World Tourism Day: Tourism as a Force for Good

What’s so great about Italy? When you travel around the country—as I’ve had the pleasure of doing these past few weeks—it seems like a silly question. Known for temperate climates and charming landscapes, Italy was once the most powerful country in the world. It produced some of the greatest works of art ever known, and has captured the imaginations of countless travelers throughout history.

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3 Lifestyle Trends That Will Transform Real Estate Development

If real estate development has changed more slowly than other facets of modern life, it’s understandable. A property that cost millions to construct in 1990, for example, may already be far behind in terms of design, connectivity and efficiency—but it still does the job, and it’s not so easy to tear it down and start over. It’s a question of economics.

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The New Age of Accommodation: 3 Things Impacting Traveller Expectations Today

One of Aesop’s fables involves a giant Oak and a tiny reed. The Oak berates the reed for bending in the slightest breeze, and brags continuously about its own strength. When a violent storm comes, the tree splits and topples to the ground. The reed, because of its ability to bend and change in the wind, remains standing.

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