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CDC Meeting Turns COVID Super Spreader
Around 35 attendees at a recent CDC meeting turned up positive for COVID — more proof that COVID is still a thing, even if many don’t want to deal with COVID safety protocols anymore.
Sorry, But COVID Is Still a Thing
COVID is a factor as the U.S. extends the public health emergency, countries institute testing requirements for visitors from China, and the emergence of a new variant has the WHO urging masking.
Testing is the Best Defense Against BA.5
With BA.5, a planner's only defense these days is testing, overtaking proof-of-vaccination as a way to ensure attendee health and safety.
Top 7 Incentive Travel Trends
Top incentive industry professionals share some of the top trends in the fast-moving incentive travel industry.
Is Monkeypox a Threat to Meetings and Events?
Monkeypox may be in the headlines these days, but experts say the potential for it to become a COVID-like events industry disruptor is vanishingly small.
WTTC Proposes Digital Travel Portal
The WTTC is proposing a Digital Travel Portal to make travel between countries safer and less stressful and reduce airport delays.
Alation: A Case Study in COVID Preparedness
How one company handled COVID preparedness for a recent event with international attendees.
How to Plan Events in an Uncertain World
With a world that continues to be in state of constant uncertainty, how is a planner supposed to do what they do best?
Caribbean COVID Entry Requirements Easing
Here's a roundup of the latest COVID entry requirements for several of the hottest Caribbean destinations.
Meetings Face Staffing, Inflation and Supply-Chain Issues
Staffing shortages, soaring costs and supply-chain issues continue to plague the hotel industry — and the meeting planners who have to make it all somehow work.
Australia to Reopen Borders for Meetings and Incentives
Australia is reopening its borders to meeting and incentive groups beginning Feb. 21, 2022.
How to Make Events Safe in the Omicron Era: We Asked An Expert
Becky Fox, CEO of Vital Circle Health, shares how clients are using her company’s vaccine verification, testing and health and safety technology and services in the era of Omicron.
3 Strategies for Meeting in States with Vaccine Mandate Laws
What’s a planner to do if the event organizer wants to require proof that attendees are fully vaccinated, but they are meeting in a destination where the state law prohibits vaccine mandates?
Caribbean COVID Entry Requirements — Know Before You Go
Here’s a snapshot of protocols in place at of few popular Caribbean meetings and incentive destinations.
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