Go-go-go…The latest survey results show leisure trip planning is on the uptick again this week. And a “surprised” Hyatt Hotels’ CEO says this is also being seen on the meetings and association side of the business. Read more here.
Meet Kris, Karin, and David. KKD Tourism Advisors is a new, multi-faceted consultancy formed by three principals with 100 years of destination marketing experience, including meetings and convention sales and sports marketing. Read our interview here.
Sacramento Says ‘Screw the Pandemic,’ Vegas Says Bye-Bye to McCarren Airport, Facebook Unfriends Australia
News roundup from places: Visit Sacramento shares its bloopers, changes are coming at LAS, #DisneyWorld50 uses a bad pun, a 139-year-old house takes a ride. What’s happening in your part of the world today? Read more.
Travel writers are eager to get back to the job of travel writing. When should destinations let go of virtual visits, videos, and deskside Zoom chats to get back to in-person media visits? Pineapple PR gives insights into what top media respondents are thinking. Read more here (and share with your PR staff).
Who wants to be a CEO? Marriott splits the top job in two and two DMOs are appointed as vice chairs at U.S. Travel Association. Tripadvisor is in conversation on balancing resident sentiment, people are on the move and 100+ curated job listings. Share your news and get some here.