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Aug 18, 2004

Helping hands during hurricane aftermath

Not only did the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort....More
Aug 17, 2004

Trekkies take over and other strange headlines

From the New York Post: "The Jets were unable to book a hotel for the team in downtown Indianapolis for their game because there's a Star Trek....More
Aug 17, 2004

One more on building trust

Another interesting article about trust and customers from Direct magazine. While it's written for the direct marketer and the retail end of things,....More
Aug 17, 2004

Creating community the eBay way

According to Catalog Age, there's a lot you can learn from the eBay model, regardless of what "product" you're selling--including, I would argue,....More
Aug 16, 2004

Turning customer evangelism upside down

An interesting question from marketing guru Katherine Stone on the recent Fast Company Now Blogjam: "Plenty of people talk about customer evangelism....More
Aug 16, 2004

Dumb product du jour

Just try to get this through airport security on your next trip--the Kalashnikov MP3 player, which looks alarmingly like the real thing to me....More
Aug 16, 2004

Disney does it again

A news flash from 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
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