White Papers

Trump Hotels Settle With Attorney General Over Data Breach

by Michael Virtanen, Associated Press | September 26, 2016
The company will pay $50,000 for violations; shore up data security.

MPI Adds Four New Leadership Roles, Eliminates 15 Positions

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 26, 2016
The reorganization includes a realignment of roles and restructuring of teams.

Get Trailer Trashed!

by Barbara Peterson | September 26, 2016
This vintage bar car can make any location a party.

The Sound of Silence

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 26, 2016
Attendees will appreciate a quiet respite from the meeting room or show floor.

Hard Rock Hotel to Open in Southeast Malaysia in 2017

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 23, 2016
The 365-room hotel will be part of Desaru Coast, a resort development in the southeastern part of the country.

With $13 Billion Starwood Deal Done, Marriott Begins Integration of Loyalty Programs

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 23, 2016
New microsite educates loyalty members on how to link accounts.

Put These Bags in Your Baggage

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 23, 2016
These nifty carriers are light and flexible enough to pack in luggage.

They Will Lap Up Your Brand

by Barbara Peterson | September 23, 2016
These custom tea bags will leave a lasting taste -- and message.

The Westin Buffalo Opens in Upstate New York

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 22, 2016

The 116-room property has 7,300 square feet of meeting and event space and an outdoor courtyard.

 

Moxy Berlin Debuts in the German Capital

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 22, 2016
The 210-room property is part of Marriott’s Millennial-focused brand.

Paris' Le Méridien Etoile Reveals Renovations

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 22, 2016
The 1,025-room property is the largest hotel in central Paris and the flagship of the Le Méridien brand.

Naïa Resort to Debut in Belize

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 22, 2016
The luxury resort can host small events and yoga retreats.

People

Food and beverage

by Allen J. Sheinman | September 01, 2016

Kirsten Ponza in a Quick Chat PeopleLanding Allen J. Sheinman 2016-09-01 2016-09-01 Kirsten Ponza  is the new director of food and beverage at the 156-room Chaminade Resort & Spa, a Benchmark Resort in Santa Cruz, Calif.   We hear you once served as tour chef for the Rolling Stones. A

Research

30 Seconds to Smart: The Places Planners Worry About Safety (Video)

We asked planners about their concern for their own personal safety.

30 Seconds to Smart: Security at Convention Centers, Airports (Video)

We asked planners what types of security they would like to see at convention centers and airports.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Concerned Are Planners About Security? (Video)

We asked planners if they are worried in light of recent events.

Cost-Containment Is a Top Priority

Survey shows keeping meeting spend in check is a top priority.

Latest News

Trump Hotels Settle With Attorney General Over Data Breach

The company will pay $50,000 for violations; shore up data security.

MPI Adds Four New Leadership Roles, Eliminates 15 Positions

The reorganization includes a realignment of roles and restructuring of teams.

Hard Rock Hotel to Open in Southeast Malaysia in 2017

The 365-room hotel will be part of Desaru Coast, a resort development in the southeastern part of the country.

With $13 Billion Starwood Deal Done, Marriott Begins Integration of Loyalty Programs

New microsite educates loyalty members on how to link accounts.

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