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Mexican Government Attempting to Restore Conditions in Los Cabos

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 19, 2014
Many resort properties suffered extensive damage and have closed for repairs.

Wynn to Be Awarded Second Casino Resort License in Massachusetts

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 17, 2014
$1.6 billion property will be in Everett, provided the 2011 Gaming Act is not repealed in November vote.

Corporate Hotel Rates to Shoot Up in 2015

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 17, 2014
More select-service properties are being included in hotel programs.

Las Vegas Global Business District Could Have $700 Million Annual Impact

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 17, 2014
Construction alone is projected to bring $3.6 billion in economic activity to region.

Air France Strike Forces Carrier to Cancel 60 Percent of Flights

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 17, 2014
Pilots are protesting the airline's plans to expand its low-cost Transavia brand.

Trump Plaza Shuttered, Marking Fourth Casino Closure in Atlantic City in 2014

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 17, 2014
Trump Entertainment Resorts Also Has Issued Layoff Notices to Trump Taj Mahal employees.

Newark Airport's United Terminal Poised for a Makeover

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 17, 2014
New concessions and technology are in the plans.

Exhibition Industry Shows Modest Growth in Q2, According to CEIR

by Michael C. Lowe | September 17, 2014
Revenues rose by 1.4 percent last quarter.

New Fairmont Hotel Planned for Central China Capital of Zhengzhou

by Michael C. Lowe | September 17, 2014
The 350-room property will have 43,000 square feet of meeting space.

Hilton Opens on Asian Side of Istanbul

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 17, 2014
The Hilton Istanbul Kozyatagi offers meeting space near the Bosphorus Strait.

Room Renovations Completed at Hyatt Regency Bellevue's Cascade Tower

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 17, 2014
About half of the 732 guest rooms at the Seattle-area hotel have been redesigned.

New York City Property Rebranded as Sixty SoHo

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 17, 2014
Property's guest rooms have undergone renovations.

People

Quick Chat With Scott Stedman

by Allen J. Sheinman | September 01, 2014
The founder of Brooklyn, N.Y.'s rapidly growing Northside Festival talks about the lessons of event planning.

Research

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

Profile of a Meeting Planner

A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

The World Hotel Index has released a list of the cities with the most expensive hotels in the world, on average. Geneva, Switzerland, comes in at no. 1 with an...

News Analysis

Sharing-Economy Sites Target Business Travel, Meetings

Sites and apps that connect consumers for the purpose of procuring various goods and services are making inroads into the corporate travel and meeting markets.

SITE Changes Name to Be More Inclusive

The former Society of Incentive Travel Executives has become the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.

The Central U.S. Gains Popularity for Meetings

Chicago, Orlando and Las Vegas are the top three, in order, out of the top 50 meeting destinations, per the annual tally by meetings technology supplier Cvent.

Atlantic City Gambles on Nongaming Attractions

With gaming revenues -- and casinos -- dwindling in number, the storied destination is rethinking its appeal to focus more on entertainment, dining and...

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