August 01, 2003
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

August 2003

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
Center for Association Leadership announces event details... Macworld producer moves show to Boston, top exhibitor bows out... UAL to emerge from bankruptcy in 2004... Las Vegas resort acquired, new owners include Planet Hollywood... National Geographic launches a speakers bureau... Historic St. Louis hotel renamed following sale... and much more

Beware of Surprise Charges at Checkout
Hotels add fees for housekeeping, newspapers and other incidentals

Hotel Forecast: Some Sun
Properties in second- and third-tier cities paint brighter picture

Trade Show Threatens to Leave Utah
Outdoor retailers stand up against new eco-unfriendly land laws

No-Smoking Law Sends Group Packing
American Veterans move convention from Rochester, N.Y., to puff in Kansas City, Mo.

Research: Trips Turn Into Business
Familiarization tours are useful, say planners

On Location: Toronto

City Beat
Anchorage, Alaska
Boom in hotel rooms

Huntsville, Ala.
New hotel going up


Status reports on hotel developments...The Wentworth by the Sea, a Marriott Hotel & Spa, reopens in restored 19th-century glory in New Castle Island, N.H.

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