TITLE

New Commission Rules at Marriott

AUTHOR(S)
Hatch, Susan
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by Marriott International of changing the rules about how commissions are paid to independent meeting planners. Starting January 1, 2007 contracts for meetings convening after June 1, 2007 will include a clause stating that commissions will be paid only to U.S. and Canadian intermediaries accredited by the International Airlines Travel Agent Network, the International Air Transport Association or the Airline Reporting Corp.
ACCESSION #
23788926

 

Related Articles

  • Don't Move My Meeting Room. Hilliard, Tyra // Financial & Insurance Meetings;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p12 

    The article discusses several issues surrounding a clause that is usually included in contracts between a hotel and a meeting planner, regarding the right of the hotel to modify space held for a meeting if its anticipated attendance numbers decrease. The clause allows a hotel to keep a...

  • Americans With Disabilities Act. Hilliard, Tyra W. // Association Meetings;Feb2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p36 

    Discusses the importance of including an Americans with Disability Act (ADA) clause in a hotel contract for a meeting. Possible effect if a contract does not include an ADA clause; Responsibilities of both the hotel and the meeting planner.

  • Contracts: Getting to the Fine Print.  // Religious Conference Manager;Feb2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p20 

    The article reports on securing contracts during meetings and events. According to the author, it can be considered the most important work of a meeting planner is to get contracts. The author suggests that planners research about their suppliers. The author stated that its important for a...

  • APEX Webinar on Contracts.  // Medical Meetings;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p40 

    The article offers information on a free education webinar about the APEX panel report on contracts that will be held on July 25, 2007. The APEX panel report also discussed how both meeting planners and suppliers can put the recommendations into everyday use. The webinar will be the third in a...

  • 4 TIPS TO MSA SUCCESS.  // Corporate Meetings & Incentives;May2012, p21 

    The article offers tips on how meeting planners could attain success in employing master services agreements (MSAs) in the U.S. It mentions the importance of working with the correct counterpart such as a vice president of sales for a destination management companies (DMCs), owner of a speaker...

  • Help With 4 Tough Contract Clauses. Hilliard, Tyra // Religious Conference Manager;Feb2012, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p14 

    The article addresses four challenging contract clauses imposed by hotels for event managers. The first clause refers to owing 90% of hotel damages of the block to a client group, which is also obliged to pay 100% room rate per each unused room. The second clause looks at cases when events are...

  • RFPs: Managing the Paper Chase. Pelletier, Sue // Association Meetings;Aug2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p27 

    The article discusses the importance of developing a good request for proposal for planners in the social, military, education, religious and fraternal meetings sector. One way to get the request for proposal process started is for planners to go through the meeting sequentially and account for...

  • MOVING ON UP. Kovaleski, Dave // Association Meetings;Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p36 

    The article offers guidelines for planners on handling growth in meetings. Planners should understand the convention center's event planning process. They must find out if the room comes with audiovisual equipment and if there are charges for room sets. A copy of the center's use or license...

  • WATCH THE FINE PRINT. Sarfaty, Susan L. // njbiz;12/18/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 51, Special section p12 

    The article offers advice for meeting planners on signing legally binding contracts with convention facilities. Planners are warned not to sign a contract if they are not authorized to sign legal documents for their company. They are advised to inquire with a hotel sales and catering manager if...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics