Elise Schoening

Elise Schoening

Associate Editor, Meetings Group

Elise serves as associate editor for Northstar’s Meetings Group publications. She earned her B.A. in journalism and professional writing from The College of New Jersey (with a triple minor in communications, marketing and gender studies). She has written for the Asbury Park Press, NJ.com and Demand Gen Report. When she’s not working, Elise can be found reading a book or planning her next travel destination.

What Elise Covers

In the United States: Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, W. Virginia, D.C., New England (CT, ME, MA, NH and RI)

Internationally: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Scandinavia

Industry Segments: Med/Pharma, conference centers, convention centers

The Latest From Elise

covid 19 countries reopening
The Latest Updates on International Gathering and Travel Restrictions
This country-by-country roundup features regulations on events and other updates as the international... Read More
Webinar: Engaging Your Virtual and Hybrid Audience in 2022
Webinar: Engaging Your Virtual and Hybrid Audience in 2022
Tues., Jan. 18, 2pm EST... Read More
State-by-State Updates on Covid-19 Restrictions
State-by-State Updates on Covid-19 Restrictions
The latest updates on restrictions for events and travel, including details on state reopenings and... Read More
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The CDC’s Latest Pandemic Guidelines for Travel and Events
The guidance covers what to do before, during and after an event to ensure attendee safety, as well as... Read More
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Hotel Costs, Accessibility Prompt Shifts in Convention City Competitiveness
Northstar's Interim Convention Cities Index analyzes how critical site-selection factors have shifted... Read More
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Miss America Returns In Person for 100th Anniversary Competition
The weeklong event was held at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun, which hosted more than 250 safe gatherings... Read More
New Orleans & Company President and CEO J. Stephen Perry To Step Down in Late 2022
New Orleans & Company President and CEO J. Stephen Perry To Step Down in Late 2022
The CVB's executive vice president and general counsel Walter Leger III has been named as Perry's... Read More
Expo 2020: A New Model for Mega Events
Expo 2020: A New Model for Mega Events
The six-month event, happening now in Dubai, is focused on sustainability and creating a lasting... Read More
Webinar: The Future of Convention Centers
Webinar: The Future of Convention Centers
Weds., Feb. 16, 2 pm EST... Read More
10 Luxury Hotels Opening in 2022
10 Luxury Hotels Opening in 2022
These highly anticipated properties will debut across the U.S. in the new year, with ample space for... Read More
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Tightened Travel Restrictions Take Effect in the U.S.
The measures apply to all international travelers, regardless of citizenship and vaccination status.... Read More
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Dubai to Merge Tourism, Economy Departments
The joint organization will focus on growing inbound international travel 40 percent by 2025.... Read More
The Latest on Airline Safety Protocols
The Latest on Airline Safety Protocols
All airlines have put new health-and-safety regulations in place to protect passengers and crew.... Read More
U.S. Travel Association Predicts Uneven Industry Recovery
U.S. Travel Association Predicts Uneven Industry Recovery
While domestic leisure travel is predicted to surpass prepandemic levels in 2022, business and... Read More
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How to Solve Hotel Staffing Shortages
Flexible work models and diverse leadership will be key to attracting and retaining the next... Read More
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Hotel CEOs Predict Record Numbers for 2022
Speaking at NYU's International Hospitality Investment Conference, industry leaders said they are... Read More
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Sustainability Takes Center Stage at Future of Travel Mobility Event
Industry leaders discuss how current and future modes of transportation must become more... Read More
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Destination East in Pictures
Northstar Meetings Group's newest event brought nearly 80 industry professionals together in Boston to... Read More
Arlington, Texas, CVB Names Brent DeRaad New President and CEO
Arlington, Texas, CVB Names Brent DeRaad New President and CEO
DeRaad currently heads Visit Tucson and will assume his new role in December.... Read More
Haunted NY
5 Haunted New York Hotels That Are Open for Business
Spend a night among the spirits if you dare.... Read More