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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
Oct 31, 2004

What, no reception desk?

According to an article from HOTEL Asia Pacific, the Le Meridien Cyberport in Hong Kong is doing some interesting things that "would have more....More
Oct 30, 2004

Why not just give it away?

What a novel concept--give away your conference's content on you Web site for free. That's what the Pop! Tech 2004 Conference did recently, and this....More
Oct 29, 2004

The latest political predictor

The Hospitality Research Group of PKF Consulting is getting into the presidential prognosticating game: Hotel occupancy rates, they say, can predict....More
Oct 29, 2004

Italy says Ciao to foreign tour guides

According to eTurbo news, "The European Commission has ordered Italy to allow tour guides from other countries to take groups around monuments and....More
Oct 29, 2004

Want to save a few million dollars?

Maritz McGettigan says it can help pharma companies save money on their meetings without losing any quality. Says a press release, "Six of the world’....More
Oct 29, 2004

Off topic

For today's Friday fun, an absolutely hilarious little video that mixes Halloween and politics: Vote Busters Cracked me up completely! Another good....More
Oct 28, 2004

Calling all golfers

The Meetings Group is looking for a few qualified corporate meeting planners who'd like to go a few round on an all-expense-paid golf tournament in (....More
Oct 28, 2004

What's your perfect world?

I just skipped through speaker and new face2face subscriber Scott Friedman's Web site, and this from one of his articles struck me: When asked “What....More
Oct 27, 2004

Making sense(s) of adult learning

I recently received this guest blog from author and speaker Kare Anderson: Regarding Jeffrey Caufaude's apt suggestions on balancing content and....More
Oct 27, 2004

Budget-friendly speakers resource

The Speakers Group has introduced a new online service for those with champagne tastes, caviar dreams, and Budweiser and chips budgets:....More
Oct 27, 2004

TSEA sells its trade show, TS2

Reporting from one of my colleagues: Trade Show Exhibitor Association and National Trade Productions just announced in a phone press conference that....More
Oct 27, 2004

Off topic

For those who have signed up for the weekly e-mail update, a clarification. When I said, "With a full-moon eclipse, even the planets seem to be....More
Oct 27, 2004

Starwood revamping res system with the help of HP

According to a press release, Starwood Hotels....More
Oct 26, 2004

F.A.R.C. the airlines?

That's what Joe Brancatelli, editor and publisher of, the former executive editor of Frequent Flyer magazine, travel advisor of Travel....More
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