November 01, 2002
Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

November 2002

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
More cruise ship illnesses reported... United Airlines' fate hinges on mechanics' vote... Sheraton opens property adjacent to Overland Park, Kan., convention center... Monorail project approved for Seattle... New traveler screening policy at select airports... and much more

More Cities Fund Hotel Projects
Municipalities pay the price to build convention hotels

Westin Is Bullish on N.Y.C.
Can a new Times Square hotel find its market?

Few Changes in Hotel Security
A study shows no significant upgrades have taken place since 9/11

Orbitz Woos Biz Travel
Success of new niche points to migration of corporate travel to the Internet

Hotels Begin to Ease Phone Charges
Wyndham, Marriott see cheaper phone and Internet services as boon for business

Hotel Workers Earn Poverty Wages
New report reveals low pay, dramatic spike in unemployment

On Location:Nassau, Bahamas

City Beat
Northern California
Fairmont Moves In


In Search of Funding


Status reports on hotel developments...Jackson Hole, Wyo., welcoms the new Teton Mountain Lodge.

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