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27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages. Can Hospitality Brands Get Them More Engaged?

27% of Consumers Are Stuck in the Loyalty Program Dark Ages.
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 Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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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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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 this kind of specific […]

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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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For The Love of Travel Is Trying to Change How You Travel
October 14, 2021

The passion for travel can inspire more than just memories—it can also become a successful career. That’s the story of Tara Cappel, Founder and CEO of For the Love of (FTLO) Travel and Sojrn. She joined host Sarah Dandashy on Say Yes to Travel to talk about travel trends and her launch of Sojrn. “Travel has always been […]

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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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Adding Flexibility to an Archaic Real Estate Landscape
September 30, 2021

On this episode of Say Yes To Travel, Host Sarah Dandashy talked with Jason Fudin, Co-Founder and CEO of WhyHotel, a hospitality platform, and operator focusing on multifamily buildings. It operates pop-up hotels out of the vacancy of newly built luxury apartments during the initial lease-up process. They talked about Fudin’s career, his time […]

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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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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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