The Grand America Hotel Makes Meeting Planning a Breeze

Picture an opulent hotel designed with Italian glass chandeliers from Murano and Milan, spa-like bathrooms wrapped in Italian marble and a gorgeous, manicured courtyard for outdoor receptions and events. Tea is an afternoon ritual while meeting guests can pop into the jewel box of a patisserie for a…

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Fourth of July Wedding Can Symbolize New Beginnings, Freedom

Independence Day in the U.S. is known for patriotic ceremonies, parades, fireworks, barbecues and even baseball games. So why not a Fourth of July wedding? Wedding planners say a Fourth of July wedding is a great way to take advantage of a long holiday weekend already infused with a sense of…

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Connecting the Dots: Olympics Drive European Hotel Compression

Editor’s Note: Connecting the Dots is a series of monthly conversations with Michael Dominguez, President and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International. The series examines issues in the global economy in 2024 that will “connect the dots” to be helpful not only in business but in life as well…

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Destination: Dubai

Why Dubai 190 global destinations can be reached through Dubai’s two airports. Dubai is a top meetings destination in the Middle East and Africa. The city is dedicated to sustainability with a mission to source 100% of its energy from clean resources by 2050. Dubai is a global hub for…

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Destination: Colorado Springs

Why Colorado Springs? An average of 300 days of sunshine annually 70 miles south of Denver Six airlines fly into Colorado Springs Airport (COS), and since it’s smaller than Denver International Airport, travelers find shorter security lines, less wait times and quicker access to all that…

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Destination: San Diego

Editor's note: This story, which originally published Aug 29, 2021, has been updated. Why San Diego? Average year-round temperature of a comfortable 72°F. A hotbed of innovation, education and cultural exploration, San Diego has been nicknamed “America’s Brightest City.” More than 8,000…

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