by By Hunter R. Slaton | September 09, 2009

Last Wednesday, the global airline network Star Alliance, which encompasses 17,000 daily flights to 916 destinations in 160 countries, with 21 airline members, launched Meetings Plus, a global meetings market discount program. The program is available to groups of 50 or more people, who must originate from at least three different countries. RFPs can be submitted online at, after which the planner will be contacted by the appropriate member airline. Discounts from 10 to 20 percent will be given for business or economy tickets.