Recently many successful events have seen attendance numbers dropping. Event stakeholder reactions vary wildly – from canceling the event entirely, to redoubling marketing efforts. Happily, neither of these approaches are inherently right or wrong. The trick is to know why attendees aren’t coming, and how organizations can then address the objections keeping those attendees away. […]
As the economy recovers and business and consumer spending increases, hotel occupancy levels are expected to inch higher this year. For the first time in nearly four years, the demand for hotel rooms is expected to surpass the demand for new hotel constructions, indicating that a sustainable lodging recovery has begun. According to a recent […]
The holidays are over, but the crunch to catch up is on. In addition to the stress of getting back in the swing of things, there are all those new resolutions to keep. Here’s a list of ways to start your day that will give you enough energy to tackle your to-do list.
By Kristi Casey Sanders
“Demand in the hotel industry stopped growing in 2006, and as people in the industry are catching on, hotels are becoming more variable in negotiations than they were,” says Bjorn Hanson, a lodging and hospitality analyst for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Winning the bid to host the 2008 Democratic Convention was just the beginning; during the next three years, expect to see big things opening up in Denver.