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The relevance of measuring city tourism performance.
As tourism has become a powerful engine for the local economic and social development of cities, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) to develop an instrument that can measure the performance of the sector in metropolitan areas.
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How can Tokyo create a successful Olympics experience?
For the Japanese capital, which last hosted the Games in 1964, it’s an opportunity to showcase the best of the megacity to billions of people around the world – and in turn receive a short-term economic and cultural boost.
But it’s not an easy task to deliver both a world class sporting experience for athletes and visitors and a lasting legacy for the city.
Thomas Cook China aims for long-term growth with differentiating strategies.
Positioning itself for China's upper scale travel market, the joint venture between Thomas Cook and Fosun seeks long-term growth by developing differentiated packages and focusing on online presence.
Hotelier’s Action Plan to Maximize Revenues from the Google Ecosystem.
Over the past several years, hotel advertising on Google has become increasingly complex, due to changes instituted by Google itself, changes in travel consumer planning behavior, and advancements in technology.
Here are just a few of these developments.
Could Barring Former Employees From Your Premises Lead To A Lawsuit?
Any adverse action relating to employees should be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, taking into account all available information.
Though barring a former employee from company property may seem like a perfectly legitimate decision, recent ruling proves that sometimes things are not always what they seem.
What Everyone New to managed Travel Should Know.
Travel management encompasses a variety of industry players: non-profit corporations, hoteliers, small and medium-sized enterprises, airlines, travel management companies, data consolidators, consultants that act as a liaison between buyers and suppliers – the list goes on and on.
Despite the wealth of available information, diving into managed travel as an individual with little to no experience can certainly be intimidating.
Independent Hotels Are Booming.
Top 6 Hotel Success Factors.
Online Reputation Management - Meet Your Guests Where It Matters.
Three ways To Go Viral and Generate Bookings.
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