Is Airbnb like a hotel chain? As it moves toward its goals of a consistent experience for guests across hundreds of thousands of acommodations worldwide, the startup will affect the way we think about and plan meetings and business travel....More
We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity....More
"Set it and forget it" doesn't cut it anymore as a high-speed Internet access plan for meetings and events, says Christos Karmis of Mobilitie, the Internet network provider that just hooked up MGM's nine Las Vegas resorts to handle 120,000 concurrent Wi-Fi users. Here are the new questions planners must ask if they want happy logged-in attendees....More
The world of destination management companies was rocked last fall by the bankruptcy of well-established DMC consortium Global Events Partners. Since then, other DMC networks have announced changes and consolidations....More
Fitness bands, the wearable monitors that capture movement, heart rate, sleep data, and more, were among the fastest growing product categories at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. And they are catching on at meetings, too, along with other fitness ideas.