Arrival/Check-In: For some reason, I had it in my head The Iroquois New York was located on 49th Street; as such, that was where I directed my cab driver, and when I realized my mistake, I ended up pulling my suitcase and other bags the four remaining blocks to the hotel. I was happy to find an empty lobby and to receive immediate assistance checking in. In the elevators on my way to my suite, I noted it was probably one of the fastest check-in experiences I’ve ever had.
Awareness about fair and sustainable travel continues to grow around the globe, with travelers everywhere considering a destination’s eco-friendly options before visiting. As public consciousness for this important aspect of tourism strengthens, tourists also look beyond just ecotourism and delve deeper into types of travel that allow them to respect the local culture, interact with locals and distribute benefits fairly.
Name: Deanna WhiteTitle: PresidentCompany, city: Flexjet; Richardson, TexasNumber of employees: 700-plusRecent project: Position Flexjet as an exceptional private travel experience provider, and become a top 100 employer by building an engaged and empowered workforceFirst job: I was a waitress at Steak ’n Shake.Little-known fact about you: I have a piece of the Berlin Wall.