Look around your home or office and you might just be overwhelmed by the number and range of products produced in Asia. The fact is, Asia’s powerhouses represent a significant segment of U.S. trade and private investment. That’s particularly true in the areas of manufacturing and consumer goods, from toys to computer products. These U.S. trading partners, with skilled and industrious labor forces and ambitious plans, represent growth markets. It should come as no surprise then that the interests of the United States in this region are tied to maintaining both economic and political stability as these countries represent opportunity for U.S. business interests.
As the travel industry finds itself in the midst of the first peak travel season since the beginning of the pandemic, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts commissioned a survey of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers to learn more about business travel habits, learning 65 percent of Millennials, aged 25–44 years old, and 59 percent of Gen Z, ages 18–24 years old, prefer to work for a company offering frequent travel or flexible blended travel as a perk. Blended travel is the combination of business travel with leisure travel.
Check the dictionary for “sun, sand and surf” and you may well find a photo of Ceara. Boasting more than 300 sunny days a year and 350 spectacular miles of mostly undeveloped coastline, the Brazilian state is a sun worshipper’s dream come true. But that’s not all.