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Trump Rumored to Be Among Bidders for Old Terminal at JFK Airport

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 26, 2014
Other hotel firms expected to bid on the former TWA facility.

InterContinental Hotels Announces Large Property for Downtown Los Angeles

by Michael C. Lowe | September 25, 2014
The 900-room hotel will open in 2017.

Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach to Open After $90 Million Renovation

by Michael C. Lowe | September 24, 2014
The 200-room historic property was formerly known as the Shelborne.

Margaritaville Casino Biloxi Closes Down, Files for Bankruptcy

by Michael C. Lowe | September 24, 2014
The $62 million project opened in May 2012.

Los Cabos Recovery Slow, Airport Now Closed until Oct. 8

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 24, 2014
Fewer than one-fifth of Los Cabos residents and businesses have electricity.

August RevPAR Gains the Second Highest This Year

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 24, 2014
Strong group performance continues to fuel overall numbers.

ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa to Become a Ritz-Carlton

by Michael C. Lowe | September 24, 2014
The 124-suite property in Miami has a 10,000-square-foot spa.

Boston Convention Venues Team Up With Technology Providers

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 24, 2014
New partnerships will offer more digital capabilities and registration services.

Finnair Helsinki-New York Flight Powered by Cooking Oil

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 24, 2014
The biofuel flight coincides with the UN Climate Summit.

Atlantic City Convention Center to Boost Connectivity

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 24, 2014
Smart City also will upgrade telecommunications at the city's Boardwalk Hall.

DMAI Appoints Two New Executives

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 24, 2014
Charles Jeffers II is the association's new COO.

Alliance Tech Launches Intelligent Cloud Events

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 24, 2014
The new platform is designed for small events.

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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