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Cruises

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

Genting may not be one of the cruise sector's giants, but its collapse showcases just how much the pandemic has battered that industry.

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

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Healthcare Content Firm BroadcastMed Acquires Event Tech Provider Digitell

Digitell announced Tuesday it had been acquired by BroadcastMed in a deal struck back in December that brings one of event technology’s legacy players under the umbrella of a well-established medical content firm.

Healthcare Content Firm BroadcastMed Acquires Event Tech Provider Digitell

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Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

With travel restrictions varying from country to country and week to week, planners have to consider multiple factors when managing business trips. Are their needs and expectations being met? A GBTA survey tried to find out.

Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

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A Guide to Safety and Liability for Virtual, Yes, Virtual Events

Recently, event safety has focused on Covid compliance for in-person and hybrid events. But with the increasing number of virtual events, little has been done to address the topic of virtual event safety — and no, we aren't referring to data security. 

A Guide to Safety and Liability for Virtual, Yes, Virtual Events

Airlines

Hotels vs. Airlines: Who Can Ride Inflation to a Full Recovery?

Inflation can be a good thing for travel sectors able to play the rate game. But volume eventually has to catch up and play a part in the rebound. Otherwise, you run the risk of driving customers, no matter how desperate they are to travel, to just say no to high costs.

Hotels vs. Airlines: Who Can Ride Inflation to a Full Recovery?

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Global Events Snapshot: Taiwan Tackles Consequences From Strict Covid Controls

Taiwan’s low-case numbers mean that it has in some ways been an oasis of normalcy during the pandemic, but those low rates are in part thanks to travel restrictions that have limited intervention business visitors. How is the local event industry faring? 

Global Events Snapshot: Taiwan Tackles Consequences From Strict Covid Controls

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Top Event Tech Priorities and Pain Points for Planners in 2022

Event planners may be more familiar with event tech than ever, but the rapid pace of innovation means that tech literacy is a moving target. To understand what planners need from event tech in 2022, we spoke to some of today’s most influential event professionals.

Top Event Tech Priorities and Pain Points for Planners in 2022

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What Events Are Missing With the Climate Crisis

The event industry is talking about introducing a policy of acknowledging the current climate emergency in opening remarks at gatherings worldwide. Why so much more is needed.

What Events Are Missing With the Climate Crisis

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LinkedIn’s New Event Platform Could Spell Trouble for Event Tech Giants

Over a 10-year period to 2020, LinkedIn took its annual revenue from $243 million to $8 billion — and it now boasts close to 800 million users. Now that it’s launching its own event platform, will it quickly dominate the space?

LinkedIn’s New Event Platform Could Spell Trouble for Event Tech Giants

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2021 Event Tech Investments and Acquisitions Review

Event tech investment records tumbled in 2021, with major players making moves while riding high from massive valuations. As the year went on, mergers and acquisitions started to consolidate the market, something we expect to see more of in 2022.

2021 Event Tech Investments and Acquisitions Review