Tourism Slogans

Execupundit

Here's a map showing the tourism slogans of various nations. Not all, unfortunately. North Korea's would have been interesting.] I found this via the Althouse blog where it drew a lot of interesting comments. A top contender: Venezuela: Bring your own food and toilet paper

NASA's Space Tourism Posters

Execupundit

Muddy Colors has the details

"Red Tourism"

Execupundit

But one thing sets this approach apart from similar campaigns in the past. This time, the idea is for Chinese people to have fun with their political party, to enjoy themselves in the great amusement park of Communism. They're invited to feast on braised pork, Mao's favorite dish, in the leader's birthplace of Shaoshan.

How an Organization May Reflect Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

I recently had the opportunity to experience a great example… Seneca College Example Last week, I spoke at the Seneca School of Hospitality & Tourism’s Industry Think Tank. Servant Leadership Hospitality and Tourism Industry Think Tank Seneca Service Leadership

Philip Kotler: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He received his Master’s Degree at the University of Chicago and his PhD Degree at MIT, both in economics. He did post-doctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at […].

Philip Kotler: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He received his Master’s Degree at the University of Chicago and his PhD Degree at MIT, both in economics. He did post-doctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at […].

The Dirty and Dangerous Streets of San Francisco

Execupundit

San Francisco Chronicle: A tourism leader calls for a clean-up. That is long overdue. It is truly sad what years of poor decisions have done to a once-charming city

Steve Yastrow: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

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Travel in Egypt

Execupundit

For those of us who''ve wondered what has happened to Egypt''s tourism industry, the news is not promising Egypt is on many a must-see list of travel locations.

Travel 130

The Valentine State

Execupundit

Now its nickname is The Grand Canyon State; a wise tourism magnet to counter the belief of some that the Grand Canyon is in Nevada. Arizona went from a territory to a state on February 14, 1912. As a result, its nickname for many years was The Valentine State. I'm glad that got shucked. Anyway, when you think about it, 1912 wasn't really that long ago. [My My grandfather voted for statehood and I'm still remarkably youthful, in thought if not in body.]

How to Turn Traveling the World into a Career

Strategy Driven

Working in the travel or tourism industry will allow you to visit new places while being paid. It’s a story everyone has heard and maybe even experienced a hundred times before – the hard worker desperate to escape their monotonous corporate life to pursue adventure in far off lands.

Travel 158

How Can I Find Seasonal Jobs Hiring Immediately?

HR Digest

Most companies – especially in the retail, tourism, and transportation sector – hire seasonal workers for Christmas, which is the busiest season of the year. Picture a ski resort in the middle of the holiday season. Or, a Macy’s store in December. It’s that time of the year when many industries are getting in on the hiring bandwagon. If you’re a job seeker who’s wondering how you can find seasonal jobs hiring immediately, you’re asking the right question at the right time.

Mexico: Tale of Leadership Contrast

Modern Servant Leader

To be fair to the vendors, the difficult economy makes tourism a rare source of income. I write this while on vacation in Mexico. The resort is beautiful, the people kind and the land a spectacle. But the government, economy and legal systems struggle with some of the worst corruption in the world. It was not always this way. Lack of Leadership Today.

Would Regionalism Work for the Church?

Ron Edmondson

We could promote each others activities for tourism. I was in a community program recently talking about regionalism. . Websters defines regionalism as: . 1 a: consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region with a homogeneous population .

12 Keys To Dauntless Innovation

Lead Change Blog

Though Nepal has an extensive fleet of helicopters to serve the tourism industry, using helicopters to deliver aid is both expensive and inefficient. Aiming to jump start innovation in your organization? Go climb a mountain. Innovation is a necessity, a way of life for mountaineers.

12 Keys To Dauntless Innovation

Lead Change Blog

Though Nepal has an extensive fleet of helicopters to serve the tourism industry, using helicopters to deliver aid is both expensive and inefficient. Aiming to jump start innovation in your organization? Go climb a mountain. Innovation is a necessity, a way of life for mountaineers.

