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Jul 12, 2004

Hotels for a heightened culture

What do the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, the Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco, the Cypress Hotel in Cupertino, Calif., the Mayfair House Hotel in....More
Jul 09, 2004

Workplace 04 update

Randy Pendleton’s Workplace 2004 update makes some interesting points for planners: Pricewaterhouse Coopers asked CEO’s of small to mid-size....More
Jul 09, 2004

Google bombs-away

Nothing whatsoever to do with meetings, but since almost every conversation I'm having today is devolving into politics... Go to Google and,....More
Jul 09, 2004

Girls just want to have fun

I don't usually blog about leisure hotel packages, but this one's a goody. For a very, very small meeting-—make that a girlfriends getaway--the....More
Jul 09, 2004

The ultimate travel guide

John DiScala—aka, JohhnyJet, creator of what I believe has to be the most comprehensive travel Web site I’ve ever seen, made me cry when I read the....More
Jul 08, 2004

Poppa’s got a brand new bag—because the airline lost his old one

According the ThisWeek@PCMA, You may want to stick to carry-on luggage the next time you fly. The federal government is now responsible for checked....More
Jul 08, 2004

Getting ugly in Akron

Things are getting ugly in Akron, Ohio, according to an article in the Beacon Journal: The Greater Akron Lodging Council is so upset with the way the....More
Jul 08, 2004

Can you imagine...

The Gettysburg Powerpoint Presentation--oh my, what a hoot! Just a quick taste: And now please welcome President Abraham Lincoln. Good morning. Just....More
Jul 07, 2004

Know any great women?

I just got this press release, and would like to encourage anyone reading this to get your nominations in before next Thursday's deadline. Just....More
Jul 07, 2004

Treat people like dogs, part 2

In this week's MeetingsNet Extra e-newsletter, I posed a question that may sound ridiculous: Why can't we treat people like dogs? By this I meant we....More
Jul 07, 2004

More (online) signs of the times

The latest evidence of the commoditization of the hotel industry: Groople.com, a new online retail marketplace designed for group travel, according....More
Jul 07, 2004

Commissions, fees, kickbacks

Holy toledo (not that that city has anything to do with this), but did you catch this article from BizBash? A quick taste: An independent event....More
Jul 07, 2004

Wherefore art thou, Wi-Fi hot spots?

Next time you’re traveling and want to know where you can go to get free Wi-Fi, check out wififreespot.com, which lets you search for the best open-....More
Jul 06, 2004

Big news for Boston

Once Beantown makes it through the DNC later this month, it’ll just have two years to recuperate before the American Society of Association....More
Jul 06, 2004

The best attrition-buster

An article from azcentral points to something that might help keep people within the housing block--rising hotel rates. That'll work, of course, as....More
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