ASCA’s annual conference started two days after the Boston Marathon bombings. In the aftermath of the attacks, the group rescheduled and reformatted sections of its event while maintaining constant contact with its members. [...] Read more
In the midst of work and not letting threats of violence keep us from living, what can we do? [...] Read more
Commonwealth Ventures will build two hotels next to the Boston Convention Center. [...] Read more
Hotel occupancy was down in key markets during the week Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast. Some places fared better than others, while cities like Washington, D.C., and Boston saw declines of more than 20 percent. [...] Read more
Formerly a Radisson, the property underwent a complete renovation and is now an independent, luxury hotel and entertainment destination. [...] Read more
New England meeting destinations from New York to Providence are highlighted. [...] Read more
Southwest acquires AirTran and gives meeting planners more options for travel. [...] Read more
Discriminatory travel taxes and fees on travel-related services can add up quickly for travelers. A recent study by National Business Travel Association (NBTA) and Concur, the world’s leading provider of on-demand Employee Spend Management services, determined that discriminatory travel taxes and fees such as car rental, hotel and meal taxes impose an average increased cost on visitors of 56 percent on top of general sales tax.
“The business and travel communities are increasingly concerned about the [...] Read more
American and JetBlue team up to offer more flights, and AirTran Airways add flights to Punta Cana from Atlanta. [...] Read more
One of the nation’s largest carriers is offering more flights for its domestic customers. American Airlines announced last month an agreement with JetBlue Airways that will allow American customers to book nonstop JetBlue flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston’s Logan International Airport to 18 domestic markets, including Portland, Maine; Nantucket, Mass.; and Burlington, Vt. The deal also allows JetBlue customers to connect to American’s international flights from New York.
American [...] Read more