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3 Questions for 2 Industry Leaders

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Bob Lander Destination Marketing Association International Outgoing Chair Former president and CEO of Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau What’s been the biggest change among destination marketing organizations during the past 20 years? What hasn’t changed? That’s probably the shorter list. I have seen so many things change. Everything we do has become more professional. The…

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Q&A with Marc Murphy of Riviera Nayarit CVB

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Marc Murphy is Managing Director, Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mexico When did you decide to make a career in the hospitality industry? After spending over a year studying anthropology in college, I chose to change careers by studying hospitality management. What are your main responsibilities as managing director of Riviera Nayarit Convention & Visitors…

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Q&A with Joe Terzi

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Joe Terzi is President and CEO of San Diego Tourism Authority Last year, San Diego was featured in National Geographic Channel’s documentary series, “World Smart Cities.” What makes San Diego a smart city? San Diego has always been a great destination for leisure and business. The National Geographic documentary focused on the fact that we…

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Q&A with Lawrence Coburn, DoubleDutch CEO

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Lawrence Coburn is CEO of DoubleDutch, one of the leading event apps currently on the market. It’s based in San Francisco, with offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Coburn is a thought leader in event technology and its future. Q: What is the value of measuring attendee experience? A: The cool thing…

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Q&A with Alice Constandina “Dina” Titus

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Congresswoman representing Nevada’s First District; professor emeritus at University of Nevada, Las Vegas How have you been influenced by your family’s involvement in Georgia politics? Growing up in a politically active family instilled in me a respect for public service, a desire to give back to my community and sensitivity for those less fortunate than…

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Q&A with Rossi Ralenkotter

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Rossi Ralenkotter is President & CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Why did you decide to pursue a career in the hospitality industry? How did your career progress prior to joining LVCVA? After experiencing the joys of growing up in Las Vegas, a career in the hospitality industry was a natural fit for…

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Q&A With Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach’s GM

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Amaury Piedra, GM of Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach, in Miami Beach, Florida, discusses 2016 hospitality trends, AirBnB and his own hotel in this Q&A. What are your predictions for South Florida’s 2016 travel/hospitality industry? AP: 2016 should prove to be another solid year for South Florida’s tourism industry. Miami Beach has seen a large…

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