Research

Event Themes: Yay or Nay?

by Loren G. Edelstein | November 01, 2014
How planners develop event themes and other theme-related findings from our latest poll.

Charting Current Airline Fees

by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 01, 2014
Here's an update on what major carriers are charging for ticket changes and checked baggage.

Planners' Best (and Worst) Theme Party Ideas

by Loren G. Edelstein | November 01, 2014

Planners lets us in on the good and the bad.

 

Leisure Appeal: A Priority

by Loren G. Edelstein | October 01, 2014
Attendees rate the appeal of leisure time.

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

by Loren G. Edelstein | September 01, 2014
Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

Profile of a Meeting Planner

by Loren G. Edelstein | August 01, 2014
A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2014
What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

July 01, 2014
The World Hotel Index has released a list of the cities with the most expensive hotels in the world, on average. Geneva, Switzerland, comes in at no. 1 with an average daily rate of $308.

Planners Elaborate on What They Love, Hate and Miss Most on the Road

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2014
Verbatim comments from our July 2014 research survey.

Verdict: We Are Germophobes

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2014
Our latest poll makes it official: Meeting planners are, for the most part, germophobes.

Top 10 Global Destinations for Associations

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2014
The U.S., Germany and Spain were the top three countries for international association conventions in 2013, while Paris, Madrid and Vienna were the top three cities.

Who to Tip and How Much?

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2014
M&C Research offers insights for these and other questions about gratuities in findings from its latest poll.

People

Quick Chat With Marc Lauer

by Allen J. Sheinman | November 01, 2014
The general manager of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers talks about how the Windy City has changed over the years.

Research

Event Themes: Yay or Nay?

How planners develop event themes and other theme-related findings from our latest poll.

Charting Current Airline Fees

Here's an update on what major carriers are charging for ticket changes and checked baggage.

Planners' Best (and Worst) Theme Party Ideas

Planners lets us in on the good and the bad.  

Leisure Appeal: A Priority

Attendees rate the appeal of leisure time.

News Analysis

Ebola and the Crucial Need for Preparedness

Education and planning are key to continued travel, say experts.

Los Cabos Properties Set Reopening Dates

Cleanup efforts are progressing quickly at the Mexican vacation destination in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile.

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.
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