Nearly one-quarter of the members of the International Congress and Convention Association are in meetings management. Many of them attend, with their supplier colleagues, ICCA’s four-day congress each year....More
Human trafficking is the hot topic in the travel and tourism industry. Still, most people still don’t understand why ECPAT-USA is invited to speak at industry events and why hotels need training....More
Aligning your meetings with the forces at play in "the shift age" is key to your success. Think about how you can incorporate globalism, individual choice, and connectedness into your planning process....More
ACC Liverpool, the organization that represents the primary meeting and convention facilities in the northern English city, has appointed Peter J Berry, CAE, of Berry² & Associates, LLC, to lead its marketing efforts in North America.
Deepak Chopra's talk at MPI got me thinking. Is it really wellness that’s the number one trend in the world; or is wellness simply part of a bigger trend towards self-improvement in all areas of our lives?...More
Faced with rapidly rising customer acquisition costs (such as commissions), hotels and brands are rethinking the metrics by which revenue managers measure success. And it's a trend that may help planners who book direct....More