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    • US hotels took first step backward in October 

      Kubacki, Dan (Hotel News Now, 2020-11-19)
      October was the first month since April to see a decline in overall RevPar standings from September. Although it the numbers did not drop significantly, it remains a negative factor in an industry that is hoping to have a ...
    • Short term rental bookings are up following news of vaccine 

      Menze, Jill (PhocusWire, 2020-11-20)
      Traveler and market confidence has spiked with the news of two main COVID-19 vaccines. Short-term rentals are already seeing a jump in Q1 of 2021 reservations and new travel patterns continue to emerge. Unfortunately, ...
    • CDC Says To Stay Home, But 45 Million People Will Travel Anyways This Thanksgiving 

      Edelstein, Loren G. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2020-11-20)
      U.S. Travel Association President & CEO, Roger Dow, pleads with travelers to wear their mask to not only protect themselves, but those around them this Thanksgiving holiday. Dow continued to push the message out that the ...
    • U.S. Election Outcome Yields Hope, But Plans for In-Person Events Shift to Later in '21 

      Edelstein, Lauren G. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2020-11-19)
      A survey conducted by the Northstar Meetings Group has determined that while many industry professionals are eager to get back to in person events, meeting planners are not so on-board with the idea. Fear remains one of ...
    • Should We Be Holding In-Person Meetings? 

      Edelstein, Loren G. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2020-11-17)
      In a survey conducted by Northstar Meetings Group, the main consensus was that if individuals want to travel, they should travel. MPI held an in-person meeting of 600 people this November, but faced backlash from members ...
    • Travel industry could lose $318B through ripple effect of grounded flights 

      Fox, Linda (PhocusWire, 2020-11-24)
      Accenture reported that the travel industry could lose roughly $318 billion if air travel continues to be reduced due to the rising numbers and added restrictions of COVID-19.
    • VTIPG newsletter, October 2020 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-10)
      This quarterly newsletter provides updates on activities in IPG, including news, student and faculty accomplishments, and a letter from the director.
    • Corporate crisis management on social media: A morality violations perspective 

      Zheng, Bowen; Bi, Gongbing; Liu, Hefu; Lowry, Paul Benjamin (2020-07)
      Communication via a social network function enabled by social media has greatly empowered consumers' secondary crisis communication, as compared to a firm's crisis communication, and has thus changed corporate crisis ...
    • Precise high-fidelity electron-nuclear spin entangling gates in NV centers via hybrid dynamical decoupling sequences 

      Dong, Wenzheng; Calderon-Vargas, F. A.; Economou, Sophia E. (2020-07)
      Color centers in solids, such as the nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond, offer well-protected and well-controlled localized electron spins that can be employed in various quantum technologies. Moreover, the long coherence ...
    • Polymicrobial Biofilm Interaction Between Histophilus somni and Pasteurella multocida 

      Petruzzi, Briana; Dickerman, Allan; Lahmers, Kevin; Scarratt, William K.; Inzana, Thomas J. (2020-07-10)
      Histophilus somni and Pasteurella multocida are two of multiple agents responsible for bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in cattle. Following respiratory infection of calves withH. somni,P. multocidamay also be isolated ...
    • The Role of Vector Trait Variation in Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics 

      Cator, Lauren J.; Johnson, Leah R.; Mordecai, Erin A.; El Moustaid, Fadoua; Smallwood, Thomas R. C.; LaDeau, Shannon L.; Johansson, Michael A.; Hudson, Peter J.; Boots, Michael; Thomas, Matthew B.; Power, Alison G.; Pawar, Samraat (2020-07-10)
      Many important endemic and emerging diseases are transmitted by vectors that are biting arthropods. The functional traits of vectors can affect pathogen transmission rates directly and also through their effect on vector ...
    • Effects of Oceanic Crustal Thickness on Intermediate Depth Seismicity 

      Wagner, Lara S.; Caddick, Mark J.; Kumar, Abhash; Beck, Susan L.; Long, Maureen D. (2020-07-10)
      The occurrence of intermediate depth seismicity (70-300 km) is commonly attributed to the dehydration of hydrous phases within the downgoing oceanic plate. While some water is incorporated into the oceanic crust at formation, ...
    • Hotel F&B Leases: The View from the Restaurant [Summary] 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-11-22)
      This article gives a few lessons to restaurant operators who want to start their business in the hotel with the lease agreement. Regarding building a lease agreement with the hotel company, operators should clarify key ...
    • The emerging trend of hotel total revenue management [Summary] 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2020-11-22)
      From the research, 12 experts from the industry shared valuable insights about total revenue management’s present and future. Few suggestions were provided; first, hotels should value their revenue management employees not ...
    • Thresholds in Space and Time 

      Asbell, Jonathan Clark (Virginia Tech, 2020-11-23)
      In architecture there is perhaps no better opportunity to capture movement and change than in the design of thresholds. They can be a simple strip of metal beneath a doorway, barely noticed as you pass over it, or a grand ...
    • Backyard Biodiversity (2020) 

      Wilson, Chantel (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2020-11-23)
    • Inward and outward effectiveness of cloth masks, a surgical mask, and a face shield 

      Pan, Jin; Harb, Charbel; Leng, Weinan; Marr, Linsey C. (Virginia Tech, 2020-11-20)
      We evaluated the effectiveness of 11 face coverings for material filtration efficiency, inward protection efficiency on a manikin, and outward protection efficiency on a manikin. At the most penetrating particle size, the ...
    • Parallel Temperature Interfaces in the Katz-Lebowitz-Spohn Driven Lattice Gas 

      Mukhamadiarov, Ruslan I.; Priyanka; Täuber, Uwe C.
      We explore a variant of the Katz-Lebowitz-Spohn (KLS) driven lattice gas in two dimensions, where the lattice is split into two regions that are coupled to heat baths with distinct temperatures. The temperature boundaries ...
    • Social distancing and epidemic resurgence in agent-based Susceptible-Infectious-Recovered models 

      Mukhamadiarov, Ruslan I.; Deng, Shengfeng; Serrao, Shannon R.; Priyanka; Nandi, Riya; Yao, Louie Hong; Täuber, Uwe C.
      Once an epidemic outbreak has been effectively contained through non-pharmaceutical interventions, a safe protocol is required for the subsequent release of social distancing restrictions to prevent a disastrous resurgence ...
    • Coupled two-species model for the pair contact process with diffusion 

      Deng, S.; Li, W.; Täuber, Uwe C. (American Physical Society (APS), 2020-10-22)
      The contact process with diffusion (PCPD) defined by the binary reactions B+B→B+B+B, B+B→∅ and diffusive particle spreading exhibits an unusual active to absorbing phase transition whose universality class has long been ...