In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban on travelers from several Muslim-majority nations as constitutional. As such, it’s an important time to explore a prior travel ban for travelers to the U.S. and how it impacted significant meetings and, arguably, may have hindered important dialogue in the field of HIV/AIDS research.
Last week saw headlines about the destruction and flooding due to Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the monsoons in Mumbai. These events are an important reminder for event planners that disaster can strike anywhere and at any time.
Discriminatory laws & meetings – As with many things in our industry, it will continue to rear its ugly head in various forms.
When event industry professionals are already traveling to a trade show or conference, tourist boards and venues have an ideal opportunity to promote their destination.
Room advances are common among planners who want to make sure that VIPs find their lodging in perfect condition. Here are some things to watch out for.
Meetings and event expenditures can represent up to 60 percent of a company’s transient business travel costs and 1.5 percent of its revenues, but many companies don’t have a cohesive meeting and event spending strategy. If they did, they could save an average of 10 to 25 percent of that meetings and event spend annually, […]