Not by a long shot, according to results from STR’s 2013 Destination MAP, the most recent data available, which surveys meeting planners in the largest cities in the United States and Canada. The above were among those cited least often by planners when asked to name considerations that were “very important” to geographic site selection. The top five least-important entries: - destination’s greening policies/practices (named as “very important” by 10% of survey respondents); - nightlife (13%); - outdoor recreation opportunities (17%); - good shopping (18%); and - a good place to take family (19%). Get the full story at Hotel News Now