Harbor Communications, Publisher of C&RB, Merges with WTWH Media, LLC

By | October 5, 2018

The parent company of Club & Resort Business and the Chef to Chef magazine and conference has joined forces with the Cleveland, Ohio-based business-to-business media company that is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree. Harbor Communications, a business-to-business (b2b) media company focused on the club and resort, foodservice, convenience store and petroleum industries, has merged with […]

Bad Taste


The torrent of instant and snarky responses to what was a well-intended and fairly innocent message from Trump National GC Hudson Valley, even if it was greatly exaggerated because of who the sender was, serves as another cautionary tale for online and social-media strategies. Ten years ago, the humor publication The Onion ran one of […]

Pay Attention


A troubling new trend has newspapers and business journals combing through private clubs’ tax filings to find material for easy, hard-to-resist stories they can publish on clubs’ revenues—and on what individual club managers are paid. When online publications go fishing with “click bait” (which helps them reel in readers, and thus advertising), they’re no different […]

Good Breeding


The new language some club managers are using today shouldn’t detract from or diminish the real and lasting impact they are having on successfully positioning their clubs, and our industry, for future success. If you’re spending a lot of time right now focusing on issues related to your club’s “culture,” I hate to break it […]

Magical Evening


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Golfing on Mars


Iceland is a mostly desolate, treeless, lava field where absolutely nothing is growing. Other parts are a little more physically hospitable, but mostly, it’s Mars. But here is the shocker: Golf is the number-one sport in Iceland.