Are Travelers from Silicon Valley an Opportunity for the California Hospitality Industry?

San Francisco has a much larger share of 25-44 year-olds – the core working age group – than Silicon Valley, the state of California, or the United States in general (Silicon Valley Index 2016) In March 1848, there were roughly 157,000 people living in California. Just 20 months later, following the massive influx of settlers, … Read more

中国游客 Zhōngguó Yóukè (The Chinese Tourist) – The New Opportunity for Hotels in the Pacific Northwest

120 million travelers from China went overseas in 2015, according to statistics from the China National Administration of Tourism. This number puts China at the top of the list of countries of origin for international travelers around the world. As one of the largest growing demographics of international tourists, Chinese travelers spent $194 billion last … Read more