September 18, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

The Wide Window of Opportunity for Tropical Meetings & Incentives

Among those of us here at AIC Hotel Group who work with group clients, we tend to get just a little more excited for the October to April season, because that’s when so many business groups come to our properties in Miami, Dominican Republic, and on the eastern and western coasts of Mexico. But as […]

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September 6, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Mexico and the Caribbean: Where North and South American Attendees Can Meet Halfway

This week, a new meetings-industry event called IBTM Americas takes place in Mexico City, featuring not only educational sessions for event planners but also exhibits hosted by various destinations that want group business from corporations and associations throughout North and South America. What I love most about an event like this is that it highlights […]

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August 16, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin Proved How Music Can Move People

Time seems to go by so quickly that I was quite surprised to learn that Aretha Franklin was 76 years old when she passed away this week. But one of the many fascinating aspects of music is that whenever we hear a song from someone like Aretha, we always see that artist in our minds […]

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August 7, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Achieving the Perfect Meeting Takes Teamwork

There’s a fellow named John Nawn who has been in the meetings industry for a long time, and he’s always been obsessed with trying to make meetings as effective as possible. And while no meeting can be perfect in attaining all of its goals to the maximum extent, that doesn’t stop John (and the many […]

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July 16, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

Incentives Now More Critical Than Any Time in the 21st Century

Talk about a rare situation: In May and June, the American economy had more jobs available (6.7 million) than there were unemployed people to fill them (6.4 million). This hasn’t happened since late 1999, according to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). But to fully understand the true labor environment, corporate executives must […]

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July 3, 2018 Kevin Edmunds

The Road to Planning 2019’s Events Starts Today

With the second half of 2018 now underway, it’s time to focus on the big and small decisions associated with 2019’s meetings and incentive programs. At the AIC Hotel Group properties in Miami, Dominican Republic and Mexico’s Caribbean and Pacific coasts, our sales and service managers are now ramping up their communication with planners for […]

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