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Dec 02, 2004

Doing good work(s) in Baja Norte

If you are planning a meeting in the Baja Norte region of Mexico/San Diego area, check out VolunTours' program for groups. From the Web site:....More
Dec 02, 2004

Martini on the rock

It has to be something in the water in New York! I thought Le Meridian's $1,000 fritatta was a bit much. But now I hear that the city's famed....More
Dec 02, 2004

IACVB changing its name?

I just read in this week's USAE-mail that the International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus' Board of Directors "has recommended the....More
Dec 02, 2004

P.S., I love you

From Direct magazine: "Read almost any book on direct mail and it will tell you that every letter you send out should have a P.S. Why do the experts....More
Dec 02, 2004

A meeting with meaning

In a moving article from, Bernard S. Alpert, Ira D. Sharlip, Thomas C. Cromwell Assad A. Hassoun, write of their experience as members of....More
Dec 02, 2004

Hot spots for summer

While this report from the Travel Industry Association of America focuses on leisure travelers, it should be a heads-up for planners who have summer....More
Dec 01, 2004

The mind is a very strange thing

Do you ever get stuck on something really stupid, like what's the name of Samatha's evil cousin on the old Bewitched TV show? Now we can Google a lot....More
Dec 01, 2004

Philly's going WiFi

According to the Mercury News, Philadelphia and Verizon have worked out a deal to make the whole town wireless. From the article: The city of....More
Dec 01, 2004

IT, phone home

Cellphones not only now can emit fragrances and give you a good vibration, now they also can videoconference. Are these things taking over the world....More
Dec 01, 2004

News from EIBTM

This just in: A press release announcing an agreement between the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), ICCA, Meeting Professionals International (MPI)....More
Dec 01, 2004

What’s the best restaurant in Dallas?

Wherever your next meeting is, I’m sure the Epicurious Essential Restaurant Guide can help you narrow down the right spot for a special dinner. It....More
Dec 01, 2004

Take me out to the ... board meeting

MSNBC's "Take me out to the ... board meeting" shows that Jimmy Buffett's Parrotheads aren't the only ones heading to Fenway park for more than....More
Nov 30, 2004

Remembering the little guys

It may not be a glamour job, but what would you do without the guys who haul out the trash after a long day of meetings? These and other jobs....More
Nov 29, 2004

Two handy travel Web sites

I can't remember if I've blogged about these before, so forgive me if this is familiar. Two very handy sites for air travelers: Airport status....More
Nov 29, 2004

More on visas, which are no laughing matter

Now they're rejecting visas and passports if the person's photo shows them smiling. I kid you not--click here for the story....More
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