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Articles tagged “events and conferences”

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Hotel Tech Trade Show HITEC Faces Competition From New Event

A major hotel technology trade show in North America appeared to get sudden competition on Thursday thanks to a new conference backed by a major U.S. hotel lobby. For five decades, hotel tech professionals have run HITEC, the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference. But on Thursday, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and Questex,…

Meetings

Did You Really Think We’d Stop Shaking Hands?

Humans are meant to be together, especially when it comes to conducting business. We yearn to see each other’s faces in person. And we want to touch and shake hands.

Did You Really Think We’d Stop Shaking Hands?

Hotels

Hilton Forecasts Full Rebound in Group and Event Bookings Within a Year

The hotel heavyweight expects its all-important group business to fully recover within a year. If Hilton decides to book one of its ballrooms to celebrate, it'll find rates higher than in 2019.

Hilton Forecasts Full Rebound in Group and Event Bookings Within a Year

Hotels

Pandemic Twist Emerges on Bookings for Hotels in Tussle With Online Resellers

Hotel companies have broadly resisted using aggregators such as Expedia and Booking.com for online sales so far during the recovery because of somewhat surprising factors. Yet the temptation remains.

Pandemic Twist Emerges on Bookings for Hotels in Tussle With Online Resellers

Business Travel

Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event

There’s still a huge risk hosting larger scale exhibitions, but the organizer of Mobile World Congress is hoping to offset some of that by outsourcing travel management.

Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event

SkiftX

Skift Forum Europe Video: Key Strategies DMOs can use to Drive Economic Growth

In this video conversation from Skift Forum Europe 2020, we learn more about how Destination Canada's business events strategy is bridging the gap between tourism, meetings, and economic development sectors.

Skift Forum Europe Video: Key Strategies DMOs can use to Drive Economic Growth

EventMB

Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event

Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event

Meetings

Tech Adoption for Event Organizers Is Spotty

Increasing competition in the event sector has attracted more technology companies to provide solutions for current bottlenecks.

Tech Adoption for Event Organizers Is Spotty