Articles by tag: Sarah Dandashy Podcast

The New Rules When On the Road

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.   The past year has undoubtedly been challenging for the travel industry. But, as more people get vaccinated, things are starting to open […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Traditional Hospitality

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.   In 2021, most people expect to engage with technology. So why are some processes stuck in the past? That’s been true for […]

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Empowering Women to Pursue Hospitality Leadership Roles

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.   Women have long been part of the hospitality world, and their role and leadership are critical to the industry. In honor of […]

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Easing Burnout for Hospitality Employees by Prioritizing Self-Care

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Say Yes to Travel goes inside the world of hospitality, offering different voices and stories across the industry. While topics often focus on the […]

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Evolving Private Transportation for a Brighter Future

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies, and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Say Yes to Travel brings its audience perspectives from all voices in the hospitality industry. This episode’s topic is private transportation, and […]

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Why Every Hotel Leader Needs to be a Financial Leader

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.   The financial side of hospitality isn’t as sexy as other parts, but it is, of course, what determines success. In the hotel […]

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Touchless Travel: Have Our Travel Behaviors Changed Permanently?

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.   While most suitcases didn’t make it out of the closet in 2020, there’s optimism at the next stop in the travel industry. […]

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The Resurgence of Brick-and-Mortar Stores: One-of-a-kind Shopping Experiences Are Turning Customers into Brand Ambassadors
April 24, 2024

In the convenient world of e-commerce, big box stores are seeing a resurgence. Chains like Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, and Target are experimenting with one-of-a-kind shopping experiences that can turn casual shoppers into loyal fans. In a recent Experts Talk roundtable, Allen Adamson, Co-Founder at Metaforce, highlighted how one-of-a-kind shopping experiences make for exciting […]

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Revolutionize Customer Engagement Through Digital Augmentations in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

The digital transformation of retail experiences in physical stores has become crucial as big-box retailers strive to maintain their relevance and competitive edge in a digital era. These retailers are embedding interactive features and digital augmentations in their physical locations to offer unique, engaging customer experiences. This approach merges the tactile allure of in-store […]

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Enthusiastic and Trained Employees can Enhance Experiences and Drive Success in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

In today’s retail landscape, big-box retailers are emphasizing the importance of their physical locations, even as the digital marketplace continues to expand. Stores like Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart are not just maintaining their brick-and-mortar presence but are actively enhancing it with features like interactive elements and new store openings. This reassertion of the […]

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The Coexistence of Big Box and Small Retail Relies on Synergistic Relationships
April 24, 2024

Despite being long time competitors, big box retailers and small local businesses can both coexist in ways that benefit the other. Of course, both retail formats are different but by maintaining their core business models, the two can bank and leverage their strengths and still be open to synergistic relationships. During an episode of […]

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How Resorts Will Return to Being Premier Destinations in 2021
January 28, 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.   Hospitality has proven itself as one of the most resilient industries in the last year. The challenges have been massive, but many […]

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Why Cruise Lines Are Delaying Rolling Out Entire Fleets
January 21, 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.   The cruise industry has a devoted following, but the pandemic has kept most ships at port. As travel begins to […]

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How the “Train Effect” Developed from Travel Restrictions
January 14, 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.   Last year, the travel industry experienced disruptions like never before due to COVID-19. This trillion-dollar global industry was more than […]

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Human Connection Will Always Be at the Center of Hospitality
January 7, 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.   Bashar Wali is the quintessential hotelier with a long history in the hotel industry. He is the CEO and Founder […]

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Why the Gift of Travel is a Great Way to End 2020
December 24, 2020

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.   If you were still trying to figure out what gift to give this holiday season, consider giving the gift of […]

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The Renaissance of Travel and the Future of the Concierge Profession
December 17, 2020

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.   Without a doubt, the hospitality industry is in an evolutionary state of sweeping change. While many in the sector are seeing transformations […]

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Is the Future of the Hotel Industry in the Hands of Luxury Leisure Travelers?
December 10, 2020

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.   Today’s episode is a “can’t be missed” for hoteliers. Chris Hartley, CEO of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), shared not […]

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Taking On Location Independence Coaching During the Pandemic
November 26, 2020

The pandemic has changed the way we work in a number of ways, but one of the biggest impacts we have seen is the large number of people who have shifted from working in an office to working from home. The plus side of this is that people are not just relegated to their […]

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Bringing a New Standard of Clean to Travel
November 19, 2020

In today’s podcast, I got to speak with Gonzalo Escorial, Global Key Account Manager in Travel and Tourism for SGS. SGS has been around for nearly 140 years, specializing in inspection, verification, testing and certification across many fields. This year, the company launched its Cleaning and Disinfection Verification Service, designed to bring a new level […]

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