Every year, about 6 million tourists flock to Bali. And why wouldn’t they? This province of Indonesia has been rated one of the best travel destinations in the world for their high-end resorts, endless summer weather, beaches, waterfalls, culture, food, and more.
Preparations for 2021 holiday travels were well underway when the omicron variant began spreading in the US. While earlier in the pandemic, airlines were offering flexibility around changes and cancellations, those options no longer come for free.
In the face of uncertainty around what this strain would bring, some travellers…
Earlier this year, I shared the story of Elvis Hidalgo, a talented 25-year old from San Francisco de Macorís in the Dominican Republic, who became the first winner of the Diplomado de Cocina Creativa–a training program I sponsor for young people at the INFOTEP School of Hospitality, Gastronomy, and Pastry.
As an investor, I am constantly in pursuit of new opportunities. Over the years, I have seen — and participated in — my fair share of both disappointments and successes. However, when you’re just starting out, it can be hard to discern which is which.
While there is no perfect formula — nor any way to truly guarantee a win — there are five things that I always look for to indicate whether an opportunity is a good match for me. I recently spoke with Thrive Global about what those signals are, as well as a few other lessons I have learned over the course of my career.
At the end of every year, I like to take a moment to reflect on what has transpired in the previous months and make some predictions about what is to come. First, I wrote about trends I see in the hospitality industry (generally positive). …