Highlights of the OCTOBER 2012 Issue
IH/M&RS — Hospitality's
Show of Shows
Diverse Food and Beverage Products and Services on Display for Military Buyers
Hospitality and foodservice personnel, including
those from the military, gather in New
York City for the 97th annual International
Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show (IH/M&RS), which
takes place Nov. 10-13, 2012, at the Jacob K. Javits
More than 25,000 attendees and 700 exhibitors
are expected for this year's show, which offers a diverse
cross-section of products and services spanning
every facet of the hospitality industry, including food
and beverage, furnishings, technology, equipment,
linens, amenities, tableware, cleaning and more.
The theme of this year's event is “Hospitality's
Show of Shows,” representing what Show Manager
Lynn White called “a carefully organized show floor
of spaces dedicated to specific areas of the hospitality
According to show organizers, the industry's
most influential buyers from hotels, casinos, resorts,
restaurants, purchasing companies, hospitality design
firms, corporate and healthcare institutions attend to source the
latest products staging their debut at the show, all organized
in an easy-to-shop format....
Read more TRADE SHOW PREVIEW ...
The Army and Air Force Exchange
Service (AAFES) will feature
Spirits of the Month for November and
December, said Distilled Spirits Buyer
Mark Martin. ...
KEY BRANDS, GIFT SETS
Navy Exchange Service Command
(NEXCOM) package stores
will have several key brands on promotion
for the holiday season, said Debbie
Scher, wine/spirits buyer. ...
The holiday season is the peak wine,
beer and spirit season for Coast Guard
Stores, said Jim Goldade, alcohol and
tobacco buyer, Coast Guard Exchange. ...
Read more HOLIDAY BEVERAGES ...
ALL-SERVICES LODGING REPORT:
Committed to Soldiers and Families,
AIR FORCE INNS:
Renovations, Training, Going Green,
Lt. Col. Patrick Sollami, USAF
A Great Quality-of-Life Benefit,
Michael J. Bockelman
NAVY GATEWAY INNS AND SUITES:
Quality and Diverse Lodging Options,
MARINE CORPS LODGING:
A Breakthrough Year,
COAST GUARD LODGING:
Affordable Lodging in Popular Destinations,