Negotiating/Contracts http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6628/more en Oneworld Air Alliance Drops Group Booking Fees http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Global airline alliance oneworld has announced an upgrade to its meeting and convention program</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/oneworld-air-alliance-drops-group-booking-fees#comments Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Corporate Meetings Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:00 +0000 44761 at http://meetingsnet.com Beyond RevPAR: Here Comes ProPAR! http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>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.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/beyond-revpar-here-comes-propar#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:23:00 +0000 43721 at http://meetingsnet.com Dynamic Pricing: New Negotiation Tactic http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Can a new pricing scheme get your desired average room rate, help hotels meet their goals, and avoid attendees finding cheaper rates online? Michael Dominguez thinks so.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/dynamic-pricing-new-negotiation-tactic#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:47:00 +0000 43601 at http://meetingsnet.com Challenge to Big Chain CEOs: Be First With Free Wi-Fi http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The time has come for all hotels worldwide to offer complimentary basic Internet to all guests. I challenge Messrs. Nasseta, Sorenson, Hoplamazian, Van Paasschen (CEOs of Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and Starwood, respectively) to be the industry leader on Wi-Fi.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tech/challenge-big-chain-ceos-be-first-free-wi-fi#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Medical Meetings News Tech Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 43531 at http://meetingsnet.com The Big List of What Matters to a Revenue Manager http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager <div class="field-deck"> If you can help a hotel’s RevPAR with date flexibility or future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you can help a hotel’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiating/vendor/meetings_understanding_revpar" title="RevPAR" target="_blank">RevPAR</a></span> with date flexibility or the promise of future meetings, you’ve got the revenue manager’s attention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/big-list-what-matters-revenue-manager#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Negotiating/Contracts Site Selection/RFPs Medical Meetings Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:47:00 +0000 43481 at http://meetingsnet.com New Tri-City Alliance Offers Rotating Association Meetings Value Pricing, Added Services http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The San Antonio Convention &amp; Visitors Bureau, Visit Baltimore, and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor &amp; Convention Bureau recently announced a joint program called Synchronicities, a three-city marketing partnership.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/marketing/new-tri-city-alliance-offers-rotating-association-meetings-value-pricing-added-services#comments Marketing Negotiating/Contracts Trade Shows Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 43011 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</p> <p><span>River barge dinner along San Antonio&#39;s River Walk.</span></p> Attorneys Go Head to Head on Hot Contract Issues http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two of the industry’s top lawyers—one who works the hotel side, the other the planner side—staked out their positions on rate protection, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/36-reasons-think-inside-room-block" title="" target="_blank">attrition</a></span>, and liquidated damages during this year’s MPI WEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/attorneys-go-head-head-hot-contract-issues#comments Negotiating/Contracts Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:56:00 +0000 42781 at http://meetingsnet.com Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Reflecting on the Tragedy http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy <div class="field-deck"> Commentary on what the MH17 crash means for meeting professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It was a hot, sunny day and I was delighted that our meeting room had windows, which looked out onto a very green Central Park&mdash;the oasis in midtown Manhattan. It was July 14, just three days before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would explode into millions of pieces in the skies over Ukraine, a target of a missile deployed by a faction in a civil war.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/risk-management/malaysia-airlines-flight-17-reflecting-tragedy#comments Negotiating/Contracts Risk Management Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:46:00 +0000 42741 at http://meetingsnet.com Getting Started with Strategic Meetings Management Programs http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/getting-started-strategic-meetings-management-programs <div class="field-byline"> Betsy Bondurant, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="field-deck"> A step-by-step action plan for starting a strategic meetings management program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A step-by-step action plan for starting a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/corporate-meetings/strategic-meetings-management" title="Strategic Meetings Management " target="_blank">strategic meetings management</a></span> program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/getting-started-strategic-meetings-management-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/strategic-meetings-management/getting-started-strategic-meetings-management-programs#comments CME Regs Negotiating/Contracts Strategic Meetings Management Medical Meetings News Mon, 28 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 6907 at http://meetingsnet.com Association Sues Lloyds of London for Refusing Claim on Meeting Cancellation http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation <div class="field-deck"> USGIF Postpones Meeting Due to Government Shutdown </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An association, forced to cancel a meeting due to the government shutdown, is trying to collect on its event cancellation insurance policy.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/negotiatingcontracts/association-sues-lloyds-london-refusing-claim-meeting-cancellation#comments Housing/Attrition Negotiating/Contracts Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:56:00 +0000 40661 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Tampa Convention Center</p>