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Northstar Meetings Group Announces Inaugural Global Incentive Summit

by Loren G. Edesltein | October 09, 2015
The new industry event will take place in November 2016 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo.

Renaissance to Open at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in 2017

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 09, 2015
The 204-room Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel will have 6,500 square feet of meeting space.

Carlson Rezidor Signs First Four ‘Radisson Red' Properties in the Americas

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | October 08, 2015
Two hotels will be in Colombia, one in Brazil and the fourth in Minneapolis.

Key Destinations in South Carolina Report Minimal Damage From Flooding

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 08, 2015
Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach are all open for business.

Extended-Stay Accommodations Attract International Business Travelers

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 08, 2015
Nearly half of U.S. travelers use such properties for international trips, per GBTA survey.

ADMEI Survey Shows DMCs' Business Improving

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015

Eighty percent of respondents expect 2016 business to be as good or better than 2015.

New Global President Named for IACC Board of Directors

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 08, 2015
Alex Cabañas, whose father helped found the organization, takes over immediately.

The Renwick Opens in New York City

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 08, 2015
The Manhattan property, housed in a former artist residence, has 173 guest rooms.

Demand Is Up for Airport Hotels

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | October 07, 2015
New STR data shows 9.1 percent increase in properties' RevPAR.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Reopens Following Flooding

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 07, 2015
About 24 inches of rain fell Oct. 1-4.

Dreams Los Cabos, Closed Since Hurricane Odile, Reopens

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 06, 2015
The all-inclusive resort has undergone extensive renovations.

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Opens in Morocco

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 05, 2015
The luxury property has 54 villas, five suites, and indoor and outdoor event space.


Quick Chat With Gina Gemberling

by Allen J. Sheinman | October 01, 2015
The executive director of the Springfield (Ill.) Convention & Visitors Bureau offers offbeat tips for her city.


Attendees Do Use Airbnb

Planners weigh pros and cons of alternative lodging.

How Do You Choose Speakers?

Planners weigh in on how they choose speakers.

Planners' Favorite Speakers, 2015

Back by popular demand, a list of presenters that have wowed your peers

What Work/Life Balance?

M&C's latest poll covers the work/life balance (hint: It's out of whack).

News Analysis

DMAI President/CEO Michael Gehrisch Steps Down

He led the destination marketing group for 15 years.

CIC Adds Three Industry Leaders to APEX Committee

Kelly Peacy, Betsy Bondurant and Michael Dominguez will help on trade issues and industry resources.

What Tasks Do Associations Outsource?

The New Orleans Marriott in the French Quarter has a fresh new look following complete facelift.

Thailand's Tourism Recovery in Jeopardy

The recent bombing in Bangkok threatens to derail efforts to attract visitors.