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Artificial intelligence electrifies Lightning online booking for CTM

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Personalized booking results shave more than a minute off each online booking

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Advito and BCD M&E Create Emissions Calculator for Meeting Professionals

Smart Meetings

Are you trying to shrink your event’s carbon footprint? A new tool could help measure and prioritize sustainability efforts at meetings. Last week, BCD Travel introduced an emissions calculator designed specifically for the meetings industry. .

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45 Resident Event Ideas That Actually Work

Social Tables

Planning and hosting fun events is a wonderful way for property managers to connect with residents. In addition to brightening the atmosphere of resident life, events can show the property’s appreciation and improve communication between residents and building owners.

Navigating How to Move Forward After the Dobbs Decision

Convene by PCMA

A group of association planners and executives and DMO and convention center representatives discuss the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade and how it will affect business events. Screengrab). On Aug.

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.

Meetings management platform TROOP to roll out travel booking capabilities through Spotnana integration

Travel Daily News

The development accelerates TROOP’s pivot to become an end-to-end solution for planning meetings and booking travel

TWT: Business Travel Rebounds, New Sustainability Tool for CVBs

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. AmEx Global Travel Financials Show Strong Business Travel Recovery.

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Talent Attraction Spotlight: Greensboro, NC


As cities and regions across the country vie for talent , we are featuring economic development organizations implementing creative talent attraction marketing efforts as part of our Talent Attraction Spotlight blog series.

How to Handle Negative Client Feedback

Special Events

With the right approach, criticism can make your business stronger

How To Attract New Sponsors for Your Virtual Events


Sponsorships remain one of the primary ways to fund events, including virtual events.

3Sixty relaunches

Travel Daily News

Users now interact with 3Sixty as a marketplace, accessible to any member of the public. 3Sixty’s HomeMatch technology works hard behind the scenes of every 3Sixty search, leveraging machine learning and human expertise to curate the best results for each unique company, individual, and trip

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

Ocean’s Edge

Smart Meetings

Atlantic City’s surfside diva amps up its wow-factors. When Ocean Casino and Resort opened as Revel in 2012 with Beyonce as its headliner, people got a sense that this was going to be something big.

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Convene by PCMA

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. CEO Posts Crying Selfie on LinkedIn After Laying Off Employees — and It Goes Viral.

5 Domestic Travel Tips for Your Next Business Trip

Traveler's Q

Business travel can be exciting, but there are many elements that you may not have thought of that can make your business travel experience even better for the most successful trip you can have.

How to Transform Corporate Meeting Check-Ins With Attendee Services

Bishop McCann

If there’s been one consistent buzzword across nearly every industry (but especially in the events industry), it’s personalization. Even before the forced isolation due to the pandemic, people were craving personalized service and a more “human” touch.

Q2 Earnings Indicate a Business Travel Surge and Strong Leisure Trend

Smart Meetings

Hilton and Marriott’s statistics are looking up after revenue per available room (RevPAR) met or exceeded 2019 levels. Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta attributes the growth of business travel, as “bookings for company meetings strengthened each month of the quarter.”

People on the Move

Convene by PCMA

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Marie E. Scalia. Destination Cleveland has selected Marie E. Scalia as its next chief marketing officer. Scalia most recently served as vice president of integrated marketing for the organization.

Increase Ticket Sales for Your Event: 9 Proven Tricks


You’ve carefully planned an event and put the ticket sales or registrations online. But tickets aren't selling. Here are three ways to fix an event that won't sell. Eventbrite Event Planning Event Survey Mobile

CTM reported an underlying EBITDA for FY22 of $59.8 million

Travel Daily News

The Group is recovering faster than the broader corporate travel market through increased market share and 97% client retention, with revenue recovering to 69.5% of average FY19 pro-forma revenue1 in the fourth quarter, compared to IATA’s reported average of 60% across CTM’s regions

The Sure Way for Association Leaders to Get Constructive Feedback About Meetings

Smart Meetings

To survive pandemic-related disruptions in the midst of a turbulent economy, associations have to incorporate constructive feedback from stakeholders about the quality of their meetings product.

