Press Releases

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Taking Steps to Increase Women Leadership in Travel and Tourism
Witti Announces Upcoming Senior Women Leaders’ Forum

WASHINGTON, DC – April 12, 2023
Women in Travel and Tourism International (witti) will convene an
industry leadership forum in Washington D.C. on April 18 to address gender-based power imbalances
that risk impacting the domestic and global tourism industry

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New Study Highlights $34 Billion Tourism Opportunity and Strong Traveler Interest in Black History and Culture: (October 2020)

Impact Travel Alliance’s New Thought-leadership Study Lays Out 32 Tactics to Popularize Sustainable Travel, Engage Average Traveler(July 2018)

Why Going Green pays off(May 2016)

Study Reveals Americans’ Lack of Concern about Lost and Stolen Passports (May 2014)

New Study of Traveler Eating Interests Shows Promoting Culinary Activities Can Pay Off(Aug 2013)

New Findings in 2013 Cultural & Heritage Traveler Study (May 2013)

Mandala Research Plays Role in National Tourism Strategy Research Task Force (Aug 1)

Laura Mandala to Participate in National Hispanics in Travel Caucus(Aug 1)

Mandala Research Launching New Study Focusing on Trends in Culinary Tourism (July 2012)

Mandala Research Announces Phase Two of Cultural and Heritage Traveler Study (July 2012)

Mandala Research to Support U.S. National Travel and Tourism Strategy (May 2012)

The World’s Worst Tourists? Americans Agree, It’s US! (March 2012)

Northern Virginia Travel Researcher Named to Prominent Tourism Board (Jan 2012)

LivingSocial Vanity Survey finds Miami #1 (Dec 2011)

Hispanic Market is Focus of Upcoming ASTA Webinar (Dec 2011)

LivingSocial “Dining Out” survey of consumer behavior found some surprising facts about eating habits, culinary choices, and favorite foods. (September 2011)

LAURA MANDALA To Keynote BM&T’s APEX AWARDS Luncheon during the Conference(May 2011)

TravelMole VISION on Sustainable Tourism Signs On To Sponsor Sustainable Tourism Study (March 2011)

Destinations Offering Insights, Stories about Martin Luther King, Jr, Civil Rights Movement Rank High with African American Travelers (Jan 17, 2011)

New Study Brings Together Thought Leaders to Define and Assess the Impact of Sustainable Tourism (Jan 4, 2011)

New International Emerging and Growth Markets Study Documents the Power of U.S. Brands, Shopping Habits and Significant Trends (Dec 3, 2010)

New Study To Bring Together Travel Industry Thought Leaders On Tapping the Underserved Drive Market (Nov 19, 2010)

New International Study to Focus On Job Growth In Tourism Sector (May 18, 2010)

New International Traveler Study/Growth Markets for U.S To Focus on Job Growth in Tourism Sector (May 1, 2010)

New Study Reveals Popularity of U.S. Cultural and Heritage Travel (October 21, 2009)

Shopping Looms Large for U.S. Visitors (Women’s Wear Daily, June 17, 2009)

The International Shopping Traveler:  New Research Highlights Plans to Visit and Shop the USA in the next 12 months! (May 15, 2009)