Guest Host: Mike Gamble
Mike Gamble, president & CEO of SearchWide Global, adds clarity to an uncertain job market in 2021, with great suggestions for job seekers. SMG Consulting’s Carl Ribaudo throws caution to Destination Marketing Organizations that might be tempted to fall back to a “business as usual” mindset. Stewart Key, public information officer for the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) discusses the pace of air travel in-and-out of Charlottesville, and protocols instituted by the airport to safeguard the health and safety of travelers. The “Hotel Guru,” Bob Rauch, gives his thoughts on areas where the lodging industry has learned to economize and what that means for future staffing. Dave Bratton highlights some exciting new data format changes with Destination Analysts’s weekly webinars, and reveals what meeting planners think about convention and visitor bureaus.
Kurt Burkhart shares his affinity for Route 66, and the exciting Centennial that’s ahead for America’s “Mother Road.” He salutes Deb Archer on her retirement from Destination Madison as that organization’s longtime leader, while applauding the selection of Ellie Westman Chin to lead Madison as the new president & CEO.