The Attrition & Rebooking Puzzle - Further Explained

Joshua Grimes
September 5, 2013
When a hotel charges attrition damages, it may collect from more than one group. Planners must take steps if they want to ensure that their rooms are sold before others, and to be sure the right amount of damages are charged.

Unsold Rooms Credit: Is a Hotel Obligated?

Joshua Grimes
August 19, 2013
Are hotels required to give groups credit for unsold rooms that are resold to another party? The answer depends on the wording in the contract.

Convention Center Dilemmas

Joshua Grimes
August 8, 2013
Convention Center labor disputes can disrupt meetings. Planners need to take steps to avoid becoming victims, including due diligence and careful contract negotiations.

Nutty Things Meeting Contracts Say

Joshua Grimes
July 30, 2013
Contracts are often confusing and make no sense. Planners and hotels need to take the time to create understandable and meaningful contract clauses.

The Perils of Local Laws & International Meetings

Joshua Grimes
July 22, 2013
Legal problems for international meeting attendees can lead to arrest and jail. Meeting planners need to take special precautions.

Attrition Damages – What is the Right Calculation?

Joshua Grimes
July 8, 2013
Attrition damages can be calculated differently. The key is developing a fair formula that will adequately make up for a hotel's lost revenue. But excessive damages will not hold up in court.

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