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Gaming Meetings Paris L as Veg as Who Needs a Passport? With so many exotic-themed resorts in the U.S., the term “international gaming” is almost an oxymoron By Corrie Dosh Let’s face it—the dollar just isn’t what it used to be. And with economists debating over whether the United States is headed for an economic recession, in an economic recession, or just experiencing a temporary slow-down, all signs still indicate that your company’s CEO may rather have your incentive trip, annual meeting, or other destination event closer to home this year. Even if you can’t go to Paris, or Dubai, or Shanghai, there are still ways to give your event an international flair—by taking your attendees to a themed casino resort. There are plenty of properties to choose from and in destinations such as Las Vegas, attendees could go on a virtual “world tour” without the need for a passport. ONE CONTRACT, SIX DESTINATIONS The T aj Ma hal, A tlant Sin City offers a number of destination-themed casino properties. Harrah’s Entertainment manages sevic Cit y 78 APRIL 2008 SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - April 2008

Successful Meetings - April 2008
Editor's Note
Industry Trends
On the Record
Planner's Spotlight
Technology Talk
Personal Success
Websites of the Month
Food & Beverage
On Site
Professional Development
On Site
Professional Development
Miforum Q&A
Beyond the Flames
Reservation for—21,000
Casino Riches
Entertainment Jackpot
Who Needs a Passport?
The International Swing
Around the World in 18 Holes
Places & Spaces
Puerto Rico
Show Special: Washington DC / Frankfurt, Germany

Successful Meetings - April 2008