Preserving Our Open Skies Policy Is Now More Important Than Ever

By: Edwin Fuller Founder and President of Laguna Strategic Advisors Now, as United works to put its public relations misstep into the past, it, along with American and Delta (the three US legacy carriers), have once again petitioned our federal government to intervene...

Heritage Tourism: It All Probably Began With Cleopatra

By: Edwin Fuller Founder and President of Laguna Strategic Advisors I like to think it all began more than 2,000 years ago when the Egyptian Queen, Cleopatra, enticed first Julius Caesar, then Marc Antony, on a lavish cruise along the fertile agricultural banks of the...

China is Now the World’s Largest Source of Outbound Hotel Investment

By: Edwin Fuller Founder and President of Laguna Strategic Advisors 2016 was a banner year for Chinese outbound hotel investment as market participants invested a record-high $9.4 billion in North America, Europe and other global lodging markets, nearly doubling the...

How India Has Become A Booming Supplier Of Outbound Tourists

By: Edwin Fuller Founder and President of Laguna Strategic Advisors I first visited India in 1990.  At the time, the tourism marketplace was constrained and travel was primarily limited to the very wealthy.  Over the next two decades, the hotel development...