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Buyer Backs Out of Plans to Purchase Atlantic City’s Revel

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 20, 2014
Brookfield Asset Management was to pay $110 million for the closed gaming resort.

JW Marriott Debuts in Houston

by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 19, 2014
The 328-room downtown hotel features a new spa concept.

Detroit CVB Looks Toward Future as City Emerges From Bankruptcy

by Michael C. Lowe | November 19, 2014
Work continues on several major meetings-related projects.

Two Secrets Properties Open in Mexico

by Michael J. Shapiro | November 19, 2014
A Los Cabos resort reopens and a Playa Mujeres property debuts.

Performing Arts Center Debuts in Orlando

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 19, 2014
Cultural venue features three theaters, a plaza and a performing arts school.

New PKF Study Shows Rate, Occupancy Growing at Conference Centers

by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 19, 2014
Numbers aren't rising as swiftly as in the rest of the hospitality industry.

Disney Reveals More Plans for Shanghai Complex

by Michael C. Lowe | November 19, 2014
The resort will feature two hotels, an entertainment district and a lake area.

SITE Names Winners of Its Annual Crystal Awards

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 19, 2014
Nine incentive programs were cited for their excellence.

Hanley Wood to Sell Exhibitions Business for $375 Million

by Michael C. Lowe | November 18, 2014
The deal involves 17 trade shows and events.

IBTM Gets Makeover, EIBTM Now IBTM World

by Michael J. Shapiro | November 18, 2014
The portfolio and the European flagship show have been rebranded.

QuickMobile Releases Predictions for Mobile Event App Industry

by Loren G. Edelstein | November 17, 2014
Higher adoption, multi-event app platforms and better spend control pegged as trends for 2015.

Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort to Close Next Month

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | November 17, 2014
The property is the destination’s fifth gaming resort to close this year.


Quick Chat With Marc Lauer

by Allen J. Sheinman | November 01, 2014
The general manager of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers talks about how the Windy City has changed over the years.


Event Themes: Yay or Nay?

How planners develop event themes and other theme-related findings from our latest poll.

Charting Current Airline Fees

Here's an update on what major carriers are charging for ticket changes and checked baggage.

Leisure Appeal: A Priority

Attendees rate the appeal of leisure time.

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

News Analysis

Ebola and the Crucial Need for Preparedness

Education and planning are key to continued travel, say experts.

Los Cabos Properties Set Reopening Dates

Cleanup efforts are progressing quickly at the Mexican vacation destination in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile.

The Booming Latin American Travel Market

Travel costs to the region likely will rise considerably in 2015, finds a research study, based on strong demand for select-service hotel brands and other...

Wynn Selected for Casino License in Massachusetts

Wynn MA LLC is the winner in the competition to bring a casino resort to Eastern Massachusetts, but the selection awaits voter approval.
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