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PCMA: Why the Convention Bureau and the Economic Development Agency Must Be Friends  
How can traditionally siloed DMOs work together to grow a destination? At Convening Leaders International Meetings Review caught up with Barbara Palmer, senior editor of PCMA's Convene Magazine, Michelle Russell (editor-in-chief) and Chris Durso (executive editor) to understand the increasingly important connection between DMOs representing cities and states alike.
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EDITOR'S CORNER
Sightings: 2016 Incentive Travel Exchange  
ITE, held in partnership with SITE, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, just kicked off in Las Vegas. Here's a look at what's happening at the event.
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ITE 2016 Wraps in Las Vegas  
Nearly 300 people gathered at the Delano Las Vegas for this year's Incentive Travel Exchange, which offered hosted one-to-one meetings and a lineup of educational programming. Here's an inside look.
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PCMA: Why the Convention Bureau and the Economic Development Agency Must Be Friends  
How can traditionally siloed DMOs work together to grow a destination? At Convening Leaders International Meetings Review caught up with Barbara Palmer, senior editor of PCMA's Convene Magazine, Michelle Russell (editor-in-chief) and Chris Durso (executive editor) to understand the increasingly important connection between DMOs representing cities and states alike.
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Washington State Convention Center Severs Ties With Contractor on Expansion  
Skanska-Hunt was a joint venture team hired last year to build a $1.4 billion expansion at the Seattle event venue. Here's an inside look at what happened.
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United CEO Oscar Munoz to Return March 14  
Munoz was placed on medical leave following a heart attack he suffered October 15, 2015. Here's the latest on his recovery.
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Inside Hard Rock's Big Asia Expansion  
Hard Rock International is launching an expansionary drive in Asia that would see it quadruple its hotel properties over the next five years. Find out what's planned.
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FRONT PAGE NEWS
Australia: Arrivals to Australia Surge  
New Zealand, China and the UK were the top three markets for inbound visitors to Australia over the last 12 months, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Here's a look at the latest research.
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Asia: Study Shows Luxury Travelers Have Diverse Needs  
Ongoing studies by MyTravelResearch.com shows that the luxury travel segment consist of a diverse mix of consumers with a broad range of expectations.
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Portugal: TAP Launches Direct Flights From Lisbon to the U.S.  
Starting on June 11th, TAP will start flying directly between Lisbon and Boston and in July the company will connect the Portuguese capital to JFK Airport, in New York. Here's a look at the routes.
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UK: Cancer Association Latest to Be Wooed by Barcelona-Vienna Bid  
The European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) has become the latest international association to choose a joint congress bid from Barcelona and Vienna. Here's a look behind the decision.
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Middle East: M&I Forums Spring Edition Returns to Dubai This April  
Top hospitality trade show company M&I Forums is set to host their Europe Spring edition this April in Dubai for the second year running. Find out what's on the agenda.
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Americas: Green Meeting Industry Council Relaunches as Part of CIC  
GMIC is ceasing operation as a standalone association, and will now be an internal council of the Convention Industry Council. Here's a look behind the decision.
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Americas: Can an App Make SXSW Feel Small Again?  
For the sixth year, Vancouver-based Eventbase is behind the SXSW app and this year the mobile tech company has added a “recommendation engine.” Here's how it works.
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Americas: Experts as Speakers—a Cautionary Tale  
Experts have long been sought-after as speakers -- but how to tell which ones can distill their expertise into a captivating 45 minute presentation?
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