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Travelers Seek EV Charging at Hotels and Resorts. Is It Time for Hoteliers to Invest in Infrastructure?
Hospitality
Travelers Seek EV Charging at Hotels and Resorts. Is It Time for Hoteliers to Invest in Infrastructure?
March 07, 2023

How are hotels and resorts responding to the adoption of EVs, which hit roughly 10% of the global market in 2022? There is a lot of opportunity for the hospitality industry to increase EV charging at hotels and resorts, and give travelers another reason to seek their establishment out over the competition. Business and […]

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With Rising Popularity, Should Airlines Offer Adults-Only Flights for Travelers?
Hospitality
With Rising Popularity, Should Airlines Offer Adults-Only Flights for Travelers?
February 15, 2023

Calls for adults-only flights are ramping up. A recent survey conducted by Photo Aid revealed that more plane travelers would prefer the option of a flight only for adults. The case for adults-only flights has been ongoing for over a decade now, per ABC News, but continued online discussion is reigniting significant interest in the […]

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For the Best Sleep, Will AI Mattresses Become More Common in Hotels?
Hospitality
For the Best Sleep, Will AI Mattresses Become More Common in Hotels?
February 14, 2023

Will hotel guests find sweet dreams on AI mattresses in hotels? Hotels and other spa-type properties are adding AI mattresses that lull patrons to sleep with artificial intelligence. The mattresses have climate zones that constantly adjust to ensure a person’s body goes through all the proper sleep stages. The result: super-rested and rejuvenated hotel guests, […]

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Bargain Travelers Beware: Hotel Rates to Remain High This Summer
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Bargain Travelers Beware: Hotel Rates to Remain High This Summer
February 09, 2023

Travelers hoping for a hotel rate reprieve this summer after last year’s higher room rates may need to perform some extra legwork to find a bargain. Marriott reports they will feature higher hotel rates this year per room, although travelers shouldn’t expect the percentage hikes to be anywhere near as high as they […]

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Hotel Rates Prepare to Drop as Cold Shoulder Season Approaches
Hospitality
Hotel Rates Prepare to Drop as Cold Shoulder Season Approaches
December 07, 2022

With the holiday season here, travel is a given, with predicted high travel numbers over the course of the season. However, amidst a huge travel period, hotels are reaching cold shoulder season and lowering their prices for a lack of occupancy. The weekends before Christmas and after New Year’s, many hotels have stated that they […]

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Consumers Seek More Value from Travel and Hospitality
Hospitality
Consumers Seek More Value from Travel and Hospitality
December 02, 2022

A recent report from PwC suggests that revenue for hotels will continue to go up over the coming months. This is great news for hoteliers who survived the 2020 pandemic and are looking to recoup costs. What’s more, studies also suggest that customers are happy to pay for these increased prices, even at inflated rates. […]

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Why Hotels Are Charging for Chairs by the Hotel Pool
Hospitality
Why Hotels Are Charging for Chairs by the Hotel Pool
August 17, 2022

News of the $200/day poolside chair reservation fee at the Bellagio Las Vegas resort rippled quickly through the travel industry. Industry expert Sarah Dandashy, author of #1 Amazon bestseller Hospitality from Within, weighs in on whether or not this trend is here to stay. Being charged for amenities is not new to the travel industry […]

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Cashless Tourism: A New Trend or Here to Stay?
Hospitality
Cashless Tourism: A New Trend or Here to Stay?
August 03, 2022

Societies around the world are increasingly going cashless spurned by the Covid pandemic of 2020 which necessitated a swift and drastic change in how businesses handled monetary transactions. From digital wallets to credit cards, people became increasingly comfortable using and trusting technology to meet daily needs. Renowned travel expert and #1 Amazon bestselling author of […]

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U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity
Hospitality
U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity
August 03, 2022

As U.S. inflation is raising prices for producers and consumers, other currency instability is actually giving the dollar back some of its strength on a global playing field. The value of the euro has been weakening all year, reaching its “lowest level since 2002, its value relative to the dollar down 15% over the last […]

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What Dropping Pre-Departure Covid Tests Will Mean for the Travel Industry
Hospitality
What Dropping Pre-Departure Covid Tests Will Mean for the Travel Industry
June 27, 2022

