Articles tagged “california”

Tourism

How 2 BFFs-Turned-Coffee Mavens Are Bridging Communities Through Hospitality

To see two Black female coffeehouse owners and roasters in the U.S. is a rare thing, but a shared purpose brought Shanita Nicholas and Amanda-Jane Thomas together to launch Sip & Sonder to support Black entrepreneurs from bean to cup, and through a common experience. Their latest journey: supplying hotels.

How 2 BFFs-Turned-Coffee Mavens Are Bridging Communities Through Hospitality

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Plus’ New Text Service Lacks the Human Touch

Tripadvisor's travel-planning help by text for Tripadvisor Plus subscribers plays to the company's strengths — user reviews and a global roster of hotels, restaurants and things to do listings. It really can't compete, though, with a real travel agent who has visited the destination and knows the hotel general manager personally.

Tripadvisor Plus’ New Text Service Lacks the Human Touch

Airline Weekly

Alaska Airlines Makes Renewed Bet on California

Alaska Airlines Makes Renewed Bet on California

Tourism

Los Angeles Tourism Scripts Early Comeback Story as California Reopens

For a state that's restricted businesses and tourism for a year, the rebound is a rapid one — particularly for a major city.

Los Angeles Tourism Scripts Early Comeback Story as California Reopens
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Tourism

5 Ways Visit California Is Rethinking Destination Marketing With Visual Stories

For DMOs, first-person, locally told stories will be critical throughout recovery and beyond. Visit California is using visual stories to build trust and confidence among locals and visitors, foster stronger relationships with partners and stakeholders, and amplify local voices.

5 Ways Visit California Is Rethinking Destination Marketing With Visual Stories

Tourism

Stress Test for Destination Marketing Could Lead to Strategy Changes

A destination resilience assessment survey for U.S. tourism boards is launching this summer — just as visitors return and as tourism leaders continue to examine how they can build back stronger before the next crisis hits.

Stress Test for Destination Marketing Could Lead to Strategy Changes

Airline Weekly

Alaska Airlines Eagerly Awaits California’s Reopening as Key to Recovery

Alaska Airlines Eagerly Awaits California’s Reopening as Key to Recovery

Tourism

Disney to Reopen 2 California Theme Parks on April 30 at 15 Percent Capacity

Florida officials enabled the reopening of Walt Disney World in July with the state government's relatively casual approach to coronavirus safeguards. It doesn't seem to have been a disaster, and Disney succeeded in getting California to reopen its parks there.

Disney to Reopen 2 California Theme Parks on April 30 at 15 Percent Capacity

Business Travel

TravelStore Handled 650,000 Hotel Bookings Sheltering Frontline Workers and Released Inmates

This high number of hotel bookings is testament to the work being doing by the State of California via its healthcare worker program, but also reveals the magnitude of the battle it faces.

TravelStore Handled 650,000 Hotel Bookings Sheltering Frontline Workers and Released Inmates

Coronavirus

Disneyland Workers Say Proposed July Reopening May Be Too Early

Resort chiefs may need to take Florida's lead when it comes to winning over workers to get the California resort back up and running for the summer.

Disneyland Workers Say Proposed July Reopening May Be Too Early

Business Travel

The California Travel Agency That Is Staying Way Too Busy

California was ahead of the curve when it consolidated its travel program in 2010. That decision is paying off during the pandemic as it quickly reacted to housing at-risk healthcare workers, and its effectiveness may prompt other states to follow suit once the crisis passes.

The California Travel Agency That Is Staying Way Too Busy

Coronavirus

It Was Beach Day for Many in U.S. Despite Coronavirus Death Toll Rising

The problem with the reopenings is that they make backfire and lead to spikes in coronavirus inspections even in states that adhered to lockdowns.

It Was Beach Day for Many in U.S. Despite Coronavirus Death Toll Rising