Mass Tourism and the Home-Based Travel Agent

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Mass tourism is booming across the globe and a lot of people are unhappy about it. Reactions to mass tourism can be found in many places around the globe. Here are just a few: There have been protests in Venice. Barcelona is up in arms. Other parts of Spain have declared a “war on tourists.”…

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The 5 Most Lucrative Baby Boomer Travel Niches

Baby boomer travel is still a “thing.” by Kelly Monaghan Yes, despite all that you’ve been hearing lately about how millennials are the new force in the travel business the baby boomer generation is still very much with us. The baby boomer demographic is usually defined as those born between 1946 and 1964; in other…

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Jonathan Tisch On The Travel Industry

by Kelly Monaghan Jonathan Tisch is the Chairman of Loews Hotels. I once had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Tisch and chatting with him at the Loews Portofino Bay Resort about what makes his chain of luxury hotels so successful. I was impressed. But my good opinion of him took a major leap upwards when…

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The Travel Business Is Booming

By Kelly Monaghan The travel business is looking better and better. Hard on the heels of the State of the Union comes the State of the Travel Industry, courtesy of U.S. Travel Association President Roger Dow. Apparently it will be an annual thing going forward. First, some background. USTA is a lobbying organization based in…

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