Recap your stats for designated actions

It's the beginning of the year and, although you are in momentum and swing of following your international business strategy, it's a good idea to review your website, marketing, and sales statistics and see if your strategy needs adjustment. Yes, it is most likely part of your processes anyway,...

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Just call me at this time, my time.

"So I message a millennial blogger I am working with. I ask her what her Skype is so we can chat and which time zone she is in. She says,'Hey I am in Cali, I have never heard of Tel Aviv and no idea where it is, so just call me at this time, my time.' " (Facebook post by Keren Brown) With guests,...

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Join in on refreshing or learning that foreign language

As my plans for spending two months of the Summer 2017 in my native Germany, my loved France, my married into Italy and my personal study Switzerland, I am starting to get nervous about my language skills. There are no worries with German as I use it on a daily basis with my work, associates and...

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Learn another language and help boost the tourism industry

“Taxi drivers should learn the basics of one or two other languages in order to be able to communicate with foreign tourists.” Earlier this year, I had shared a link on Facebook to an article about a speech at a Taxi Association division meeting. It said further “Taxi drivers are among the...

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“I’m Glad the Menu is in English.”

Last evening, my neighbor knocked at the door and gave me the menu from the Indian restaurant where they went for dinner. "Food is so good there, they barely speak English…", and saying this, she looked meaningful – and I understood, this meant "very authentic delicious food". The menu showed a...

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Branding a City for International Tourism?

"Internationalization and branding of a tourism city" was the theme of the International Tourism City Forum 2010 which was held in Sofitel Hangzhou, China. 18 countries from around the world where represented at this forum. This conference was sponsored by the International Tourism Marketing...

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“Feast in the Mountains” – Whistler’s Unique Celebration

This time being in Beautiful British Columbia, I passed Vancouver and continued driving Highway 99, the Sea to Sky Highway, up to Whistler, the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. Filled with utmost curiosity I was off to an event in Whistler's Rebagliati Park...

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The “American Track” is international – www.amtrak.com

Amtrak (the National Railroad Passenger Corporation) is the transportation for enjoying the journey while traveling the US, as well as Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal in Canada. Amtrak took its international approach very thorough and translated its entire content into Spanish and German...

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