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

Surprising Places Where Hotels Will Pop Up in 2020

Already sick of thinking about casting a ballot next November? Aruba’s promotion aims to offer an escape from either side of the aisle.

Puppies, Meditation, and No Political Arguments: Aruba’s ‘Election Disconnection’ Campaign

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A recent research study and focus groups comprised of a variety of stakeholders in the business events industry discussed how to make the attendee room-booking process better for everyone involved. Now, it’s your turn to weigh in.

Can Any of These Ideas Solve the Hotel Room Block Conundrum?

Webinar: Event Sustainability: People, Planet and PROFIT
You don’t have to look far for information on why sustainability is important. But how do you facilitate sustainability practices that positively affect the planet, and your overall budget?

Webinar: Event Sustainability: People, Planet and PROFIT

speaker confirmation
What’s the most effective way to share the volume of information your event speakers will need? Planners on PCMA’s Catalyst forum offer expert advice.

Managing Speaker Info Overload

With home-sharing and new travel trends breathing down its neck, the lodging industry will have to continue adapting in surprising ways.

Events Industry Forecast: Disruption in Lodging

travel trends
The travel industry faces major changes in the years to come, as more activists fight to lower carbon emissions by cutting airline travel while many millennials still desire travel experiences around the globe.

Events Industry Forecast: Flight Shame and Other Travel Trends

events industry forecast
In our annual Events Industry Forecast, Convene’s editors take a look at the top trends and new ideas shaping the meetings industry — and what’s on the horizon.

Events Industry Forecast: What’s Next in Tech, Travel, Lodging, Exhibitions

How do you re-engage with potential attendees who only partially completed registering for your event? One trade-show marketer took a multi-platform approach to bring many of them across the finish line.

Registration Interrupted: Getting Potential Attendees to Finish the Form