Percent decline in 2006 marketing budgets devoted to events: 9 % Year employment for meeting planners is expected to stop growing faster than the average for all other jobs: 2014 Amount received in June for sale of Cendant division that includes Orbitz: $4.3 billion Number of five-star hotels in Dubai at the end of last year: 36 Number of hotels signing labor agreement in New York in June: 133 Sources (from left to right): Blackfriars Marketing Index; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; ...

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