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The travels of Wendy Goodenow People still use travel agencies so much so that Wendy Goodenow cant retire. Goodenow, who has been embedded in the travel industry for almost 30 years, has witnessed a lot of disruption from running a travel agency but still maintains a long list of clie
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bucks County hotels have best summer in a decade Bucks County's lodging industry has some cause to celebrate: It's had the best summer in nearly a decade when it comes to occupancy, due in large part to the increase in out-of-town visitors. The occupancy for Bucks County's hotels and bed-and-breakfasts
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 2:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chicago blues landmark Kingston Mines ready for major expansion Just two years shy of its 50th birthday, Lincoln Park blues club Kingston Mines is getting a makeover. The legendary live music venue, which has played host to some of the biggest names in blues music since opening in 1968, is tacking on a 3,000 square-fo
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 2:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carnival Corp. venture orders two new China-bound cruise ships Carnvial Corp.'s China-based joint venture has signed a memorandum of agreement to order two newly built Vista-class cruise ships for the fast-growing Chinese market. Carnival Corp.'s (NYSE: CCL) joint venture will operate the new ships as part of its pla
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greater Cincinnati's only black bookstore moves Greater Cincinnatis only free-standing, black-owned African American bookstore has moved into the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Enquirer reports. Admission to the downtown museum is not required to visit the Smith & Hannon bookstore, w
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 2:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Social Media Matters: 5 steps to address negative comments In the wake of the horrific bombings in New York and New Jersey, it appears that angered locals (and nonlocals, as well) are taking to social media review site Yelp to voice their outrage. Yelp? Isnt that a crowdsource review site for restaurants, nightli
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 1:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Branded Content Leads to 59% Better Recall Than Other Digital Ads Branded content bests other online advertising in multiple ways, per a new joint study from IPG MediaLab, Forbes and Syracuse University's Newhouse School. Here are a few quick hits from their research: Brand recall is 59 percent higher for branded co
MediaWeek | Sep 23, 2016 12:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Justin Timberlake set up shop in Leipers Fork With about 650 residents, the Leipers Fork community in Williamson County has more than its fair share of rich and/or famous residents. One of the newest arrivals is pop superstar Justin Timberlake, who, The Tennessean reports, has housed two of his busin
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Facebook Gave Ad Agencies an Inflated Video Viewing Metric for 2 Years On the cusp of Advertising Week, Facebook has some egg on its face when it comes to perhaps the industry's most promising space—digital video. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday evening that ad agencies were upset with Facebook for giv
MediaWeek | Sep 23, 2016 12:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Marriott closes blockbuster deal with Starwood, begins integrating rewards programs Marriott International Inc. announced early Friday that it completed its merger with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., creating the worlds largest hospitality company. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce signed off on the deal earlier this week, remo
bizjournals.com | Sep 23, 2016 11:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend