Hotels http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7416/more en Is it Back to a Buyer's Market for Hotels in 2017? http://specialevents.com/hotels/it-back-buyers-market-hotels-2017 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>After years of ever-higher rates for hotels, one expert sees signs that the tide may be turning in the buyer&#39;s favor. According to a report from our sister publications group, <a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/4-reasons-you-should-prepare-celebrate-return-buyers-market" target="_blank">MeetingsNet,</a> trends such as falling occupancy rates and the rise of competitors such as Airbnb will likely lead to falling hotel rates next year:</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/it-back-buyers-market-hotels-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/it-back-buyers-market-hotels-2017#comments Hotels The Special Event Show Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:44:00 +0000 30761 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Andrey Popov / © Getty Images Happy Lth: Caesars Palace Celebrates its 50th Birthday with a Blow-out Bash http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Legendary Caesars Palace in Las Vegas celebrates its 50th anniversary weekend with showstopper celebrities, special events and stunning fireworks.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/entertainment/happy-lth-caesars-palace-celebrates-its-50th-birthday-blow-out-bash#comments Entertainment Galas/Fundraisers Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:17:00 +0000 30061 at http://specialevents.com Ballroom Bust: Hotel Developers Aren't Building Big-Box Hotels with Ballrooms http://specialevents.com/hotels/ballroom-bust-hotel-developers-arent-building-big-box-hotels-ballrooms <div class="field-deck"> The 'upper upscale' hotel segment is soft now, the industry says </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sleeping rooms, yes. But big event rooms, no. Hotel developers are shifting focus away from "upper upscale" hotels—the big box properties with big-time ballrooms—to build more middle-market hotels. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/ballroom-bust-hotel-developers-arent-building-big-box-hotels-ballrooms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/ballroom-bust-hotel-developers-arent-building-big-box-hotels-ballrooms#comments Hotels Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:31:00 +0000 29071 at http://specialevents.com Photo by KayTaenzer / © Getty Images London in Bloom: The London West Hollywood Hosts a 'Chelsea' Wedding Showcase http://specialevents.com/hotels/london-bloom-london-west-hollywood-hosts-chelsea-wedding-showcase <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Love is in bloom at the London West Hollywood in Beverly Hills for a bridal floral exhibition inspired by London&#39;s famed Chelsea Flower Show.&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/london-bloom-london-west-hollywood-hosts-chelsea-wedding-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/london-bloom-london-west-hollywood-hosts-chelsea-wedding-showcase#comments Hotels Photo Galleries Weddings Mon, 30 May 2016 18:09:00 +0000 28671 at http://specialevents.com Luxury Redefined: Peninsula Chicago Showcase Reception Shows Off Remodel http://specialevents.com/hotels/luxury-redefined-peninsula-chicago-showcase-reception-shows-remodel <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Despite the constraints of a tight budget, the Peninsula Chicago&nbsp;team treated 1,200 guests to a private event revealing the hotel&#39;s multi-million room renovation. Although many function spaces were already in use, attendees visited a variety of themed spaces within the property, including a &quot;Tastefully Thai&quot; area and &quot;Urban Chicago&quot;; the menu included everything from strawberry-yuzu terrine to lobster corn dogs.</p> <p>The event is a 2016 <a href="http://specialevents.com/gala-awards" target="_blank"><em>Special Events</em> Gala Award</a> nominee.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/luxury-redefined-peninsula-chicago-showcase-reception-shows-remodel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/luxury-redefined-peninsula-chicago-showcase-reception-shows-remodel#comments Gala Awards Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:05:00 +0000 26581 at http://specialevents.com Last-Rite Night: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Serves a Funereal Fundraiser http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/last-rite-night-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-serves-funereal-fundraiser <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This spooky soiree keyed on a funeral-wake-resurrection theme to raise funds for Montreal's beloved Musee d'art contemporain. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/last-rite-night-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-serves-funereal-fundraiser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/last-rite-night-fairmont-queen-elizabeth-serves-funereal-fundraiser#comments Catering Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:10:00 +0000 26521 at http://specialevents.com Leaders Reveal How Meetings Will Change Hotels in 2016 http://specialevents.com/hotels/leaders-reveal-how-meetings-will-change-hotels-2016 <div class="field-deck"> From the critical need for WiFi to deciphering the mindset of millennials, hotels will need to address the changing face of events and meetings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From the critical need for WiFi to deciphering the mindset of millennials, hotels will need to address the changing face of events and meetings</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/leaders-reveal-how-meetings-will-change-hotels-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/leaders-reveal-how-meetings-will-change-hotels-2016#comments Hotels News Thu, 05 Nov 2015 02:10:00 +0000 25111 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Stock Rocket / © Getty Images Only in a Hotel: Hotels Remain Vibrant Venues for Special Events http://specialevents.com/hotels/only-hotel-hotels-remain-vibrant-venues-special-events <div class="field-deck"> For stunning settings and unforgettable event experiences, only a hotel will do </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For stunning settings and unforgettable event experiences, only a hotel will do</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/only-hotel-hotels-remain-vibrant-venues-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/only-hotel-hotels-remain-vibrant-venues-special-events#comments Hotels Sun, 01 Nov 2015 15:36:00 +0000 25751 at http://specialevents.com Fit for the Kings: St. Anthony Hotel Hosts the King's Ball http://specialevents.com/hotels/fit-kings-st-anthony-hotel-hosts-kings-ball <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The landmark St. Anthony Hotel honors the Texas Cavaliers at the annual King&#39;s Ball. </p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/fit-kings-st-anthony-hotel-hosts-kings-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/fit-kings-st-anthony-hotel-hosts-kings-ball#comments Galas/Fundraisers Hotels Photo Galleries Thu, 22 Oct 2015 16:26:00 +0000 24951 at http://specialevents.com In a First, U.S. to Host Bocuse D'Or Event http://specialevents.com/hotels/first-us-host-bocuse-dor-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a first, the U.S. will host a preliminary event for the Bocuse D'or culinary competition at the Venetian in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/hotels/first-us-host-bocuse-dor-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/hotels/first-us-host-bocuse-dor-event#comments Catering Hotels Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:52:00 +0000 24691 at http://specialevents.com