More women are shopping for boats during pandemic

Men aren't the only ones who buy boats: About 75% more women are shopping for boats across the U.S., according to Boat Trader. In a news release Boat Trader, the online marketplace said there has been a tidal wave of women shopping for boats from coast-to-coast this summer. Reports of [...]

By |2020-09-02T14:36:55-08:00September 3rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on More women are shopping for boats during pandemic

Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries

Pondering a visit to the West Coast, Florida, or New York? The travel industry may be changing but as the world adjusts to living safely during a pandemic, people are again gaining confidence to travel. CheapOair, the flight focused agency, looked int its consumer habits data and identified Labor Day [...]

By |2020-08-26T15:26:37-08:00August 27th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries

More surprising travel trends amid COVID-19 pandemic

Even though people are locked in and unable to visit their favorite watering holes or get their hair done in some places across the country, many are still traveling. However, despite an escalation in COVID-19 cases, Americans are still traveling this summer. While international trips are on hold,  domestic travel [...]

By |2020-07-29T15:44:00-08:00July 30th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on More surprising travel trends amid COVID-19 pandemic

Consumer engagement with travel sites dips with resurgence of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases began to rise following state reopenings in June 2020, new research from Comscore found that consumer engagement on travel-related websites also began to decline, signaling that consumers are still wary of traveling during the pandemic. While April marked the low point of engagement in 2020 to date [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:56:39-08:00July 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Consumer engagement with travel sites dips with resurgence of COVID-19

MGM Resorts International announces nationwide mask policy

Headed to an MGM Resorts International venue? If so, wearing a mask is now required for all guests and visitors inside public spaces at every MGM Resorts property in the United States. The company previously required all employees to wear masks, while guest and visitor mask requirements were based on [...]

By |2020-06-24T18:41:26-08:00June 25th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on MGM Resorts International announces nationwide mask policy

Survey: 76% of workers say racism is a problem at U.S. workplaces

In the wake of protests and an ever-changing world, there is more talk about combating racism in the U.S. more than ever. A recent survey says three-fourths of American workers (76%) think racism and discrimination is an issue at U.S. workplaces, but fewer than half (44%) think it's an issue [...]

By |2020-06-10T20:55:40-08:00June 11th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Survey: 76% of workers say racism is a problem at U.S. workplaces

COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

Everything has changed. In addition to regular retail businesses, restaurants, and just about everything in between, weddings and the catering industry have been hard hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. With most states opening the above establishment up to a degree at press time, there is little doubt things have changed [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:42:25-08:00May 21st, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on COVID-19 likely to have lasting effect on catering industry

Longstanding company helps eliminate bacteria, viruses amid pandemic

Keeping your home clean and bacteria-free is more important than ever and it just got a lot easier. Chem-Dry, carpet, and upholstery cleaning service with a network serving more than 11,000 homes and businesses a day across 55 countries has recently rolled out a specialized Sanitizing Service targeting areas of [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:46:33-08:00May 14th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Longstanding company helps eliminate bacteria, viruses amid pandemic

Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

Traveling by bus just got a lot trickier. Greyhound Lines Inc., considered to be the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, will start requiring all customers to wear a face-covering when on its buses as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. According to a news release [...]

By |2020-05-06T18:42:02-08:00May 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Greyhound requiring all customers to wear face-covering onboard buses

Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests

There is currently a wide range of RNA tests for detecting COVID-19 according to a new study by Sensonics International. A news release from the company states "in light of strong evidence that decreased ability to smell accompanies this disease, it is partnering with many universities and agencies to provide [...]

By |2020-04-22T14:08:18-08:00April 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Study suggests COVID-19 can be detected using smell tests
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