Summer 2016 Meet Med Issue

May 25th, 2017

 

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

Maritz Travel launches “On the Road to Healthcare Compliance” Lunch & Learn Road Tour

August 4th, 2017

Pat Schaumann, author of the recently published Breaking the Code to Healthcare Compliance, 4th edition, will be on a tour dedicated to healthcare compliance.  Industry leader Pat Schaumann will be engaging and educating attendees on important topics regarding medical meeting services, focusing on the subject of compliance.

 

Beginning in August, the tour will hit four major cities:

  • Tampa, Fla. – Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • San Diego – Thursday, September 7, 2017
  • Chicago – Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Philadelphia – Tuesday, October 24, 2017

 

Meeting planners interested in attending any of the events should visit http://info.maritztravel.com/on-the-road-to-healthcare-compliance-PR.

 

Attendees can participate in and complete the Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) program at Pat’s events and hold the HMCC certification for two years. Any medical meeting planner can benefit from attending these sessions. Don’t hesitate to sign up for a session near you!

 

To purchase a copy of Pat’s book, visit http://www.meetingcompliance.com/.

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

Which States Could be Hit Hardest by Reductions in Medicaid Spending?

June 13th, 2017

Information just released from the Kaiser Family Foundation:

In 2017, Congress has been debating legislation, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would end the enhanced federal matching funds for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Medicaid expansion and fundamentally alter the structure and financing of the Medicaid program. Read More »

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

STR: US hotel performance for April 2017

May 25th, 2017


The U.S. hotel industry reported mixed results in the three key performance metrics during April 2017, according to data from STR.

In a year-over-year comparison with April 2016, the industry reported the following: Read More »

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

CRESCENT HOTELS & RESORT TO MANAGE CAMBRIA CHICAGO LOOP – THEATRE DISTRICT

May 25th, 2017

OPENED ATOP HISTORIC ORIENTAL THEATRE WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

The Oriental Theatre will soon play host to musicals and a hotel, as Cambria hotels & suites adds second Chicago location


Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), Crescent Hotels & Resorts, and Murphy Asset Management announced the official opening of Chicago’s newest contemporary hotel, Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Located above the historic Oriental Theatre at 32 W. Randolph, the hotel sits in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop district, just steps away from endless lifestyle and entertainment options. Read More »

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

STR: US hotel pipeline for January 2017

February 16th, 2017

STR_FLAT_TEAL_WHITE_PMSSTR’s January 2017 Pipeline Report shows 575,907 rooms in 4,763 hotel projects Under Contract in the United States. The total represents a 16.1% increase in the number of rooms Under Contract compared with January 2016. Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages, but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage. Read More »

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

Hospitality SLUnited

February 7th, 2017

SLU logo

THEME: Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Save the date for the upcoming Hospitality SLUnited event: Thursday, April 20, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Wool Ballroom at Saint Louis University’s Busch Student Center. Hosted by SLU’s Hospitality Management Program, this is a unique opportunity to network with fellow hospitality professionals from many facets of the industry. The theme this year will be hospitality entrepreneurship and innovation. The agenda includes a presentation by Amy Pham, a hospitality scholarship recipient, and SLUnited planning updates. An industry panel and discussion starts at 4:30, with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30, followed by a 6 p.m. roundtable and networking. A suggested $15 donation will help support the Hospitality Management Program through scholarships and industry-specific networking and educational events.

Click here to see flyer

To register: alumni.slu.edu/hospitalityslunited17

More info? Email: devanyk@sluedu

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

U.S. hotel occupancy rates decline for week ending October 15

October 20th, 2016

STR reports that the U.S. hotel industry experienced negative results for the week ending October 15.

Comparing year-over-year numbers, the industry’s occupancy fell 1.4 percent to 70.7 percent.  Average daily rate stayed nearly flat (-0.2 percent, to US $123.84).  And revenue per available room fell 1.6 percent to US $87.57.

The Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Va., area experienced the only double-digit increase in occupancy (up 16.1 percent to 65.9 percent).  It also saw the largest lift in RevPAR (up 20.7 percent to US $60.22).

Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla., saw the only double-digit rise in ADR (up 10.6 percent to US $120.24), and the only other double-digit rise in RevPAR (up 10.9 percent to US $85.89).

Houston posted the largest declines across the three performance metrics.

For more information, visit www.str.com.

 

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

New Joplin Holiday Inn is on the way

October 5th, 2016

holiday-inn-joplin

Construction kicks off this week on a brand new, 115-room Holiday Inn in Joplin, Mo.

The property is expected to offer exciting new prefunction and conference options for medical and other meeting groups.  There will be 3,500 square feet of event space, accommodating up to 350 guests; the facility also will feature an outdoor patio, indoor saltwater pool, large fitness center, lounge, and full service restaurant.

The hotel is set for completion in 2017.  It will be located at 3402 S. Arizona.

The area also is home to the brand new, 600,000-square-foot Mercy Hospital Joplin.

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

Oct. 20 “Future of Health-Care Compliance” webinar announced

September 28th, 2016

Stethoscope

Involved in medical meetings?  Join Maritz Travel’s senior director of health-care compliance, Pat Schaumann, for a free webinar on the current health-care meeting landscape.  Read More »

Share this:
Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter