Tag Archives: travel & tourism

Crisis Management and Communications

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As mankind and Mother Nature conspire to bring us one crisis after another – be it war, plague, weather or the movements of our planet’s restless crust – news, comments, fact and fiction are flying … Read More.

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“The Russians Are Coming!” – But Maybe Not

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — The first part of the headline above was also the title of a 1966 American comedy film in which the crew of a fictional lost Soviet submarine ran aground at a small New England coastal … Read More.

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Good News About International Travel

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — This week, I read several news items that indicate the United States, along with many other parts of the world, can expect to enjoy another record year of Travel & Tourism in 2014. Also this … Read More.

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Is Travel & Tourism Going to Pot?

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — One of the basic driving forces in Travel & Tourism is the desire of travelers to see or experience something they cannot find or do at home. It could be geography – those who live … Read More.

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Challenging, Freezing Days For Travel & Tourism

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — For those traveling across the northern hemisphere and, perhaps even more so for those working in Travel & Tourism in that half of the globe, the past two weeks have been very challenging. An unusually … Read More.

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Politics Snarls Travel & Tourism

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — The skies over the United States are not so friendly these days as more and more airline flights and their passengers are being delayed, allegedly as a result of the Federal Aviation Administration’s budget having … Read More.

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Thoughts on the Boston Bombing

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As I write this article, I know that every member of our ‘ohana is deeply saddened by the horrific events that marred last Monday’s running of the Boston Marathon. We grieve for the three who … Read More.

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Keep Hotel Room Tax Law As It Stands: Don’t Gamble On Continued World Peace and Prosperity

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — As the Hawai‘i Legislature moves past the halfway point of its 2013 session, members of the Senate and House of Representatives are reading reports of record tourism numbers for Hawai‘i in 2012 and bullish predictions … Read More.

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“Don’t Just Sit There… Sell Something!”

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — The headline above distills in six words what Melinda Bush told the hospitality management students at the University of Denver’s (DU) Daniels College of Business about two weeks ago. I was in the audience for … Read More.

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Meeting Our Future Leaders

BY DR. RICHARD KELLEY — Last Monday, Dr. Chuck Kelley and I had the privilege of speaking to students at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Although we were just a few hundred yards from the … Read More.

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