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Nov 09, 2004

Birds of (unusual) feathers flocking together

This article is from 1997 and may not be totally correct, but its commentary about some of the more unusual associations cracked me up: "Pickle....More
Nov 08, 2004

I've been all around this world

This is sort of off topic, but I was just playing around on this site where you can customize a map of the world (or portions thereof) to show where....More
Nov 08, 2004

Which is worse...

...trying to do something fun and interactive and having it fall flat, or not trying at all and sticking with the boring old PowerPoint talking-head....More
Nov 08, 2004

The big stars of 2005 hotels and restaurants

Mobil Travel Guide has released its latest list of four- and five-star hotels and restaurants. Enjoy! To comment on this post, click on "comments"....More
Nov 08, 2004

Having a beer blast?

If your attendees like beer, if you have a beer tasting (instead of a wine tasting), or if you just are interested in malted beverages, there's a....More
Nov 08, 2004

Having a sick time in Vegas

According to eTurbo News, the norovirus outbreak at Vegas' Flamingo Hotel is starting to wane, after 325 of the 1,252 reported cases were confirmed....More
Nov 04, 2004

From pocket protectors to pocket projectors

Someday in the not-too-distant future, data projectors will join the overhead in the dust bin as new miniprojectors--some almost credit-card thin--....More
Nov 04, 2004

The best WiFi hotels

According to, the best hotel brands for WiFi are Kimton, Omni, Marriott Residence Inn, Best Western, and Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn....More
Nov 04, 2004

Isn't flying already enough of a gamble?

I guess not, if Ryanair, Europe's biggest low-cost airline, has its way. The airline wants to add video-based gamblingto its repertoire of cash-....More
Nov 03, 2004

Meet on the cheap

Just ran across this link to 30 Tips for Keeping Meeting Expenses to a Minimum in Corbin Ball's TechTalk e-newsletter. For more tips on planning a....More
Nov 03, 2004

Happy days are here again (for hoteliers, that is)

According to USA Today, hoteliers are climbing back into the seller's seat as room rates soar: "Rooms have risen 12% in New York from a year ago to....More
Nov 02, 2004

Lighten up an evening function

Here's an idea for an outdoor poolside reception: battery-operated floating lamps. Well, it's an idea, anyway. To comment on this post, click on "....More
Nov 02, 2004

Will attendees TiVo your next e-meeting?

I just found out about ConferBlog, a new blog by Stephanie Downs of ConferZone, a very cool place for the latest in e-conferencing. And I ran across....More
Nov 02, 2004

The next meeting catchphrases--from kids

Forget "out of the box" and "walk the talk" (please forget them, please!). According to Anil Dash, the new phrases you might hear at meetings are....More
Nov 01, 2004

Hotel branding

Someone on the Experiential Forum listserv posted an interesting take on Westin's branding and selling just about everything in the place. She was....More
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