Hospitality

If you’re a bourbon fan, you have undoubtedly heard of Pappy Van Winkle. I previously mentioned it in another blog as an example of the cult-like magnetism of certain high-end spirits. However, the story of this iconic brand deserves its own telling. Beginning in 1893, Julian “Pappy” Van Winkle was a salesman for W. L. Weller, and would eventually become president of...

While many industries took major hits due to the pandemic, the cruise industry might have been one of the most publicized sectors in crisis. At the start of the pandemic, it wasn’t unusual to find headlines about outbreaks on cruises, passengers being stranded, or companies suspending travel. The industry also suffered a financial blow. In the United States alone,...

The real estate sector has given much to talk about in recent years, becoming one of the most striking sectors for investors, thanks to the characteristics that make it a very tempting opportunity. From properties that serve as student accommodation to holiday homes have significantly transformed the real estate sector. Among the key factors that have made this sector...

The hotel sector has recovered after being interrupted by hotel investments because of the impact of the Covid-19 and its respective restrictions imposed, investors globally have shown a strong precipitated interest in the hotel industry. Investors are reinventing themselves in conjunction with consumer preferences and demands towards responsible consumption, focusing their actions on socially responsible investments. This type of...

The conversation around the food and beverage industry is constantly growing. In the first quarter of 2022, there has been a 19% increase in online conversations about dining out, restaurants, bars, food and drink compared to the previous period. Foodies are keen to explore new and not-so-new restaurants as the economy recovers. Although innovation represents a key element for...

When talking about ESG investments, they refer to those that consider environmental, social and governance factors, in conjunction with financial factors, in the decision-making process to invest. Currently, as investors we are faced with new risk factors that lead us to rethink investment approaches. For example, there are the challenges of global sustainability in all its variations, as well...

Undoubtedly, beacons are a technology created to improve interactions with customers, these are small technological devices that came to revolutionize the retail market. Likewise, it is a technology that can be very beneficial for the hotel sector. However, despite the fact that beacons have been on the market for around 8 years, they are not as widely used by...

For start, it’s true that traveling is a way of experiencing the unknown, over the years tourism has been growing more and more, being one of the most powerful sectors, as a result bringing various of opportunities for personal and professional growth. Educational tourism is created from the need and desire of people to learn. Have you wondered, are...

Culinary tourism has as its main interest the consumer to get to know, experience gastronomy and culinary culture, from how certain foods are prepared, their origin to discovering new flavors and the elements that compose them. Without a doubt, gastronomy has become an important reason to visit a destination, in fact, according to the second Global Report on Gastronomy...

Clearly the habits of the current traveler have changed, for this reason hotel chains have had to innovate around the experience and demand of the current consumer. So I felt the need to ask, what are hotel chains doing when it comes to mobile technology? One of the key components in the customer loyalty strategy is the design of...