By Kirby Adams via courier-journal.com
The Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is getting in the spirit of the holiday season by giving away some seriously cool Louisville swag.
All you have to do is ham it up for the cameras at any of the dozens of holiday events going on in Louisville this yuletide season, whether it’s Light Up Louisville,Louisville Ballet’s Nutcracker, Christmas at the Galt House Hotel or several others.
For the second year, Sage Hospitality’s, The Westin Cleveland Downtown is offering the “Take the Elevator Home” package to businesses hosting their holiday and New Year’s celebrations at the hotel. With this package, instead of driving home at the end of the night, party-goers can take advantage of the location and take the elevator home to a personal guest room.
Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association, has launched Minneapolis in 24 Hours, an online quiz that invites meeting planners to find out what to do with just one day in Minneapolis. To help more planners get to know Minneapolis as a meetings and events destination, a select number of planners who take the quiz will be eligible to receive a 24-hour trip to Minneapolis to experience the flavor of the city.
Le Méridien Chicago-Oakbrook Center Provides Ample Opportunity for Inspiration and Discovery for 2015 Group Events
Le Méridien Chicago-Oakbrook Center, 2100 Spring Road, provides a chic alternative to the predictable business trip with exclusive benefits for groups who book and actualize two events by the end of 2015. The perfect ambiance for igniting inspiration and sparking creativity, Le Méridien Chicago-Oakbrook Center offers guests the choice of one benefit, including complimentary meeting room rental, complimentary AM or PM break, or complimentary private event internet access. Along with meeting benefits, overnight guests will be offered complimentary parking and shuttle services, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour in-room dining, and much more.
Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago Offers New “Five-Star Package” With Sparkling Incentives for Meeting Planners and Group Bookings
Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago invites event planners to book corporate groups by taking advantage of the downtown Chicago hotel’s new Five-Star Package, which presents enticing incentives for group bookings made between now through December 31, 2015, for reservations placed through March 2016.
Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Offering The “ALHI Private Sale” For 2015 Meetings, With More Than 60 Hotel and Resort Options
If you have meetings or programs for 2015 for which you have not yet selected your hotel or resort venue, you should consider taking advantage of the “2015 ALHI Private Sale” promotion for 2015 programs that is being offered by the Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Global Sales Organization. Significantly, planners can select from more than 60 ALHI hotels and resorts that are participating in the “2015 ALHI Private Sale.”
Available exclusively through ALHI for new business booked at participating ALHI member hotels and resorts for 2015, the “Private Sale” assists planners, and the organizations they serve, to save on their 2015 programs. In addition to the best rates and terms at the Four- and Five-Diamond quality hotels and resorts, the “ALHI Private Sale” provides to new business a special incentive with one complimentary room for every 30 rooms booked and actualized in programs completed by December 31, 2015. The program must have a minimum of a three-night stay, and a minimum of 30 rooms or more on the peak night, and must be initiated with the ALHI GSO to receive the special benefits.
Groups Meeting Before Dec. 30 Could Win Cavs Tix and a Hotel Room in Downtown Cleveland
It’s time for meeting planners to get off the bench and back into the meetings game, and a new promotion by Ohio State Park Lodges makes it easy.
The five lodges operated by Ohio State Park Lodges – recently renovated Punderson Manor State Park Lodge, Maumee Bay State Park Lodge, Salt Fork State Park Lodge, Mohican State Park Lodge and Deer Creek State Park Lodge – are offering meeting planners with new group bookings consumed between Aug. 15 and Dec. 30 a chance to win two 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers tickets and overnight standard accommodations in a downtown Cleveland hotel on the same date.