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Marriott to Provide Free Wi-Fi to All Rewards Members

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 31, 2014
Platinum and Gold Elite members will receive free enhanced Wi-Fi service.

New Omni Hotel Planned for Dallas Cowboys Headquarters

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 30, 2014
The 300-room property in the Frisco, Texas, complex will open in 2017.

Aloft Liverpool Opens in the U.K.

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 29, 2014

The 116-room room hotel has five meeting spaces.

Crowne Plaza Unveils New Guest Room Design

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 29, 2014
The lodging company wants to increase both productivity and relaxation for business travelers.

Atlantic City Convention Center, Boardwalk Hall, Poised for $110M Upgrades

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 29, 2014
The renovations will take place over the next five years.

Fairmont Austin Hotel Gets Financial Go-Ahead

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 29, 2014
An aerial walkway will link the 1,060-room hotel to the convention center.

Chinese Developer Buys British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, Bahamas

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 29, 2014
The same firm owns nearly 50 percent of the new Baha Mar resort.

Hilton Launches Idea Network

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 29, 2014
The planning resource is the latest addition to Hilton's Connect+ portal.

Hilton Santa Marta to Open in 2017 in Colombia

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 29, 2014
The beachfront property will offer 11,000 square feet of meeting space.

New Hyatt Coming to Houston Galleria

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 29, 2014
The 325-room hotel will offer 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, Unveils New Meeting Space

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 29, 2014
The luxury hotel in CityCenter now offers a loft-style space for events.

Sun Valley Lodge Closed for Renovation, Expansion

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 29, 2014
Coming soon are redesigned rooms, a new spa and a wellness facility.

People

Quick Chat With Leland Lewis

by Allen J. Sheinman | October 01, 2014
The general manager of New York City's Roosevelt Hotel compares running a hotel with his days as director of patient support services for the Cleveland Clinic.

Research

Leisure Appeal: A Priority

Attendees rate the appeal of leisure time.

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.

News Analysis

The Booming Latin American Travel Market

Travel costs to the region likely will rise considerably in 2015, finds a research study, based on strong demand for select-service hotel brands and other...

Wynn Selected for Casino License in Massachusetts

Wynn MA LLC is the winner in the competition to bring a casino resort to Eastern Massachusetts, but the selection awaits voter approval.

LEED Certification Can Boost a Hotel's Profits

Recent research finds that sustainability certifications like LEED designations likely will help hotels register stronger revenues than their uncertified peers.

Atlantic City Now

Here's how the eight remaining casino resorts in the fabled gaming mecca compare in guest rooms, meeting space and casino space.

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