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How One Event Professional Is Helping the Homeless

Windy Christner, CMP, senior director of meetings and expositions for American Pharmacists Association, is urging the industry to lean into — rather than try to plan around — the problem of homelessness in cities. (pcma)

Travel Chaos in France Amidst Massive Strikes

Expected to last until the New Year, the biggest public-sector strike since 1995 to hit France started on Thursday, freezing flights, metro lines, trains, and other public transport. (Forbes)

Marriott Eyes Over 30 Luxury Hotel Openings Globally in 2020

The company announced Wednesday that it has more than 185 luxury properties in its pipeline that will expand its portfolio to more than a dozen new locations, including places like Iceland, Montenegro, and the Philippines. (TravelPulse)