Magazine Online    The Authority On African-American Conventions, Incentives, & Leisure Travel
December 2008/January 2009
This is the December 2008/January 2009 issue of Black Meetings & Tourism Online Edition.
Featured Stories
The Importance of Heritage Tourism
Until the latter stages of the 20th century, African-American history and culture had been scrubbed from the historical record with the fine precision of a surgeon with a scalpel ridding the body of cancer
Managing Your Stress
Here are 13 ways to manage your stress, feel more in control of your life, and handle the external factors that affect you
Family Friendly Destinations
Now more than ever, when it comes to travel destinations, family-friendly means budget-friendly. "Families are certainly looking for ways to stretch every dollar right now"
Passing the Diversity Litmus Test
A river of tears moistened my cheeks and neck. The flood continued downward to my shirt collar, which was now absorbing the emotion pouring from my eyes like a brand new sponge
CVB Heads Annual Report
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
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