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Aug 16, 2004

Disney does it again

A news flash from mickeynews.com: The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., has added a new slate of professional development curriculum presented by....More
Aug 16, 2004

Air apparent

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out the ins and outs of various airports. Thanks to the MIMlist listserv, here are some links to sites that will make....More
Aug 13, 2004

Send good thoughts to Tampa

Sounds like Tampa hotels shutting down in anticipation of the hurricane today. Please send good thoughts to all who live, work, and meet in Florida....More
Aug 13, 2004

Just how adventurous is your group?

According to traveltalkradio, the growing trend is clothing-optional resorts. In fact, it says that the American Association for Nude Recreation is....More
Aug 13, 2004

Do you feel safer than you did four years ago?

This guy doesn't. Regardless of your political affiliation, what could the government do to make you feel safer when you travel? This isn't an idle....More
Aug 12, 2004

Vegas not worried about terrorists

Terrorists may be casing the casinos, but Las Vegas officials say not to worry. Though terrorist videos found in cells in Detroit and Spain include....More
Aug 12, 2004

Speaking of speakers

Next time you are left hanging with a no-show speaker, go to the National Speakers Association’s handy little geographic index, where you can search....More
Aug 12, 2004

Meetings as mind control?

I have always thought of meetings—particularly well-facilitated events—as being highly educational. But writer Suzanne Stallings has a more paranoid....More
Aug 11, 2004

Convention hotels

The Baltimore Sun asks some pretty good questions about the issue of publicly funded convention hotels. Citing the success of Austin, Texas’ eight-....More
Aug 11, 2004

Fighting Over the Furniture

From guest blogger and regular magazine contributor Kay Carstens: The moving van is loaded and taking at least twenty-five percent of San Francisco’s....More
Aug 11, 2004

Worst case scenario

Just imagine having a nice tour boat cruise, your group mixing and mingling nicely, conversation flowing—and getting doused with human sewage from a....More
Aug 10, 2004

Olympic-sized gall

If you or someone you know is taking an incentive or other group to this year’s Olympic games in Athens, be sure to warn attendees that that they can....More
Aug 10, 2004

Trade show challenge

Yesterday, I asked a question: If you could reinvent trade shows, what would they look like? Today, TSMI's Rich Westerfield posted some great ideas....More
Aug 10, 2004

What if you had a blank slate?

Can you imagine being able to recreate the meetings industry? Just a blank slate and your ideas--no history, no balky stuck-in-the-1950s board....More
Aug 10, 2004

How long is your line?

I just heard from a friend about a nifty new Web site launched by TSA where you can look up your airport and departure time to get estimated wait....More
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