Tag: Travel

Most bang for your buck: The most affordable cities in the United States

San Antonio skyline

The cost of living has been rapidly increasing in metropolitan areas on both coasts. Inflated housing costs, coupled with the fact that income growth has been essentially flat in the United States since 2008, have made some major cities too expensive for many Americans. The excitement of urban living does not need to come at… Read More

No bang for the buck: The most expensive cities in the United States

NYC

Rent costs have been rapidly increasing across urban areas in the United States. In fact, areas like San Francisco and Denver have seen yearly average rental costs increases over 10 percent. Income growth has been essentially flat since the 2008 recession, which makes the increase in housing costs even more significant. The three cities in… Read More

Branding nations: Using PR to boost tourism, evolve cultural image

The domain of public relations is not limited to corporate and commercial spheres. In recent years, the popularity of nation branding has exploded — that is, the application of public relations strategies to entire nations.   Governments have been working with public relations firms in the last decade to analyze and rework their brand as… Read More