Cities are the focus of future travel trends and can offer travelers diversified experiences. Some of the planet's fastest-growing cities are in China and India.
A former Bloomberg executive will run the city-improvement focused Sidewalk Labs. Sounds like a thing for former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has engaged with city planners at home and abroad.
Another year reveals that arrivals and visitor growth in Asia continues to be the real story of international travel.
The tech, data and platform changes enabling the daily travel and transport innovations we're all benefiting from now. The mobility era is the era of digital intermediation offered through digital platforms.
We are entering a new mobility era with new players emerging and disrupting travel from the “last mile” up to domestic and regional travel. Mobility providers and aggregators are starting to disrupt the industry by conquering cities, one by one, and aggregating all mode of transportations using digital platforms.
Access to outdoors with little risk of crime or congestion makes many cities in Australia, Europe and Canada more attractive for business meetings and networking than the world's biggest business hubs.
Capturing the dailyness of city life, especially street life, is an art that's surely underexploited. These videos show some ways it could be done.
U.S. cities, barring NYC, are still not the most expensive large cities to do business in. Thanks to its mining boom and rising currency value, Australia clearly has a problem on its hands.
Admittedly, a one vendor list, but enough data to draw trendlines. And London is still the most global city for business, and expensive too. Maybe it really should solve that Heathrow problem, fast...
The key phrase here is: Providing quality public wifi matters to tourism. For small towns that need to punch above their weight to get visitors and tourism dollars, free wi-fi+free workspaces is a great strategy.