IMR Global: Massive Demand, Little Supply: How to Deal With the Economics of Meetings Today

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Americas: Massive Demand, Little Supply: How to Deal With the Economics of Meetings Today  
The U.S. hotel industry is on fire, but Michael Dominguez, chief sales officer at MGM Resorts International, cautions against seeing signs of the return of a seller's market. Here's why.
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New Meeting Offers From Six Disney Springs Hotels  
Located in Walt Disney World Resort, the six hotels are within easy walking distance of Disney Springs, formerly known as Downtown Disney. Here's what's on offer.
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New Meetings Offer From Grand Hyatt New York  
Groups of 100 or more paid guestrooms can receive a variety of rewards and upgrades. Find out what's available.
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JetBlue, Alaska Air Look to Buy Virgin America  
A deal would boost the airline's ability to compete against the big three, analysts say. Get the latest update.
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Marriott Releases Updated Statement on Starwood Merger  
The move comes after Starwood's Board of Directors indicated that a new bid by Anbang Insurance Group is "reasonably likely to lead to a 'Superior Proposal.'" Here's what that means for both companies.
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India's Pride Hotels Set to Expand  
The company has identified a new project in Goa, an acquisition of a hotel in Mumbai and the addition of inventory to its existing property in Nagpur. Here's an inside look at the plans.
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AccorHotels Set to Expand With Focus on China  
Following AccorHotels' announcement that it was acquiring FRHI International, whose brands include Fairmont, Swissôtel and Raffles, the company is set for further growth. Here's where.
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Brussels Airport Continues Preparations for Restart  
The airport has not yet decided when the partial restart will take place, according to a statement on the airport's website. Here's the latest on the situation.
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FRONT PAGE NEWS
Middle East: New Rotana Hotel for Bahrain  
Located close to the business district, the hotel is also home to seven new meeting rooms. Take a look.
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Australia: New Cultural Partners Join BESydney  
Three of Sydney’s cultural venues, under the banner of the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS), have joined Business Events Sydney (BESydney) as strategic partners. Here's the latest.
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Asia: Langham Sweetens Deal for Meeting Planners  
Langham Hospitality Group is bringing back the Double the Extra Mile Plus program. Here's what that means for meeting planners.
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UK: Destination Management Companies Should Keep Local Flavor, Foundation Warns  
The Incentive Research Foundation has released recommendations after planners list DMC local knowledge as top strength. Find out more.
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Americas: Senior Exec: Professional Planning Boosts Meeting Ratings  
Prudentials' Donna Marzo credited the company's meeting team with helping to increase participant satisfaction at the major annual program. Learn more on what she had to say.
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Americas: Planning Meetings Abroad? Learn a Bit of Local Language  
While meeting and event professionals don't need to be fluent, there are a few best practices they can follow to keep things running smoothly. Here's what you need to know.
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Portugal: Croatia Airlines Connects Lisbon to Zagreb  
Croatia Airlines has announced that from 20th of May it will have direct flights from the capital of Croatia to Lisbon. Take a look at the schedule.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: dmg events Acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa  
One of the world’s leading event companies, dmg events, has announced the acquisition of a long established Pan African exhibition organizer. Here's a look at the deal.
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