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Vegas-Based International School of Hospitality Unveils Events Design Lab

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
The evolving event space will provide real-world experience to students.

Baha Mar Opening Pushed Back to May

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01, 2015
The Nassau resort was set to open some rooms last weekend.

Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Opening Postponed

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01, 2015
The all-inclusive property in Ocho Rios will open later this year.

Nashville Convention Center to Be Redeveloped

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01, 2015
The $400 million project will turn the city's old convention center into a mixed-use project.

Vivanta by Taj to Add 10 Properties

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | April 01, 2015
The brand, from Taj Hotels & Resorts, now will comprise 40 hotels.

Zoetry Resort to Open in Aruba in 2018

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01, 2015
Property will feature 126 overwater guest suites.

Mandarin Oriental Hotels Launches Social Platform

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | April 01, 2015
Called Fans of MO, guests can search by interest and reserve from the site.

Westin Philadelphia Wraps Up Renovations

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
The Rittenhouse Square property upgraded all of its guest rooms and suites.

Meredith Rollins Named Executive Director of PCMA Education Foundation

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
The former PCMA manager rejoins the organization.

Meeting Space Refreshed at Westin Arlington (Va.) Gateway

by Sarah J.F. Braley | April 01, 2015
The 338-room D.C.-area property has 10,000 square feet of function space.

AC Hotel Washington, D.C., at National Harbor Opens This Week

by Sarah J.F. Braley | April 01, 2015
The 192-room property will have 3,700 square feet of meeting space.

Convention and Corporate Backlash Causes Indiana to Rethink New Religious-Freedom Law

by Sarah J.F. Braley | March 31, 2015
Gov. Pence calls for new legislation expressly to forbid discrimination.

People

Meredith Rollins Named Executive Director of PCMA Education Foundation

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
The former PCMA manager rejoins the organization.

Research

Should Politics Matter?

Should politics matter in site selection? A controversial new law in Arkansas prompts M&C's latest planner poll.

Best Hotels and Airlines on Social Media

A technology company has compiled rankings for hotels and airlines on how well they provide real-time information over social media sites like Facebook.

Meeting in a Politically Charged Atmosphere

Readers share comments on destinations that pass laws that some citizens perceive as discriminatory.

Planners Hate Paying for Wi-Fi

We offer statistical proof that meeting planners hate paying for Wi-Fi in hotels.

News Analysis

Hotel Revenues to Rise

A new report says the U.S. lodging industry will enjoy significant growth in revenue per available room over the next two years.

India 2015 Canceled

Reed Exhibitions, owner of the IBTM portfolio of hosted-buyer meetings and incentive events, has canceled this year's IBTM India to retool the event for 2016.

Will New Arkansas Law Affect Meetings?

A new Arkansas law prohibiting counties and cities from adopting antidiscriminatory ordinances is causing controversy that could negatively impact meetings in...

Starwood Shakes Things Up

The hotel chain looks to the future after the resignation of CEO Fritz van Paasschen.
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