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.

Four Lessons from MPI’s World Education Congress

When 2,500 meeting planners gathered at the MGM Grand in the entertainment capital of the world to learn and connect, it was inevitable that a party was going to break out. To be more accurate, a lot of parties took place up and down the Las Vegas Strip when Meeting Professionals International gathered there for […]

Sandals Resorts Acquires Saint Lucia Golf Club

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Hotel Building Buoyed National Economic Outlook in April

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

Marriott Pioneers Building Blocks to Fast Growth

Marriott Development’s secret for scaling hotel development fast? Preassembled modular construction at a grand scale. The premade guest rooms can shave as much as six months off a 12- to 14-month schedule. Once transported to the site, crane operators lift them onto a base podium foundation and contractors connect the electrical, plumbing and minor finish […]