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Mar252016
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Avoid These Common Hotel Booking Mistakes

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With the number of hotel properties offering myriad deals and outside websites such as Kayak.com and Priceline.com featuring low prices, booking hotel rooms—at a decent price—is easier than ever. But while booking online is simple and convenient, many make costly mistakes. U.S. News & World Report recently spoke with travel experts to find common oversights […]

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Mar252016
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New Kimpton Hotel to Feature Unique Rec Room

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The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel, set to open in Winston-Salem, N.C., later this spring, recently announced a unique amenity it will feature for planners and guests alike—the Rec Room. The room, available for team-building, private events and public use, can be used for basketball, bowling, poker and an adult-sized slide. The hotel itself, situated in the […]

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Mar252016
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CIC Releases New Glossary

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The Convention Industry Council just revealed its latest CIC Industry Glossary, 2016 Edition. The glossary, known as one of the most comprehensive guides to terminology in the industry, is now available for purchase. “As the industry evolves, so does the terminology. Updating the glossary was a necessary step in improving the resources we offer,” says […]

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Mar102016
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Sheraton Reston Hotel Receives Exceptional Service Award

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Late last month, the Sheraton Reston Hotel in Reston, Va., received the Starwood Preferred Guest Ambassador Award, which honors those Starwood hotels that provide exceptional experiences to SPG members. Throughout the brand’s North American hotels, only five received the award. Crescent Hotels & Resorts—an operator of more than 100 North American hotels—manages the Sheraton Reston. […]

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Mar102016
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Congratulations to Marcia Bullock-Jobson!

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RCMA is delighted to recognize Marcia Bullock-Jobson, who just celebrated her 40th year of employment at the Jamaica Tourist Board!  We want to take a moment to congratulate Marcia on this rare achievement and for serving as the backbone for the organization during her tenure. Marcia has been such a dependable presence in the RCMA […]

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Mar102016
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The Airbnb of Cars

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Airport parking comes with a hefty fee—daily rates of $10 can rack up quickly. On the flip side, car rentals aren’t cheap either. FlightCar works to minimize those costs. Those who use the service can park their own car at the airport during their trip and rent out their vehicles to other approved traveling members. […]

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