Michael D. Waterman

Visit Orlando Hires New Chief Sales Officer

Effective August 26, Michael D. Waterman will oversee the travel industry and convention sales teams for the destination’s official tourism association. More here.

Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton

New in Small Events: Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton in Mexico City

The new hotel has a 375-square-foot room for intimate meetings and events for up to eight guests and a rooftop terrace for outdoor functions of up to 150 attendees. More here.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Looks to Grow Business From Asia-Pacific

Craig Gibbons will oversee these efforts, adding Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to his areas of responsibility. Here’s more on what’s planned.

Hilton Columbus Downtown's new tower

Hilton Columbus Downtown to Become City’s First 1K Room Convention Hotel

The property has kicked off construction on a new, 28-story tower that will make it the largest hotel in Ohio when it opens in 2022. Here’s more on what’s planned.


Canada to Host Europe Events Roadshow

Business Events Canada will showcase the country’s meetings, events and incentives offerings at events in London and Brussels this September. Get the details here.

Seabourn Private Air

New in Charters: Seabourn's Private Air Service

New for incentive planners, a luxury cruise line is adding private air charters to its list of products. Get the details here.