Womanhood was an aspect of life that at the tender age of eleven I was longing to achieve. I wanted, and strived, to be called a woman. Yet, I wasn’t one. I was still a little girl. What makes a woman, a woman? Her body? Or position? Her marriage status? Or […]
The newest property in Grand Velas Resorts’ esteemed portfolio is Grand Velas Los Cabos—an all-inclusive spa resort with stunning ocean views and a wide variety of amenities and activities for guests of all ages. No ordinary destination, Grand Velas Los Cabos has pulled out all the stops in its readily […]Read more...
With the global luxury market collectively growing at 4 percent to an estimated $1.15 (€1.08) trillion in 2016, according to a recent “Bain & Company Luxury Study,” coupled with optimistic forecasts that the luxury goods market will pick up this year, the hospitality industry is gearing up for elevated demand […]Read more...
By Wendy VanHatten If you were dropped into a seaside village with a mild Mediterranean climate and heard the term “Gibraltar of the Pacific”, would you know where you landed? Would it help if you saw a 576-foot volcanic plug sitting at the mouth of the harbor, a harbor […]Read more...
:::Indigenous epicurean adventure escalates among ‘victual vacationers’::: Whether for adventure travel or more relaxing respites, travelers are increasingly seeking regionally-authentic itineraries that offer an intimate view of local cultures. In fact, reports show the trend of being “connoisseurs of local culture” will boom this year. Indigenous tourism and cultural immersion […]Read more...
Engaging Millennials: How to Get America’s Largest Workforce Invested, Retained and Performing to Their Full Potential
You know who they are. Those unengaged employees who simply show up, do their jobs and then go home, not giving their work a second thought. However, also fairly obvious are fully engaged employees—those who are clearly passionate about what they do, why they do it and, particularly notably, the […]
You’re supposed to feel weepy, forsaken and bereft. And maybe you do. Sometimes. Some days. But many parents are realizing that they also feel exhilarated, freer and, yes, sexier, when their kids grow up, leave home and go out on their own. “It might be an empty nest, but there’s […]
Whether you are a new entrepreneur or a more experienced business owner, taking control of your finances can feel like a part-time job. Some simple tips can help you streamline your time, organize your finances and reduce the stress of business money matters. 1. Keep Your Bills in One Place […]
Did you know: >> 13% of Americans wish there were more sexy emojis. To explore the growing role emojis play in our lives, artsy emoji distribution and monetization platform MojiLaLa [www.mojilala.com] ran the 2017 State of Emoji National Survey—a quirky poll that asked 1,000 Americans about their emoji preferences. Key findings include: A. […]
Noelle Sterne The whole thing lasted no more than ten seconds. I’d stopped at the supermarket for a few necessities before rushing home for an important client call. Throwing my groceries on the counter, I paced back and forth, almost hopping, sandwiched between the customers behind and ahead of me. […]
New laws, emerging technology, fiscal uncertainty and changing marketplace perceptions are making big impacts on the life insurance industry, changing the landscape for consumers in many ways. This includes everything from how applications are filled out to how quickly coverage can be obtained to evolving rules surrounding drill down topics […]
When a consumer brand sets an entirely new benchmark, you know they’re on to something big. Very big. This is the case with Nolah, an entrepreneurial, technology and cause-driven mattress company spurring a marketplace movement with a distinctive—and decidedly successful—business model that’s resonating in today’s modern, more empowered marketplace. This […]