Articles tagged “hurricanes”

Hotels

Hurricanes Aren’t Deterring Investors in Beach Hotels

Despite storm risks, hotel owners continue to justify investing in beach properties. High room rates and discounted asset prices are part of the pull. A key question is how well insurers will adapt to the likelihood that climate change may cause more intense hurricanes.

Hurricanes Aren’t Deterring Investors in Beach Hotels

Tourism

The New Climate Change Report Every Travel Executive Needs to Read

The latest and even more frightening edition of the National Climate Assessment focuses on the U.S. but every travel executive across the globe needs to take note. It's a 1,600-page reminder of what role travel has played in climate change, and the sheer havoc it causes, and will continue to cause, to the industry.

The New Climate Change Report Every Travel Executive Needs to Read

Airlines

Delta Took $30 Million Hit on Hurricane Florence From Flight Cancellations

Hurricanes usually aren't a big deal for airlines in the grand scheme of things. It's other factors like fuel prices that often portend trouble, and Delta has felt some sticker shock in that regard in the past year.

Delta Took $30 Million Hit on Hurricane Florence From Flight Cancellations

Tourism

Lessons for Reviving Caribbean Tourism One Year After Hurricanes’ Devastation

The Caribbean's tourism industry has faced one of the most challenging years in its history. But the silver lining with 2017's hurricanes is that more destinations are now seriously talking about the threat of climate change and have rebuilt themselves stronger as a result.

Lessons for Reviving Caribbean Tourism One Year After Hurricanes’ Devastation

Tourism

Trump Lauds Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico Despite Nearly 3,000 Deaths

The death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria was horrific. So was the U.S. response.

Trump Lauds Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico Despite Nearly 3,000 Deaths

Tourism

Hawaii’s Tourism Industry Is Bracing for Impact of Hurricane Lane

The Hawaii Tourism Authority said more than 270,000 tourists are currently visiting the Hawaiian islands – roughly the population of Cincinnati. The tourism industry hasn't faced a hurricane threat like this in many years, but feels prepared ahead of the storm.

Hawaii’s Tourism Industry Is Bracing for Impact of Hurricane Lane

Tourism

Hurricane-Hit U.S. Virgin Islands Struggle With Tourism Job Losses

Tourism is a huge part of the U.S. Virgin Islands' economy and Hurricanes Irma and Maria have clearly taken their toll. The length of time it takes to get job numbers back up depends on how quickly vacationers return.

Hurricane-Hit U.S. Virgin Islands Struggle With Tourism Job Losses

Tourism

San Juan Airport Operates on Generators as Puerto Rico Suffers Island-Wide Power Outage

Puerto Rico faced a crisis even before Hurricane Maria, and it requires serious investment if it is to ever resolve the existential issues that are driving thousands of residents off the island. The federal government's response to the island's problems has been racist and otherwise despicable.

San Juan Airport Operates on Generators as Puerto Rico Suffers Island-Wide Power Outage

Tourism

Tourism Group Ups Proposed Budget to $20 Million to Promote Caribbean After Hurricanes

Details are still being hammered out for this new Caribbean marketing fund as hurricane season officially begins June 1. Many cruise ship passengers already consider the Caribbean as a collective destination, but still, why did it take decades for this fund to come about?

Tourism Group Ups Proposed Budget to $20 Million to Promote Caribbean After Hurricanes

Business Travel

Crisis Management Beyond Everyday Hospitality — New Luxury

A true test of any business is how they cope when things go wrong. This is especially true when it's out of their control. Hotels hit by the recent hurricanes will have learned plenty of lessons from their varied experiences.

Crisis Management Beyond Everyday Hospitality — New Luxury