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Preferred Hotel Group Launches First Meeting Planner Incentive Program

Planners who hold events at hotels that belong to Preferred Hotel Group can now earn points towards free nights.

Over 1.1 Billion Tourists Traveled Abroad in 2014, UNWTO Reports

International tourism set a new record in 2014, according to the United Nations' World Tourism Organization.

Le Méridien Opens in Downtown Columbus

Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph has opened as Ohio's first Le Méridien hotel.

Cruise Lines International Association Commences Search for New CEO

The cruise industry's chief trade group has commenced a search for outgoing CEO Christine Duffy's replacement.

New CEIR Reference Reveals Attendee Preferences by Industry

The Center for Exhibition Industry Research has published a new guide on the industry-specific preferences of trade show attendees.

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2015 Meeting Trends

Budgets are fluctuating, but virtual meetings and the need for Wi-Fi access are on the rise.

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The Top 10 Meeting Hotels in the U.S.

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Preferred Hotel Group Launches First Meeting Planner Incentive Program

Planners who hold events at hotels that belong to Preferred Hotel Group can now earn points towards free nights.
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Le Méridien Opens in Downtown Columbus

Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph has opened as Ohio's first Le Méridien hotel.
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Madrid Launches New Organization to Promote, Grow Tourism

Madrid has a new destination marketing organization: Asociación Turismo de Madrid.
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