At least 40 meetings have been canceled in Arizona in the past four months, ever since the state passed a tough new immigration law. But the politician who began the call for an economic boycott has since changed his mind. In an interview with the Arizona Republic, U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalya (D-Ariz.) said a federal […]
Nashville’s 2,881-room Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center will be closed until at least November due to flooding from the nearby Cumberland River. The resort, the largest meeting facility in Tennessee’s capital city, has refunded deposits made on reservations through August and moved 70,000 room nights to various hotels in the downtown area, nearby Franklin, […]
A roundup of hotel openings, new developments and other amenities now available to meeting and event planners, both domestically and internationally.
The proposed merger of United and Continental airlines is unlikely to raise fares in the short term, industry experts say, even though it would create the world’s largest airline. The deal would, however, make United the only choice for travelers on certain routes at 17 U.S. airports, including Chicago O’Hare, Cleveland, Denver International, Honolulu, Houston, […]