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Jul 26, 2004

What are friends for?

Just a little reminder that in this industry, more than most, we get by with a little help from our friends. Happy....More
Jul 26, 2004

Something in the air?

No, that wasn't a big sirocco that blew from the East coast last night--that was a giant sigh of relief from all the hotels, event venues, caterers,....More
Jul 24, 2004

Congratulations!

Many heartfelt congratulations to Elizabeth Zielinski, CMM, CMP, this year's MPI Planner of the Year. I met Liz earlier this year at the W2W (Women....More
Jul 24, 2004

The year of the blog?

That's the headline of a New York Times article about Web loggers being invited to cover the DNC in Boston this week for the first time. Woo hoo!....More
Jul 24, 2004

NAACP ranks Marriott tops for minorities

According to the 2004 NAACP Economic Reciprocity Initiative, Marriott ranked first among the 13 main chains in its activity in employment, equity....More
Jul 23, 2004

It's potty time

Now that summer is in full swing and corporate picnics and other outdoor outings are everywhere, here are some links that might come in handy when....More
Jul 23, 2004

Marshalling my courage...

OK, so I scared myself silly with last Friday's post about possible rumors of terrorists in the air. So I did a little checking on those guys who are....More
Jul 23, 2004

Hotel rooms of the future

What do you think they’ll look like? That’s what organizers of HITEC 2000 (I know, it’s old, but I just found it recently thanks to the MIMlist....More
Jul 23, 2004

A twist on tipping

Did you know that your restaurant server might be having tips deducted to pay for the cost of processing your credit card transaction? This I hadn’t....More
Jul 23, 2004

More potty talk

OK, this is just weird that toilets are in the news this week. Here are a couple of items I saw on Elliott's Travel Notes: From the Irish Times:....More
Jul 23, 2004

Dream job vacation

I know, I know, if there are two words that shouldn’t go together, they’d have to be "job" and "vacation." But vocation vacations says they’ll help....More
Jul 22, 2004

Airline insecurity

I don’t even want to talk about these articles, except that the first two kind of answer the third: London Heathrow Airport Security Plans Found on....More
Jul 22, 2004

How do you want your info?

Alan Meckler of Jupitermedia recently blogged about business-to-business trade magazines, and how he believes they--especially those in the tech....More
Jul 22, 2004

Oh what a tangled web

One time I had a phone number that was just one digit off from that of a local restaurant, and would constantly get calls asking what that night’s....More
Jul 22, 2004

All's fare in love and travel

I was e-mailing with a friend recently about how it was possible to have airfares on the same route and the same time vary by hundreds of dollars,....More
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