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News & Analysis > Suppliers Calendar October 27-31 ICCA (International Congress & Convention Association) Congress & Exhibition, Pattaya, Thailand 31-20-398-1901, New Starwood Capital Brand Promises Crystal Sparkle Starwood Capital Group has announced the creation of Baccarat Hotels and Resorts, a five-star luxury brand inspired by the iconic crystal of Baccarat. Each property will provide 80 to 250 guest rooms, Baccarat chandeliers, and worldclass dining options. In addition, each hotel will feature exclusive services and unique elements tied to its surroundings, while upholding the attention to detail normally associated with the Baccarat brand. It was unclear at press time if the properties will include meeting space. The first property, located in Wailea, HI, will feature 193 condominium homes ranging in size from 980-sf, one-bedroom layouts to 3,330-sf, four-bedroom residences. It is slated to open in 2010; others will follow in the Caribbean, Far East, and Europe. “Baccarat Hotels and Resorts will personify the pride and impeccable attention to detail that has made Baccarat one of the world's select few names that define and shape luxury,” says Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital and chairman of Baccarat, and a former chairman and CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Baccarat is Starwood Capital's third brand. It launched Crillion and 1 Hotels & Resorts in recent years. —Rayna Katz November 9-13 AH&LA (American Hotel & Lodging Association), Fall Conference, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY (212) 289-3100, November 27-29 EIBTM (European Incentive Business Travel Meetings Exhibition), The Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain December 7-9 SITE (Society of Incentive and Travel Executives) International Conference, Monterey, CA (312) 321-5148, December 28-30 IAEM (International Association for Exhibition Management) Expo! Expo! Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV (972) 458-8002

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - October 2007

Successful Meetings - October 2007
Editor's Note
On the Record
Technology Talk
Mouth for Sale
On Site
Tools of the Trade
Striking a Balanace
IACC’s New Generation
Suffering from “Green” Fatigue?
There Once Was a Group in Nantucket . . .
A Trick and a Treat
Places & Spaces
Reno / Lake Tahoe
New Orleans
Los Cabos & Baja
Ontario Province

Successful Meetings - October 2007