OVG360’s Shura Garnett on ‘Breaking Glass Ceilings’

Convene by PCMA

OVG360’s portfolio of convention centers, overseen by Senior Vice President of Convention Centers Shura Garnett, includes the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

How to check open ports for live streaming


When streaming content, whether live or pre-recorded, it’s important to ensure your ports are open to avoid any buffering or other playback issues. This post will show you how to check open ports for live streaming on both Windows and Mac.

Future Hospitality Summit gears up for strong debate, breakthrough conversations and insightful research

Travel Daily News

With more than 120 top level speakers taking centre stage

Advito and BCD M&E unveils Emissions Calculator for Meetings

Travel Daily Media

The post Advito and BCD M&E unveils Emissions Calculator for Meetings appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

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Diverse, Multicultural Tampa Bay Is a Welcoming Destination for All

Convene by PCMA

Tampa’s Latin Quarter, Ybor City, celebrates diversity with events and parades year-round. Meeting attendees who come to Tampa Bay will discover a culture as layered as its famous Cuban sandwich.

Whitepaper Download: The Rise of Vertical Video

Advanced Travel and Tourism

TikTok, Reels, Stories, and More. In the “olden days” before social media, videos were either professionally produced or recorded on home camcorders that stayed tucked away on our private media shelves. But now, everyone has a high-quality video tool in their back pocket.

Aviareps announces opening of two new offices in Tanzania and Kenya

Travel Daily News

Aviareps grows global footprint to 65 offices across 58 countries by opening two new offices in Africa

Stop Making These 13 Mistakes When Booking Hotels for Business Travel

Hotel Engine

Finding reasonable hotel prices can be tough. There are plenty of travel planning mistakes that we all make at least once or twice.

Canadian Association Announces Partnership with Tourism Cares

Smart Meetings

Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) recently publicized a partnership with Tourism Cares , a non-profit organization focused on sustainability in travel and tourism. Partnerships like this will help meeting professionals, as the entire industry gravitates towards more sustainable travel. .

InEvent’s Big Splash at BizBash!: Key Takeaways from BizBash Detroit


From the 8th to the 10th of August, InEvent headed out to Detroit to be part of The 2022 Connect Marketplace event in partnership with BizBash. With more than 200 exhibitors and 4,000 attendees in attendance over the 3 days, Connect Marketplace was undoubtedly BizBash’s largest event of the year.

BCD Travel earns EcoVadis Platinum sustainability rating for third consecutive year

Travel Daily News

BCD’s EcoVadis Platinum rating and validated science-based target are two key milestones that not only confirm the company’s commitment to sustainability, but also reinforces its reputation as a valuable, sustainable partner for clients

Do Swiss wines suit Singaporean palates?

EHL Insights

A positive evaluation of Swiss wines in Singapore by cosmopolitan participants suggests that Swiss wines could indeed be a big hit in South East Asia. Hospitality Industry Wine and Hospitality

Whitepaper Download: How to Leverage Social Media in Tourism Marketing

Advanced Travel and Tourism

Social media has never been more important to your tourism marketing strategy. Social media is a regular part of our personal lives, and it’s a valuable tool for every type of marketing department. Travel and tourism are no exception.

Tracey (Detweiler) wrote a new post, “Pura Vida” from Costa Rica!


Welcome to Costa Rica or as the locals say: “Pura Vida”! It’s a way of life, a simple life, and a pure life. Pura Vida” is your friendly welcome to enjoy Costa Rica and all it has to offer. Costa Rica has be

BCD M&E unveils groundbreaking, ISO-certified emissions calculator for meetings and events

Travel Daily News

Advito and BCD Meetings & Events’ (BCD M&E) new emissions calculator is the industry’s first ISO certified calculator designed for meeting planners to reduce the overall environmental impact of their programs

10 Ways Organizations Can Stand Out in a Job Seekers Market – Part 1 of 2

Gavel International

Reading Time: 6 minutes A changing labor market requires companies to view job candidates and current employees differently. While most marketing efforts are spent on attracting and retaining external customers (those who buy products or services), this is quickly changing.