tourism

Travel and Tourism Industry: Rethinking your Destination and Understanding your Future Visitors

June 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Travel and Tourism Industry: Rethinking your Destination and Understanding your Future Visitors

In today’s post, the second in our three-part series on tourism recovery, we discuss the ways in which Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) will have to think differently about their experience, value proposition and audience as the industry begins to rebuild from the COVID crisis. There is an old truism in sailing that “we cannot direct […]

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Travel and Tourism Industry: Assessing Your Circumstances and Preparing for Recovery

June 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Travel and Tourism Industry: Assessing Your Circumstances and Preparing for Recovery

The travel and tourism industry has a history of addressing challenging situations and overcoming periods of hardship. It is not hyperbole to say, however, that this time is different. The coronavirus presents both a public health and economic crisis that has severely damaged travel and tourism activities, businesses, and households around the globe. This period […]

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Tourism and Hospitality

February 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Tourism and Hospitality

About Experience and Insight to Navigate Challenges Tourism serves as a powerful economic development tool in the modern economy, attracting outside dollars and creating accessible employment opportunities. At a time of unprecedented challenges, ESI’s tourism practice provides strategic planning and analysis to help our clients grow and articulate the benefits to their communities. The Latest […]

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A Look at Philadelphia Tourism & Hotels

February 8, 2019 / Comments Off on A Look at Philadelphia Tourism & Hotels

This week’s Present Value , we host a Q/A with Senior Advisor Robert Jaeger on tourism and hospitality, honing in on hotels in Philadelphia. Mr. Jaeger has over three decades of executive experience in the hospitality industry, including serving on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau and the […]

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The State of Old City 2018 – 2019

October 18, 2018 / Comments Off on The State of Old City 2018 – 2019

In 2018, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and JVM Studio were retained by the Old City District to produce a comprehensive report of the current state, and the future development of the historic district. Old City District’s mission is to improve the City of Philadelphia’s historic district as a place for people to meet, work, shop […]

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ESI Clients: Hot Spots Around Philly

October 12, 2018 / Comments Off on ESI Clients: Hot Spots Around Philly

ESI offers a broad range of services for tourism and hospitality clients. Our team understands the unique challenges and opportunities of the travel industry and works with clients to develop customized solutions to help them better understand the market, explore business opportunities, navigate public policy, and articulate economic impact. Over the years, ESI has worked […]

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