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Here’s How Destination Weddings Will Guide Hotel Business Models in 2022

Destination Weddings & Travel
  Celebrating stories of love in beautiful locations sounds like a dream job, and it is for Karen Bussen, the exclusive designer for Weddings by Palladium. Bussen joined Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy to talk about her experience and what’s trending for destination weddings in 2022. Bussen’s roots are in the hospitality industry, and Read more

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Here’s How Destination Weddings Will Guide Hotel Business Models in 2022
  Celebrating stories of love in beautiful locations sounds like a dream job, and it is for Karen Bussen, the exclusive designer for Weddings by Palladium. Bussen joined Say Read more
Game Changers- Episodes, Season 1
Why Has Technology Remained Stagnant in Hospitality?
Some might say Ken Patel, CEO of EV Hotel, is the next Elon Musk of the hospitality industry. Patel began his journey in hospitality as a child, helping his father in his hotel and Read more
Hospitality
Supporting Hospitality from the Inside Out
  The hospitality industry continues to evolve, and the people behind it do so, too. Joining Sarah Dandashy on Say Yes to Travel was Dan Ryan, Co-Founder of Agency 967. Ryan Read more
Hospitality
Thanksgiving Travel Finally Sees a Rebound, Only 3% Behind 2019 Levels
  While travel is ramping up this year compared to 2021’s holiday season, it is doing so to a much greater extent than anyone had anticipated. Host Sarah Dandashy from Read more
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27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages. Can Hospitality Brands Get Them More Engaged?
In this episode of Say Yes to Travel, Host Sarah Dandashy invited John Wolfe, CEO of House Advantage on the show. The two discuss Wolfes’ background in the gaming industry, his move Read more
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Is the Hotel of the Future Based on Digital Assets?
  Key Points: A hotel concept around digital assets could create revenue. Bringing digital assets to a physical space could appeal to many. The concept includes a Read more

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Using Registries to Prevent Opioid Use
December 8, 2021
PDMP and EPCS are two emerging abbreviations essential to curbing the current opioid epidemic. David McFarlane, Marketing Communications Manager with Medsphere, and Host Tyler Kern discussed what they are and Read more
The Intricacies of Interior Design in Medical Furnishing: Champions of Care
December 8, 2021
  One thing that's very important but doesn't take a prominent role in healthcare settings is furniture. It plays a significant role in patient care when it comes to looks, comfort, and functionality. An Read more
Deconstruction with VCC: The Foundational Considerations of Good Field Safety Leadership
December 8, 2021
  “We expect that someone can do the job they were hired to do, but we need to always get all workers up to speed on safety topics.” In any project or initiative, those leading it set the tone. When Read more

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Introducing Dtravel, a Blockchain-based Airbnb Rival
June 16, 2021
SYDNEY, Australia, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Former executives from Airbnb, Expedia, and other global technology companies have joined forces with Binance-backed Travala.com to launch Read more
Distributed Baggage Handling Systems Are the Future of Efficiency and Accuracy
When it comes to baggage handling systems (BHS) for airports, efficiency and accuracy are Read more
U.S. Cities to Power Revival in Domestic Travel
(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. will have a busy vacation season this summer as cities make a strong Read more
Cirque du Soleil Reopens Vegas Shows in Sign of Vaccine Optimism
(Bloomberg) -- Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, which emerged from court protection Read more
Cirque du Soleil Reopens Vegas Shows in Sign of Vaccine Optimism
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Cirque du Soleil Reopens Vegas Shows in Sign of Vaccine Optimism
April 22, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, which emerged from court protection with new owners last year, will reopen four shows in the coming months, including two in Las Vegas this Read more
5 Powerful Ways Communication Can Improve The Theme Park Experience
Particularly as the world moves on from an era unlike any we’ve ever seen, visitors to leisure, Read more
CDC Says Cruises Possible by Mid-Summer as Tensions Boil Over
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. cruises could resume by mid-summer with restrictions, the Centers for Read more
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Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Selects FranklinCovey’s “Gold Standard” Leadership Development Curriculum To Elevate Leadership Excellence
December 18, 2020
Phoenix, Arizona - Salt Lake City, Utah - Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) and FranklinCovey, a global performance improvement firm, announced today that BWHR has selected Read more
Hotel Effectiveness Partners with Global Industry Leader Aimbridge Hospitality
ATLANTA, GA – Hotel EffectivenessⓇ, the leading provider of labor management software for the Read more
Introducing The Main Course with Barbara Castiglia
MarketScale’s food and beverage publication just got even tastier with The Main Course, a Read more
Hospitality Leaders Predict How COVID-19 is Changing the Industry
Right now, 80% of the hotel rooms in the United States stand empty. As occupancy rates Read more

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Restarting Cruises Has Been a Game of ‘Operational Whack-a-Mole’
August 10, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- David Hakimian, 58, an oncologist from the Chicago area, was looking forward to a week of lazy days on Caribbean beaches when he boarded Windstar’s 312-passenger, recently Read more
What Makes a Modern Merchant?
What traits do today’s modern merchants need to succeed in an environment where technology Read more
How a Travel Tech Startup is Solving the Luggage Storage Problem Through Crowdsourcing
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
As Hotel Bookings Ramps Up, How are Properties Attracting Talent?
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
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As Hotel Bookings Ramps Up, How are Properties Attracting Talent?
April 22, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Is Your Hotel Operation Ready For A Travel Surge?
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Inspiring Hospitality Leaders By Supporting Guests
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more
Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Traditional Hospitality
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
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Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Traditional Hospitality
March 10, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power Read more
Empowering Women to Pursue Hospitality Leadership Roles
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Easing Burnout for Hospitality Employees by Prioritizing Self-Care
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more
Evolving Private Transportation for a Brighter Future
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental Read more

