Articles by tag: Holiday Travel

Hotel Rates Prepare to Drop as Cold Shoulder Season Approaches

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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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Holiday Travel Expenses are Sky High this Season

With inflation at generational highs, it is no surprise that this holiday travel season be more costly for consumers. This is clear in the price of goods, but also includes travel. The average plane ticket price is up 40% from 2021, according to CNN. Tyler Miller, Deputy Aviation Director at Corpus Christi International Airport […]

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The Role Luxury Buses Can Play in Reduced Carbon Emissions

Finding new and innovate ways to get from point A to point B is something that many in the transportation industry are trying to do. For the past decade more and more luxury buses have popped up, trying to give Americans more travel options. The service is just like other bus services that take riders […]

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The 4 Biggest Questions Facing the Cruise Industry

In many ways, cruise ships were one of the first places where many of us saw the effects of COVID-19. Our understanding of the virus was in its infancy, but suddenly images of passengers stranded for weeks on these ships began to appear on the evening news. What began as an exciting adventure for […]

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B2B News Update: What Factory Production and Holiday Travel Have in Common

Data out of Washington, D.C. this week shows positive signs for American factory production. The November numbers show a seasonally-adjusted increase of 1.1% in November. That’s good enough for the biggest month-over-month increase since October, 2017. The data is a measure of factory, mining and utility output. It was not long ago we discussed […]

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Holiday Travel in 2019 By The Numbers

In the next several days more than 100 million Americans will travel throughout the country. Whether they drive, fly or go by train, the sheer total of passengers will set a record this year. These numbers come courtesy of a new report from the American Automobile Association. While these statistics are related to transportation, […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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