November 01, 2001
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

November 2001

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
Mandalay files suit against a group...Six Continents wants to own Starwood...The NAACP settles with the Adam's Mark Hotel in Daytona Beach...and much more

Airlines Struggle to Fill Empty Seats
Analysts eye long-term effects of low ridership

Hotel Market Hangs On for Recovery
Chains are laying off or furloughing staff, and postponing projects

Shows Will Go On
Experts opine the trade show business will come back soon

Alternative Transit Picks Up
More travelers are choosing rail, wheels

Planners Turn to Tech
Web- and video-based events are poised to fill face-to-face meeting gap

NYC Scrambles for Visitors
Suffering record losses, suppliers get creative

Bureaus Face Budget Woes
CVBs cut staff, revise marketing plans

Tourist Boards React
National tourist boards work hard to show support for meetings industry

Chart: Rethinking Future Meetings
Results of an MPI survey


Special status report on hotel developments

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