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Archive for the ‘Travel Trends’ Category

Elevating the Guest Experience in 2023 

March 10th, 2023 by Eben Viens

Experience is the heart and driving economic force of our special segment of the hospitality and tourism industry. If we can all agree on this statement, in some form, our success should be based on the ability to expand and elevate the experience of guests as they start the research and booking process, through their […]

Musings on the Airbnb 2022 Summer Release

May 27th, 2022 by Eben Viens

On May 11, 2022, Airbnb announced its latest updates to the platform, promising “a new Airbnb for a new world of travel.” The updates noted in the Airbnb 2022 Summer Release allow users to discover millions of new listings, split trips between locations, and offer what Airbnb refers to as “the most comprehensive protection in […]

State of the Innkeeping Industry

May 5th, 2022 by Eben Viens

It’s a common trend in our industry that the overarching macro news obscures counter trends among niches or segments of the larger picture. While it has been difficult to ignore the tell-tale signs of a red-hot real estate market during Covid times, there are critical nuances that require interpretation in the Inn and Bed and […]

The Future of the Innkeeping Trade

July 9th, 2021 by Eben Viens

The two questions most resounding in my life since late last year: Where have you been? And what do you envision for the future of The B&B Team®? From a distance, the first question can be answered plainly. I have not sat still over the course of the pandemic. In fact, even before I took […]

Is Cycling the New Golf?

October 27th, 2015 by Eben Viens

There have been many articles with the subject title ‘cycling is the new golf’ in the last year or so. Is cycling the new golf? I was curious so I did some research. This is what I found. According to the National Golf Federation Number of golfers in the US between 2005 and 2013 down […]

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