As the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy continues, the chaos as it relates to hotel rooms will not quickly go away. The decision to cancel the NY Marathon was 100% correct, just 2 days late. Even when the electricity returns and residents return to their homes, a new influx of FEMA, contractors and insurance adjusters will gobble up hotel rooms just before the big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and holiday season in NYC. Continue reading
Friday June 28th, I had the pleasure to facilitate team building activities for an unique group of young people from all over the globe. Every year over 100 international students visit Lehigh University to participate in their Global Village for Future Leaders program.
Local Lehigh Valley Tourism To Benefit From New AirTran Routes.
When I first saw the press release from Lehigh Valley International Airport’s business development director Susan Kittle about the new AirTran routes to Atlanta it did not make a major impression with me. It seemed like the usual slow growth strategies we have grown accustom to when it comes to major airline announcements here in the Lehigh Valley. Continue reading
If you think you have read all there is to know about snow after this past weekend, think twice. The story that will be hitting the airwaves and print media this week will revolve around a “Perfect Storm” of love, sport and cabin fever. While the traditional ski areas missed out on the monster storms of last weekend the Northeast resort managers are still having images of dollar signs dancing in their head! Here’s why…. Continue reading
IT’S TEE-TIME FOR LEHIGH VALLEY
ALLEGIANT AIR ANNOUNCES NEW, NONSTOP AIR SERVICE
BETWEEN ALLENTOWN AND MYRTLE BEACH
AIRLINE CELEBRATES WITH INTRODUCTORY $49* FARES
By Ann Tatko-Peterson, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif.McClatchy-Tribune Regional News
January 30, 2009 – Not your everyday job
Top 10 Strangest Jobs in the Travel Industry, according to Travel + Leisure. Continue reading
Regional rail to NYC and PHL will open the Lehigh Valley to millions of potential visitors from NY, Boston, PHL, Baltimore and Washington, DC. As residents of the region we would not only benefit from access to high paying jobs, but also access to some of the finest parts of our country for vacations and weekend escapes. Continue reading
May 23, 2008 – Lehigh Valley PA. Dutch Springs Aqua Park, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Dorney Park, Davinci Science Center, Rave Motion Picture theater, and the shops at the Lehigh Valley Mall are just a few of the local attractions and destinations that could benefit if the larger local institutions and businesses in the region would adopt a 10 hour four day work week, says Gregg Marzano, President of Rainmakers Lehigh Valley, a local sales and marketing firm specializing in travel and tourism markets. Continue reading