Renowned travel expert and #1 Amazon bestselling author of Hospitality from Within Sarah Dandashy continues to stay on top of emerging trends in the travel industry. Having recently discussed the negative impact of pre-departure covid testing requirements to renter the United States, Dandashy talked about the possibility of the requirement ending in June 2022 and […]

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Increasing Fuel Prices Will Not Stop Travel This Summer
Hospitality
Increasing Fuel Prices Will Not Stop Travel This Summer
June 23, 2022

It’s no secret that the past two years haven’t been easy on the travel industry. And when it seemed people were ready to venture out into the world again, rising fuel prices made a dent in those travel plans. Or have they? Travel expert Sarah Dandashy said the evidence supports that despite the sharply increased […]

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Movement by MarketScale Month in Review
Energy
Movement by MarketScale Month in Review
May 31, 2022

MarketScale is committed to covering the stories and trends that impact B2B industries. In this month in review, we take a look back at a few of the stories that impacted Transportation and Energy.   Featured Stories:   Vaya Space is on a Mission to Reduce Risk & Cost in Space Exploration Sustainable in cost […]

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European Tourism is Rebounding Despite Rising Flight Costs
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European Tourism is Rebounding Despite Rising Flight Costs
May 26, 2022

As the world returns to life before the COVID-19 pandemic brought many industries to a halt, the travel industry is one of the primary areas re-experiencing a boom. One destination that is particularly seeing the benefits of travel again is Europe. The continent has recently seen a rise in tourism numbers nearly identical to what […]

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Bouncing Back: The Remaining Obstacles to a Full Travel Rebound
Hospitality
Bouncing Back: The Remaining Obstacles to a Full Travel Rebound
May 12, 2022

More than two years after the world shut down unnecessary travel, the hospitality industry is getting back to normal. Sarah Dandashy reflects on the latest trends in tourism around the US and beyond. With increased routes offered by airlines, lifted restrictions, and a vaccinated world, hospitality is bouncing back. Travelers are opting for more travel […]

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Masks No Longer Required on U.S. Flights
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Masks No Longer Required on U.S. Flights
April 28, 2022

The mask mandate for all flights originating in the United States, due to expire on May 3rd, came to a sudden and swift end on Monday, April 18th, after Florida Middle District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle deemed the order unlawful due to lack of mandate reasoning. The judge’s order essentially ends the requirement for all […]

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Rising Gas Prices Aren’t Keeping Americans from Traveling
Hospitality
Rising Gas Prices Aren’t Keeping Americans from Traveling
March 30, 2022

Key Insights With pandemic restrictions lifted, Americans are looking to travel again. Rising fuel prices have only increased the cost of flights by roughly 10%. Staffing shortages are cited as the most likely reason for increases in the cost of flights. Just as many Americans start to see the “light at the end of the […]

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Struggling Trade Shows Impact Entire Hospitality Sector
Hospitality
Struggling Trade Shows Impact Entire Hospitality Sector
January 10, 2022

Editor’s Note: When the original video script recorded, the Javits Center had only 17 trade shows listed on their webpage. Since then, that number has risen to 28. The Javits Center in New York hosts thousands of companies a year for shows. But 2022 outlook is bleak; as of now, there are only 28 shows […]

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Travelers Gave the Energy Supplement Business An Unexpected Boost
Food & Beverage
Travelers Gave the Energy Supplement Business An Unexpected Boost
December 30, 2021

Travel can be exhausting, and most of the time, caffeine is a must-have to keep going. Most find this in coffee, soda, or energy drinks. But what about a clean alternative? Punch’d Energy caffeine gummies are the answer. The company’s President and Founder, John Pinelli joined Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy to share […]

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First Class Travel A Focus as Travel Industry Returns
Transportation
First Class Travel A Focus as Travel Industry Returns
December 28, 2021

It’s no secret that airlines experienced drastic revenue loss from the pandemic. Airlines lost 126.4 billion dollars in 2020, and The International Air Transport Association predicted they will still lose 47.7 billion dollars in 2021. However, this decrease in revenue loss means airlines are making up ground. As travel ramps up, people will see shifts […]

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