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February/March 2008
This is the February/March 2008 issue of Black Meetings & Tourism Online Edition.
Featured Stories
Special Report: Emerging Markets for African-American Travelers
While the most popular travel destinations may offer outstanding choices for the meeting planner or the leisure traveler, we explore several up and coming markets that we think are worth a look
Classic Hotels For Spectacular Meetings
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
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
25 Ways to Keep Your Meeting Budget Under Control
25 Ways to Keep Your Budget Under Control offers suggestions on how to maintain that delicate balance all meeting planners face between keeping costs down and insuring those who attend walk away with the experience of a lifetime
Elected Officials Who Champion Tourism
Elected leaders lend more to their destinations than approving bills and other measures to build infrastructure. There is very little that can replace the power and influence of a well-placed, wel-respected politician. It's more than a vote to increase the budget of the local convention and visitor's bureau
African American Guide To Meeting, Incentives and Traveling in the West
From cowboys to movie stars, African-Americans have been part of the history and cultrue of the American West. But beyond the big frontiers and the big screen, the African-American presence has made an impact in a variety of places
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