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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
Jul 22, 2004

Med-ed online

While e-education is getting hotter all the time for some types of adult learners, docs still don’t like to get their continuing medical education....More
Jul 22, 2004

No taxing affair

Really, who wouldn’t want to meet in the Caribbean? Hot venues, cool breezes, and--drum roll please--tax breaks. According to a press release: In....More
Jul 21, 2004

People on the move

Want to see where your favorite CSM has ended up these days, or who's recently opened up their own meeting planning shop? Check out People on the....More
Jul 21, 2004

Adventures in luxury

Unicomm, which produces the Adventures in Travel Expo for vendors who specialize in adventure, is adding a "luxury component in two of its upcoming....More
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