Thu.Dec 02, 2021

Tourism Marketing During a Dramatic Shift in Data, Privacy and Tracking

The Abbi Agency

While the entire travel industry has been consumed with a worldwide pandemic that has affected every corner of tourism, dramatic shifts in how digital marketing is performed — changes that will last far longer than the pandemic currently consuming our attention — have taken hold.

3 Ways Independent Planners Can Land Big Clients

Smart Meetings

You may not be the Amazon of the meeting planning industry who can provide just about anything to anyone, but that doesn’t mean small, third-party management companies and independent planners need to think small when it comes to wooing potential clients.

TAA’s Approach to Meaningful Positioning & Thoughtful PR

The Abbi Agency

If you asked my mom what I do for my career, she’d say, “personal relations.” It always makes me giggle, but I’ve realized recently that she’s actually not wrong. Now more than ever, consumers are not only searching for, but are requiring deeper connections through the digital era.

IMEX America 2021: Back In Las Vegas!

Endless Events

November might generally be an uneventful month, but not for the events industry. For us, it’s time to do business and reunite in person at one of the biggest and most exciting trade shows in our industry: IMEX!

Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

Agilysys to host inspire 2022 in Las Vegas Feb. 28-Mar. 2, 2022

Travel Daily News

Hospitality Industry Professionals from Around the Globe will Participate in Workshops, Educational Sessions, and Top-tier Networking Events from the Agilysys Team

Promoting Equitable Access to Tech

Convene by PCMA

Donated devices are loaded into a Human-I-T truck out the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). In November, LACC partnered with Human-I-T on a tech donation drive, collecting unwanted devices that will be refurbished and given to underserved communities.

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How Wedding Publications Have Evolved Over the Last Few Years

Special Events

The world of wedding media has undergone some significant shifts that influence the content you see and the content you submit.

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Biden Administration Announces New COVID Testing Requirements for International Travel

Travel Pulse

The CDC is implementing stricter COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers arriving in the US on international flights. Impacting Travel

4 Reasons Meetings Planners Are Ready for Omicron


It will be weeks before the world knows how significant a threat Covid-19’s new variant is. However, if there’s a surge in cases, event pros are primed for the fallout.

Marilyne wrote a new post, Reinvent travel in the City that has it all: Madrid, Spain


What makes a city unique? . On the surface, it’s the people, the food, the outdoor environments, the incredible art, the architecture, and urban lifestyles. Drilling down deeper, we discover other nuances such

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

George Kalka recognized as Global Leadership Professional® at GBTA in Orlando

Fox World Travel

Pinnacle achievement recognizes travel professionals at the highest level While we know much has changed in the travel industry over the past 18 months, we continue to seek opportunity for growth as experts within the business travel industry.

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Ulterior Events Aspires To ‘Do More’ With New CSR Initiative

Ulterior Events


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People on the Move

Convene by PCMA

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Nik Pereira. The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has named Nik Pereira as the organization’s vice president of sales.

Amanda posted an update in the group i-Meet Meeting & Event Professionals


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News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Convene by PCMA

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week. ‘It’s It’s The Biggest Open Secret Out There’: The Double Lives of White-Collar Workers With Two Jobs.

Beth wrote a new post, Top 5 Experiences - Culture and Tradition in Spain


Spain is a place filled with history, culture, and long standing traditions. Many of these traditions continue to be practiced and celebrated today, making Spain a popular destination for groups, meetings, and

Chile Updates Entry Requirements Due To Omicron Variant

Travel Pulse

The Chilean government has revised its entry requirements due to the Omicron variant. Impacting Travel

Yet Another Job for Planners: Clearing the Air


Having a conversation with your venue about indoor air quality is a must. Here are some resources to help you understand the basics.

Nobu Hotel Announces Rome Hotel

Business Traveler USA

Rome is set to welcome the new Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Roma, Nobu Hospitality’s first hotel in Italy, scheduled to open in summer 2022.

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Employee Recognition

ITA Group

Employee Recognition. aschuman. Thu, 12/02/2021 - 09:33. Improve & Personalize the Employee Recognition Experience. When you’re recognized for a job well done, there’s no better feeling. You grin from ear to ear. Have a pep in your step. And most of all, you feel seen. Valued. Rewarded.

Brilliant Online Event Ideas for College Students


We’ve all had to get used to doing more online lately. But most college kids practically had to live online during the pandemic — attending classes virtually and enduring restrictions on in-person gatherings by watching TikTok videos and scrolling Instagram.


ITA Group

Incentives. aschuman. Thu, 12/02/2021 - 10:04. Incentive Solutions That Drive Behavior Change. Business is becoming increasingly transactional, causing a decline in customer loyalty. Organizations must reach their customers better and differently to convert them into long-term brand advocates.

How to Plan Big Virtual Events With Global Audiences


Hosting a big virtual event allows you to attract a global audience. If they’re not bound by location or travel availability, attendees will be able to stream your event from anywhere.

United Airlines to Relaunch Edinburgh Services

Business Traveler USA

United Airlines has announced the relaunch of its daily nonstop seasonal services from New York Newark to Edinburgh beginning March 5. The airline is also adding daily Edinburgh flights services to Chicago O’Hare and Washington, DC, starting May 7.

Do I Need A Media Room on My Destination Website? Uh… YES!


With such a fragmented media landscape, destination marketing organizations (DMOs) are asking whether or not a media room is still needed on their destination website. It may seem like travel journalists will just use a search engine or social media to research their stories.

Biden Set to Announce Stricter Travel Requirements

Business Traveler USA

With reports of the new omicron variant of COVID-19 circulating around the world, President Joe Biden is set to announce tighter rules for entering the United States.

6 affordable digital marketing tools for small businesses

The Abbi Agency

Kat Boogaard. You’ve worked hard to start your business. But the reality is, the work has just begun. Once you’re up and running, you need to actively market your small business to get in front of more prospective customers, make more sales, and boost your bottom line.

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