, has accepted St Giles Hotels' bid to renovate and manage the Hotel Deauville, located in the heart of Havana. This makes St Giles the


Meliá Announces April Opening for Spain's New Palma Convention Centre

24th March 2017

Spanish hotelier Meliá Hotels International will open what it's calling "the best convention centre in the Mediterranean" on April 1 in the Balearic Islands, the company announced yesterday. Located adjacent to the 268-room Meliá Palma Bay


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