News Analysis

Outdoor Retailer Trade Shows Will Move to Denver in 2018

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01, 2017
Emerald Expositions is moving its outdoor-oriented events from Utah to protest the state's move to rescind a national monument designation.

Two-Day Cancellation Policies Draw Concerns

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 01, 2017
A new Business Travel Coalition poll finds 59 percent of respondents likely will not book with Marriott hotels due to the penalty-wielding policy.

America's Best Cities Revealed in New Research

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01, 2017
In rankings from Resonance Consultancy, New York scores as number 1 for big cities, while Honolulu sits at the top for small cities.

Shortage of Seasonal-Worker Visas Threatens Resorts

by Michael J. Shapiro | July 01, 2017
As summer begins, many U.S. resorts can't operate at full capacity due to a shortage of temporary workers due to a visa snafu.

Las Vegas Gets Go-Ahead for Convention Center Expansion

by Michael J. Shapiro | July 01, 2017
Plans call for 600,000 square feet of new exhibit space at Sin City's convention facility.

Good News: Less Luggage Was Lost in 2016

July 01, 2017
A new report finds the mishandled-baggage rate at airports reached a record low last year.

New Rankings of Top Meetings Destinations

by Lisa A. Grimaldi and Michael j. Shapiro | June 01, 2017
Orlando, Paris and London score big in latest rankings of meetings destinations by the International Congress and Convention Association and Cvent.

Ride-Sharing Services Get Legislative Support

by Sarah J.F. Braley | June 01, 2017
The Trump administration has enacted a law that allows federal employees to be reimbursed for using services such as Lyft and Uber.

Airline Passenger Satisfaction Continues to Rise

by Sarah J.F. Braley | June 01, 2017
A new study from J.D. Power shows that despite recent negative publicity, airlines are improving in passenger satisfaction.

Brand USA Aims to Keep Incoming Visitors Numbers Up

by Michael J. Shapiro | May 01, 2017
The organization's president Chris Thompson discusses the biggest challenges now in bringing people to the States.

10 Most Expensive Cities for Business Travel

by Sarah J. F. Braley | May 01, 2017
New York overtakes San Francisco as the most expensive city, per the latest Corporate Travel Index.

DMAI to Rebrand as Destinations International

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | April 01, 2017
The destination management association unveils a new name, along with a new vision, mission statement and value proposition.

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.