82 Percent of Active Travelers Planning to Take the Same or More Trips in the Year Ahead
Americans intend to take as many or more vacations during the coming year as they did last year, although their list of preferred destinations is smaller and they remain cautious about discretionary expenditures. This is according to the newly releasedMMGY Global/Harrison Group 2013 Portrait of American Travelers®.
Study: Venue Technology Can Make, Break Events
When booking a meeting, meeting planners typically are most concerned about a venue’s size and location. Increasingly, though, they’re also mindful of its technology infrastructure, finds a new study from graduate students at New York University’s Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Marketing, the results of which were published yesterday.
The Best Way to Draw Crowds to your Store this Holiday Season
Retailers are pulling out the wreaths and ornaments early this year in hopes of ringing up more holiday sales. But the sales climate isn't looking particularly jolly right now.
The 9 Worst Ways to Start a Meeting
Want to run the most productive meeting ever? For starters, avoid these 9 crucial mistakes.
10 Critical Social Media Mistakes to Avoid
Companies continue to flock to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for one simple reason: Not incorporating social media in their marketing strategies would amount to a lost opportunity to connect with droves of potential customers and strengthen bonds with existing customers.
Educational Benefits of Travel
The words "travel" and "vacation" are often used interchangeably, but careful examination indicates subtle differences between the two. Vacation implies an escape, while travel may offer the opportunity for total immersion in a different culture. Two types of journeys occur during travel. The outer journey describes the physical experience of travel: where you went, what you saw and what you did. The inner journey defines your interpretation of the experience. It describes what you learned, and how it changed your perspective on life.