Club Med Commits to Uniforms Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles
Club Med Commits to Uniforms Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

green lodging news · 21 May

As part of Club Med's continuing commitment to a sustainable approach to tourism, the company is working on new uniforms for staff completely made ou

The Evolution Of Private Clubs
The Evolution Of Private Clubs — By Chris Mumford

AETHOS Consulting Group · 7 Feb

The desire to be with and around other people is an innate human characteristic. In evolutionary terms, humans quickly worked out that strength in numbers equalled survival, and this need to seek connections and to form bonds with others has remained within us over time, even as the threats to our existence have altered and diminished. The need to band together to fend off attack or to kill for food has been replaced by a want for social interaction and companionship. For most, school is the first place we begin to form relationships with like-minded fellow humans and where we form groups, teams, cliques and gangs. In 19th century London, the desire to maintain these friendships beyond school and university gave rise to the gentleman's club. These clubs were formed on a membership basis open only to those considered to be of 'gentleman' status and centred on a common interest such as politics, art, sport, travel, university or section of the armed forces. As the British Empire spread so too did gentleman's club - to India, Hong Kong, and Australia. Eventually, women were allowed to follow suit and form their own clubs. Henceforth, these exclusive clubs came to be known as 'private member's' clubs.

Healthy Vacation Club Coming to Orlando
Healthy Vacation Club Coming to Orlando

green lodging news · 6 Sep

A new concept in tourism is coming to Orlando in 2019. Healthy Vacation Club will be transforming the tourism landscape by meeting the needs of the s

Privilege and Accountability
Privilege and Accountability

Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Blog · 22 May

This year my family is having a wonderful landmark vacation. Rose and I along with our three adult children and their significant others are going to

Associated Luxury Hotels International Is Quietly Growing Its Convention Collection
Associated Luxury Hotels International Is Quietly Growing Its Convention Collection

The Hotel Insider - Cheryl-Anne Sturken · 26 Feb

When earlier this month a press release popped up in my email announcing that Associated Luxury Hotels International had added yet another hotel to i

Empowering Your People By Conor Kenny
Empowering Your People By Conor Kenny

Conor Kenny & Associates · 11 Jul

Many years ago I was working with a beautiful Pub in County Cavan. The owner was cheerful, energetic and driven. Still, things weren’t happening and