Research

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners Talk LGBT Rights, Site Selection (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | July 26, 2016
We asked planners about legislation recently passed in North Carolina and Mississippi.

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July 21, 2016
Your (anonymous) input helps us provide a snapshot of meeting planners' responsibilities, compensation and more.

30 Seconds to Smart: Controversial Laws and Meetings Cancellations (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | July 19, 2016
We asked planners about their organizations’ stance on meeting in states with such laws.

30 Seconds to Smart: Will Planners Avoid States With Perceived Anti-LGBT Laws? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | July 12, 2016
We asked planners if they will avoid meeting in states with laws that some believe are discriminatory.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Controversial Laws Affect Site Selection (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | July 05, 2016
We asked planners if site selection should be influenced by laws some attendees might consider discriminatory.

Why You Love and Hate Travel

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2016
Our latest poll reveals what planners really feel about all the travel they do, and what they miss most/least about being away.

More Reasons for Your Love/Hate Relationship With Business Travel

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2016
Planners sound off on the good, the bad and the mediocre aspects of life on the road.

To Boycott or Not?

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2016
Planners sound off on whether controversial laws should influence site selection.

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.

People

Ralph Scatena workplace organization

by Allen J. Sheinman | July 01, 2016
The newly appointed general manager of the 2,009-room Orlando World Center Marriott tells how he keeps organized.

Research

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners Talk LGBT Rights, Site Selection (Video)

We asked planners about legislation recently passed in North Carolina and Mississippi.

Take Our Confidential Salary Survey!

Your (anonymous) input helps us provide a snapshot of meeting planners' responsibilities, compensation and more.

30 Seconds to Smart: Controversial Laws and Meetings Cancellations (Video)

We asked planners about their organizations’ stance on meeting in states with such laws.

30 Seconds to Smart: Will Planners Avoid States With Perceived Anti-LGBT Laws? (Video)

We asked planners if they will avoid meeting in states with laws that some believe are discriminatory.

News Analysis

When and Where to Find Hotel Deals

This chart shows the most budget-friendly times to visit top domestic and international cities.

Election Is Hot Topic at NYU Hospitality Conference

Participants ponder the possibility of a hotelier becoming president.

MPI Unveils New Tiered Membership Structure

Meeting Professionals International has restructured its membership model, offering a new three-tiered program for joining.

AH&LA Takes Aim at Sharing-Economy Lodging

The American Hotel & Lodging Association makes the regulation of lodging platforms such as Airbnb a key point in its 2016 Policy Agenda.
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