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

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

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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.

7 Tips to Acclimating to a New City

Ron Edmondson

Church Culture City Lexington Moving Tourism TravelI recently moved to a new city. Lexington, Kentucky is a great place to live. I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t enjoy living here. Along the process of adjusting to a new city, I discovered a few keys to acclimating quickly.

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.

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 .

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 Most (and Least) Empathetic Companies

Harvard Business Review

Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. Travel & Tourism. HBR STAFF.

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.

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.]

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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?

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.

How an Airplane Laptop Ban Would Expose Company Data to Espionage

Harvard Business Review

According to statistics published by the National Trade and Tourism Office, 1.9 To ban or not to ban laptops? Millions of global travelers are anxiously awaiting the answer to this question. Since the U.S. government received credible intelligence that ISIS had developed the capability to conceal explosive devices within laptops, tablets, and other large electronic devices, these devices have been banned, as of late March, from the airline cabins of U.S.-bound

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.

Greece’s Problem Is More Complicated than Austerity

Harvard Business Review

For a country that isn’t export-oriented, and whose major industry, tourism, relies on stability, having its own currency is not much of a solution to economic woes.

Airbnb Is Facing an Existential Expansion Problem

Harvard Business Review

” But how many travelers can “live there” before Airbnb accepts that it has become a vehicle for mass tourism, and that its users are tourists, no more and no less? HBR STAFF.

With Peace, Colombia Is Poised for Greater Prosperity

Harvard Business Review

The peace should encourage foreign direct investment and tourism, too. Peace is at hand in Colombia. Overstating its significance would be difficult. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC, agreed on June 23 to disarm.

What I Learned from Leading a Tunisian Ministry During the Arab Spring

Harvard Business Review

Because of this, tourism, one of the country’s biggest income generators, has plummeted, leaving it in an economically weakened state. vincent tsui FOR HBR.

Luxury Brands Can No Longer Ignore Sustainability

Harvard Business Review

The report has some additional good case studies in the watch, leather, diamond, and eco-tourism realms. If I asked you to picture the consumer luxury market, you might imagine jewels, sports cars, watches, premium drinks, high-end shoes and apparel, and so on.

What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself

Harvard Business Review

I spent a couple of days gathering data about the tourism industry and the company’s current footprint in the market, and identified strategic opportunities for them there. After sending out hundreds of copies of my résumé to dozens of companies over the last year, I realized that I was getting nowhere because my approach was wrong.

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.

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Harvard Business Review

Why is the airline industry so terrible? What frequent flyer has not asked him- or herself this question? There is an answer, and it has to do with the dynamics of disruption.

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.

Tackling Big Global Challenges with Low-Cost Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Thanks to Airbnb, more people will travel, bringing more tourism dollars to more people in the countries they travel to, creating more profits and distributing them more fairly. dave wheeler FOR HBR. Digital platforms like Uber and Airbnb harness the power of the internet to offer a frictionless marketplace that powerfully matches supply and demand so as to make whole new sets of assets available to customers.

Even in a Digital World, Globalization Is Not Inevitable

Harvard Business Review

And who knows what virtual reality might end up doing to tourism levels? In the aftermath of the UK’s Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election in the U.S., globalization is seen as a political hot potato rather than a hot ticket to prosperity.

A Plan to Revitalize Greece

Harvard Business Review

It can improve its competitiveness by reducing costs in its traditional sectors, such as tourism, agriculture, and trade. Greece is finally showing signs of recovering from its 2008 crash. However, as much as macroeconomic reforms are needed, the future of the Greek economy will be determined by its competitiveness, which concerns costs, but is also measured by innovation. In that regard, Greece finds itself at a crossroads.

What You Might Not Know About the Cuban Economy

Harvard Business Review

It has tourism—beach and sun and one of the communist world’s last Jurassic political systems—but the real asset is the brains of its people.