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Postcards from the Galapagos Islands: Do the fittest really survive?

By Peter Varga

When thinking of the Galapagos Islands the first images that we may conjure up are of giant tortoises, marine iguanas, sharks, beautiful tropical beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle where troubles of the outside world are non-existent and one’s daily ‘responsibility’ is to swim with the dolphins.

The 3 Key Trends for Latin American Travelers in Q3

By Ana Paradela

We recently shared the key takeaways of Q3 traveler behavior in our latest Travel Recovery Trend Report, as well as the top trends for North American (NORAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC) travelers. Next, we’ll dig into the data for the Latin American (LATAM) market to try and understand how these trends compare to what’s happening at the global level and in other regions.

The price of hotel sustainability: willing-to-stay and willing-to-pay?

View by Lucienne Mosquera

"Can you charge for hotel sustainability? Imagine it's 2030 and we got it all right. Guest willingness to stay or pay for a sustainable hotels isn't relevant anymore, because all hotels are now sustainable and the few hotels who didn't manage to at least halve their emissions, were clobbered by carbon taxes and went bankrupt."

The Impact Of COVID-19 In The Hotel Industry – Brazil Overview

By Felipe Touro

In view of the advancing Coronavirus over the past few days, the economic impact starts to deepen and takes bigger steps around the world, mainly reflected by issues due to the drop in consumption and production, the stock market and supply chains, and this serves as a wake-up call for all the world even for those powerful countries in the European Union as a possible economic recession is looming.

The Staff Of Nizuc Resort Cancun Clearly Understands Where True Hospitality Starts – The Human Heart

By Doug Kennedy

As a hotel industry sales and guest services trainer, on average I experience six or more hotel stays each month. Although I have clients across all segments of lodging, many of my clients are in the ultra-luxury five star or five diamond categories.