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Universal Orlando Resorts Unique Event Offerings Present Endless Variety for Planners

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Universal Orlando Resort’s largest ballroom, the Pacifica Ballroom at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, offers 21-foot-high ceilings and 42,000 square feet of space. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

ONE Conference to be centrepiece of The Hague’s Cybersecurity Week

Travel Daily News

ONE Conference is organised by The City of The Hague, National Cyber Security Centre and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands from 18 to 19 October 2022, at the World Forum

Junk Kouture — Turning Trash Into Fashion Treasure

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Once Junk Kouture — a competition for students to create wearable fashion made from recycled materials — went on tour, team members realized they needed to create a world final, “an Olympics of creativity.”.

Watching Hurricane Fiona: What Can We Do?

Smart Meetings

Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico yesterday and left the island devastated. Most of the island does not have power and almost 840,000 people are without running water.

Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

18 Outdoor Activities in Chicago That Locals Say You Need to Experience

Redfin

Even as summer comes to a close, there’s no shortage of epic activities to enjoy outside in the Windy City. Plus, you’ll want to take advantage of the outdoors while you can, as winter will be here before you know it.

Smart Moves in Chicago, Mexico and More

Smart Meetings

Rachel Thompson. Thompson is catering sales and event manager for The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Vail Valley in Colorado. Thompson comes from Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail, where she worked in multiple roles, most recently as its concierge.

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Home Swap: How You Can Experience Living Like a Local

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Looking for a change of scenery? Are you tired of your same old four walls? If you’re interested in trying out a new location, why not do a home swap?

Data Shows How Travel and Tourism Industries Can Protect Nature

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The WTTC is outlining how travel can better impact the environment. Impacting Travel

Is Rent Tax-Deductible? Tax Deductions You May Qualify For

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With rent prices skyrocketing these days, nearly 13.5% year over year, you may be looking to save on costs in any way you can. You may even be wondering if buying will get you a better deal in the long run.

Caribbean Destinations Assess Hurricane Fiona Impact

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First seasonal hurricane affects travel and tourism across multiple islands. Impacting Travel

All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

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How to Navigate Budgetary Challenges When Planning Meetings and Incentives

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We’ve weathered not being able to meet in person, putting proper protocols in place to meet safely, and the challenges of hotel availability in 2022, predicted to last through early 2023, but the latest challenge corporate meeting planners are up against is budget restraints.

Your ‘Business Traveler’ Guide to the Best Travel Watches

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Which watch works best for you while traveling? That depends on the traveler, says Nora Taylor, deputy editor at Hodinkee, the New York-based editorial and e-commerce website that has been. a game changer for the watch industry. Knowing how you like to travel is the ?rst

Sales Incentive Programs: How to Keep Your Audience Motivated

Brightspot Incentive Events

Congratulations! You’ve just designed an incredible sales incentive program for your employees and partners and managed to get it up and running smoothly. Your participants are happy and working harder than ever to earn awards, and in turn, your business begins to grow!

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

5 Ways to Turn Uncertainty Into New Opportunities

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Assessing the health of your event portfolio, budgeting for the unexpected, creating a proactive crisis communications plan, and calibrating risk are ways for your team to address uncertainty. “We We changed as a people figuring out how to operate in a changed world.” — Beth Surmont.

The 1st day of the IATA WFS kicked off under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport

Travel Daily News

The IATA (WFS) is taking place on 21-22 September; featuring more than 50 expert speakers across the airline and financial sectors, discussing strategic topics relating to the industry’s financial outlook and its future sustainability

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

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We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week. How LinkedIn Evolved From Being the Place We Only Show Our ‘Work’ Selves to Our ‘Whole’ Selves.

Top Tips for Marketing Your Franchise Convention

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It’s easy to fall into the trap of believing, “If you build it they will come,” when it comes to a franchise convention. After all, your attendees have committed to your brand, so what would prevent them from attending? As marketers will tell you, there’s actually quite a bit.

People on the Move

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Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Michelle Bradley. Michelle Bradley has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton — a Highgate Hotels property.

Convention Bureau Italia and Enit unveil unconventional locations for Italy at Hand – 2022 Campania

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With less than two months to go until the event’s start, the slots available for European buyers wishing to apply to the hosted buyer programme are quickly running out

7 simple ways video marketing can boost your event ticket sales

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Boosting event ticket sales, organizing and marketing an event isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Though you can book the best venue, arrange for the most savory and delicious catering, and schedule the best speaker – the event might fail flat on its feet if no one turns up on the event’s date.

For the first time, FITUR 2023 will bring together the international and national voluntary sector in its FITUR MICE section

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The section, which is being reinvented in this edition, will have around a hundred participants, and around 2,900 pre-scheduled meetings will be held. The 45 selected participating buyers include national and international organisations, corporate buyers, incentive houses and congress organisers

US Travel Association Lauds Support for Visit America Act

Travel Pulse

The Visit America Act cleared the House Energy and Commerce Committee by a vote of 56-0. Impacting Travel

UFI Global Congress in Oman attracts world-renowned keynote and large international audience

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy will keynote the 89th edition of the annual Global Congress. Registration pacing trends show the 2022 event to be one of the largest and most diverse in UFI history

Taiwan to Consider Lifting Quarantine Requirements in October

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The country will reportedly lift the protocols in October. Impacting Travel

The 96th Annual Convention and Conference of the International Propeller Club of the US opens in Athens

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Greek ports acquire global strategic prominence and western sanctions on Russian energy exports cause major disruption for shipping industry

‘Yuva Tourism Clubs’ can be a gamechanger: Reddy

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The post ‘Yuva Tourism Clubs’ can be a gamechanger: Reddy appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Union Tourism Minister Kishan Reddy urged that all states share and adopt best practices to boost the tourism sector.

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HITEK MD to deliver keynote at MEFMA conference in Riyadh

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The post HITEK MD to deliver keynote at MEFMA conference in Riyadh appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

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Special Events Magazine 2022 Fall Issue Out Now!

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Our Fall Issue is ready to read! In this issue: Set that Stage, Focus on Florals, Pitch the Perfect Tent, and more

5 Ways for DMOs Benefit Local Communities Concretely

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Destination organizations reaffirm the many ways their DMOs benefit local communities time and again – but let’s not forget that you are working with your communities, not just for them.

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