Resort Development

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Why “togethering” is reshaping the future of destinations

Multigenerational travel has been the biggest trend in tourism for more than five years. Now it’s changing the configuration of resort and second-home destinations as the wealthy demand ever-larger...

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Economic Development

Asian Hospitality Comes West

Asian hospitality companies are buying up western brands while targeting wealthy travelers. Asian hotel brands have their sights set westward. Certainly, with China becoming the largest outbound travel market...

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Four trends shaping the future of resorts

Contemporary architecture, curated adventure and farming create an elemental new luxury as the future of resorts come to life. It’s always news in the resort development world when Four...

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Consumer Research Reports

Well, Wellness, Wellbeing: America’s elite redefine an industry

Once, there was a world without wellness; now it’s ubiquitous. Today, “wellbeing,” a word that includes health, comfort and happiness, is the next addition to the vocabulary of health...

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Why the Caribbean is One of the World’s Fastest Growing Destinations

It’s no surprise that the Caribbean is one of the fastest growing destinations for leisure travelers, with its white sandy beaches, eclectic cuisine and cultural attractions spanning thousands of...

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Golf Is Not Dead

Apparently, golf is dying. Or so we’ve been told. Reports from the National Golf Foundation on declining participation levels from 30 million in 2003 to 24 million in 2014...

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Newly-Announced Four Seasons is the Future of Resorts

Four Seasons announced this week that it is creating a new resort in the master planned community of Costa Palmas on the Sea of Cortés in Los Cabos, Mexico....

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Out of the box: Patented System Transforms Experience Booking in Destinations

Digital media has revolutionized the travel and tourism business in recent years. Trips begin on the internet with research about a destination; review sites confirm choices; planes, trains, hotels...

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Would You Like Chardonnay with Your Shakespeare?

Capitalizing on the trend of culinary tourism, members of Southern Oregon’s Bear Creek Boutique Wineries Association are banding together to cross-promote the state’s best vintages. Within minutes of Ashland,...

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“Witch Tourism” Pays Off for Salem

Salem, Massachusetts is known internationally for its infamous 17th-century witch trials. Within New England, the town is also known for having a rich cultural and maritime history. Guess which...

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