Compare and contrast the information provided on www.visitdetroit.com and that provided on www.denver.org/ sites
Both www.visitdetroit.com site and Denver site offer vital information on transport which is important when planning for attendees traveling long distances hence are pressed for time. The first site has Detroit Metropolitan Airport while the latter has Denver International Airport.
Both sites describe the possible convection site as attractiveness which is helpful in meeting planning as it may increase the number of attendees. As per www.visitdetroit.com Detroit has top-notch experiences and to-dos. In metro Detroit one has a blast filling their days and nights with a mixed bag of big-city fun, laid-back encounters, cultural wonders and high-octane entertainment. www.denver.org/ cites that Denver has 300 days of sunshine a year. It is located east of a major mountain range hence, has a mild, dry and sunny climate with more annual hours of sun than San Diego or Miami Beach. In winter, Denver is dryer than Phoenix with an average daily high of 45 degrees (7 degrees Celsius) in February.
Financial management is a major component of the Planners’ work. The sites provide information on finances where Denver ranks 21st in national cost studies. According to the 2010 Corporate Travel Index, Denver is a bargain, ranking 69th out of the top 100 cities in food costs, less expensive than all major cities. On the other hand Detroit has 40,000 competitively priced hotel rooms and hence planning a meeting in Detroit is cost effective with free meeting services from meeting professionals to offer all of the resources needed to make the event a success, saving both time and money along the way.
Planners arrange support services, coordinate with the facilities, prepare the site staff for the meeting, and set up all forms of electronic communication needed for the meeting or convention, such as e-mail, voice mail, video, and online communication. Detroit is a one-stop-shop because the meeting planning tools offer everything you needed to help drive enthusiasm and attendance for the meeting. The site also has ways, means and tools of the trade to help promote Detroit meetings. Denver prides itself on going the extra mile for meeting and event planners. Visit Denver, the convention & visitors bureau, has a full-time, award-winning staff prepared to assist with just about anything needed in planning your corporate events, conferences or convention.
Both sites offer online booking services which are very convenient to meeting planners since it saves on time and financials costs required to travel to site for booking. This also provides necessary information required to arrange for the meeting such as contacts.
www.visitdetroit.com offers complimentary Detroit meeting promotional templates including an event website and several types of support materials to enable advertise the meeting which is not offered bywww.denver.org/ site.
www.denver.org/ describes the location of Denver much better thanwww.visitdetroit.com because it goes further to give a map to guide the planner in accessing the site.
www.denver.org/ has a facilities search criteria which is lacking in www.visitdetroit.com which is important in meeting planning as it saves on time and money.
www.denver.org/ provides more valuable information for meeting planners than www.visitdetroit.com because it captures most of the requirements for meeting planning. These include cost, site location, attractiveness, online booking, contacts and security.
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