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.

4 Ways That Airports are the Good Guys

We love to complain about airports and airlines, but here are four that defy the stereotypes.

BY Barbara Palmer August 17, 2017

How Will New Travel Policies Affect International Meetings and Events?

A new forecast paints a troubling picture for the immediate future of leisure and business travel, and the long-term outlook for conferences and events also looks worrisome.

BY David McMillin July 3, 2017

Unpacking the Trouble With Travel

At a recent forum sponsored by Meet Puerto Rico, a panel of meetings and travel heavyweights discussed the many challenges — and select opportunities — of ‘Traveling in These Times.’

BY Christopher Durso May 8, 2017

Home Sweet Airbnb: Company Takes Experiential Travel to New Level

With Airbnb’s Trips — an innovation that its PR team has dubbed “the biggest news in Airbnb history” — the company offers travelers opportunities to explore the hidden side of destinations.

BY David McMillin January 5, 2017

‘Your Reservation May Be in Jeopardy’

How one housing-pirate company is duping registrants out of their hotel rooms — as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars — by using fake websites.

BY Michelle Russell July 26, 2016

Poachers: Putting the ‘Arrr!’ in Room Block

When Lisa Mikita, CMP, CAE, started her new job at the American Foundry Society (AFS) this past fall, she had a new office, a new title — trade show and event manager — and new meetings to promote, including CastExpo ’16, AFS’s annual metal-casting exhibition. One aspect of Mikita’s work didn’t change, though. Almost from

BY Corin Hirsch December 31, 2015

How to Protect Your Room Block from Pirates

Pirates, poachers, room block bullies. These companies may be called different names, but every planner can agree that they represent big problems.

October 28, 2013