Paul Abbott

Paul Abbott Named New CEO of AmEx GBT

Abbott replaces Doug Anderson, who is stepping down after three years in the role. More here.

Barron Hilton

Barron Hilton, Longtime Head of Hilton Hotels, Passes Away

Barron Hilton, who led Hilton Hotels Corporation for 30 years, has passed away. More here.

Viceroy Los Cabos

Viceroy Los Cabos to Open New Ballroom

The luxury resort’s new ballroom is set to open in January 2020. Here’s more on what to expect.

Technology

Marriott, Expedia Sign Exclusive Wholesale Distribution Deal

Effective October 15, Expedia Partner Solutions will provide a single gateway for the redistribution of Marriott’s wholesale inventory. Find out more.

The signing ceremony

Ottawa, The Hague Partner on Joint Convention Marketing

The two cities’ marketing organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding to bring their convention offering closer together. Here’s more on what’s planned.

Nanjing, China

New Mandarin Oriental Hotel With Ballroom Planned for Nanjing

The new Mandarin Oriental, Nanjing is set to open in 2022. Here’s what meeting and event planners can expect.