Deep Diver
Magazine Online    The Authority On African-American Conventions, Incentives, & Leisure Travel
Norman Mayers
Authored Articles
CVB Heads Annual Report
Published: 1-Dec-2007

In 2007 America saw the price of oil rise to record highs and the cost of travel skyrocket along with it. But people are still hosting meetings and conventions, in this climate of rising costs and global warming. BM&T once again rounds up some of the country's top bureau presidents and asks them about the changes in today's meetings industry in this year's
Walking Cities
Published: 1-Dec-2007

While many groups choose to meet at large resorts or out of the way communities, even more seem to be embracing the idea of Walking Cities. Small to mid-size destinations with compact downtown corridors offer an incredible advantage to meeting planners looking to cut costs in these crazy times
Classic Hotels For Spectacular Meetings
Published: 1-Feb-2008

Sure you can have your next meeting at a convention center or the newest, glossiest convention hotel. But why not choose a hotel that people will talk about for years to come? We explain the advantages of convening in a unique property.
Black History Month Focus: Historic Sites and Venues
Published: 1-Feb-2008

Every February, African-Americans can reflect on their past during Black History Month. This time of year creates the perfect opportunity for Blacks to learn about the unsung heroes, pioneers and legends of our culture. Historic Sites and Venues is a short primer on what's available
CVB Heads Annual Report
Published: 1-Dec-2008

Two thousand and eight has been quite a year. Despite the euphoric high that accompanied the election of America's first African-American president, the year also saw gas prices reach an all-time high
How to Prevent, Prepare For and Deal With Emergencies in the Hospitality Industry
Published: 1-Dec-2008

In the last decade we have been witness to some of history's most destructive disasters, both natural and manmade. From the shocking events of 9/11 to the deadly force of Hurricane Katrina
Black History Focus: Sights & Venues
Published: 1-Feb-2009

Planners would be wise to include heritage attractions, tours, or Black neighborhood excursions as a part of their meeting or conference agenda
Focus on Florida
Published: 1-Feb-2009

The timeless beauty of Florida is the perfect antidote for the stress that is created in our-evolving world
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