Ready to Grow Your Business? How to Appeal to Niche Audiences

Strategy Driven

The most obvious sector to benefit is the tourism industry, but other sectors can thrive by appealing to non-English speakers – we all have the same needs and requirements.

Impressive Nature, Impressive Human

Erika Andersen

Coulter began working for the Fred Harvey Company, which partnered with the Santa Fe Railroad to open the American Southwest to travel and tourism in the late 19th and early- to mid-20th centuries. My husband and I recently took a little mini-vacation to Grand Canyon National Park.

The Gulf Spill: BP Still Doesn’t Get It

In the CEO Afterlife

More recently, the BP-sponsored Gulf Coast tourism TV campaign has implied that everything is back to normal. (First published in Forbes.com, April 20, 2012) Two years have now passed since the explosion at BP ’s deep-water rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Big Picture of Business – Collaborations, Partnering and Joint-Venturing… Priority for Business.

Strategy Driven

Group marketing programs, such as auto dealer clusters, municipalities for economic development, travel and tourism destinations, trade association and product image upgrades.

7 Irish Facebook Timeline Cover Images Celebrating St Patricks Day

Krishna De

If you joined me for one of my Facebook Timeline webinars in the last couple of weeks, you will know how impactful your Facebook cover image can be in sharing your brand story.

7 Irish Facebook Timeline Cover Images Celebrating St Patricks Day

Krishna De

If you joined me for one of my Facebook Timeline webinars in the last couple of weeks, you will know how impactful your Facebook cover image can be in sharing your brand story.

Oh My Lady Gaga!

Bird's Eye View

Since then, tourism has become a huge industry and its customers are primarily middle-class people from, well, everywhere. In one of my posts last week, I mentioned the Grand Tour of Europe that was fashionable in the 18th century.

Siena by Car - "You Idiot"

Chris Brady

How to Lead in High Turbulence – 5 Lessons from the Tunisian revolution

Strategy Driven

Because of this, tourism, one of the country’s biggest income generators, has plummeted leaving it in an economically weakened state. What would you do if you were offered a new job and were told you would be fired after one year but you weren’t allowed to quit during your mandate? That you would be paid peanuts compared to your old comfortable job, and you would be harassed and bashed in the media constantly. And you wouldn’t be allowed to complain.

The Real Challenge to Turkey’s Economy Isn’t Terrorism

Harvard Business Review

Terrorism impacts tourism, but not for as long as you might think. It generally takes a country about 13 months to recover fully from a terrorist attack, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council.

The Growing Business of Helping Customers Slow Down

Harvard Business Review

Witness the rising popularity of yoga and wellness retreats (one of fastest growing sectors of the tourism industry), the slow food movement, and the spreading popularity of digital detoxes: time away from tech devices. Westend61/Getty Images. We are living in an age of acceleration.

The Most (and Least) Empathetic Companies

Harvard Business Review

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Is the World Cup Worth the Billions Brazil Invested?

Harvard Business Review

But is it likely that this will improve Brazil’s image and increase tourism, which is often cited as a benefit of hosting mega-events? The answer is sobering: There is mixed evidence (see this study and another ) that tourism increases significantly in the long term or that it offsets the costs of tourism-related improvements to hotels, attractions, and infrastructure.

Bring the Olympics to Jerusalem

Harvard Business Review

Religious tourism already feeds the economies in Israel and Palestine, as well as the surrounding area. In 2000, before the most recent insanity of violence, tourism brought in $3.2 The new tourism infrastructure for the Games would also nicely support a World Cup competition, perhaps with preliminary games across the region as well.

How Customers Come to Think of a Product as an Extension of Themselves

Harvard Business Review

Or consider Great Britain’s tourism campaign. KAZUHIRO NOGI/Getty Images. Businesses are constantly vying to capture the attention of potential customers. It’s not easy to do.

