JT Long

JT Long is content chief at Smart Meetings. She brings 25 years of experience in journalism and community-building and has written books on management and motivation.

New Petya Ransomware Attack Reminds Event Professionals to be Careful Out There

A new computer virus threat is sending event professionals scrambling to secure documents as breaches are being reported by organizations large and small across the world. The ransomware, being called NotPetya because of the computer code used, takes a similar approach to the WannaCry attacks in May that locked documents on as many as 75,000 […]

Four Lessons from MPI’s World Education Congress

3 Ways to Delight the Growing Bleisure Class

5 Strategies to Handle the Laptop Ban without Surrendering Your Productivity

Sandals Resorts Acquires Saint Lucia Golf Club

1,000 New Rooms Make it Easier to Explore More of Cuba

Concrete signs that Cuba will be opening its arms to visitors in a big way—and not just in Havana—towered over the International Tourism Fair in Cuba the first week of May. After the government called for building more than 100,000 new accommodations by 2030, Melia Hotels International announced that it would be adding eight hotels […]