Gathered from a variety of sources, here’s a collection of travel industry news, trends and miscellaneous news you might find useful.
Meetings budgets will increase modestly next year, but rising costs will put those budgets to the test. Value will still be available, but getting it will require flexibility and booking further ahead.
If your meeting property has a pool or spa, add this to your site inspection checklist: accessibility. January 31 is the deadline for hotels and resorts to make their pools and spa facilities compliant with new Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.
The bad news is that dining occasions are declining among young adults, who traditionally account for the most restaurant business customer traffic. Balancing this is the news that visits by Millennials’ parents and grandparents have been rising.
Requests for meeting proposals are now exceeding pre-recession levels, according to the Active Network's Business Solutions Group.