Research

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.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Important Are Loyalty Programs to Planners? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | March 08, 2016
We asked planners if points programs steer their personal travel decisions.

30 Seconds to Smart: Is Zika Affecting the Meetings Industry? (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | March 01, 2016
We asked planners how concerned they are about the Zika virus.

M&C Poll: How Is Zika Affecting Current and Future Meetings?

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 24, 2016

Planners report some changes, cancellations for upcoming events.

M&C Survey: Meeting Professionals Are Considering Canceling, Moving Meetings Due to Zika

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 03, 2016
Concerns about the virus already have many changing plans.

The Power of Word of Mouth

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2016
When it comes to finding out about new hotels and destinations, colleague recommendations are key, per our latest survey.

How Planners Meet Suppliers

by By Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2016

Meeting professionals had more to say about their preferred methods of introduction.

30 Seconds to Smart: The 2016 Planner Wish List (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | January 26, 2016
We asked planners what they would like to change about their jobs in 2016.

People

Meetings Industry Job Changes

by Allen J. Sheinman | February 01, 2016
The new director of sales and marketing at the Pelican Grand Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale suggests a must-do activity in town.

Research

Bedbugs: Still Biting at Hotels

A majority of planners say the pesky insects remain an important concern.

How Planners Battle Bedbugs

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)

We asked planners about their relationships with suppliers.

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

We asked planners about their learning preferences.

News Analysis

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.

Top 10 Meeting Hotels in the U.S.

Cvent's annual ranking puts the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas at the top of the list.

MPI Outlook: Seeking Security

The latest research from Meeting Professionals International reveals planner concerns about safety and security.
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