Research

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Feel Mergers Will Affect Hotel Brands (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | May 31, 2016
We asked planners how they feel about industry consolidation.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Feel About New or Lesser-Known Hotel Brands (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | May 24, 2016
We asked planners if they would consider a new or lesser-known hotel brand for a meeting.

30 Seconds to Smart: Here's Why Planners Are Loyal to Certain Hotel Brands (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | May 17, 2016
We asked planners about the factors that influence their loyalty to a hotel brand.

30 Seconds to Smart: This is How Much Hotel Brand Matters to Planners (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | May 10, 2016
We asked planners if a hotel's flag matters when selecting a property.

30 Seconds to Smart: Are Planners Taking Necessary Bedbug Precautions? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | May 03, 2016
We asked planners if bedbugs are still biting at hotels.

How Much Does a Hotel Brand Matter?

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2016
A majority of respondents to the latest M&C Research poll say brand affiliation is important when selecting a meeting hotel.

Branding Extra

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2016
Further thoughts from planners on hotel collections and the pending Marriott-Starwood merger.

Bedbugs: Still Biting at Hotels

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2016
A majority of planners say the pesky insects remain an important concern.

How Planners Battle Bedbugs

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2016
Research respondents sound off on how they handle infestations, and what precautions they take in hotels.

30 Seconds to Smart: Have Planner-Supplier Relationships Changed? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | March 25, 2016
We asked planners about their relationships with suppliers.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Learn About New Hotels, Destinations (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | March 22, 2016
We asked planners about their learning preferences.

30 Seconds to Smart: Do Planner Points Influence Site Selection? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | March 15, 2016
We asked if planner points steer site-selection decisions.

People

Interview with David Gabri ALHI Associated Luxury Hotels International

by Allen J. Sheinman | May 01, 2016
The CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International reveals the biggest change he's seen in the industry since ALHI was founded 30 years ago.

Research

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Feel Mergers Will Affect Hotel Brands (Video)

We asked planners how they feel about industry consolidation.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Feel About New or Lesser-Known Hotel Brands (Video)

We asked planners if they would consider a new or lesser-known hotel brand for a meeting.

30 Seconds to Smart: Here's Why Planners Are Loyal to Certain Hotel Brands (Video)

We asked planners about the factors that influence their loyalty to a hotel brand.

30 Seconds to Smart: This is How Much Hotel Brand Matters to Planners (Video)

We asked planners if a hotel's flag matters when selecting a property.

News Analysis

Industry Backlash Against Anti-LGBT Laws Continues

The pressure is on in Mississippi and North Carolina as groups cancel events and meetings-industry executives protest what they deem discriminatory legislation.

10 Most Expensive Cities for Business Travel

San Francisco, New York and Boston top the list of costliest metropolitan destinations in the U.S.

Hotels, Airlines and Cruises Make Deals to Enter Cuba

Hospitality and travel companies flock to long-embargoed Caribbean nation.

MPI Plans Innovative Elements for World Education Congress

New general session design and more will be highlights at June 11-14 event in Atlantic City.
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