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Latest Zika News

July 28, 2016
All the news and resources a planner needs for understanding the risks of meeting in Zika-affected destinations

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Unveils $45 Refurbishment

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 28, 2016
The 667-room property has more than 44,000 square feet of meeting space.

China Sets First-Ever Rules for Ride-Hailing Companies

by Joe McDonald, Associated Press | July 28, 2016
Uber and Didi Chuxing welcome regulations, deemed less restrictive than early drafts.

Four Mysterious Zika Cases in Florida Do Not Appear Travel Related

by Mike Stobbe, Associated Press | July 28, 2016
Health officials fear mosquitos in Florida are now spreading the virus.

Caroline Beteta and Christopher J. Nassetta to Join U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 28, 2016

Both will be officially inducted on Nov. 16 in Washington, D.C.

Fishy Donut

by Barbara Peterson | July 28, 2016
This sushi “donut” will surprise and delight reception guests.

Kimpton Plans Paris Debut in 2020

July 27, 2016
The Kimpton Paris will have 149 guest rooms and an unspecified amount of meeting space.

Selfie Studio Kit

by Barbara Peterson | July 27, 2016
This 4-in-1 phone accessory case makes taking selfies effortless.

Meeting Space Makeover Under Way at Hyatt Lost Pines in Texas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | July 26, 2016
Work at the 491-room Austin-area resort will finish up in September.

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners Talk LGBT Rights, Site Selection (Video)

by Michaela Christensen | July 26, 2016
We asked planners about legislation recently passed in North Carolina and Mississippi.

DMAI to Induct Four Industry Leaders Into Hall of Fame

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 26, 2016
The 2016 winners include IMEX founder Ray Bloom and Nicki Grossman of the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB.

People

Ralph Scatena workplace organization

by Allen J. Sheinman | July 01, 2016
The newly appointed general manager of the 2,009-room Orlando World Center Marriott tells how he keeps organized.

Research

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners Talk LGBT Rights, Site Selection (Video)

We asked planners about legislation recently passed in North Carolina and Mississippi.

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Your (anonymous) input helps us provide a snapshot of meeting planners' responsibilities, compensation and more.

30 Seconds to Smart: Controversial Laws and Meetings Cancellations (Video)

We asked planners about their organizations’ stance on meeting in states with such laws.

30 Seconds to Smart: Will Planners Avoid States With Perceived Anti-LGBT Laws? (Video)

We asked planners if they will avoid meeting in states with laws that some believe are discriminatory.
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Latest Zika News

All the news and resources a planner needs for understanding the risks of meeting in Zika-affected destinations

New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Unveils $45 Refurbishment

The 667-room property has more than 44,000 square feet of meeting space.

China Sets First-Ever Rules for Ride-Hailing Companies

Uber and Didi Chuxing welcome regulations, deemed less restrictive than early drafts.

Four Mysterious Zika Cases in Florida Do Not Appear Travel Related

Health officials fear mosquitos in Florida are now spreading the virus.

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