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Game Changers- Episodes, Season 1
Why Has Technology Remained Stagnant in Hospitality?
December 2, 2021
Some might say Ken Patel, CEO of EV Hotel, is the next Elon Musk of the hospitality industry. Patel began his journey in hospitality as a child, helping his father in his hotel and Read more
Supporting Hospitality from the Inside Out
  The hospitality industry continues to evolve, and the people behind it do Read more
Thanksgiving Travel Finally Sees a Rebound, Only 3% Behind 2019 Levels
  While travel is ramping up this year compared to 2021’s holiday season, Read more
27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages. Can Hospitality Brands Get Them More Engaged?
In this episode of Say Yes to Travel, Host Sarah Dandashy invited John Wolfe, CEO Read more
27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages.
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27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages. Can Hospitality Brands Get Them More Engaged?
November 23, 2021
In this episode of Say Yes to Travel, Host Sarah Dandashy invited John Wolfe, CEO of House Advantage on the show. The two discuss Wolfes’ background in the gaming industry, his move Read more
Is the Hotel of the Future Based on Digital Assets?
  Key Points: A hotel concept around digital assets could create Read more
Rising Pressures in Travel Industry Could Impact Your Trip Security
  Commentary: Effective August 1, 2021, the Costa Rican government Read more
The Biggest Takeaways Hoteliers Need from New Book “Hospitality from Within”
  Commentary: Big news in the hospitality space as our very own host of Say Read more
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The Biggest Takeaways Hoteliers Need from New Book “Hospitality from Within”
November 16, 2021
  Commentary: Big news in the hospitality space as our very own host of Say Yes to Travel, Sarah Dandashy, has a new book on the shelves, Hospitality From Within, and it's Read more
Will Ecotourism Factor in to Peoples Travel Plans in 2022?
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental Read more
Why the Cruise Industry Requires a Unique Customer Service Model
The cruise industry was always a favorite for travelers, and it’s finally resurging Read more
How One Startup Tackled the Challenge of Togetherness and Community
  Key Points: GoBundance is focusing on togetherness and community Read more
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Here’s How Destination Weddings Will Guide Hotel Business Models in 2022
December 3, 2021
  Celebrating stories of love in beautiful locations sounds like a dream job, and it is for Karen Bussen, the exclusive designer for Weddings by Palladium. Bussen joined Say Yes to Travel host Sarah Dandashy to talk about her experience and what’s trending for destination weddings in 2022. Bussen’s roots are in the hospitality industry, and Read more
Why Has Technology Remained Stagnant in Hospitality?
December 2, 2021
Some might say Ken Patel, CEO of EV Hotel, is the next Elon Musk of the hospitality industry. Patel began his journey in hospitality as a child, helping his father in his hotel and working his way from the desk to roles with more responsibility. Now, he is heading the convergence of AI and hotels, which he discussed with Host Katie Steinberg. Patel Read more
Supporting Hospitality from the Inside Out
December 1, 2021
  The hospitality industry continues to evolve, and the people behind it do so, too. Joining Sarah Dandashy on Say Yes to Travel was Dan Ryan, Co-Founder of Agency 967. Ryan is a lifelong entrepreneur, industry expert, and host of the podcast Defining Hospitality. After falling in love with hospitality, Ryan spent 20 years selling and Read more
Thanksgiving Travel Finally Sees a Rebound, Only 3% Behind 2019 Levels
November 25, 2021
  While travel is ramping up this year compared to 2021’s holiday season, it is doing so to a much greater extent than anyone had anticipated. Host Sarah Dandashy from Marketscale’s podcast Say Yes to Travel shared, “AAA projects that more than 53.4 million people with travel this Thanksgiving.” Surprisingly, she added that “This is just 3 Read more
27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages. Can Hospitality Brands Get Them More Engaged?
November 23, 2021
In this episode of Say Yes to Travel, Host Sarah Dandashy invited John Wolfe, CEO of House Advantage on the show. The two discuss Wolfes’ background in the gaming industry, his move to owning businesses that center on a consumer loyalty program and understanding consumers’ habits. They later dive into the importance of using the current Read more
Is the Hotel of the Future Based on Digital Assets?
November 18, 2021
  Key Points: A hotel concept around digital assets could create revenue. Bringing digital assets to a physical space could appeal to many. The concept includes a crypto trading floor as the main attraction. Commentary: The pandemic pushed the hospitality industry to the brink. However, crisis often breeds innovation and Read more
Rising Pressures in Travel Industry Could Impact Your Trip Security
November 17, 2021
  Commentary: Effective August 1, 2021, the Costa Rican government will require inbound unvaccinated tourists to have $50,000 in travel  insurance coverage for medical expenses, including for COVID-related issues, as well as $2,000 in coverage for quarantine lodging expenses due to COVID. Right now, Costa Rica is the only country with Read more
The Biggest Takeaways Hoteliers Need from New Book “Hospitality from Within”
November 16, 2021
  Commentary: Big news in the hospitality space as our very own host of Say Yes to Travel, Sarah Dandashy, has a new book on the shelves, Hospitality From Within, and it's available for pre-order today! We wanted to catch up with Sarah and find out what her inspiration for writing this book was; Sarah has a wealth of knowledge on running Read more
Will Ecotourism Factor in to Peoples Travel Plans in 2022?
November 12, 2021
Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Jadine Yarde, CEO of Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA), showed off her city to Host Sarah Read more