Itinerary

There’s the meeting, and then there’s getting yourself and your attendees to the site visits and meeting destinations. A look at everything travel-related in the meetings industry.

More Contactless Technology in Hospitality — But More Social Interaction

Three hospitality executives share short- and long-term views of what is happening next for hotels.

BY Tammy Routh Derek DeCross Asad Ahmed August 11, 2021

Ixnay on the ‘Surprise and Delight’ Elements of Incentive Programs and Other Findings

The Incentive Research Foundation recently published a white paper summarizing facilitated conversations among incentive travel professionals who met in April in The Palm Beaches. Here’s a recap.

BY Michelle Russell June 14, 2021

What Are the Biggest Roadblocks to Post-Pandemic Business Travel?

Unpredictable airfares, fluctuating entry restrictions, and rental car shortages are just a few of the challenges facing travelers right now, according to travel writer Peter Greenberg, who spoke at Destination International’s recent CEO Summit.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst June 9, 2021

Work From Anywhere but Meet in One Place

The digital nomad movement has gained ground during the pandemic, for sure. But it has pre-COVID roots and its pioneers are planning an in-person gathering to help it flourish — and to get destinations’ support.

BY David McMillin May 28, 2021

Travelers Get Another 19 Months to Obtain REAL IDs

The deadline to get your REAL ID-compliant licenses or other forms of ID, which U.S. travelers must have to fly domestically, has been extended again to May 3, 2023.

BY Curt Wagner April 5, 2021

Good News for Frequent Flyers as Airlines Extend Status Perks

Many carriers are making sure frequent travelers don’t lose elite status while staying on the ground during the COVID-19 crisis.

BY David McMillin April 7, 2020

Surprising Places Where Hotels Will Pop Up in 2020

Travelers will call some unlikely places home for the night next year. Here’s a look at three of the most unconventional.

BY David McMillin November 20, 2019

Cleared for Takeoff? Not If Your License Isn’t a REAL ID

A new study shows that a year before the 2020 REAL ID deadline, millions of Americans still are not aware they could be grounded without it.

BY Curt Wagner October 1, 2019

Five Tips for When an Airline Cancels Your Flight

Recent news of how the Thomas Cook and WOW Air bankruptcies stranded passengers serves as an unwelcome reminder: Your next flight may not be departing on time, or at all. Here are tips on how to navigate that anxiety-producing surprise.

BY Curt Wagner September 23, 2019

2 Remedies for Flight Connection Anxiety

Travelers might have an easier time making flight connections — or being compensated when they don’t — thanks to United Airlines’ expanded ConnectionSaver tool and, separately, a ruling by the European Court of Justice.

BY Curt Wagner July 24, 2019

Graduate Hotels’ All-You-Can-Stay Summer Hotel Buffet

The boutique hotel chain took a novel approach to attracting summer guests with its innovative Hall Pass program: a $400 price tag for up to 30 stays.

BY David McMillin June 24, 2019

Study Finds Business Travel Boosts Your Creative Brainpower

The results of a new survey reveal that traveling for work paves the way to more than a new destination — it can lead to enhanced creativity and productivity.

BY David McMillin June 18, 2019