In mid-August, the International Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus announced its "intent to enter agreement" with Quincy, Mass.-based Passkey Systems as a preferred provider for convention housing reservations systems. Using the Internet, Passkey ( provides a central online database accessible via password to the event organizer, participating hotels and the contracted housing-services agency. Each can obtain status reports on the housing block and pickup in ...

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