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Market Trends Point to Strong Growth for Meeting Venues

The revenue per available hotel room (RevPAR) across the conference and meetings market is predicted to grow by 3.5 percent by the end of the year, thanks in large part to a sustained rise in occupancy numbers and daily room rates, according to a new report. By contrast, the quarterly Hotel Horizons report, compiled by…

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What do Attendees Want, and Actually Need, From a Hotel?

Services hotel guests think they will need don’t always line up with what they end up using, according to a new study from Cornell University. Spanning six hotel brands, 33 hotels and 724 surveyed guests, Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration tracked 50 hotel amenities, from bottles of water in the room to spas and swimming…

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IBTM World 2018 Puts New Tech Center Stage

Modern technology, such as virtual reality, is changing the meetings and events industry in ways that would have been unimaginable only a few years ago. The team at Reed Travel Exhibitions and IBTM is embracing it wholeheartedly, introducing a new, interactive Exploratory Zone in the center of the IBTM World 2018 conference, set for Nov….

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America’s Scariest Haunted Houses Are Just Around the Corner

The jack-o-lanterns are coming out, rubber masks are stocking store shelves, and even the most timid among us are looking for a bit of that frightful Halloween spirit. When it comes to giving attendees an experience they won’t forget, what could be better than embracing the season? Halloween Productions President Larry Kirchner, a renowned haunted…

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