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Deutsche Bank in Talks to Sell Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 23, 2014
The Strip resort has yet to make a profit.

Jekyll Island, Ga., to Invest $88 Million in Three New Hotels

by Michael C. Lowe | April 23, 2014
The project will bring 535 new guest rooms to the area.

New Jersey OKs $5 Million Grant to Lure More Flights to Atlantic City

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 23, 2014
Move follows United's new service to the airport.

Radisson Blu Set to Open in Bangkok

by Michael C. Lowe | April 23, 2014
The 290-room property features a 4,520-square-foot ballroom.

IMEX America Releases Sustainability Report for 2013 Trade Show

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 23, 2014
Compliance with APEX/ASTM standards improved significantly over previous year.

German Convention Bureau Honored by UNESCO for Sustainability Education

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 23, 2014
More than 300 event planners have been certified through the program.

'Meetings Mean Business' Launches Mobile App

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 23, 2014
The free app provides access to data and industry updates.

Hotel Indigo Announces Plans for Downtown Atlanta Debut

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | April 23, 2014
The 200-room property, near AmericasMart, should open in 2015.

Grace Hotel Opens in Panama

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 23, 2014
The boutique property is in the Obarrio district of the capital.

Aranwa Paracas Open on Peru’s Southern Coast

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 23, 2014
The beachside retreat is in close proximity to two natural reserves.

Aloft Hotels to Open Little Rock Property in 2016

by Michael C. Lowe | April 23, 2014
The hotel will Starwood's first in the Arkansas city.

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Baltimore

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | April 23, 2014
The 92-room new-build is near John Hopkins University.

People

Quick Chat With Khaled Al-Idrissi

by Allen J. Sheinman | April 01, 2014
The director of sales and marketing for the Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, British Columbia, talks about how his years of working abroad changed his perspective.

Research

F&B Prices: Going Up

The latest trends in F&B are tracked in our poll.

F&B: What Matters Most to Planners?

We asked meeting professionals what's most important when planning menus.

Seeking Excellent Speakers

Our latest poll asks meeting planners what their top priorities are when searching for a speaker.

Planners' Favorite Speakers, 2014

Meeting professionals name their favorite presenters from the worlds of sports, business, motivation and even the meetings industry itself.

News Analysis

Maritz Plots International Expansion

Maritz Travel's Dave Peckinpaugh answers questions about his company's new push to expand globally.

House Provision to East Travel Restrictions Awaits Passage

A federal bill that would expand the Visa Waiver and Global Entry programs, reduce visa wait times and more has widespread bipartisan backing and is poised to...

Why We Don't Use All of Our Vacation Time

Findings from a new study show U.S. Workers don’t use 3.2 of their average of 20 vacation days per year; here's why.

Charting Current Airline Fees

Here's what the major carriers are now charging to change a flight and check a bag.
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