In the midst COVID-19, hoteliers responded quickly to manage reservations through direct and indirect channels, adjust cancellation policies, and adopt stringent cleaning and social distancing protocols to accommodate concerned guests. But what’s next? With the pandemic lingering, stop-gap measures aren’t enough. A strong case can be made for hoteliers to […]

China, the site of COVID-19’s initial large outbreak, has done exceptionally well at controlling the infection since then. This has enabled the country to kickstart its economy in record time but along the way, things have changed. Understanding and adapting to these changes may take time but it will pay […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email It’s one year from today: Nov. 9, 2021. It’s been 18 months since the coronavirus swept the world and changed everything about it. But finally, the citizens of the world are ready to re-engage in the physical world the way they did in January […]

On November 30th of this year, Booking/Priceline is shutting down its BookingSuite product, likely affecting hundreds of hotels worldwide. In short, they will stop running websites, booking engines, and revenue management software for their hotel clients. Even with the volume of hotels they amassed on their platform, the headache is […]

There are countless genres of video game genres to get lost in — but one of the most popular is the first-person shooter (FPS). Spanning decades of unforgettable hits, the FPS genre is home to beloved classics that have sent us to space, to creepy houses in the bayou, mysterious […]

If you’ve been around the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the Colorado Convention Center, the Westin Hotel or the Denver Pavilions recently, you may have seen big, bright rainbow screens that say “POWER FULL BECAUSE THEY’RE DIFFERENT.” This art installation is courtesy of Orange Barrel Media, an Ohio-based company that’s […]

Packing your belongings and taking up a nomadic lifestyle has been a dream for many for quite some time, and per Airbnb’s top travel trends for 2021, some have turned those dreams into realities using Airbnb to live in and work in different locations. Today, Nomadic Matt shares advice on […]

European Union – Jon Nazca/Reuters Booking.com has warned that sweeping new legislation for digital businesses in the EU would “handcuff” the travel site, seen as one of Europe’s few tech champions.  Brussels is drawing up new rules which would penalise internet giants, applying only to those which were considered ‘Big […]

Hosting an event is a great way for nonprofit organizations to increase people’s awareness of their mission and bring in necessary funds to contribute to that mission. However, Covid-related restrictions in some areas continue to limit the scope or size of in-person events. Fortunately, you don’t have to call off […]

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email In a time of increasing change for retailers and consumers, the current global climate has begun accelerating the future of retail trends at a much quicker pace than previously envisioned. However, one thing still rings true: Consumers need a reason to change ingrained […]

Watching technology spread throughout almost every industry has been one of the most fascinating things I’ve watched over the course of my career. Companies, who 15 years ago thought setting up internal storage, firewalls, and VPNs were as technical as they’d ever get, now have entire engineering teams devoted to […]

Its virtual RevolveU conference is the latest example of the company’s marketing pivot, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Revolve’s influencer-filled, made-for-Instagram events, which span from tropical vacations to full-blown music festivals, are not only central to its business — it’s one of the things the retailer, known for glitzy party dresses, […]

An almost-empty shopping mall. Photo by Georg Bommeli on Unsplash About half of us don’t trust public spaces, avoid travel, won’t go to dine-in restaurants, and won’t shop in bricks-and-mortar stores. And that’s not changing any time soon … even if Covid-19 miraculously goes away, or a vaccine is available […]

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it’s that nearly all jobs can be done remotely. As businesses have been coerced into improving their digital infrastructure, they are also fast realizing the sheer amount of money saved with online meetings and a remote workforce. Unlike the 2008 recession however, the nature […]

The payments industry has been one of the beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, which led to a rise in digital payments. The global health peril discouraged people by and large to handle cash directly for avoiding physical contact and breaking the chain of infection. Due to closure of […]

For many companies, events have been a great way to grow their pipeline. Meeting people face-to-face, discussing what obstacles companies need to overcome and how your solution can help do just that (and more). It’s a place where people share experiences, thoughts, and here and there a smile. As Mastercard […]

Bermuda is offering a visa for digital nomads (Bermuda) As the pandemic moulds us into an even more digital-first society, workers and employers have come to realise that plenty of jobs can be done entirely online. With a computer, decent broadband connection and a little self-discipline, you can work from […]

Think beyond the regular runway. Think about greater diversity. And let technology follow, not guide, your concept. Oh, and please entertain and surprise us. Those are among suggestions for designers and brands plotting digital fashion presentations for the coming spring-summer 2021 season. For the first of a new, recurring featured […]

Trade shows are going digital and Joor is advancing the trend by hosting 11 upcoming events this year, after conducting four since June alone. “Joor Passport is changing the fashion event space for good,” said Kristin Savilia, chief executive officer of Joor, a digital business-to-business wholesale marketplace. “We still believe […]

PARIS — Despite an easing of border restrictions in Europe, retailers, hotels, restaurants and other businesses in the region’s fashion capitals that rely on the tourism industry are struggling to cope with the disappearance of international visitors — with little sign they will return in significant numbers in the near […]