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Texas Meetings + Events Magazine
If you think you're familiar with what Frisco has to off er, you probably need a refresher. The staff at the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau say the city is undergoing “constant growth.”
“We feel like every month there’s a new project,” says Marla Roe, executive director of the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We encourage people to check back in often, because there’s always something new coming up.”
The Hyatt Regency Austin, located on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary. The property opened its doors in 1982 and was the first downtown hotel located south of the river. The hotel continues to provide modern and upscale accommodations for travelers and underwent a recent $70 million renovation, says Michael Murphy, general manager of Hyatt Regency Austin.
If you're an avid food network fan, you’ve probably noticed a steady increase in the number and types of cooking competitions over the last few years. Cooking is not only cool, it’s competitive and allows amateur chefs a chance to make it big.
And while the rest of us may not be destined for a spot on TV shows such as “Top Chef” or “Chopped,” preparing great food is defi nitely fun. For planners, off ering groups the chance to participate in culinary events adds a creative and educational component to meetings. And it’s catching on in a big way.
If part of your role as a meeting planner is to book incentive trips, one—or all—of the three main islands that comprise the U.S. Virgin Islands should be on your list. Each island has its own personality, whether your client’s top performers are relishing a quiet getaway or an adventure-rich paradise.
The island of St. Thomas is home to hundreds of shops and restaurants that regularly welcome passengers who disembark the cruise ships that anchor in the island’s bay.
This historic Texas ranch turned luxury resort delivers much more than campfires and cookouts.
Wireless internet access is a must-have at meetings, but do you really know how to get what you need? Let’s begin with a few definitions.
BANDWIDTH: the amount of internet traffic volume a wireless connection handles per second. This is usually measured in megabytes per second (MBs) or gigabytes per second (GBs). The bandwidth is affected by
That promotion or new job finally came through and you are about to make a name for yourself. Yahoo! But what do you do now? Here are some points to consider.
Learn as much as you can about the expectations of the new position and how it will be evaluated. What were some of the pitfalls the previous person experienced (or caused) and what objectives were or were not being met? Your new boss will have all this information, even if they don’t give it to you all at once. Keep digging.
Looking for a fun group event? Set up a tequila tasting at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. The hotel’s newly unveiled Tequila Vault features a cache of rare spirits, including a prized Patrón en Lalique valued at more than $8,000. Only 100 bottles of Patrón en Lalique were ever produced.
The Tequila Vault was custom designed and crafted, and showcases agave-based spirits including the Tequila Patrón collection, Fearing’s signature Barrel Select Tequila and a wide array of mezcals, which are derived from agave.