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Social Scanning, Fuzzy Shopping and More Travel Innovations

**Update: The four finalists are noted below in bold purple text.** The Phocuswright Travel Innovation Summit showcased 34 firms yesterday. Each has an interesting new angle on some aspect of the travel business. For me, the firms in the social … Continue reading

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Meetings Analytics – A Much-needed Service

If your firm spends much on meetings and events, you should check out Meetings Analytics.  This young firm does the hard and messy work of gathering, scrubbing and analyzing corporate meeting data, and then analyzes it to identify practical savings … Continue reading

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MeetingTrader’s Fix for Canceled Meetings

Got a canceled meeting on your hands?  Want to recover some of your deposit and cancellation fees?  Thanks to MeetingTrader, you now have a better chance of saving some money.  I spoke with Tim Brooks, the firm’s Founder and CEO, … Continue reading

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Canceled Meetings – Brilliant Idea?

File this under two headings: “Why didn’t anybody think of this before?” and “Tell my meetings managers about these guys!” MeetingTrader.com sure caught my eye at the NBTA show earlier this week. Hotel industry veteran Tim Brooks founded this firm … Continue reading

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