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Outdoor economy efforts continue

Outdoor economy efforts continue

At least, that was the prevailing attitude among the 530 people who attended the second annual Outdoor Economy Conference Oct. 10, held at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville.  They’ve got reason to be optimistic. WNC is home to the country’s most visited national park, one of its most visited ...

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Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

Editor’s Picks: Business, Industry And Tech Parks

By the BF StaffFrom the September/October 2019 Issue Industrial real estate demand reached new heights in 2018 and, according to CBRE’s 2019 Outlook Report, this trend is continuing through 2019. There has been a tremendous demand for logistics properties of all types; Class-A big-bulk warehouses are leading the surge, which ...

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Phuket Opinion: Making waves, making money

Phuket Opinion: Making waves, making money

The superyacht will now use Singapore, Malaysia’s east coast and Phuket as major ports of call for touring the region. This opens the door for the yacht to tour not only Phang Nga Bay and the islands of the Andaman Sea, but also Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam as ...

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Thomas Cook collapse a big threat to Spain’s tourist industry

Thomas Cook collapse a big threat to Spain's tourist industry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Staff at Thomas Cook’s largest subsidiary in Spain say they are the biggest victims of its demise “We have the hotels here, open and waiting – but the customers can’t get here,” says Ramón Estalella, head of Spain’s leading hotelier association. The sudden collapse last ...

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Why Under-tourism is the future of meaningful travel growth

Why Under-tourism is the future of meaningful travel growth

OPINION: Timelessly, as I am now travelling the world, it is both interesting and stimulating to be asked sincere, pointed questions around the future of tourism. Much of it is focused on the perception of “over-tourism” – a term that has become the cringe of our great sector. Many, far too many, ...

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