September 3, 2014
Happy Labor Day! In tribute to the tireless American workers whom this day honors, I hope you're working hard at doing nothing.
August 27, 2014
IT consultant Jim Matson flies 60 to 80 times a year for business and, most of the time, he happily avoids the partial strip-down required of travelers at airport security lines.
Louisville Business First
August 25, 2014
Kentucky and Louisville tourism entities have partnered with other states and tourism groups to promote themselves internationally. Kentucky's state government doesn't have the budget of major cities or popular states such as California and Florida. Kentucky spent $3 million last year on tourism advertising and marketing domestically and internationally, Mike Mangeot, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism, said at a media roundtable event at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. The event was was held in conjunction with an educational seminar hosted by the U.S. Travel Association.
NBC Today Show
August 21, 2014
Turns out a lot of Americans are terrible at taking time off. A lot of people refuse to do it or can't unplug from the home office when they're away.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. General Services Administration left unchanged standard lodging and meal per diem rates for fiscal 2015, which begins Oct. 1.
July 22, 2014
The next time you overhear French tourists visiting your city or town, don’t forget to say “Merci beaucoup” to them for doing their part in deficit reduction.
July 21, 2014
There’s a lot of promise in Obama’s new initiatives to encourage private financing for public infrastructure projects. Many have long said that America hasn’t invested enough in its bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Last week, President Obama took steps to ramp up investments with new initiatives to encourage the private sector to invest in the nation’s infrastructure.
June 26, 2014
The White House is making strides toward its goal of attracting 100 million international visitors to the United States annually by the end of 2021, according to a new progress report on President Obama’s National Travel and Tourism Strategy.
Hotel News Now
June 10, 2014
As two speakers at the NYU Investment Conference demonstrated, there are a variety of strategies to strike gold when investing in hotels.
June 3, 2014
The U.S. travel industry used President Obama's European trip to make another push for passage of legislation that would let Poland into the Visa Waiver Program.