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Why Public Health Organizations Should Partner with Academic Institutes - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM QATAR FOUNDATION

Harvard Business Review

Sidra also ushered in an era of medical tourism in Qatar when a prematurely-born baby was flown to Qatar from Kuwait for an emergency operation to correct a heart defect, at just 29 days old.

Trump, Globalization, and Trade’s Uncertain Future

Harvard Business Review

So will people inflows for other purposes, like university studies and tourism. Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States makes Brexit look like a hiccup. As Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party, put it, the election of Trump is “Brexit times three.” ” This new reality will require businesses to rethink globalization , starting with the aspects Trump is most critical of.

The Right Way to Plan an Innovation Tour

Harvard Business Review

Innovation tourism: it’s a thing. Typically, tourism involves guided tours, pitch events, conferences with lots of panels, and well-planned visits to companies, universities, and government agencies tasked with increasing entrepreneurship and innovation. Kenneth Andersson.

What to Know About Doing Business in Iran

Harvard Business Review

Compared to most oil-rich countries in the Middle East, Iran has a diversified economy, its tourism sector is on the verge of a major windfall, and threats to its political stability are in decline.

If You Think Fighting Climate Change Will Be Expensive, Calculate the Cost of Letting It Happen

Harvard Business Review

Record flooding in Thailand in 2011 severely impacted air travel, tourism, and one of the major regional airports in Asia. While the Zika epidemic is over in Puerto Rico, reports that it would affect one in five people on the island hurt the island’s tourism industry – at a time when the local economy is struggling to emerge from a municipal debt crisis. With the Trump Administration’s surprising U-turn on the COP21 Paris Agreement, the U.S.

Why President Kagame Runs Rwanda Like a Business

Harvard Business Review

So far, Rwanda''s three big clusters are coffee, tea, and tourism, but Porter is convinced there are more to come. In the initial three areas of coffee, tea, and tourism, that effort has advanced quite far now. So what do you want to be next big thing after coffee, tea, and tourism?

Economic Growth Isn’t Over, but It Doesn’t Create Jobs Like It Used To

Harvard Business Review

Perhaps in tourism? Robert J. Gordon, an economist at Northwestern University, has recently published an important new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth , which argues that the U.S.

Funders Can Give More than Money

Harvard Business Review

Roger's mother begged Opportunity to enroll him in our technical school, where we focus on tourism and agriculture—the region's most promising industries—and run several agricultural and tourism small businesses, providing both a vehicle for a "learn by doing" environment to our students and revenue from sales of goods and services to cover the cost of operating the school itself.

The Mainstreaming of Augmented Reality: A Brief History

Harvard Business Review

But it also has implications for areas outside of entertainment, such as marketing, fashion, tourism, and retail, where commercial AR apps have already been increasing in numbers and popularity. Apps developed for tourism purposes started appearing in the 2000s, but initially they were predominantly created in university labs. The launch of Pokémon Go this summer was a huge success—both for the gaming industry and for Augmented Reality (AR).

50 Laboratories of Opportunity

Harvard Business Review

Is it possible that local funding could help bolster tourism in Florida, biotechnology in California, publishing in New York, and agriculture in Iowa? One thing that the Chinese do quite well — and that the U.S. could learn from — is to test policy proposals before rolling them out nationally. A new approach is often tried out first in several cities or provinces to make sure it has the intended effect, and to check for unintended consequences.

When Do Regulators Become More Important than Customers?

Harvard Business Review

And as disruptive innovators in fields from digital self-expression, health care, retail, tourism, and transportation seek to scale globally, they’ll find regulators scaling right along side them.

Why Greece and Cyprus May Be Better Off Without the Euro

Harvard Business Review

The relatively cheap national currencies would provide a boost to exports, real estate, manufacturing, agriculture (for instance, olive oil production), and services such as tourism. The battles may be over, but the war is just beginning.