Tag: experience

September 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Over-program “Don’t just book it, Thomas Cook it” worked when travellers over-programmed & wanted to know what they were going to do in advance.  Since 1841, the world’s oldest travel firm offered such tours, but didn’t adapt enough for what’s wanted now – unexpected experiences & adventures.  In an online world, 563 shops and £1.7bn ($2.1bn)…

August 5, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Zeitgeist “Staycations” in the home country fit the zeitgeist.  Rather than travel abroad, Britons took 59m UK holidays in 2017.  Average spend: £599 ($727), 2018 estimate £823 ($999).  Besides value, top requests are pet-friendly, hot tub & an “experience” (alternative accommodation, activities).  Nearly 50% of Britons are more likely to holiday in the UK than the…

February 4, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Eternity Cricket gives an idea of eternityTest matches last up to 30 hours.  Fight, flair, grit, glamour, twists & turns keep average attendances in England rising: 52,850  (1980) to 77,420 (2017).  Redeveloped venues provide great spectator experience.  England had its 1,000th Test in 2018 and has been in >43% of all Tests ever played.  Learning…

January 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Omni-channel Clicks to bricks!  Omni-channel retail works as we prefer a memorable buying experience to just spending money on a product/ service. A physical presence drives the buyer back to the e-commerce portal – the fabled ‘halo effect’.  Innovative e-tailers jump from digital to physical, & reinvent themselves with a bricks-&-mortar shop Guessed the Word?     …

September 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Apprentice Drop out?  29% of UK university graduates earned less than average worker with apprenticeship experience recently – against a backdrop of lowest unemployment level in UK for 43 years, in Eurozone for 9 years and in the US for 18 years Guessed the Word?                Series 29 (5/8)     …

February 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Expression New expression of our increasingly experience-driven economy: the  suitcaseTravel has become a way of life, as we shift from owning property to owning experiences.  2016 travel spend = $ 7.6 trillion. Guessed the Word?         Series 19 (5/7)           [pic: Rimowa]