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Jun 14, 2004

The picture of creativity

I remember a few years ago at the annual Religious Conference Management conference, they had an artist drawing to music as part of the final night’s....More
Jun 11, 2004

Recovery coming soon, barring further problems

We’re within a year or two of full recovery for the hospitality industry, according to a survey of executives attending New York University's 26th....More
Jun 11, 2004

Weirdest invention yet

OK all you cellphone fanatics--have you ever worried about getting radiation burns from carrying your cellphone in your pants pocket? For the truly....More
Jun 10, 2004

Gambling on growth

According to an article from hotel-online, Foxwoods, the world’s biggest casino, is expanding again. So now, in addition to an incredibly catchy....More
Jun 10, 2004

Fear of flying

Just in case anyone else in blogland shares my fear of flying, the only things that really help me are: An amazingly good book that I can lose myself....More
Jun 10, 2004

My, look how much you've grown

According to this item from hotel-online, InterContinental Hotels Group, Cendant, and Marriott International are the largest three hotel groups in....More
Jun 09, 2004

A great time-waster

It has nothing to do with meetings, but this site is pretty darn....More
Jun 09, 2004

I love it when they get it right

Our company, Primedia Business, recently held an "editorial summit," where editors from magazines throughout the company gathered to share ideas,....More
Jun 09, 2004

Martin and Woods win scholarships—congratulations!

According to a press release: "Two emerging leaders in the association profession have been awarded scholarships opportunities with the Banff Centre....More
Jun 09, 2004

Oh my aching back

Ever feel that way after a long day in meetings? I know I have. That's why CMI magazine treated ergonomics as its Last Word one issue last year. For....More
Jun 08, 2004

In New Orleans, what else would you do?

An articleon nola.com recently touted the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, held on Memorial Day weekend, as a boon not just for tourism, but....More
Jun 08, 2004

Let's go surfing now

On what seems like the first really hot day of the summer here in New England, this seems appropriate: If you ever need inspiration for a beach- or....More
Jun 07, 2004

Who says there's nothing funny about airlines?

Why not kick Monday off with a little bit of silliness? Here’s a look at a "gripe sheet"—a form pilots fill out after each flight to convey to the....More
Jun 07, 2004

Phoenix wants a hotel, now!

According to this article from the Arizona Republic, the success of the Phoenix Civic Plaza’s $600 million expansion depends on a new 1,000-room....More
Jun 07, 2004

Something fishy about the catch of the day?

According to this article from hotel-online.com, that "catch of the day" at a restaurant may actually be the catch of several days ago. If you’re....More
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