Tag: hospitality industry

Mobile Technology Has Drastically Changed Travel Forever [Infographic]

  It’s doubtful that in 1903 the Wright Brothers had any idea of what travel would become in the future. The Internet has revolutionized travel. Our mobile devices have influenced and changed our travel habits drastically. How we choose hotels, book flights, source destinations, get recommendations from other world travelers and find local hot spots … [Read more…]

Tides Of Change: Trends Disrupting The Meetings Industry

Disruptive forces are significantly reshaping the world of work and the meetings industry. Some of these changes have been brewing for a decade or more. The recession exacerbated their influence and speeded up their effects. Companies that survived the downturn need to shift their focus to surviving the upturn. We are not ever going to … [Read more…]

7 Meetings Industry Take-Aways From Convening Leaders 2010

Here are seven takeaways from  PCMA’s 54th Convening Leaders Annual Conference that I attended recently in Dallas, TX.   1. Expert failure in the decision making process occurs for one of two reasons: incompetence, the disease of idiocy, or  miscalibration, the disease of over confidence. Miscalibration is more dangerous than incompetency.  In times of crisis, … [Read more…]