Tourism Continues to Grow

When we do our long term projections for our clients and our own company we generally look at research from two leading Tourism organizations. WTO or the World Tourism Organization in headquartered in Spain and US Travel based in Washington DC. The outlook from both organizations is very promising. According to the World Tourism Organization, the long-term forecast for tourism …

Increasing hotel revenue with smaller hotel sales budget

Most hotel sales and marketing offices are currently working on their annual revenue projections and expense budgets. The theme of 2011 does not look to be very different from last year’s budgeting process: Do more…..with less. Sales departments are being asked to produce more room nights, more average rate and more revenue with either the same budget as last year …

A Department of Tourism? Why Not –

Wondering why the US does not have a Tourism Department. The US has a Defense Department, an Agricultural Department and so on….., so why not a Tourism Department? International travel is one of the largest exports for the United States, ranking ahead of agricultural goods and motor vehicles. It is the single largest services sector export, accounting for 24 percent …

Royal Resorts has selected Connect-Worldwide

Connect-Worldwide is pleased to announce that Royal Resorts has selected Connect-Worldwide for tour operator sales in the United States and Canada. Connect-Worldwide is looking forward to working closely with Royal Resorts to develop revenue in these markets for many years to come. Founded in Cancun in 1975, Royal Resorts is a pioneer in Mexican tourism and a leader in the …