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May/June 2010

Featured Stories
Top 10 Tips For Reducing Meeting Costs In 2010
With what appears to be the worst of the recession behind us, many corporate meeting planners are still challenged with delivering quality meetings on reduced budgets.
Gateway To Hospitality
Outside Organization Membership: Yes or No? By Greg Deshields
In today’s business climate, it is important for organizations to engage with key counterparts, trendsetters and future leaders to ensure an internal and external conversation of ideas, opportunities and perspectives. Although organizational membership is not always logistically and financially feasible, it should be a part of your annual strategic plan discussion.
Cruise News
Carnival Glory Returns To Service Following Extensive Multi-Million-Dollar Refurbishment
New Features Include Adults-Only Retreat, Seaside Theatre LED Screen, 18 New Balconies The 2,974-passenger Carnival Glory has resumed Caribbean service from Miami following a multi-million-dollar renovation that added a host of new facilities and features, including a Serenity adults-only retreat, a 270-sq. ft. Seaside Theatre
From The Motherland
Cup "Runeth" Over As SAA Gears Up For The World Coming To South Africa In 2010
South African Airways is Flying Thousands of Visitors from North America to the Big Soccer Matches in Nine different Cities throughout South Africa; SAA Airline Seats Still Available
Hotel Happenings
Diamonds Are A Traveler's Best Friends
Hilton Americas-Houston Receives AAA Four Diamond Rating Hilton Americas-Houston, the city’s largest hotel, has once again received the prestigious Four Diamond rating from the American Automobile Association, the travel industry’s most well-known evaluation system for restaurants and hotels.
Fort Worth Hotels Experience Highest First Quarter Occupancy And Demand In City's History
The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau announces that through the end of first quarter 2010, Fort Worth’s hotels experienced the highest first quarter occupancy and demand in the city’s history.