Blog

Group Travel Destination: Colorado

By Beth Buehler Most people have fond feelings for their native state. I grew up on Colorado’s Front Range and now live on the Western Slope in the mountains. Writing about the Centennial State and traveling this place for work and fun is one of my passions, so I came up with four reasons why Colorado… Read more »



How to Attract More Group Business to Your Colorado Hotel

By Candace Duran Every meeting should be celebrated in our home. HALCYON believes in blurring the lines between work and play, and our ultimate goal is to draw inspiration from our Cherry Creek neighborhood when it comes to activations, meetings and events. Our continued success in these areas is the result of partnering with a variety… Read more »



Combine Meeting in Denver with an Outing in the Mountains

By Madeline Tanguay One of the biggest perks of having a group event in Colorado is the ability to experience both city and mountains in the same trip … or even in the same day! Known as The Mile High City, Denver is a world-class cultural destination with countless options for meetings and events. Denver… Read more »



Colorado Offers Peak Benefits for Incentive Travel

by Rhonda Brewer An estimated 40 percent of U.S. businesses now use incentive travel to reward and engage their top performing employees, salespeople and partners. It would be difficult to imagine an incentive travel destination with more to offer than Colorado. The benefits of incentive travel are many and proven when designed correctly.  And “designed” is the… Read more »



3 Easy Steps to Plan Colorado Group Trips

By Beth Buehler Colorado is a treasure trove of golden opportunities for groups of all sizes and types. Are you ready to investigate the options but aren’t sure where to start? Here are three basic tips for getting the process in motion. Pick a destination that fits your group. Think about if your group would… Read more »



Email Marketing for Events

Email drip marketing campaigns are a highly valuable marketing tool for meeting and event planners. It is important to understand that meeting email campaigns are unique as they are designed to promote a one-time event. Are you all set to design an email campaign for a large business meeting, convention, trade show or event? To… Read more »



Combining Colorado Business Meetings with Pleasure

By Beth Buehler One of my favorite parts of traveling for business meetings, conferences and incentive trips is exploring the destinations. It drives me crazy to be in a town and hardly get beyond the walls of the hotel, convention center and airport. Colorado excels at combining business and pleasure, and the sales and  … Read more »



8 Tips for Transforming Meeting and Event Spaces

By Dawn Harker Colorado is a beautiful destination. Groups hold meetings here because of the natural splendor. Instead of transforming meeting and event spaces into a themed experience, enhancing the existing beauty. The true art is in selecting the correct venue for an event. Make sure the venue size is appropriate for the group size…. Read more »



Colorado’s Resort Airports Offer Convenience for Mountain Meetings

By Beth Buehler When meeting in Colorado’s beautiful mountain terrain that stretches through more than half the state, planners can fly attendees into a wide variety of regional resort airports to save valuable travel time. Here are a few things to consider, as well as a list of Colorado airports. Mountain towns are worth getting… Read more »



Planning a Family Reunion

How To Plan a Family Reunion in Six Easy Steps: While family dynamics can be confusing, your reunion doesn’t have to be. By following Destination Colorado’s timeline below, you can ensure that your next reunion is enjoyable and memorable for all-ages. Step One: 18 to 24 Months Prior Your first step in planning the perfect… Read more »