Be nimble, be quick. Just like Jack jumping over that candlestick, we’ve gotta be flexible without getting burned, finding technology-supported solutions that go beyond Mother Goose’s wildest imagination. MMGY Global, Simpleview and Connect Travel help us get fast answers in real time. Sounds like fun for nerds. Join here.
After the longest shutdown, California is reopening the world’s fifth largest economy on June 15. Yes, of course, there’s politics involved. And, stressed out U.S. mayors are deciding against running for re-election. (Can you blame them?) Read more here.
Is there a role for destination marketing at Clubhouse? Clubhouse worth $4 billion or is Clubhouse running out of steam? Will users outgrow ephemeral apps when we can once again chat over coffee or at the water cooler? Plus destination search study results, more here.
What’s your destination marketing strategy? What’s your USP? California has ‘if’ for a middle name and Visit Winona in Minnesota takes a surprisingly weird approach. We’d say ‘Steal This Idea,’ but nobody could. There’s an alligator Q&A to learn about the strategic thinking from the “Miami of Minnesota.” Check it out.
People and budget news out of Colorado and Hawaii, Las Vegas and Alberta, Canada. Plus ‘See Tomorrow’ conversations in April, The Travel Vertical Podcast launch, and (we lost count, actually) 99 DMO jobs. Click here for the latest.