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Meetings technology and hotel network provider Cvent has named
its 2017 top meetings hotels in the U.S. and EMEA and released its inaugural
list of top Asia/Pacific meetings hotels after debuting its first list of top destinations
for Asia/Pacific meetings last year. The hotel rankings are based on business
generated through the Cvent sourcing platform. Criteria are RFPs, awarded proposals, awarded room nights, room nights used,
major metropolitan area market share, conversion rate and unique visits to the
hotel's Cvent Supplier Network profile.
Cvent supported more than $11
billion in meetings bookings in 2016. The Cvent Supplier Network includes
245,000 hotels, resorts and venues. Cvent clients are largely based in the U.S.
Top 10 U.S. Meetings Hotels
Top 10 EMEA Meetings Hotels
Top 10 Asia/Pacific Meetings Hotels
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