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December 2009/ January 2010
This is the December 2009/ January 2010 issue of Black Meetings & Tourism
Featured Stories
25 Largest African-American Conventions
It’s a pretty safe bet that most of you reading this article are suffering from a severe case of recession fatigue. We’ve all grown rather weary of all this recession talk and I for one am tired of writing about it.
CVB Heads Annual Report
Hospitality industry movers and shakers across the nation are giving forth a collect sigh of relief as two thousand and nine, one of the most financially challenging years in recent memory, draws to a close.
Pennsylvania Convention Center Expansion Drives Hotel Development and Proposed Renovation Projects
Tourists and meeting planners looking at Philadelphia for their next destination will have several new options to choose from as the city gears up for a new Convention Center expansion and other renovations.
Black-Owned Hotels a Growing Phenomenon
It is nearly 2010 and more and more African-Americans are learning how to put their money to work for them rather than just go through life as consumers. Between investments in stocks, bonds and real estate, Blacks are slowly delving into these arenas in growing numbers.
The Importance of Heritage Tourism
From music to movies, from the Civil War to civil rights, more and more travelers are seeking authentic experiencesof the culture and history of the places they visit.
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