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Government meetings liven things up with streaming
Connect Meetings
Government workers watching a live-streamed conference on their Windows 7-based Dells may be surprised to learn federal agencies are ahead of the technological curve. So says OVS Media CEO Tim Treanor, who's been assisting government meetings with online services since the days of Real Player.
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How guests choose hotels during online booking
Hotel News Now
Just how do guests dwindle down their hotel selections during the online booking process? Two hospitality professors aimed to find out, looking beyond clickstream analysis by using eye tracking to discover why consumers choose a specific hotel.
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Savvy tips for smart business travel
Small Business Trends
In this day and age, travel has become increasingly necessary for business, even with the advent of video chatting and text messaging. Along with this expansion of travel comes an expansion of services and products designed to help the traveler in their journeys. Let's take a look at some smart business travel tips.
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5 gadgets for event planners on the go
Smart Meetings
From meetings with clients to property site inspections, busy event planners are constantly on-the-go, rushing from airports to hotels to conference centers. Liz King, founder of founder of TechsyTalk and PlannerTech, believes technological tools can help. Here is a list of five gadgets for event planners that she believes are essential to remain productive while on-the-go.
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IACC: Switch up the mood for Gen Y in meetings
Exhibition World
Meeting planners need a balance between technology and Gen Y in order to deliver successful meeting outcomes, says the International Association of Conference Centers in its latest report. Following extensive research among the 355 members of the IACC, the association has published a list of 10 tips influencing meeting planners and venue operators across the globe.
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Choose your energy, create your meeting
MeetingsNet
As a meeting professional, you are in a position of choice each and every day. You choose the venue, meals, speakers and how to allocate an event budget, among countless other tasks. Great meeting influencers do this unconsciously. But in your everyday list the most important choice you might be missing has to do with your energy. To become the best meeting professional, you must consciously choose your energy each moment of each day.
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Lawmakers renew push to streamline federal hiring
Government Executive
A bipartisan group of senators reintroduced a measure on June 16 to improve federal hiring by allowing agencies to share information on job applicants, calling the reform a "common sense solution" to challenges with the federal recruitment process.
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Where are Americans traveling this summer?
TravelPulse
With the official start of summer just days away, travel insurance comparison website InsureMyTrip released the results of a recent survey designed to reveal insights on where travelers are headed and what they are planning to do when they get there.
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