Making Lemonade: The Travel Industry’s Attempts to Capitalize on Economic Woes

We’ve all heard the old saw, when you’re given lemons, make lemonade. The travel industry is no doubt attempting to do just that, given the current economic woes and high gas prices. The Smith Travel Research Global is reporting hotel occupancy rates are down 3.9% to 66.7% for the first half of 2008 in . . . → Read More: Making Lemonade: The Travel Industry’s Attempts to Capitalize on Economic Woes

Why the Gold Standard Issue Is Here to Stay

Since a recent blog touched on the gold standard (plus an amusing crack about it being dropped 75 years ago), I thought it would be interesting to look back at history and how the gold standard has evolved legally over the years and possible current effects. History has not only . . . → Read More: Why the Gold Standard Issue Is Here to Stay