Guerin Pavilion Opens at Skirball Cultural Center
The new Guerin Pavilion (in photo) and Herscher Hall have opened at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, a educational institution devoted to sustaining Jewish heritage and American democratic ideals. The new spaces add 17,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space to the campus. The pavilion provides a ballroom of more than 9,000 square feet that can accommodate up to 670 banquet guests or be portioned into multiple rooms. Herscher hall provides additional reception areas, meeting rooms and suites. Photo by Elon Schoenholz.


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Adds Spa Options

Event planners can add experiences from the "Live It Well" spa program to their meetings at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz. Either taking place in the spa itself, or taking the “spa experience” to the resort’s new Palomino Conference Center, wellness group options range from breakout sessions with stretching or short dance workouts, to meeting enhancements such as a Wellness Lounge with soothing music and smoothie shooters or a Spa Lunch with tips for mindful eating techniques. The resort offers a total of 156,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting and event space.


Blue Train Takes Guests Across South Africa

Designed to be a "five-star hotel on wheels," the Blue Train can be privately chartered to take guests across South Africa for unforgettable meetings, weddings, product launches and other special events. Along with panoramic views, the train offers private conferencing spaces with the latest AV and technical equipment, along with a dedicated event planner and private butler service.