Tag Archives for hospitality

I Deactivated My Facebook Account

And here’s what happened… After months of contemplation and debate, I deactivated my Facebook page. Like many folks, I’ve tired of the too-many-to-count hacking scandals that have plagued the internet over the past year. Facebook was one of many sites to suffer this sad fate. On a related note, data privacy has become increasingly important […]

Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2017: Part II

Here’s a continuation of our last blog on social media trends for 2017: Dependence on mobile technology: Free and reliable wireless internet access is becoming more widely available, especially in the meetings and hospitality industry.  Mobile technology continues to advance and the most popular social media channels are adapting to that demand.  Expect social networks […]

Social Storytelling Builds Community

Meeting planners and hospitality industry professionals tend to be a social, conversational and, yes, hospitable group of individuals. No surprise there. Most of us who are in this profession enjoy the company of others and appreciate situations and settings where we can converse with not only like-minded people, but those who hold divergent opinions. Attend […]

Four Apps for Meetings and Hospitality Professionals

Many professionals rely on their smartphones and tablets more than ever before.  Here are some go-to apps to consider: TinyScan Turn your mobile device into a portable scanner!  Scan and email color or black and white images as PDF files. Penultimate Sketching ideas during a site inspection – whether it’s a floor plan or a […]

Ode to the Meeting Planner and Other Service Professionals

Congratulations to Leading Authorities Speakers Bureau for publishing their hysterical short video on the special and unique vernacular of meeting planners.  If you’re a meeting planner, work with a meeting planner, live with, are friends with or somehow support a meeting planner – you need to view this 2.5-minute video. Members of the meeting planning and […]