Gretchen Kelly

Gretchen Kelly began her career working for The Terrie Williams Agency, the legendary woman-helmed and Black-owned marketing and PR agency, as creative director. Her clients included Ruby Bridges and David Bowie. She moved to travel journalism and has written for Travel Channel, Business Traveler, New York Post, Toronto Star and Elle Décor and Interior Design, among many publications. She lives in New York City.
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TWT: JetBlue Buys Spirit

After much anticipation and back-and-forth negotiations, JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines have announced that JetBlue will acquire Spirit. This has various implications for leisure travelers, planners and the airline industry at large.

TWT: Monkeypox Infections Rise, Hotels Continue Recovery

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Hit Refresh: New and Renovated Hotel Trends

TWT: Survey Says Pent-up Demand for Meetings Conflicts with Corporate Cuts

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Size Does(n’t) Matter: Mid-tier Meetings Offer More

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5 Major Wellness Trends for Meeting Planners to Know Now

From what products to put in gift bags and what type of resort to choose, to what experiences groups can enjoy together to maximize wellness, these trends are what spa, resort and wellness pros are talking about now.