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Thanksgiving Travel Finally Sees a Rebound, Only 3% Behind 2019 Levels

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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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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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 […]

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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 Jon 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 […]

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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 available for pre-order today! We wanted to catch up with Sarah and find out what her inspiration for writing this book was; Sarah […]

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Coaching Hospitality Leaders to Develop Sustainable Energy
October 29, 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.   Being a leader in any industry is challenging. It can be even more so in the hospitality sector because of the pressure […]

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What Is In Store for the Travel World This Fall?
October 4, 2021

Key Points: Despite the reopening of borders, the focus will still be on domestic travel. A big factor of the rebound in the travel industry was due to leisure travel but due to schools being open and employees returning to the office, leisure travel numbers are decreasing. Road trips are remaining popular despite the airline […]

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The U.S. Eases Travel Bans. Will Travel Reach Sky High Levels?
September 30, 2021

Starting in November, the U.S. will be open to all visitors who are able to provide proof of vaccination. Prior to this foreign travelers would have to quarantine for 14 days before entering the U.S. The estimated cost of limiting foreign travel to the U.S. has cost the tourism and hospitality industries $198 million per […]

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How the Short-Term Property Rental Market Is Regaining Control Over its Booking
September 22, 2021

The proliferation of hotel and short term rental booking websites have made property owners lives much easier on paper. But what is the downside of having your business rely on a third party booking site? Will the service ever have your best interest in mind? The host of Say Yes To Travel, Sarah Dandashy, […]

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Are Subscriptions for Hotel Discounts a Viable Business Model? It Doesn’t Look Like It
September 22, 2021

Only three months after officially launching the Tripadvisor Plus subscription program in the U.S., Tripadvisor will no longer offer immediate discounts and instead move towards giving cash-back after check-in. But why the sudden change? Sarah Dandashy, the host of Say Yes to Travel, weighs in on the roadblocks to the program’s success.

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Are Higher Prices Behind the Dip in Air Travelers?
September 21, 2021

According to a survey by MMGY Global, a Kansas City-based travel and hospitality marketing firm, “luxury travelers” said they expected to take four trips over the next year. But Hilary Kennedy asked Sarah Dandashy, the host of Say Yes To Travel, for the rest of the traveling community, could the rise in airfare be […]

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