Millennials - Who Else? - Are Fuelling the Bleisure Trend

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travelweek.ca
By Kathryn Folliott
5/11/2018


Six out of 10 business trips are now ‘bleisure’ trips with vacation days added on. With all those extra vacation days tacked on here and there, are clients starting to cut back on bookings for longer, traditional getaways – the kind that keep leisure-focused travel agencies in business?

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Airbnb Can’t Go on Unregulated – It Does Too Much Damage to Cities

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theguardian.com
By Steven Poole
25/10/2018


Remember the “sharing economy”? That rhetoric looks more comically disingenuous than ever in light of the news that a single Airbnb user in Barcelona is managing a portfolio of properties that brings in an eye-watering £33,000 a day in high season. Old neighbourhoods are being overrun with short-term tourists and shops selling souvenir tat. Rents for residents are being driven up, in Barcelona as well as Berlin, New York and elsewhere. Airbnb is a parasitic monster that squats over cities and hoovers up vast sums of money through its slimy proboscis. So what can be done?

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Overtourism

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20/9/2018
By Joyce Gioia, Strategic Business Futurist | The Herman Group


According to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), in 2017, international tourist arrivals were up by about 84 million.

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How Brexit and the Pound are Impacting Operations and Profits at UK Hotels

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by Katherine Doggrell | hotelanalyst.co.uk
June 2018


The UK is not due to leave the European Union until March 2019, but the country’s hotels are already feeling Brexit’s impact.

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How Hotel Managers Can Generate Profits Above and Beyond Owner’s Expectations

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by Mark Starkov | hebsdigital.com
June 2018

The hospitality industry is enjoying its longest expansion and healthiest growth in decades, yet, are the owners happy?

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