Case Made for Brand USA at Congressional Hearing

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 31 Oct

Representatives from Brand USA and the U.S. Travel Association told a congressional subcommittee that if Brand USA is not renewed, the U.S. would con

Sands-Sphere Station Will Get Las Vegas Monorail Closer to Completion

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 15 Oct

The addition of the Sands station to the system would connect more than 30,000 hotel rooms and more than 8 million square feet of convention space.

AEG Facilities and SMG Complete Merger to Become ASM Global

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 2 Oct

AEG Facilities and SMG have completed their merger to create ASM Global, a new, global facility management and venue services company that now operat

Travel Businesses Sort Through Thomas Cook Collapse

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 24 Sep

The collapse of iconic travel company Thomas Cook Group is having ripple effects in Asia, where the British company was a pioneer in tourism.

Thomas Cook Collapses, Declares Bankruptcy

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 23 Sep

Thomas Cook, a 178-year-old British travel company and airline, declared bankruptcy early Monday morning, suspending operations and leaving 60,000 tr

Putting Hotel Fees Under a Legal Microscope
Putting Hotel Fees Under a Legal Microscope

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 5 Sep

A lawsuit in the nation's capital calls resort fees "a straight-forward price deception case."

Nebraska AG Files Lawsuit Against Hilton for Resort Fees

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 25 Jul

Nebraska's attorney general filed a lawsuit against Hilton for its use of resort fees, two weeks after the District of Columbia attorney general file

By October 2020, You'll Need REAL ID or Your Passport to Fly in U.S.

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 17 Jul

Beginning in Oct. 1, 2020, if your state-issued identification isn't REAL ID compliant, you will neven on a domestic flight.

A Record-Breaking Year for Hilton's Luxury Brand Openings

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 16 Jul

Hilton President and CEO, Chris Nassetta, announced that the hospitality giant is on track to open more luxury properties in 2019 than in any other y

Is the World's Worst Travel Fee About to Disappear?

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 11 Jul

The world's worst travel fee may be history. Mandatory resort fees could disappear if a lawsuit filed this week by the District of Columbia's Attorne

Legal Protections for LGBTQ Event Attendees
Legal Protections for LGBTQ Event Attendees

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 1 Jul

The opportunity to earn a trip to Barbados, Nevis, or Saint Lucia seems like it checks all the boxes for a motivating incentive program: sunny skies,

Under New Rules, Some Cuba Hotel Stays Are Legal

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 13 Jun

The Treasury Department has clarified the rules after the U.S. banned "people to people" travel on June 5.

Trump Administration Announces New Cuba Travel Restrictions

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 5 Jun

The Treasury Department said it would crack down on the most popular ways for Americans to visit the island.

MGM Might Pay $800 Million in Shooting Settlement

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 20 May

MGM resorts might have to pay nearly $800 million to settle liability lawsuits for the shooting that took place at the property's Mandalay Bay in 201

Expedia Under Investigation for U.S. Hotel Conspiracy
Expedia Under Investigation for U.S. Hotel Conspiracy

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 13 May

Expedia is under investigation by the Utah attorney general for allegedly conspiring with U.S. hotel chains to get rid of competition in online trave