January 01, 1999
Meetings & Conventions: Short Cuts January 1999 Current Issue
January 1999
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What are today’s younger generations concerned about? Young & Rubicam Inc. surveyed 15- to 30-year-olds around the world and found that their biggest fears, on a micro level, are losing loved ones, death and aging. On a broader scale, they worry about environmental hazards, terrorism and a widening rift between socioeconomic classes. Their dreams: to find a life partner, have children, accumulate wealth and material goods, and own a home.

Macau may soon be home to the first hotel in a converted Soviet aircraft carrier. Developers have outlined a $200 million plan to tow a vessel from the Black Sea and convert it to a 600-room hotel and conference center, opening in 2001.

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