Hotel Beat 3-1-2003

Meetings & Conventions: Newsline

March 2003

Edited by Carla Benini


Breaking News
DuBois to run MPI until new president and CEO is found... PCMA and MPI offer crisis and contingency planning help... Albuquerque CVB contract process being reworked... Starwood withdraws earnings forecasts... CIC creates attrition project... Hawaiian Airlines files Chapter 11... Delta Air Lines cuts back schedule... and much more

Competitors Vie for Comdex Space
Trade show veterans see opportunity in Key3Media Bankruptcy

CVBs Court Third Parties
Bureaus target site selection firms as sources for new business

Hampton Inn & Spa?
Limited-service brands eye resorts

Finding Ways to Find Attendees
Nationwide nursing shortage forces industry associations to get creative

Fancy a Cigarette?
Light up and you might be breaking the law

Research: Group Segment Shows Rare Growth for Hotels
New study reveals value of meetings in a down market

On Location:Lake Placid

City Beat
St. Louis
Downtown Renaissance

Wichita, Kan.

Restoring a Riverfront


Status reports on hotel developments...Just open: the Trump International Sonesta Beach Resort, north of Miami Beach

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