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Barbara Peterson

Barbara Peterson

Contributing Writer

Barbara Peterson, contributing editor, Meetings and Conventions, is a writer specializing in aviation, travel and consumer issues, and is author of Blue Streak: Inside JetBlue, the Upstart that Rocked an Industry.

The Latest From Barbara

Can We Keep Guns Out of Meetings?
Can We Keep Guns Out of Meetings?
Planners, hotels and destinations seek a smart approach in a patchwork of policies.... Read More
The Hospitality Industry's Labor Shortage
The Hospitality Industry's Labor Shortage
Hotels are facing a record scarcity of workers, and guests are starting to notice the impact on... Read More
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What Cannabis Legalization Means for Meetings
The legal status of marijuana in a growing number of states poses new challenges for meeting planners.... Read More
Meetings & Guns: How to Ensure Attendee Safety
Dave Wiggins, former security director for Starwood Hotels, offers tips on ensuring attendee security... Read More
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Convention Centers Across Major U.S. Cities Expand and Renovate
San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City and others are making big investments in their convention... Read More
How Climate Change Is Affecting Destinations Today
Extreme weather is affecting destinations. Here's what it means to meetings tomorrow.... Read More