“The whole area of risk mitigation, keeping up with those geopolitical trends, is the single biggest shift in our jobs over the past 20 years,” said Gregg Talley, president and CEO, Talley Management Group. Read his tips....More
Cruisers of the past could never dream about the things your groups can enjoy on ships today: variety, Internet, open dining, eco-consciousness, modern styling (witness The Hideaway lounge on Celebrity Solstice, pictured) and a whole lot more...More
Here's a collection of apps for work and life that planners are using right now. But apps often change and new apps get launched, so we'd love your help in keeping this a lively list. Add your app faves—or note any changes you know about—in the comments section below the article....More
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners drew a record number of attendees to the 2014 FICP Education Forum for takeaways on a "floatload" of topics, from meeting design, to Wi-Fi, to revenue management, and more.
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“Everyone is blowing through their room blocks,” said MGM's Mike Dominguez during a talk at the recent Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Education Forum. Check your existing contracts: If you were too conservative with your numbers, you may find there's no more room at the inn—or it'll come at a price....More
The story of destination management companies, from the man whose dad coined the term back in the 1970s! Enjoy this contribution from our Xpert Chris Lee of ACCESS Destination Services, part of our ideaXchange series, and then share your own memories and comments....More