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  Author: AD Gladu Key Contributors: AD Gladu, Amanda Yates, April Neal, Diane Porthouse Lochner, Emily Howard, Melissa Rivera Torres, Josh Rodriguez, Steffaney Martin, Tiffany Rawson   What are Memory Disorders? Dementia is the umbrella term under which all memory disorders—including the well-recognized Alzheimer’s disease—fall. It occurs when the loss of memory and abilities to… Continue reading.

  Author: AD Gladu Key Contributors: AD Gladu, Amanda Yates, April Neal, Diane Porthouse Lochner, Emily Howard, Melissa Rivera Torres, Josh Rodriguez, Steffaney Martin, Tiffany Rawson   What is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition initiated by either experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event, like sexual assault, combat, natural disasters, violent… Continue reading.

  Author: AD Gladu – Key Contributors:  AD Gladu, Amanda Yates, April Neal, Diane Porthouse Lochner, Emily Howard, Melissa Rivera Torres, Josh Rodriguez, Steffaney Martin, Tiffany Rawson   What is Autism Spectrum Disorder & Sensory Processing Disorder? Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and… Continue reading.

  Author: AD Gladu – Key Contributors: AD Gladu, Amanda Yates, April Neal, Diane Porthouse Lochner, Emily Howard, Melissa Rivera Torres, Josh Rodriguez, Steffaney Martin, Tiffany Rawson   What are Learning Disorders? A learning disorder is an information-processing obstacle that prevents a person from learning a skill and using it effectively.¹ It should not be… Continue reading.

BEYOND THE SEA (OF PEOPLE)

  – Key Contributors:  Amanda Yates (Lead Designer, Brand Experience), April Neal (Designer), Ashley Edelbrock (Architect),  Jeff Havlik (Vice President), Josh Rodriguez  (Architectural Designer), Teague Peak (Architectural Designer),  Tiffany Rawson (Architect)   The Challenge A few weeks ago, we looked at the operational model for a hypothetical theme park – PGAV Land – and the… Continue reading.

Giving Guests Space

  – Key Contributors:  Andrew Schumacher (Architect), Dan O’Neill (Landscape Architect), Eileen Hill (Landscape Architect), Jason Mills  ( Designer), Jeff Havlik (Vice President), Josh Rodriguez  (Architectural Designer), Teague Peak (Architectural Designer),  Tiffany Rawson (Architect), Veronica Skok (Landscape Designer)   The Challenge A recent PGAV study compared the operational capacity during the new coronavirus pandemic to overall attendance for a hypothetical destination. The analysis yielded some red flags, indicating that higher attendance levels with… Continue reading.

AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT

  – Key Contributors:  Andrew Schumacher (Architect), Dan O’Neill (Landscape Architect), Eileen Hill (Landscape Architect), Jason Mills  ( Designer), Jeff Havlik (Vice President), Josh Rodriguez  (Architectural Designer), Teague Peak (Architectural Designer), Steve Reyes (Architectural Designer), Tiffany Rawson (Architect), Veronica Skok (Landscape Designer)   The Challenge In last week’s issue of Don’t Call it a Comeback, PGAV created… Continue reading.

How the Travel Industry Reaches the Heart—and Soul

    – By Jeannette Cooperman, Ph.D., writer & Mike Konzen, CEO   Virtual “live” music sustained us through lockdown, but as wonderful as those concerts were, the grids of musicians playing in their own homes felt a little hollow. What was missing was their ability to hear us; to know our response. No energy was bouncing back from the audience.   When you work in travel and tourism, you know that energy. A good hotelier,… Continue reading.

Why Our Minds and Bodies Crave Travel—and How That Will Bring Back the Industry

  – By Jeannette Cooperman, Ph.D., writer & Mike Konzen, CEO   If you’re part of the travel and tourism industry, you’ve been reeling these past two months. What if people just shelter at home, more or less, for the rest of their lives? What if they’re too frightened to ever venture to an unfamiliar… Continue reading.

Lessons from Living with Lupus & RA As We Plan Our Return from COVID-19

  – By Jedd Pellerin, Project Architect   My wife, kids, and colleagues will tell you that I (probably too often) extoll the benefits of early-bird dinners, never grocery shopping on the weekend, Sunday morning matinees, TSA Pre-check, and off-peak visits to resorts and attractions. I’ve always been a bit of a social distancer, somewhat… Continue reading.