As a travel market Nevada is extraordinary in respect of the scale and focus on the industry. There are many large travel destinations around the world. Although most do not boast the breadth of travel experiences combined with the level of economic impact in a condensed location. Travel in the state comprises airlines, rental transportation,… Read more
Another busy month flies by at Testbed.Vegas. Plenty going on in Travel & Hospitality this month with Senate hearings on the Marriott data breach and problems with Boeing’s new 737 Max aircraft with countries around the world grounding fleets. We enjoyed exploring the world of Virtual Reality at this months event and we also contributed… Read more
Cannabis Tourism is a thing. It’s been one year since Nevada opened up the market for both medical and recreational Marijuana product and the impact in such a short amount of time has been remarkable. Growing warehouse facilities Look at the Numbers! $305 Million in sales to date. Just short of $50 Million to date in tax… Read more
It’s been a very full couple of weeks, and I thought I would recall some of the more recent happenings that caught my attention. Talking to myself LinkedIn made that sound that you hear when someone sends you a message. Who could it be? David Berger, my friend from Volara. A nice surprise to hear from… Read more
Yesterday, Cheyne Cole and I discussed the swiftly emerging space of tours and activities. Recently at Travel Tech Con in San Francisco much dialogue was devoted to the technical emergence of the tours and activities space from a booking, transaction and planning perspective for both operators and travelers. This part of the travel world remains… Read more
It’s the end of four hectic weeks at Testbed.Vegas and Cheyne and I are back in Las Vegas focusing on the next events for the community in July. Time always offers great perspective and since there’s been a little that has passed since being in HFTP HITEC Houston now is the time to reflect.