January 01, 2002
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

January 2002

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
Head of San Antonio CVB jumps to Phoenix bureau...PCMA and DuBois refute notion of fund mismanagement...Part of Disney Institute to be converted to time-shares...Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park, opens near Ground Zero...Cancun to levy new luxury tax...Six cities are being considered to host EIBTM...NBTA survey shows travel managers are looking to cut more costs...American Express ventures into China...and much more

Airlines Pay House Calls to Businesses
Corporate seminars aim to ease travelers' fears

Trade Shows Duke It Out
Critics say competing events can be destructive

Last-Minute Bookings Surge
As lead times grow tighter, hotels scramble to play catch-up

Las Vegas Jacks Up Rental Fees
Square-footage fee goes up at the convention center

Chart: Security Delays at Major Airports

On Location:Hot Springs

City Beat
Durham, N.C.
Santa Fe, N.M.

INTERNATIONAL FOCUS:Caribbean and the Bahamas

Status reports on hotel developments...The 217-room Phillips Hotel reopens in Kansas City, Mo.

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