Peter J. Bates

Peter Bates is president and founder of Strategic Vision, a New York based global marketing communications consultancy for the luxury travel, hospitality Food & Wine and publishing industries, with such clients as Accor, Ponant, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Travel + Leisure, The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission and Virtuoso.

Luxury traveler survey 2021

The luxury traveler will lead rally for the travel industry revival

More optimism than pessimism is reflected in Strategic Vision’s ‘2021 – Pulse of the Industry Survey’. Trending this year: Journeys to Asia and Europe, safaris, domestic trips. Cruises and staycations? Not so much.

Diversity and an inclusive culture are good for the travel business

Several factors are playing out in the United States right now, which, when combined, are to make for a politically charged debate. The pandemic continuing rage across the country, the staggering unemployment and global economic crisis creating much concern and the upcoming presidential election being contested like no other before, are all factors. And now the issue of race and diversity has burst into our collective consciousness.