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A federal judge recently applied a nationwide injunction, blocking the new Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Final Rule, which would have extended overtime protections to 4.2 million workers nationally.

It's a nationally acknowledged truth: Healthcare is the No. 1 cost for organizations today. Research shows that 80 percent of healthcare costs are spent on diseases—such as heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer—that are almost entirely preventable with better nutrition and physical activity.

Need to get some work done while you're on the road? Find yourself constantly on the hunt for reliable Wi-Fi, a quiet space or an illuminated "open" sign late at night? A new app helps travelers locate the best work-friendly spaces in destinations all over the world, making it easier to work while you're out of the office or on tour.

We don't always consider e-mail a social channel among Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other sites, but e-mail was the original platform that most of us engaged.

How well are you using live-streaming video in your marketing? Let's talk about how travel pros—like you—could incorporate new video platforms such as Periscope, YouTube and now Facebook Live into an integrated, captivating, fun social marketing plan.

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.