The Travel & Tourism Game

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Travel Association, 2.9 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018 can be attributed to travel and tourism. Total domestic and international inbound traveler spending in the U.S. million directly in the travel industry and 6.8 By the BF Staff.

Travel Push for Tourists

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Read: Travel Push for Tourists at Travel Association Visit U.S. The tourism industry supports nearly nine million jobs in the U.S., but a dip in overseas visitors in 2017 has led to the creation of the Visit U.S. Coalition to put out the welcome mat.

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stok Summer Travel Destinations


The post stok Summer Travel Destinations appeared first on stok. The weather’s warming up, so it’s time to get out and explore. We asked our team where they’re headed this summer. Check out some of our highly anticipated trips below to inspire your own excursions this season!

Mapping the future: Comparing business and travel perceptions

Construction Marketing Ideas

The post Mapping the future: Comparing business and travel perceptions appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas. Yesterday, Vivian and I worked with our calendars and computers to map out our itinerary for a week in New Zealand next February.

[VIDEO] Self-Driving Truck Travels Cross-Country

Construction Equipment

The first known cross country commercial freight delivery made by an autonomous truck has been completed after a self-driving truck packed with 40,000 pounds of Land O’ Lakes butter successfully made an over 2,800 mile trip from California to Pennsylvania. According to an article in Mic, the trip

The future of travel retail


Travelers are stuck in the airport for hours at a time. It’s an opportunity to give travelers what they want—local food options, the chance to try on new makeup or souvenirs from local artisans and artists. For retailers, that means a rare, captive audience not often found outside airport walls.

DD # 72- Why the Cloud works for Business Travelers

Cassell Construction Estimating

The post DD # 72- Why the Cloud works for Business Travelers appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Operations Consulting. Our work took us up to Alaska the first week of December, always a trip that I look forward to.

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Travel costs and discretionary expenses: How much can we justify?

Construction Marketing Ideas

And the travel was costly, financially. Even though I travelled with my wife on points, and had a media pass for the Society for Marketing Professional Service (SMPS) conference in Indianapolis, there were costs: Six nights in hotel rooms, many “eating […].

Vacation break: Tourist travel in Europe

Construction Marketing Ideas

We’re in Stockholm, Sweden now — after six days in Lisbon and Porto, Portugal. Tomorrow, we join a Baltic cruise, with a stopover in St. Petersburg and a (long) day trip to Moscow. Not much “Construction Marketing Ideas” here as this is indeed a vacation, and the opportunity to experience a sampling of European culture […]. Events Featured

Travel and construction marketing

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Best laid plans to maintain this blog while on vacation have failed in part because of the necessary security measures to prevent the blog from hacking and damage.

In Halifax: Travelling on the cheap

Construction Marketing Ideas

This year, I could travel on a subsidy of 50 per cent of the average cost of the current chair and director. So there was a choice: Fork over some of my own money, or figure out how to travel on the cheap.

Solar Powered Tiny Travelling Home

Jetson Green

The interior is paneled with birch wood paneling, which is quite rigid, and able to withstand the constant movement associated with road travel. Part of the reason small homes on wheels cost more per square foot than regular tiny homes, is because road travel requires them to have additional structural support in place. Dog trainer Julie Olson found herself in need of a mobile home, so she decided to build a tiny house on wheels.

Ten Minutes with Travelers' Gregory Lyon

ENR Construction

Why one bad decision or project can take a company down

To Build Business: A story of travel economics

Construction Marketing Ideas

Tomorrow, I’ll be travelling to Philadelphia to attend the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) annual Build Business convention. The more challenging question (from a budget perspective): Do they provide a suitable return on investment for the time and travel […].

Online travel company moves to the 66th floor of the Empire State Building


Taking a page out of the giant monster’s book, Agoda, an online travel company, is climbing the Empire State Building. To paraphrase Denzel Washington, King Kong doesn’t have anything on Agoda.

The roads more travelled (new explorations of old places)

Construction Marketing Ideas

Travelling of course takes you to the world of brand security — franchises with established standards provide consistent reassurance; and my “adventures” into new experiences were generally into proven and established businesses. Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA.

Rooms that travel incognito

Revit Beginners

If you''ve ever worked on a split level home or other structure you''ve probably noticed that Revit won''t let you freely change the grayed out level instance parameter of placed rooms the way you can with most other placed families. My workaround to this problem always involved cutting the room from one view and pasting it into a view with the desired associated level.

Travelers Companies, Inc. Announces Data Center In Sarpy County, NE

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The Travelers Companies, Inc., Travelers is a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Travelers qualifies for Nebraska’s newest Tier 2 Large Data Center incentive where it must minimally invest $200 million and create at least 30 new full-time jobs. Posted by Heidi Schwartz

Elevators Get Big Lift With First Sideways-Travel System

ENR Construction

On June 22, while unveiling the world’s first ropeless and sideways-travel elevator system at its 246-m-tall test tower in Rottweil, Germany, elevator maker thyssenkrupp announced that OVG Real Estate will be the first to install the system

EVOLVE Landscaping Speaker Series Travels the U.S.

Green Industry Professionals

The series is designed help the landscape business owner measure preparedness and plan for the future

No Bridge? No Problem. Travel Siberian Style.

