May 01, 2002
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

May 2002

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
PCMA announces new president and CEO... Wyndham upgrades frequent-guest perks... Los Angeles CVB undergoes an audit... Georgia World Congress Center opens expansion... Holland America launches a new ship... PricewaterhouseCoopers releases lodging forecast... and much more

Small Agencies Feel the Pain of Zero
Travel managers assess the effects of airline commission cuts

Amex Talks Travel Trends
Web fares and online booking are among today's hot topics

Casinos Cut New Deal
Detroit casinos might pay more to the city

Airports Eye Retina Tests at Check-In
Biometric screening raises new possibilities and concerns

Census on Events Surprises Many
The Center for Exhibition Industry Research releases new data

On Location:Sand Key, Fla.

City Beat
Expansion Nearly Done

Syracuse, N.Y.

Vast New Venues


Status reports on hotel developments...The Lodge at Torrey Pines opens near a classic West Coast golf course

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