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We are seeing it come up more and more – travel boycotts and bans rolled out in hopes of effecting political change. We've seen it in North Carolina with HB2 and with the Bathroom Bill in Texas. But, do these boycotts and...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Voices In Advocacy (VIA) : Explain your tourism education program created for candidates vying for elected office within your DMO? Carl Wilgus (CW) : We invited all candidates for county...
Thursday, February 4, 2016

A couple of weeks ago over the Christmas holiday I had to put down my eldest dog Ruud, a border collie who has been with me for almost 14 years. Of all the dogs I have had in my life, he was the most like me – observant,...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

My Co-founder and I started Carvertise back in 2012, while students at the University of Delaware. The concept behind it was simple - what if we could help Uber and Lyft drivers earn extra income for placing an advertisement...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Community collaboration and tourism innovation…it’s where it’s at! To say this has been a difficult year for our industry is an understatement. The silver lining has been the numerous collaborative opportunities provided to...
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Approaching the holidays during a pandemic, I’ve never felt more challenged and inspired by our community and the hospitality industry. When travel stopped last March, events were canceled, businesses closed, attractions...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Meet Rori Ferensic, Destinations International's Senior Director of Education. Rori works behind the scenes to make sure we have the latest thought leadership and sessions at each of our events. Rori joined us over a year...
Thursday, November 19, 2020

The outcome of the 2020 US elections will have profound implications on how destinations respond to and recover from the ongoing Covid crisis. While the incoming Biden administration has assembled a team of advisors to...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

With every fall we have welcomed a new round of research from our partners over at Longwoods International with the release of their...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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