Day: March 15, 2018

Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach appoints new general manager

Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton, has announced the promotion of Lisa Namour (pictured) to general manager, where she will oversee all operations and continue rolling out the property’s new programmes and offerings. Namour first joined Bahia Mar as its sales and marketing director in 2015 and aims to take the 296-room hotel to the next level in terms of service and programm...

Manchester secures European sociological conference

Manchester, in the north of England, has won its bid to host the 14th European Sociological Association (ESA). Taking place from 20-23 August 2019, the bi-annual conference will bring together more than 3,000 national and international sociologists, and delegates from related disciplines, to exchange research findings and ideas on the theme of ‘Europe and Beyond: Boundaries, Barriers and Belonging...

Dolce Sitges ups the ante with 360-degree vision

Dolce Sitges, which claims to be the first hotel in Spain to be specifically designed for the MICE market, has introduced a new singular modular room with a capacity of up to 360 people. The new Mediterrani room comprises a surface area of 440sqm and floor-to-ceiling windows. The space includes three modular rooms (Syrah, Parellada and Samsó), which can be used together or separately. The new room...

Australia celebrates multi-million dollar bid fund ‘game-changer’

Australia’s multi-billion dollar business events industry has received a huge boost with the creation of a A$12m national bid fund. The funds will be made available over the next three years to support bids for new, high-value international incentive, association, and other business events. The new Bid Fund Program will be live from 1 July 2018 for releasing funds and was announced by the federal ...