How “handcrafted” hotels grab more guests with local experiences

In an increasingly homogenized world, consumers in all categories are craving authenticity and originality – and nowhere is that more evident than in the hotel industry. One survey of 1000 hoteliers found that more and more guests are rejecting cookie-cutter hotels in favor of those that help them experience the true essence of a place […]

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Apps to Help Navigate Cruise Lines: Recreation Round-Up

Apps to Help Navigate Cruise Lines. Anyone planning a cruise these days quickly learns that major lines such as Disney, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean have their own smartphone apps to help passengers navigate their floating cities and discover on-board entertainment, spa services and ports of call. And for most travelers, that’s more than enough information. […]

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Mobile Apps Improving Guest Services in the Hospitality Industry

The travel industry has been on the forefront of using mobile technology to enhance the customer experience – impacting how consumers plan and book vacations, track flight itineraries, navigate tourist destinations, and more. In turn, the neighboring hospitality industry is also making changes. Hotels in particular are now offering apps to reach a new level […]

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How To Find The Right Gym For You: Recreation Round-Up

How To Find The Right Gym For You. More people join gyms in January than in any other month. But not all of them will stick around. The International Health, Racquet and Sports Club association (IHRSA) estimates that annual gym attrition rates hover between 20 and 25 percent each year. So how do you make […]

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5 Important Reasons To Embrace A Little Adventure: Recreation Round-Up

5 Important Reasons To Embrace A Little Adventure. Where would we be without a little adventure? As Eleanor Roosevelt once stated, “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” In other words, we grow and become our […]

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Retail Strategy: The Benefits of a Recycling Program: Industrial Round-Up

Retail Strategy: The Benefits of a Recycling Program. Charity shops serve as an important means of recycling textiles, but taking the time to donate unwanted clothing can seem like a chore. But a longstanding partnership between Goodwill and Bon-Ton shows how a retailer can help motivate more people to recycle. For the past twenty years, […]

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Tips for Healthy Work Travel

Business travelers face many challenges when it comes to their personal wellbeing – from battling stress and getting a good night’s sleep, to maintaining a healthy diet and getting adequate exercise. While work travel may not always be a glamorous, it is still possible to infuse small changes into your day to maintain a balanced […]

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Fast-Food Workers Could Face Robot Armageddon: Industrial Roundup

Fast-Food Workers Could Face Robot Armageddon. For three decades now, the idea that robots will replace fast-food workers has been more of a pipe dream of tightwad business owners than a reality. But a group of engineers claims to have finally found a way to get rid of pesky humans once and for all. Momentum […]

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