Fall Colors Create Tourism Economic Impact

The Northeastern U.S. has long held claim to being the place to see and experience fall colors. While it has been the focus for many years there are lots of fall colors to go around. In just about every nook and cranny of the country, save for the west coast, many...

Will California Bankruptcies Impact Tourism?

As many of you are aware, California has recently seen a number of very public bankruptcies.  Vallejo occurred several years ago and was the tip of the iceberg. In the past several weeks we have seen Stockton, Mammoth Lakes and as of this week, San Bernardino, file...

It all comes back to hospitality

In an economic era that has been as challenging as we have ever seen, in a tourism industry that has also been slow to recover and in a time when the consumer has more choice an control of the purchase transaction including weather to take a trip or not, what kind or...