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Mexico's Baja Peninsula Slammed by Hurricane Odile, Hotel Damage Reported

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 15, 2014
Some Los Cabos hotels have suffered significant damage.

Park City Mountain Resort Base Area Sold to Vail Resorts

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 11, 2014
The transaction ends a standoff that could have affected the ski season.

Florida Developer Offers $90 Million for Shuttered Revel

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 11, 2014
Glen Straub revealed no specific plans for the Atlantic City property, but reportedly is not a fan of casinos or gaming.

Trump Entertainment Resorts Files for Bankruptcy

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 10, 2014
Company might end up closing both Atlantic City properties this fall.

Marriott Plans to Add More than 200,000 Rooms in the Next Three Years

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 10, 2014
The company will focus on aggressive growth among its newest brands.

PKF: Record U.S. Occupancy Levels Predicted for 2015

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | September 10, 2014
Updated forecast says U.S. hotels should reach 65 percent occupancy.

Two New W Hotels Planned for Australia and Thailand

by Sarah J.F. Braley& Michael C. Lowe | September 10, 2014
The 305-room W Brisbane and the W Retreat Phuket will open in 2018.

Universal and Loews to Open 1,000-Room Property in Orlando

by Michael C. Lowe | September 10, 2014
The resort will have 131,000 square feet of function space.

New Hyatt Coming to Aurora, Colo.

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 10, 2014
The 245-room full-service hotel will be part of a mixed-used development.

Mexico City Plans Mammoth New Airport

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 10, 2014
The new facility would be one of the world's largest airports.

Sheraton Adana Opens in Turkey, Four Points Planned for Istanbul

by Michael J. Shapiro | September 10, 2014
The Adana property is Starwood's 10th in Turkey.

Accor Moves Marketing Base to Singapore

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | September 10, 2014
Asian market makes up half of the hotel company's global sales.

People

Quick Chat With Scott Stedman

by Allen J. Sheinman | September 01, 2014
The founder of Brooklyn, N.Y.'s rapidly growing Northside Festival talks about the lessons of event planning.

Research

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

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

Profile of a Meeting Planner

A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

The World Hotel Index has released a list of the cities with the most expensive hotels in the world, on average. Geneva, Switzerland, comes in at no. 1 with an...

News Analysis

Sharing-Economy Sites Target Business Travel, Meetings

Sites and apps that connect consumers for the purpose of procuring various goods and services are making inroads into the corporate travel and meeting markets.

SITE Changes Name to Be More Inclusive

The former Society of Incentive Travel Executives has become the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.

The Central U.S. Gains Popularity for Meetings

Chicago, Orlando and Las Vegas are the top three, in order, out of the top 50 meeting destinations, per the annual tally by meetings technology supplier Cvent.

Atlantic City Gambles on Nongaming Attractions

With gaming revenues -- and casinos -- dwindling in number, the storied destination is rethinking its appeal to focus more on entertainment, dining and...

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