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    • Hospitality and COVID-19: How long until ‘no vacancy’ for US hotels? 

      Krishnan, Vik; Mann, Ryan; Seitzman, Nathan; Wittkamp, Nina (McKinsey & Company, 2020-06-10)
      The hospitality industry has taken a huge hit with the explosion of Covid-19 cases. Research suggests that it could take until 2023 or later to recover. This article addresses the recovery scenarios for US hotels, what ...
    • Hospitality ‘making progress’ on diversity 

      Doggrell, Katherine (Hotel Management, 2020-02-05)
      The Hospitality Industry is making progress towards improving gender diversity within the workplace, but the industry has fallen behind in ethnic diversity in senior positions.
    • 7 Strategies To Improve Recruitment For Diversity In Hospitality 

      Greaves, Rosie (harver, 2019-07-22)
      If you are looking to boost productivity within your company, you need to be proactive about diversity. Along with a larger talent pool, diversity within a team offers many other perks such as a better representation of ...
    • Diversity in Hospitality: How Gen-Y Is Transforming The Industry 

      Goad, Gracie (TalentEgg, 2016-06-05)
      Companies are looking for diversity and a range of work experience to better serve today’s communities. The meaning behind diversity has changed because it no longer just refers to cultural and religious background. Today ...
    • Trivago, Booking.com, KLM and others unite to create COVID-19 information service 

      May, Kevin (PhocusWire, 2020-06-04)
      A group of travel brands have joined to create a service that provides a single data source with current global news as it relates to the coronavirus outbreak and recovery. The initiative behind this idea is to aggregate ...
    • Hospitality and travel companies sign workplace diversity pledge 

      Fox, Linda (PhocusWire, 2020-07-07)
      Hospitality and travel companies are creating a diversity pledge by committing to five actions to promote workplace equality, such as, appointing an executive sponsor for race, capturing ethnicity data, and ensuring all ...
    • Do Events Really Include LGBTQ+ Attendees? 

      Tupper, Angela (EventMB, 2020-07-01)
      The events industry has made slow progress in terms of diversity and inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community. However, many events are still lacking initiative and many other areas of the hospitality industry are not as ...
    • Are Virtual Events Killing FOMO? 

      Solaris, Julius (EventMB, 2020-06-15)
      With the switch into a primarily virtual world, we are entering a seismic shift in the industry. FOMO is fading due to the great accessibility of virtual events and it is exposing the flaws of live events to event owners, ...
    • Event Technology As We Know It Is Over: Here’s What’s Next 

      Solaris, Julius (2020-07-01)
      Now that events are only happening online, we are witnessing a seismic market shake-up. Evidence shows it is unlikely to switch back to normal anytime soon. Virtual event platforms have harnessed more investor attention ...
    • New CEIR Report: Pandemic Caused 15 Percent Decline in Exhibition Performance in Early 2020 

      Monorchio, Dylan (EventMB, 2020-06-10)
      The results are in, but they are not looking good. CEIR reports show that about three-quarters of the US events in March were canceled. Some were postponed and many of those may be canceled later. CEIR measures the performance ...
    • Event Tech Aventri Will Deploy New Funding to Drive Innovations in Virtual Events 

      Monorchio, Dylan (EventMB, 2020-06-24)
      Virtual events are represented as the safest way to stay connected to audiences. Many event tech suppliers are investing resources in developing virtual event solutions. Aventri closes a successful round of fundraising to ...
    • Would You Sign a Liability Waiver to Attend an Event? 

      Monorchio, Dylan (EventMB, 2020-06-26)
      Evolving and inconsistent advice from medical professionals and the government have left event organizers stranded. Economic pressures are pushing for many regions to reopen venues and borders for events. However, it is ...
    • New Coronavirus Fears Risk Delaying Event Industry Comeback 

      Julius, Solaris (EVENTMB, 2020-06-15)
      Although the event industry is occupied with reopening plans, professionals should reconsider delaying their comeback. With the increase in hospitalizations and lack of social distancing, event professionals need to review ...
    • Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action 

      Dunn Sr., Jason; Williams, Keneisha; Roby, Andrew; Blalock, Tamela; Solaris, Julius (EventMB, 2020-06-08)
      The event industry is hindering from inaction and lack of representation. With the guidance of four black leaders, Jason Dunn Sr., Keneisha Williams, Andrew Roby, and Tamela Blalock, there are concrete steps that the ...
    • What the Meetings Industry Gets Wrong About Diversity—and How to Fix It 

      Ogletree, Kelsey (TSNN, 2020-06-05)
      The death of George Floyd has caused the Meetings Industry to reevaluate how they are approaching diversity in meetings and events. Due to the exploitation of the word “diversity,” organizations should strive for inclusion ...
    • Virginia Tech Business, Spring 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech. Pamplin College of Business, 2020)
      This is the Spring 2020 issue of Virginia Tech Business, the magazine for Pamplin College of Business.
    • The joy of riding or walk of shame? The theme park experience of obese people 

      Poria, Yaniv; Beal, Jeremy; Reichel, Arie (2020)
      This exploratory study focuses on obese people's perceptions of their theme park experience. Given this study's objective and the gap in the literature on obese people's tourist experience, a qualitative research approach ...
    • Preparedness and Lessons Learned from the Novel Coronavirus Disease [Summary] 

      Honerkamp, Yasine (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-17)
      In a short span, a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has captured global consciousness by significantly affecting the day-to-day life of humans and emerged as a public health emergency. Undoubtedly, it indicates that lessons ...
    • The Hospitality Industry - Anamnesis, Diagnosis and Directions in Pandemic Context [Summary] 

      Honerkamp, Yasine (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-17)
      As a component with high sensitivity, tourism is a sector of consequence, sensitive to the imbalances of the socio-economic metasystem that includes it. In the context of establishing the state of emergency on the Romanian ...
    • The epidemiologist and the pandemic [Summary] 

      Honerkamp, Yasine (Virginia Tech, 2020-05-17)
      Like the Cholera outbreak of London in 1854, Spanish flu in 1920 or many other pandemic and epidemics thereafter including the current pandemic of COVID 19, it has again reminded to the world about the role of epidemiologist ...