PROFESSIONAL/ Stunning Meeting Venues

A number of upscale and glamorous hotels opened last year not only to attract luxury seekers but also important events and conferences. Explore a few hotels around the world that boast hi-tech services and comfortable furnishings.


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New Hotels Perfect for Upscale Events

Michael Trout

As we are welcoming the New Year, let us take a look at the top new hotels in Europe that are great for swanky meetings and events. The UK’s capital is home to recently opened Rosewood London. It can be found in an Edwardian Belle Epoque building that was built in 1914 in Holborn. As you go in through the wrought iron gates of the hotel, an impressive courtyard welcomes you. To access the Grand Manor House Wing, you have to take a private elevator with a street entrance. Interestingly, this is...
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Rising Star in Jerusalem: The Waldorf Astoria

Cecilia Garland

One of the newest hotels in the Luxury Hilton Worldwide chain, the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, is currently open for bookings from August 2014 onwards. Situated in the very heart of the city, its elegant architecture rises up ten floors, overlooking the historic old city quarter and Independence Park. As well as being centrally located, the Waldorf Astoria has everything you would expect of a modern luxury hotel and is an ideal venue for all kinds of conferences, meetings and other events. The...
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Tips for Meeting Planners – Fresh Offer of Asian Market

Chris Grad

Throughout 2013, luxury brands have continued to emerge, dominate and invest in Asia. Here are Asia's top hotels and resorts which have opened their doors for holding meetings, conferences and events this past year. Located in West Shanghai, the new Jing at Shangri-La is a perfect place for holding meetings and conferences. It is one of the largest Shanghai hotels measuring 4,465 square meters with an additional 1,743 square meters Jing An Grand Ballroom and 1,039 square meters for pre-function...
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USA: Classy and Glamorous Hotels Ready for Meetings

Denise Chen

What do American hotels have on offer for today’s meeting planners? A number of hotels claiming luxurious furnishings and hi-tech features opened in 2013. Flexibility seems to be the main theme of all of them. Andaz Maui It is a classy new Hawaiian hotel which has 15,000 square feet of outdoor and indoor meeting and event space including 4,560 square feet of studio style rooms. Luncheons, social occasions, receptions, conferences and corporate meetings can make good use of open kitchens and b...