Head, Heart & Soul: eTourism Summit 2020 Has Hybrid Options
In October, the 21st Annual eTourism Summit offers two days live in Las Vegas and 21 days of “See Tomorrow” content focused on 2021. Reminder: The 3rd Annual eTSY Awards are open for submission but you gotta be in it to win it—attendance not required. Get the details here.
Leadership Voices: Four DMO Chief Executives Share Their Thoughts
Our community is fortunate to have leaders like Fred Dixon, NYC & Company; Brad Dean, Discover Puerto Rico; Joe d’Alessandro, San Francisco Travel; and Richard Goldman, Florida’s Historic Coast—with immeasurable experience from which we can all benefit. Read their recent commentaries here.
Rollercoaster Consumer Travel Sentiment Goes Downhill; NYC Launches Its Recovery Around Locals
Consumer sentiment around travel in 2020 takes another dip as the virus continues its march across the South and West, with 41% saying they have no travel plans. Meantime, NYC & Company has formed a coalition and put forth a strategy based on locals. Get the details here.
Looking for Light at the End of the Tunnel to Stay Positive
We found some headlines with feel-good factor, from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to the dark skies above Phoenix to Mississippi River cruises. And, it’s a ways off, but…World Cup soccer in 2026! More here.
People & Places | News & Jobs
Thirty-four jobs that caught our eye and what’s new with people you know, including CrowdRiff and Simpleview. As ever, we welcome your latest news to share with our eTourism community. Catch up here.