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Millennials Spend Less Than Their Elders on T&E, Concur Reports

by Michael J. Shapiro | August 18, 2017
The largest share of the U.S. workforce accounts for just 20 percent of T&E expense.

3 Charities Cancel Mar-a-Lago Events Amid Trump Backlash

by Bernard Condon, Julie Carr Smyth and Terry Spencer, Associated Press | August 18, 2017
The American Cancer Society and the Cleveland Clinic are among those that pulled annual fundraisers from the venue.

International Arrivals to U.S. Increased by 2 Percent in January

by Beth J. Harpaz, AP Travel Editor | August 17, 2017
Statistic marks the first monthly increase in inbound international visits to the U.S. since June 2016.

Special Legislative Session in Texas Ends a Day Early

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 16, 2017
The controversial "bathroom" bill died in the Texas House of Representatives.

Florida Sets Tourism Record in First Half of 2017

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 15, 2017
The Sunshine State welcomed 60.7 million visitors, a 4.1 percent increase over the same period in 2016.

Hard Rock Hotel Davos to Debut in December

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 15, 2017
The Swiss property will have 111 guest rooms, three meeting rooms and a historical chapel that will host events.

Industry Vets Buy Aimia's Channel and Employee-Engagement Business

August 15, 2017
The historic incentive firm will now returns to its roots.

Mexican Authorities Sweep Cancún-Area Establishments for Illicit Alcohol

by Michael J. Shapiro | August 14, 2017
Two venues have been temporarily closed.

New Offerings Announced at ASAE Annual Meeting in Toronto

by Sarah F.J. Braley | August 14, 2017
More than 4,500 people are attending the convention this week.

Mondrian Park Avenue to Debut in the Big Apple in the Fall

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 11, 2017
The 189-room property will have 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

New W Hotel Debuts in Bellevue, Wash.

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 10, 2017
The 220-room property near Seattle is the brand's first U.S. new-build in seven years.

Ace Hotel Chicago Open for Business

by Michael J. Shapiro | August 10, 2017
The West Loop property spotlights local art and culinary talents.

People

Meetings site selection London England

by Allen J. Sheinman | August 01, 2017
Michael Bonsor, new managing director of the luxurious 306-room Rosewood London, offers an offbeat agenda for spending a day in his home city.

Research

Comfy Shoes Among Key Comforts for Travelers

More than two-thirds of meeting professionals miss their spouse/partner when they travel, but no so much their children, finds a new M&C poll.

Comforts on the Road

What you love and miss most about traveling for work

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners' Involvement in Organizational Strategy (Video)

We asked planners if they discuss organizational strategy with key stakeholders.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Are Perceived Outside the Industry (Video)

We asked planners how their jobs are viewed by people outside the meetings industry.