You’re probably already aware that radio-frequency identification chips (RFID), which store and transmit unique customer data, can be found in many credit cards and ID cards, but did you know they’re also in all passports issued after October 2006? Marketers and high-tech identity thieves are constantly developing new ways to use this information. Protect yourself […]
Locating the best Hotspot is as simple as pressing a button with Mobile Edge‘s Wifi Signal Adaptor ($29.99). The small device, which attaches to your keychain or carrying case, automatically searches out signals and displays their connection strength. Its proprietary design also eliminates false readings from non-Wifi signals such as microwaves and cell phones.
It’s December, the party season is revved up and ready to go, and anything that hasn’t been planned already will have to take shape ASAP. With limited planning time, your best bet will be something that’s easy to implement, has an element of fun and engages attendees. Here are some ideas to help you get […]
After a six-month, $270 million renovation, the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville has reopened. The 2,881-room property was forced to close last May when torrential rainfall flooded the hotel, leaving behind several feet of water and more than $220 million worth of damages. To celebrate its grand re-opening, Gaylord Opryland hosted a […]
A recent study conducted by IMEX America hints that the worst of the recession may be over, but recovery is slow. The inaugural Index of Optimism, which surveyed over 250 planners and travel executives (90 percent in the U.S., 10 percent in Canada), shows rising levels of confidence and business expectations. Seventy-one percent of the […]
Depending on the type of event you’re planning, the CVB may be all you need to navigate the landscape of your host destination. However, when a more personalized and expert approach is needed, it may be necessary to enlist the help of a destination management company (DMC). According to Michelle Yurcak, a certified destination management […]