Articles by tag: Summer Travel

U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity

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As U.S. inflation is raising prices for producers and consumers, other currency instability is actually giving the dollar back some of its strength on a global playing field. The value of the euro has been weakening all year, reaching its “lowest level since 2002, its value relative to the dollar down 15% over the last…

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Can Domestic Travel Carry its Weight as International Travel Stays on Pause?

COVID’s Delta variant continues its spread, and in turn, U.S. borders remain closed to travelers from the EU and U.K., going on almost 550 days. In response to uncertainty around international travel, airlines are now putting a pause on London to New York flights and other classic international routes. Some are waiting until mid-September to…

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Have People Stopped Making Travel Decisions Based on Price?

The state of travel for both business and leisure is still largely in flux as reopening unfolds. With that in mind, Sarah Dandashy, host of MarketScale’s Say Yes to Travel, answered a few questions about the state of the industry and what we can expect as 2021 marches on. In this soundbite, she shared her…

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Is Geofencing Hospitality’s Answer To Rising Costs And Safety Concerns?

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 travel slowed the past year, innovation and technology in the travel space hit hyper-speed, as founders and innovators used the time…

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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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Will the Summer Travel Season Stretch into the Fall?

It is an interesting time in travel. We are shifting from summer into fall, and, with that, there are many trends and campaigns happening. Before diving into the trends, let’s take stock of where we are now. Labor Day weekend proved to be very interesting and very successful, at least in 2020 terms. The…

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What Travel Currently Looks Like

With so many international travel restrictions still in place, and so many of us itching it get out of our living rooms, people are looking to hit the road. Polls have found that destinations within 300 miles seems to be the comfort zone of most Americans—indicating this could be the summer of road trips….

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Canadian Advanced Air Mobility
The Future of Transportation is Coming
July 15, 2024

As the aviation industry advances, Canadian Advanced Air Mobility (CAAM) is spearheading the integration of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, drones, and other innovative technologies into Canadian airspace. The need for sustainable and efficient air transport solutions is more critical than ever. The stakes are high, with environmental impacts and economic opportunities…

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Office Hours With Michael McCall: How Hospitality Businesses Can Win the Summer
August 12, 2019

Welcome to Office Hours, where current issues facing hospitality professionals will be discussed and potential solutions pursued. My name is Michael McCall and I am the NAMA Endowed Professor of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. My primary areas of expertise lie in customer loyalty and reward programs. Over the next few months, I will be discussing issues…

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