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No, the pandemic hasn’t ended. It’s still having a significant impact on indoor family and children’s venues

Parents continue to be concerned about attending indoor leisure venues with younger children that don’t require masks. Continue reading

Comfort continues to increase for out-of-home leisure activities

A return to normal, but a new one might not be that far away. Continue reading

How the CDC has failed us and probably hurt the economic recovery

The CDC, in their new short-sighted new mask guidance, may very well have prolonged the pandemic and its toll on Americans as well as slowed the economic recovery for many location-based businesses, including entertainment and cultural ones. Continue reading

The relationship of loving to cook, getting the Covid vaccine, and visiting restaurants

The implications of people who love/like to cook being almost twice as comfortable getting the Covid-19 vaccine compared to people who don’t like to cook. Continue reading

The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter

As infections decline and vaccinations increase, comfort in going to restaurants and out-of-home entertainment & arts is trending upward. Continue reading

Is a return to out-of-home entertainment and its previous normal on the horizon or a mirage?

Major changes that took place with consumers during the pandemic will have a long enduring impact on the post-pandemic location-based entertainment competitive landscape. Continue reading

An update on when we might reach herd immunity and post-pan normality

Although the percentage of Americans who will need to become immune to Covid-19 to reach herd immunity may be higher than originally anticipated, a new survey on the willingness to get vaccinated indicates it still appears plausible in 2021. Continue reading

When will the out-of-home entertainment and arts industry recover?

Here’s discussion and my projections on when and to what extent the out-of-home entertainment and arts industry will recover. Continue reading

When will we be able to take our masks off and return to normalcy? – part 2

Here are several caveats to if and when we might reach herd immunity based on the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines. Continue reading

When will we be able to take our masks off and return to normalcy?

When can we stop social distancing, take our face masks off and again safely return to school, workplaces and public places to socialize, party, play, be entertained, shop, exercise and dine and drink? Continue reading

Prepare for the 21st Century’s roaring 20s. The human desire to socialize and have fun IRL will survive the pandemic.

If history is a guide, we should eventually make it to our own Roaring 20s when consumption and out-of-home socialization will come back with a vengeance Continue reading

The false dawn – a vaccine will get us back to normal

Unfortunately, most government and public-health officials are not preparing the public and businesses for the likely scenario following when a vaccine for coronavirus is available. Continue reading

How Covid-19 is reshaping the out-of-home leisure competitive landscape

The pandemic has reshaped the competitive out-of-home leisure competitive landscape, changing the leisure activities people will choose to do. Continue reading

The illusion that a vaccine is the magic bullet to the post-pandemic era (and if it is, the timeline is much longer than anticipated)

The illusion that a vaccine is the magic bullet to the post-pandemic era (and if it is, the timeline is much longer than anticipated)
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