Travel USA Adventures

Travel USA Adventures

Travel USA! This year’s travel market outlook revealed that many travelers are preferring to visit the good old USA rather than venturing out into increasingly hostile and overcrowded international travel destinations. For many, it’s a opportunity to revisit regions, cities and special places they haven’t visited in decades. With tens of millions visiting this year,…

The Era of Travel Influencers

The Era of Travel Influencers

The Rise of Influencers in Travel Marketing Travel marketing companies have a challenge today. If they’re unable to draw enough qualified traffic and convert them to customers, then it could be the consumer market has changed. And keeping clients relevant, visible, and generating leads is becoming more difficult. With SMBs web traffic and social media…

Travel Management Software
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Travel Management Software

Best SaaS Travel Management Software Platforms Personal and business travel will continue to grow in 2024 and through the next 10 years. Opportunities abound for agencies, tour operators, and destination management companies, so serve up a variety of solutions to travel-hungry consumers and business travelers. From Bleisure vacations to eco-tours and corporate team meetings, there…

Marriott Hotels

Marriott Hotels

Marriott Hotels & Resorts Perhaps the most preferred hotel brand for travelers in the US and across the globe in Marriott Hotels. Marriott Hotels & Resorts is a brand of International-based Marriott International, Inc. in Bethesda, Maryland, and represents a legacy of premium hospitality and diverse offerings. Offering almost 600 hotels and resorts, with more…

Travel Tour Marketplaces

Travel Tour Marketplaces

Top Tour Marketplaces Online While traveling has traditionally been slightly passive and relaxing, there is a growing trend to pursue more engaged types of experiences. And some of the packaged experiences are truly amazing. You’ll see them perhaps on ads here on this page, or if you visit the major tour marketplaces which I’ll introduce…

Mountain Bike Marketing

Mountain Bike Marketing

Mountain Bike Manufacturer Marketing The global phenomenon of mountain biking is still in gear. And while some speak of industry slowdowns, there is huge demographic of 12 to 72 year old’s participating in the sport. Research and Marketing’s report forecasts that the mountain bike market is poised to grow by $3.13 billion during the 5…

Best Staycations in 2024

Best Staycations in 2024

Staycations – The Travel Trend Continues The phrase staycation gained prominence during the Covid pandemic when travel was discouraged. It’s been around for at least a decade however, and today people still type “staycation near me” into Google to find something interesting nearby. What is a Staycation Exactly? There is no certain definition. It is…

Southwestern Energy Stock Price Rises – Acquisition Rumors

Southwestern Energy Stock Price Rises – Acquisition Rumors

Southwestern Energy Share Prices Jump 8% While most oil and gas stocks were sinking in a market of rising inventories and warmer weather forecasts, one stock jumped in value. It’s a stock I highlighted recently, Southwestern Energy. The company’s stock price (SWN) had been rising (22% in last 3 months) since many investors believe natural…

New MLS Listings Grow

New MLS Listings Grow

Housing Supply – New Listings NAR reports a dip in new home listings this week, however in many cities, new listings were rising.  See NAR’s latest report below on those cities with the most new listings. New listings were up substantially this year vs last. In Florida in June, new listings rose 21% and in…

5G Download Speed Test

5G Download Speed Test

SpeedTest 5G Speed Report We’ve all been hearing a lot about 5G for a while now. The technology is so good, it’s created a surge in investment in 5G network technology, and consumer smartphones. In this post, we see how 5G fares against current bandwidth service in 4G, broadband and cellular services. You’ll be surprised…

Mt Rushmore South Dakota

Mt Rushmore South Dakota

Visiting Mount Rushmore Whenever you travel, you’re hoping for something with its own special feel and culture.  Places like San Diego, Vancouver, Banff have that. So does Mt Rushmore. (See pics on my Mt Rushmore Pinterest page) Mount Rushmore in South Dakota sees more than 3 million visitors per year. It’s a spectacular setting for…