Group Meetings - Data

Winning More Meetings Requires Hard Data

Most hotels rely on complimentary stays, elaborate dinners, spa treatments, and cookie-cutter sales tactics to win more event business. Today, the vast extent of...
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Hilton Chicago Finalizes $150 Million Renovation

CHICAGO—The historic 1,544-room Hilton Chicago, located on Michigan Avenue across from Grant Park, has completed a $7 million renovation enhancing the third-floor meeting spaces...
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Marriott Survey Predicts More Spending on Meetings in 2018

LAS VEGAS, Nev.–During IMEX America—the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings, and events—Marriott International released results from a proprietary survey of the company's Convention Resort...
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Seven Ways To Make Meetings and Events More Sustainable

Meetings and events are big business in the U.S. They are valued at about $1 trillion and invariably listed as one of the ten...
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Building Rapport with Meeting Planners in the Digital World

When almost every client interaction has gone digital, it's critical to add personal rapport to every faceless communication—whether email, video chat, or texting. It’s...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...