International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Statistics Report 2002-2011, International Meetings Market, iccaworld.com
Top 10 U.S. Cities for Meetings and Events
- Washington, D.C.
- Las Vegas
- San Diego
- Atlanta Dallas
- New Orleans
SOURCE: Cvent Supplier Network (booking activity) cvent.com
For the 2012 STR Global Chain Scales list (classifications from luxury to economy brands, based on previous year’s average daily rate), go to str.com/documents/STRGlobal_Chain_ Scales.pdf.
PKF Hospitality Research Director of Research Information Services Robert Mandelbaum offers highlights of the PFK Hospitality Research’s 2012 Trends in the Hotel Industry survey in this four-minute video:pkfc.com/en/videos/trends/2012trends.aspx
To obtain the 2013 per-diem rates (maximum allowances that federal employees are reimbursed for expenses incurred while on official travel) on a city-by-city basis, go togsa.gov/portal/category/100120
For GBTA’s list of travel taxes (hotel, car rental, and meal taxes) in the top 50 U.S. destinations, go to convn.org/GBTA-taxes