JT Long

JT Long is content chief at Smart Meetings. She brings 25 years of experience in journalism and community-building and has written books on management and motivation.
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‘Tourism Diversity Matters’ Brings Industry Together for Equity

In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, many organizations stepped up their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. A new initiative, Tourism Diversity Matters (TDM), is looking to leverage those advances to benefit the industry and those who work in it. 

Why Meeting Planners are Jumping on Clubhouse

Big-Time Festive Spirit in Grapevine, Texas

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Site Inspection: Lake Tahoe

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Silver Linings: Inspiring Pandemic Career Moves

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Lessons from Leaders: The Season Finale

Do you wish you could sit down with heads of hospitality companies to ask them how they got where they are? Your wish is our command. Here are the biggest lessons from leaders we learned this year from Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy, U.S. Travel Association President Roger Dow, IMEX Group CEO Carina Bauer and many more.