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Do you find your social ads aren't gaining you the same exposure they did a couple of months ago?

If you've done your fair share of targeted posts online and have a solid grasp of your ad audiences and ad creation, and are measuring your success, it's time to break into different styles of social advertising.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has recently updated its policies regarding transgender passengers, yet travelers continue to voice concerns—especially given a shift toward a more aggressive and uniform policy on pat-downs at airport checkpoints.

Sneezing, headaches, stuffed noses, running noses ... Common colds are the worst. And truthfully, there's nothing really "common" about them. According to John Hopkins Medicine, colds are the result of more than 200 different viruses.

There ... and then gone.

That's the idea behind Snapchat, the image messaging and multimedia mobile app. The app's logo is a ghost—appropriately so, because the content (aka: the snap) disappears once it's viewed. Bronwyn White, strategist and co-founder of MyTravelResearch.com, notes there's no true engagement on Snapchat compared to other social media platforms, as there's no continuous stream of content on display, such as liking or commenting.

Souvenirs are great, unless you're among the 40 percent of travelers yearly who dive into a treasure trove of bacteria, parasites and viruses while traveling—and pick up an unwanted souvenir: an infectious disease.

Recent Blogs

What's on the Horizon? Generation Z Travel Trends

Millennials better make some room in that plane, train or automobile: Generation Z is beginning to enter the travel scene. Consisting of people born in the late 1990s to 2010s, they have grown up in a connected and instantaneous environment. They're adaptive and technologically savvy global citizens with aspirations to change the world.

And they want to see the world, too.

Natural Disasters and Tourism

The recent hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean, the earthquake in Mexico, and floods occurring in parts of Europe ought to serve once again to remind us that much of the tourism industry is dependent on Mother Nature. Although we tend to focus tourism security more on human actions such as terrorism or crime, these acts of nature are as or often even more deadly than acts perpetrated by humans.

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Brand Activism in Diverse Political Climates

West Michigan was unseasonably warm last month.

I was beginning to think sweating was my new way of life.

The weather certainly seems to be symbolic of where we are as a country right now—chaotic, confused and heated.