You know your company’s made a horrible mistake when it is made an example of during the presidential debates. One week after getting an $85 billion bailout from the government, insurance company AIG spent $440,000 on a corporate retreat at the St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, Calif. Senator Barak Obama pointed out […]
Contracts have been signed and the Seminole Tribe of Florida is poised to purchase the Hard Rock Café restaurant and casino chain from British-based The Rank Group for $965 million. But litigation filed by Power Plant Entertainment threatens to spoil the deal before Hard Rock stockholders vote on sale in March.
Tourism bureaus in Fresno, Calif., and Palm Beach County, Fla., are fighting to survive after independent audits in December discovered convention and visitors bureau (CVB) employees were using taxpayers’ dollars in questionable ways.
After weathering an embarrassing scandal this summer, and intense political pressure to step down over the past six months, Gerard J. “Jordy” Tollett, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), has announced his retirement.