Facing Extinction?

No Way! Are convention and visitor bureaus dinosaurs? Are they at risk of disappearing into history as other species evolve and become dominant? After all, a number of new online companies are offering planners services that traditionally were the province of the CVBs.

PlanSoft and EventSource, for example, offer online site selection and electronic RFPs, sometimes with the added feature of hotel rate auctions or budgeting tools. Sites like Travelocity's offer complete travel booking

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