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HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –JUNE 2024

Just one of the extraordinary inflatables by Disco Designer.

Occasionally, I see event props and décor that are over-the-top incredible. I have worked functions with enormous inflatables that enhance a theme but the ones from Peter Yordanov’s Disco Designer group soar to new levels of creativity, vivid colors, imagination, and yes, size. While there are many enormous inflatables on his FaceBook and LinkedIn

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –MAY 2024

THEY SERVE UP DEALS! YOU SAVE!

Sea World Discovery Cove (Orlando, FL)

Have you swum with a dolphin or snorkeled among tropical fish? If not, this Memorial Day special may be the lure to get you into the water at Discovery Cove (Orlando, FL). If you book by May 27 for use through the rest of 2024, you will receive 20% off your reservation, plus a complimentary premium drink package (a $40 value per person). As part of the all-inclusive experience, guests also enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast and lunch, limitless snacks throughout the day, and unlimited

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –LATE APRIL 2024

It’s paws-itively impactful when Global Meetings Industry Day celebrates dogs on Amelia Island, FL photo courtesy of AmeliaIsland.com

Who let the dogs out on Amelia Island, FL? It must have been the celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day on April 11 by U.S. Travel Association, the Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Nassau County Animal Services for their Paws-itive Impact Unleashed. Tourism and hospitality workers were treated to ice cream and greeted by wagging tails and dogs up for adoption – all to showcase

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –APRIL 2024

WELLNESS WINS DURING A TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN

See the eclipse at Pueblo Bonito Mazatlán

It’s not every day that a solar eclipse passes over North America and peaks in Mexico, but it does this year on April 8. To celebrate the extraordinary event, Pueblo Bonito Resorts’ ARMONÍA Wellness Collection has created a three-day “Solar Rebirth: Eclipse and Well-Being in Mazatlán” program, running April 6 – 8. Mazatlán, which sits squarely on the path of totality, will be the best place in the world to glimpse the full glory

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –MARCH 2024

JOURNEY MEXICO LAUNCHES A RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL FEE

Hotel Matilda in San Miguel Allende.

Journey Mexico has been guiding visitors through Mexico for many years, introducing the country’s diverse cultural heritage, landscapes, gorgeous resorts and exclusive private rentals in exotic locations. They have introduced a Responsible Travel Fee (RTF) to make an additional positive impact on the people and country. Aligned with their B-corp certification, the RTF empowers guests to directly contribute to the protection and preservation of Mexico’s legacy. They assessed and selected local non-profit organizations that strive to rescue and conserve Mexico’s cultural,

MPI SBO CONNECTS: REBOOT & RECOMMIT TO YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

By Karen Kuzsel

Have your New Year’s resolutions for organizing, amplifying, and focusing your business gotten caught up in the complexities of personal and business time management, trying to be all things to all people in order to keep the money flowing in, sorting through business apps for one suitable to your expertise and needs, and trying to keep up with governmental rules, both federal, state or even by

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –FEBRUARY 2024

HOT DEALS!

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica brings romance to couples with a Romance package.

Romance is in the air at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico and the Pacific Ocean resort has an enticing offer if you book a stay by February 28 for travel now through December 19. The promotional Romance package is for two persons, all-inclusive. The adults-only beachfront property with each room having an ocean-view terrace or balcony, includes such amenities as sparkling wine in-room upon arrival; flower petals on the bed; a couples massage

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –LATE JANUARY 2024

HOT DEALS!

Decorated Grand Ballroom at the recently renovated Woodlands Resort (Houston, TX)

Book the recently renovated Woodlands Resort (Houston, TX) with new business by April 15 and receive double points and up to 1% rebate to the master bill for up to 100 total room nights. The more room nights, the better the incentives. Woodlands Resort is

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –JANUARY 2024

HOT DEALS!

River rafting with Western River expeditions can earn planners a free trip!

Planners who book a group for a Western River Expeditions’ rafting adventure in 2024 get the entire trip for free.  The charters are for river rafting trips in Southern Utah destinations such as Desolation Canyon and Cataract Canyon as well as through Moab. Early bird bookings have the best selection of departure dates and destinations. User-friendly links also come with supplemental trip information, all designed

HOTEL HAPPENINGS & PROGRAM PROMOTIONS –LATE DECEMBER 2023

DAYTONA LAGOON DONATES NEARLY $800,000 OF IN-KIND SERVICES TO VOLUSIA COUNTY SCHOOLS

Daytona Lagoon donates nearly $800,000 of in-kind tickets to area schools.

Year-round family entertainment destination and seasonal waterpark Daytona Lagoon (Daytona Beach, FL) made more than a splash when it donated 39,480 vouchers to Volusia County Schools to distribute to each student in grades third through eighth to enjoy over Winter Break.  No purchase was necessary to get the voucher valued at $20 worth of arcade games and attractions. Students just bring the voucher to Daytona Lagoon before January 3, 2024, to the front ticket counter to be exchanged for a $20