Highlighting top destinations for meeting, event and incentive planners.

Amtrak Guest Rewards Introduces First Ever Reward Travel Sale for Members

Amtrak Guest Rewards (AGR) is launching its first-ever "Reward Travel Sale," offering a 25 percent savings on point redemptions. Members can redeem their points between July 14 and 16 to take advantage of the sale and enjoy summer travel for fewer points.

Amtrak Guest Rewards members can also purchase additional points if they don't have enough points for a trip. Sample trips include:

Wynn Resorts Extends Benefits for All North American Employees

Wynn Resorts announced today that the company will extend paying all salaried, hourly and part-time employees through May 15, for a total of 60 days of payroll continuance. The company decided to take this action as part of its shared responsibility for the health and safety of its employees, their families and the Las Vegas and Greater Boston communities during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  

Four Seasons to Open New Boston Hotel

Looking to book a luxury event in Boston? Four Seasons is prepping to open its latest luxury hotel inside a new 61-story skyscraper in the Back Bay neighborhood. Designed by Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners in collaboration with Gary Johnson of CambridgeSeven Associates, the building is now the third tallest in the city at 724 feet.

CWT M&E Research: Top 2019 North American Cities for Meetings and Events

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CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has announced its predictions for the top 10 North American cities for corporate meetings and events. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data in CWT’s 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

The 2019 forecast for the top 10 North America meetings and events cities (2018/17 positions in brackets):