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Sep 01, 2004

Bad idea of the day

From the British chef who brought you "bacon-and-egg ice cream, snail porridge and a mousse "poached" in liquid nitrogen…Heston Blumenthal, owner and....More
Sep 01, 2004

Making awards more rewarding

Does your organization give out awards? One way to create some extra "buzz" about them might be to do what Interaction, the 63rd World Science....More
Sep 01, 2004

Missing teeth and other odd items

My sister-in-law, who works for a bus company, cracked me up recently with a story about a woman who left her teeth on the bus. The good news was....More
Aug 31, 2004

News flash

PlanSoft Corp. and seeUthere Technologies, two of the biggest meeting supplier marketing and corporate spend management solutions for meetings and....More
Aug 31, 2004

From Abu Dhabi to Orlando

Last month, we blogged about how the Middle East is gearing up for meetings. Here’s an update: In tandem with other emirates such as Ras Al Khaimah....More
Aug 31, 2004

Legal checklists galore

I just stumbled across this great compilation of hospitality law-related checklists on Definitely a must-bookmark site for....More
Aug 30, 2004

Southwest's "large-passenger" policy lands airline in hot water

This AP article outlines the latest news: "A cosmetics company CEO has sued Southwest Airlines, alleging that she was unfairly subjected to its....More
Aug 30, 2004

Guard those videos!

If you don’t, this could happen to you: A teachers’ back-to-school motivational video somehow got a pornographic image inserted into it. I’m sure....More
Aug 30, 2004

Dolce powering a new 24-hour call center for meeting planners

In a move that should make life easier for its customers, Dolce International Conference....More
Aug 30, 2004

Hooters Hotel coming to Vegas

When I first heard Hooters was starting up an airline, I thought it was a joke. But it wasn’t. And now, it looks like they’re putting new meaning....More
Aug 27, 2004

If you can’t dodge ‘em, join ‘em

Here’s an idea that has meetings written all over it: dodgeball, a new wireless phone service that connect you with friends—and friends of friends—in....More
Aug 27, 2004

Tricks of the trade

It looks like every profession has them. My favorite two from this article: Attorney Do whatever it takes to fit your contracts onto a single page:....More
Aug 27, 2004

What will they think of next?

Portable travel flower vases--what an interesting idea! Might make a nice pillow gift for those VIPs who spend too much time on the road and would....More
Aug 26, 2004

So much for the nay-sayers

Boston area hotels were weeping, wailing, and doing everything short of self-flagellation at all the business they were going to lose while the....More
Aug 26, 2004

Go, Groton!

I felt a little town spirit for my hometown of Groton, Mass., when I read this press release about a new restaurant that’ll be opening soon just....More
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