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Technology vs. Hospitality

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Technology is changing the hospitality industry faster than just about anyone can understand or appreciate.  The challenge for everyone in the Outrigger ‘ohana now, and in the foreseeable future, is to adopt technology that makes … Read More.

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Cuba reawakening

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Nearly seven decades ago, with the global destruction from World War II having ended and the world having started on a path to reconstruction, Roy and Estelle Kelley saw the possibility that Travel & Tourism … Read More.

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Dr. Richard Kelley recognized by the Honolulu City Council

BY KATHY FOLEY — On Wednesday, Jan. 28, City Council member Trevor Ozawa extended his congratulations on behalf of the City and County of Honolulu City Council to Dr. Richard Kelley for receiving Travel Weekly’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Accepting the … Read More.

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Bob Hazard – Lodging Legend

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week, I was pleased to join David Carey and Dr. Chuck Kelley in Los Angeles at The Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) and applaud while that organization presented Bob Hazard its prestigious Lifetime Achievement … Read More.

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“The future ain’t what it used to be”

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — That funny but perceptive statement is often attributed to baseball great (and folk philosopher) Yogi Berra, who later explained, “I just meant that times are different. Not necessarily better or worse. Just different.” 1, 2 Read More.

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Trying to Bias TripAdvisor® Reviews – Bad Idea!

BY DR. CHUCK KELLEY — The Internet has given us many helpful new ways to communicate – to convey and receive information. Posting reviews and consumer opinions on websites like TripAdvisor® is now an extremely powerful shopping tool for travelers. Read More.

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Travel & Tourism in Turbulent Times

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As Americans put away the leftovers from their Thanksgiving dinners and we enter the month of December, we are all hoping for a busy holiday season for the Travel & Tourism industry.  However, there are … Read More.

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Oil prices plummet – good or bad news for Travel & Tourism?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — With elections in the United States completed, there is time to look around and analyze some of the major issues that could have significant impacts on our company and the entire Travel & Tourism industry. … Read More.


TLR and TLP Participate in Cherngtalay Tourism Sports Day

BY ATTHAPHON SAE-TAN AND PATCHAREE CHANANTHO (PAEW) — Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort (TLR) and Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas (TLP) participated in the fifth annual Cherngtalay Tourism Sports tournament that ran from 3 – 17 October 2014. This … Read More.

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BY NIEL MASON — DestinationQ is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the tourism industry with one of their main goals to make Queensland Australia’s number one tourist destination. Read More.

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