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Canadian Meetings Generate Over $29 Billion in Spending - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:00
In 2012, business events in Canada generated $29.1 billion in direct spending, finds a new study by the Meeting Professionals International Foundation.

Survey: Hotel Rooms Double as Home, Office - Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:45
More than 80 percent of business travelers work from their hotel, according to a new survey of road warriors by Choice Hotels.

InterContinental New Orleans Undergoing $26 Million Renovation - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:15
The InterContinental New Orleans has commenced a $26 million renovation that will be complete this fall.

American Airlines Updates Checked-Bag, Award Travel Policies - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:40
American Airlines has announced several updates to its checked-bag policies, its mileage redemption structure and its inflight services.

DMAI Launches Benchmarking Database for DMOs - Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:05
Destination Marketing Association International has launched a new database of core performance metrics for destination marketing organizations.

New Hilton Opens in Mexico City - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:40
The Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe has opened in Mexico City.

Winter, Crimea No Match for Business Travel Growth, GBTA Reports - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:45
Neither winter nor the crisis in Crimea has hampered U.S. business travel growth, according to the Global Business Travel Association.

Global Alliance Venues Recycled Over 1,300 Tons of Event Waste in 2013 - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 06:45
In 2013, Global Alliance convention centers recycled over 1,300 tons of waste created from events.

MICE Update: Hawaii - Tue, 04/08/2014 - 04:45
Major renovations, new apps, and more are taking place throughout the islands.

Travel Industry Employment Reaches Record Levels - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 08:25
Travel industry employment reached an all-time high in March, according to the U.S. Travel Association.

MPI CEO Responds to Criticism Over CMM Changes - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 07:45
In response to concerns from its members, Meeting Professionals International has modified its plans for an updated CMM program.

We've moved! - Mon, 10/01/2012 - 10:07
ASAE's blog on association management has a new home: For more information, see "A new chapter for ASAE blogging," immediately below this post on the Acronym homepage. Acronym will remain online indefinitely, but commenting will be shut down circa... Joe Rominiecki

A new chapter for ASAE blogging - Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:20
We've finally gotten to the bottom of that bowl of alphabet soup. As I briefly mentioned yesterday, the times are a-changin' for ASAE's print and online publications, and we're about to launch a new website that will be the new... Joe Rominiecki

Quick clicks: September 27, 2012 - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 10:04
Have you heard about the new Tomorrow I'll be sharing more details about the new site, but the short version is that will be the new location for ASAE's blogging on association management, beginning Monday. So, that means... Joe Rominiecki

Two associations go with tiered memberships - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:40
In the last two months, two national associations have unveiled new membership models that rely on a range of options as a core selling point. On August 1, AIGA (once the American Institute of Graphic Arts) announced a new membership... Joe Rominiecki
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