Today is World Tourism Day, enacted by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization and celebrated every September 27 around the world. In honor of World Tourism Day, and as I join in on the first day of sessions at the Skift Global Forum, I wanted to share a recent campaign that I am proud of; […]
Tomorrow is International Literacy Day and the occasion got me reflecting about how fortunate I am to be able to read. Beginning with stories read to me by others, evolving to postponing bedtime using a flashlight to read under the covers, to summer trips to the bookmobile and now to stealing time from life’s other […]
It’s already August, and hurricane season is well underway. While weather authorities are reporting a “below average” season this year, experts are already predicting two to three Category 3+ storms during peak hurricane season (mid-August through mid-October). While many say 2017 was an anomaly, our planet is only getting warmer, and hurricanes breed from warmth.
Just when we thought we understood the complexities of the Millennial generation, a new cohort of consumers is moving in to shake up the market once again. Generation Z—the group officially born between 1997 and 2014—is 60 million strong in the U.S. and growing, now even outnumbering Millennials by about 1 million.1 Though its characteristics […]
Political uncertainty leads to economic uncertainty, which, in turn, leads to business uncertainty as people fear for their job security and the future success of their company. What people want, and need, during tough times is strong leadership.
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