Weekly Update: People on the Move, Job Openings, and the Latest Podcast Episode
People you know are in the news. Send us yours? Reminder: Job listings, people announcements, and our fun information-packed podcast are free services from Connect Travel. Catch up here.
Meet Rachel Thompson: 2022 Emerging Tourism Star From Visit Greater St. Cloud, Minnesota
Rachel wants first-time visitors to St. Cloud to know that there are four seasons in the middle of Minnesota. And yes, it can be 80 degrees-plus in summer. Learn how the DMO works with data and meet Rachel in this interview.
Your Opinion, Please: Destination Marketing Technology Survey From MMGY Global
Hello DMOs: Got 10 minutes? Here’s the chance to win a $250 Southwest Airlines gift card by participating in this annual survey. Why not be part of the latest effort to find out what DMOs think, technology-wise, and benefit from the findings for free? Your responses are confidential. Click here.
$17 Billion Cannabis Tourism Industry Plus Campaigns From Connecticut, Sun Valley, Steamboat Springs
Destination Inspiration: Canna-cation, anyone? New campaigns, content, and strategic direction from several cities and states. Read more here.
Why Zuckerberg Is Blowing Up Instagram & More Curated Travel News Bites
Mark Zuckerberg is changing everything about Instagram to try and catch TikTok…but that might not work. The stakes are high. “About a year ago his company had a market value of about $1 trillion. Today it’s worth about half that.” Read more here.