In August, the U.S. General Services Administration announced its decision to freeze all government per diem travel reimbursement rates for fiscal year 2013 at the current 2012 levels.
Cvent has published a list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States, based on bookings made through the Cvent Supplier Network. View the list at bit.ly/PnKfhn.
Hotel rate growth for the first half of 2012 was strongest in the Latin American region, according to the biannual survey from travel management company HRG. For a look at what three top hotel chains are planning for the area, read our Hotel Insider blog (bit.ly/Rk09wz).