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Meeting Airfares Are Back!

Special meeting fares have come back to the fore, albeit different from what was offered in the past.

With all the belt-tightening mandated by Congress, it's a wonder federal employees have been able to meet at all. Here's an inside look at how planners are coping with the "new normal."
Seasoned global planners cut through all the trial and error to offer battle-tested advice.
A new study of planners with global responsibilities finds budgets and workloads are key concerns.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa has a new look and feel in its 533-room Ocean Tower.
Coming soon: the glittering new Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl
Planners are divided on the importance of green meetings.
Revenue per available room for the first seven months of the year at airport properties was up by 9.1 percent over the same period in 2014.
Ways to make it easier for attendees to build buzz about your event.
Destination Guides
The long-awaited Westin Denver International Airport makes its debut this month.
The 1,310-room Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is completing an $18 million renovation this month.
A new AC Hotel by Marriott is being developed north of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Grand Openings
This month's hottest hotel debuts and renovation news.

Latest News

IBTM World Sees Record Number of Appointments

The former EIBTM will remain in Barcelona at least through 2020.

Albuquerque CVB Appoints New President/CEO

Tania Armenta, a 17-year veteran, will take over the post in January.

Amex Forecasts Moderate Supplier Increases in 2016

North America is expected to see the largest lodging price hikes.

The 365-Room Steigenberger Opens in Downtown Dubai

Property is first from German company Steigenberger Hotel Group.
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