16 Dec A Vibrant Hospitality Scene, a Healthy Community
“What makes a person healthy? What makes a city healthy?
There are many factors that ultimately determine whether or not we as individuals are healthy, as health can take many forms: physical, mental, social, emotional and financial to name a few. When people focus their daily and weekly activities around improving their “mind, body and soul,” they are making a wholesome commitment to their overall health and wellness.
There are also a few ways to determine the overall healthy of a city, namely by looking at two key areas: financial/economic activity and social/cultural activity. A city that has a strong economy tends to have many industries contributing to its financial engine. Unfortunately, roads do not pave themselves – homeowners and businesses pay for them. Equally important as a city’s economic success is ensuring that its cultural and social scene is vibrant and full of activity. A strong economy and cultural diversity go hand-in-hand in defining a city’s overall health.
Our industry plays a powerful role in driving the economic engine of a community, while simultaneously contributing to its social and cultural landscape, is hospitality. Restaurants and coffee shops, event venues and meeting spaces, pubs and nightclubs, they all feed into the financial and social well-being of a city.”
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