Spaceports will act as a center of gravity for a wide-assortment of new and exciting industries. Similar to the way the airport has spawned the aerotropolis, spaceports will attract a complex web of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and consumers.
Croatia’s shrinking population is primarily due to a lack of jobs. I visited a business incubator in the country’s second-largest city of Split. Here I met with entrepreneurs starting businesses that could create new jobs and stop the exodus.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead
Last spring, my wife, Tricia, and I had the opportunity to meet Camilla Rossi Chauvenet, an Italian Tourpreneur in Northern Italy. Her winery, Massimago, is challenging convention in the traditional viticultural region of Valpolicella. https://vine.co/v/eHA20EUq6xK Nestled in the foothills of the Italian Alps, the Valpolicella wine-growing region is sprinkled with incredible Italian villas; a legacy of the heady days … Continue reading Springtime for Italian Innovation
Here is a possible tourism business idea for 2014: international destination weddings. A recent article in CNNMoney indicates that the average American wedding costs US$30,000. Here’s a breakdown of the biggest costs: Wedding Venue & Catering = $13,385 Engagement Rings = $5,598 Musical Bands for the Reception = $3,469 Flowers and Other Decor = $2,069 … Continue reading Marketing the $30,000 International Destination Wedding