CVB's Crystal Ball

Korn, Irene
November 2008
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents the forecasts of executives from different convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs) regarding the meetings industry, airlift cuts, and the U.S. economy. David Peckinpaugh of San Diego, California said that they see more of a buyer's market such as the high pricing from hotels. Maura Gast of Irving, Texas noted that companies are becoming resourceful in their meetings. Pat Moscaritolo said that the lodging industry is struggling with low consumer confidence and volatile stock market.


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