Gary Diedrichs

Gary Diedrichs is senior content editor at Smart Meetings. He has degrees in history from Princeton and New York University. His journalism career has spanned staff positions in radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Other writing includes a novel set in Sausalito, California, in the 1950s. In his spare time, he publishes an award-winning website devoted to eco-friendly travel.

WTTC Aims to Aid Travel Recovery with ‘Inclusive & Accessible Guidelines’

The World Travel & Tourism Council has issued new “Inclusive & Accessible Guidelines” to better accommodate travelers with disabilities.


As Canadian Border Reopens, 80% of International Business Events Hail from U.S.


Study: What Hotels Offer, What Guests Want, Post-Covid


Michigan: Elegant and Edgy

Destinations International

Destinations International Offers Roadmap for DMOs’ Rebound


Essential F&B: Buffets 2021

"Safe" buffets can be more labor intensive, and thus more costly for the organizer. Yet plated table service is labor intensive, too. In the end, a well-planned buffet is an experience. And how else but in a buffet line can attendees enjoy Mac-and-cheese with their Szechuan pork?