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International Study Shows “The Future Role and Purpose of Business Events”

July 30, 2021

The German Conventions Bureau recently released a study entitled “The Future Role and Purpose of Business Events” that analyzed perceptions of event registration, virtual reality and livestreams, event venues, knowledge and learning at events, hotel booking platforms, real-time analysis of participant behavior, virtual spaces, how the success of an event will be measured, and more.  […]

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GBTA Relaunches its Certificate in Corporate Travel Execution (CCTE)

July 23, 2021

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced the relaunch of the GBTA certificate in corporate travel execution (CCTE) in partnership with Cornell University Executive Education and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business’s, School of Hotel Administration, a global leader in hospitality business education. “The CCTE program is an industry recognized qualification for business travel […]

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Attention Hotels: Make Your Voice Heard at the 2021 Virtual Action Summit

July 2, 2021

From July 21-22, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) is hosting the 2021 Virtual Action Summit.  This is a direct line to your Members of Congress, attendance for this virtual event is free. Hotels across the country are struggling to hire back employees and thousands of hotel jobs are at stake. The industry needs […]

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Downtown Convention Hotel Planned in Abilene, TX

June 11, 2021

The Abilene, Texas city council approved plans for the development of a design/build for a downtown convention center hotel. The agreement was signed with DPR Construction who will proceed with the development of the design/build project which is to begin this month. The Doubletree Hotel project consists of the city facilities which include public conference […]

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The 2021 Destinations International Annual Convention is Happening This July

June 11, 2021

Destinations International, the global trade association for convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and tourism boards, is hosting the 2021 Annual Convention July 13-15 as a hybrid event. This year’s event is all about embracing disruption, something the whole travel/tourism industry had to do this past year. Attendees will learn more about where the travel/tourism is […]

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Hotel Management Company Launches ‘Meeting Bubble’ Program

May 21, 2021

Pyramid Hotel Group, a national hotel management company, came up with a new health protocol system known as the ‘meeting bubble.’  This program includes floor buyout options, dedicated meeting space, and extensive cleaning and safety protocols. Additionally, each individual hotel offers hybrid meeting options through audio-visual capabilities, as well as special perks, programming, and incentives […]

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Survey Shows an Increase Meeting Planners Facilitating Face-to-Face Events

May 7, 2021

i-Meet and EproDirect recently released its week 53 survey results, showing how meeting planners are increasingly bringing back their group’s face-to-face events.  i-Meet’s Planner Confidence Index is based on a weekly survey that records the evolving opinions of meeting professionals on when they expect to resume F2F events.  The survey began the first week of […]