Sue Hatch



Sue edits MeetingsNet interactive magazine tablet app, and oversees the annual CMI 25 project. She began her career in the meetings industry in 1984 with positions at Business Travel News and Successful Meetings, and has authored a Frommer's guidebook on New England Beaches. 

Lowcountry Resort Nearly Doubles Rooms with New Inn
In South Carolina, 30 minutes northeast of Savannah, Montage Palmetto Bluff resort debuted a new 74-room inn and meeting space.
Hidden Hotel Fees Called Out in Government Report
Hate resort fees? So does the National Economic Council, which recently published a report looking at how hidden fees charged by seven industries, including hotels and airlines, are unhealthy for the U.S. economy.
A New Beginning for Historic San Juan Resort
On Puerto Rico's two-mile Isla Verda Beach, El San Juan Hotel is set to reopen after a major six-month renovation.
New Year Brand Conversion at Marco Island Marriott
With phase two of a major upgrade complete, the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, Golf Club & Spa officially became the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort on January 1.
Pharma Pro Joins BCD M&E’s Life Sciences Center
John Gilbert has been tapped as vice president of the Life Sciences Center of Excellence in in Raleigh, N.C.
One Great Idea: The Perfect General Session Conversation Starter
Want to make your general session more welcoming? Try this quick tip from Sharon Fisher, Idea Sparker (CEO) at Orlando-based Play With a Purpose.
Swiss Resort Readies for Incentives Above Lake Lucerne
Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne, including several hotels and a huge spa, are under construction 1,500 feet above the shores of Switzerland's fourth largest lake.
WDW Swan and Dolphin to Begin the Final Piece of its $140 Million Upgrade
A gigantic crystal chandelier with color-changing lighting will be the centerpiece of the new lobby at the Dolphin, half of Starwood's Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.
Pre-Opening Coup for New NYC Hotel
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge won’t officially open until February, but late last month the new property hosted business luminaries from the likes of Goldman Sachs, General Electric, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus Gets a New Hotel in the Iconic LeVeque Tower
Seven floors of the 47-floor tower will open next month as a luxury hotel in Marriott International's Autograph Collection.
Go Duke! N.C. University Opens Second Hotel
JB Duke Hotel, a new sister property to the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, has a conference center built to the standards of IACC.
Eagle, Parrot, Owl, Dove: What’s Your Communication Style?
Merrick Rosenberg urged Pharma Forum attendees to understand their own communication style, recognize the styles of others, and use that knowledge to create better relationships.
Engagement: It’s Not Rocket Science (But it Is Neuroscience)
Incorporate these neuroscience findings into your event design when your objective is learning, collaboration, or change.
Cvent and Lanyon: What Have the 500-Pound Gorillas Been Eating?
With a Cvent–Lanyon merger under way, we look back at the companies each has acquired over the past few years in the race to create an end-to-end meeting technology solution.
The Henderson Resort Opens on the Beach in Northwest Florida
Destin, Fla., a relaxing Gulf Coast destination, gets a new 170-room luxury property on the beach.

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