Digger Blog

The resourceful bridge builders cross the icy waters with the assistance of the buckets of a Komatsu K400 and a CAT excavator. In the middle of the icy waters the workers make the thrilling leaping of faith to the next bucket, as the machines transport them from one side of the river to the other.

Photographer Downsizes to a Teardrop Trailer to Travel the Country

Jetson Green

US-based freelance photographer Mandy Lea has been travelling the country in a teardrop trailer for the past two years, capturing amazing shots of nature along the way.

Travel Fellowship for student architects now open to applications


Stern Foundation has released applications for its annual Travel Fellowship, now in its third year. The Robert A.M. The recipient must be a student attending one of 18 different schools in the U.S. and Canada, and you can find the full list of institutions here. read more. Architects

Pilot Flying J Travel Centers Adds New Maintenance Services

Construction Equipment

Beginning January 16, 2017, Pilot Flying J will make available 150 roadside assistance trucks for tire service and light duty repairs

T&S Brass and Bronze Works Investing $10.3M In South Carolina

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Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Logistics & Distribution Manufacturing South Carolina corporate expansion Distribution global headquarters Greenville County headquarters South Carolina Department of Commerce T&S Brass and Bronze Works training Travelers Rest

The Right Approach to Delivering a Successful Travel and Transportation Project

ENR Construction

Through a full lifecycle approach, Oracle Construction and Engineering solutions are creating the framework for success within the travel and transportation industry

Robert A.M. Stern Travel Fellowship open to applications


Stern Foundation has released applications for its annual Travel Fellowship, now in its third year. The Robert A.M. The recipient must be a student attending one of 18 different schools in the U.S. and Canada. Here is the list of institutions. read more. Architects

Georgia Builds Northwest Corridor for Faster Travel

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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) broke ground Sept. 17 on an $834 million project that will create 30 miles of dedicated managed toll lanes on I-75 and I-575 in Cobb and Cherokee counties. Construction will commence at four separate locations next month

Water Utility Groups Offer Travel Money to Spur Technology Adoption

ENR Construction

A trio of water utility associations is jointly offering utility personnel professional scholarships that will cover their expenses to travel and study innovations implemented by their peers around the country

Time travel: Communication and marketing then, now, and in the future

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Memory-lane contents from the cedar chest — when communication was only by snail mail. Yesterday afternoon, in a bout of nostalgia, I opened the rarely visited cedar chest under my work desk.

Load More, Faster, with an Increased Lifting Capacity and Travel Speed

Green Industry Professionals

The Cat 903D compact wheel loader comes with increased performance, work tool capabilities and operator comfort

Conferences, conventions and events: The virtues of travel to gather insights (and how you can reduce your costs)

Construction Marketing Ideas

I’m writing this column from a hotel room in Palo Alto, CA. In a few hours, our group of somewhat more than 50 people from around the US (with a few, like me, from Canada) will take shuttle buses to Google’s Mountain View headquarters for a day of meetings and events.

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Petrobras Gas Plant Travels 5,000 Km Through Amazon Rain Forest

ENR Construction

How contractors in in Brazil pulled off a feat of epic proportions. Infrastructure

Border Wall, Rule Squeeze, Travel Ban in Trump's Next Barrage of Orders

ENR Construction

The flurry of new executive orders and related actions from the administration left more questions than answers for construction industry participants

Do Horses Fly First Class?

ENR Construction

Transatlantic travel - for horses

Tourism: Endless Options

Business Facilities

Featured Florida Industry Focus Magazine Highlights Quality Of Life BF-May/June-2017 Cape Coral Economic Development florida Indian River County recreation tourism industry tourist travel Vero BeachNo matter what type of destination you are or what type of tourist your area brings, the end result is more of everything. Read: Tourism: Endless Options.

Travel lighter: tablet performs like a laptop, mobile app

Contractor Magazine

The Surface Pro 3 uses a fourth generation Intel Core processor, is just 0.36” thin and 1.76-lb. light. The multi-touch tablet (supporting swipe, pinch and drag), has 5 MP front and rear facing cameras, a USB 3 jack, a video output jack, and a microSD card reader. It comes with a pressure sensitive digital pen for taking notes, drawing or marking up presentations, PDFs and documents in a similar way as on paper. read more. Feldmans

More bad news for business travelers

PSMJ Resources

How are you getting around the fact that it costs more to travel, either by car or by plane? This won't surprise anyone who has flown recently.or in the past year or two, for that matter.but US Airways will soon end free drink service on its flights. Soda, fruit juice, coffee, and bottled water, all of which were free, will cost $2 each when the fee goes into effect August 18.

Three ways construction leaders harness digital transformation

Construction Dive

The industry's old-school ways mean contractors waste time and money mailing revisions to blueprints, tracking paper receipts and invoices, or traveling long distances to do on-site inspections of small changes

Travel 183 Preventing Indoor Mold Problems - Julian.

Julian Construction

By Shawn Kyles Mold is a type of fungus that travels through the air. Julian Construction Blog. Shawn Kyles. Partner, Julian Construction. Contact Info. Our Services. Foundation Repair. Foundation Replacement. House Leveling. Earthquake Retrofitting or House Bolting. Social Media Links.