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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel to Get $125 Million Renovation

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | October 24, 2014
Expansive guest-room refurbishment will be completed in late 2016.

Rosewood Hotels Debuts in Asia

by Michael C. Lowe | October 24, 2014
The new Beijing property has 283 guest rooms.

JW Marriott Debuts in India with Mussoorie Resort

by Michael C. Lowe | October 24, 2014
The 115-room property sits at the foot of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges.

Melbourne, Australia, Convention Facility to Expand

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 24, 2014
In addition to new meeting space, more hotel rooms are in the plans.

VIDEO: Trump Hotel Collection COO on Luxury and Expansion from IMEX America

by Michael C. Lowe | October 23, 2014
The brand expects to reach 30 properties by 2020.

VIDEO: Maritz Discusses Global Meetings Network Launch at IMEX America

by Michael C. Lowe | October 23, 2014
The program will create local partners around the world to extend Maritz's reach abroad.

Cvent Releases Top 100 Most Popular Meeting Resorts in North America and the Caribbean

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 22, 2014
Las Vegas properties take the first nine spots, based on booking activity and other factors.

MPI's European Conference to Offer Hosted-Buyer Program

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 22, 2014
Next year's European Meeting and Event Conference will be held Feb. 1-3 in Kraków, Poland.

New York, Houston, D.C. Lead U.S. Hotel Construction

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 22, 2014
The top three markets represent 20 percent of the pipeline.

Ebola Not Yet Affecting Business Travel, Per GBTA Poll

by Michael J. Shapiro | October 22, 2014
Nearly 80 percent of travel managers said international travel hasn't slowed significantly.

Green Venue Report Shows Solid Efforts by Centers, Little Interest From Planners

by Sarah J.F. Braley | October 22, 2014
Inaugural study evaluated 16 convention centers in North America.

Universal to Open $3.3 Billion Theme Park in Beijing

by Michael C. Lowe | October 22, 2014
The project, to include a resort, is slated to open in 2019.

People

Quick Chat With Leland Lewis

by Allen J. Sheinman | October 01, 2014
The general manager of New York City's Roosevelt Hotel compares running a hotel with his days as director of patient support services for the Cleveland Clinic.

Research

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.

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.

News Analysis

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.

LEED Certification Can Boost a Hotel's Profits

Recent research finds that sustainability certifications like LEED designations likely will help hotels register stronger revenues than their uncertified peers.

Atlantic City Now

Here's how the eight remaining casino resorts in the fabled gaming mecca compare in guest rooms, meeting space and casino space.

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