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    Three Delightful Resort Destinations In South Florida

    Turnberry

    South Florida’s warm climate is especially enticing during the winter months, so I was greatly appreciative of the opportunity to participate in a press trip to three of the area’s top resorts during December 2016. While all three are part of Marriott’s Convention & Resort Network and place a strong emphasis on meetings and events,… Read more »

    Trip to Florida Historic Coast

    Floridas Historic Coast

    Over two decades had passed since my last trip to Florida’s Historic Coast. One of the sunshine state’s lesser known gems, the region encompassing St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra Beach and The Beaches is steeped in history and the inherent beauty of Florida’s northern Atlantic Coast beaches. A Florida resident for nearly 25 years, I’ve come… Read more »

    A Surprising Conference in Fort Worth

    Fort Worth

    As a long time writer for ConventionSouth, I’m used to describing markets and letting our readers know why a particular city is a great destination for meetings and events. In October, I had the opportunity to look at all that from the other side of the fence when I attended a conference in Fort Worth,… Read more »

Making Headlines

    PM Hotel Group Announces Completion of Renovation of Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

    Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

    RALEIGH, N.C. (BUSINESS WIRE) – Officials of PM Hotel Group, a leading, national hotel management company, today announced that it has completed the multi-million renovation of the 353-room Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in North Carolina. This marks the first of four planned renovations the company expects to complete in 2017.

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park Reopens

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park will officially reopen to the public on Friday, December 9 in conjunction with the reopening of the city of Gatlinburg.

    How You Can Help With Gatlinburg Wildfire Relief

    gatlinburg

    With the wind-spread wildfire in the Gatlinburg/Sevier County area, thousands of people have already been displaced. Looking for a way to help, many individuals and organizations have stepped in to plan fundraisers and donation drives.

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