Internet Booking Challenge Here to Stay

Internet booking was without a doubt the hot topic at the January Professional Convention Management Association convention in Anaheim, Calif. For groups that plan meetings to which attendees pay their own way, there's a virtual epidemic of booking outside the negotiated room block, as hotels, struggling to fill their rooms in a down economy, dump inventory on discount Internet booking sites and attendees look for bargains.

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