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June/July 2008
This is the June/July 2009 issue of Black Meetings & Tourism Online Edition.
Featured Stories
Should Black Groups/Meetings Book Destinations That Don't Support The African-American Market Segment
The answer to that question seems obvious. But the need to consider this question is indicative of a lingering problem. No amount of saber rattling, ranting, discussing the pros and cons of working in the $40 billion African-American meetings
If You Haven't Been to Dallas Recently, You Haven't Been to Dallas
Dallas symbolizes much of the popular image of Texas. A major center for oil and gas, this city goes about its business with refreshing character and gusto. For the past several years, Dallas leaders have expressed
Unique Spaces As Meeting Places
"Wanna get away?" The tagline of the now famous Southwest Airlines commercial accurately describes the feelings of many conference attendees I've spoken to about the locations and venues of their annual gatherings, tradeshows, meetings and conventions
Getting The Most From Your Trade Investment
The travel industry loves trade shows as a way to market their products and services. And why not, we have beautiful destinations to show off and a continuous change in, or improvements to, the products and services we have to offer
Visitor Friendly Cities
Word gets around about destinations that know how to take care of visitors, whether they're traveling for business, pleasure or a little of both. James Jessie, vice president of sales for the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau
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