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Amid Hawaii’s Volcanic Activity, an Optimistic Outlook for Resorts

September 19, 2018

Though the full impact of Kilauea’s eruption has yet to be determined, high occupancy rates in Q1 ...

The 900-million-monthly-user app you should be using

September 13, 2018

Three tips for using WeChat to connect with the Chinese consumer market.   With more than 900 m...

Balkans Tourism on the Rise

September 11, 2018

The region, home to beaches, mountains, and wineries, is getting attention beyond already popular Cr...

Quintana Roo Forms New Tourism Board

September 5, 2018

The organization plans to strengthen smaller destinations and increase international awareness. &nbs...

To Improve, Cruise Lines Look Inward

August 29, 2018

Upgrading existing fleets proves more beneficial than building larger ships.   Instead of build...

Not All Vacation Days Are Created Equal

August 21, 2018

Project: Time Off finds that those who travel are better off than those who stay at home.   In ...

A Smart Way to Provide Guests With Guided Vacation Tours

August 16, 2018

Partnering with a tour operator can be a cost-effective way to offer local experiences.   As ex...

Instagram Unveils Booking Feature

August 14, 2018

New action buttons allow users to book a room without leaving the app.   In May, Instagram laun...

Destinations Experiment With Solutions to Overtourism

August 8, 2018

Turnstiles and visitor centers are among the latest strategies to keep the crowds at bay.   The...

Asia Pacific Resort Development Organization Launches

August 2, 2018

APRDO aims to support and promote vacation ownership in the region.   The Asia Pacific Resort D...

3 Takeaways From MMGY Global’s Portrait of American Travelers

July 31, 2018

The latest intelligence on how to attract vacationers in the next year.   In June, research com...

At the Front Desk, Low-Tech Is Best

July 25, 2018

Why face-to-face service should always be a part of the guest experience.   More hotels are loo...