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TTMA Business Spotlight: Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific
Join TTMA's Elizabeth King as she visits Long Beach's Aquarium of the Pacific. Hear from Clair Atkinson, Senior Manager of Communications, on how they are accommodating guests post-COVID. Visit https://TTMA.org for more information on how to become a TTMA member! Video production by T-Rev Productions: https://t-revpro.com Filmed at the Aquarium of the Pacific: https://www.aquariumofpacific.org/
TTMA Business Spotlight: Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa in San Diego
Join TTMA's Elizabeth King as she visits San Diego's Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa. Hear from PR & Community Outreach Manager Rachel Welsh on how they are accommodating guests post-COVID. Visit https://TTMA.org for more information on how to become a TTMA member! Video production by T-Rev Productions: https://t-revpro.com Filmed at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa: https://catamaranresort.com
TTMA Presents: The State of the Travel Industry with Roger Dow
Recorded on October 14, 2020 Visit TTMA.org for more information on how to become a TTMA member! A special virtual presentation by Roger Dow, President/CEO of U.S. Travel. Roger Dow is president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association, the Washington, D.C.-based organization representing all segments of travel in America. U.S. Travel’s mission is to increase travel to and within the United States. As the leading travel industry advocate, Dow and his team regularly meet with executive branch and congressional leaders to advance policies that benefit the broader travel industry. His efforts have resulted in major legislative victories, including his instrumental role in establishing and renewing Brand USA, the highly effective national travel and tourism promotion program. Dow and U.S. Travel are also leaders of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition, which promotes and defends the value of face-to-face business meetings, trade shows, conferences and conventions. U.S. Travel provides the industry unrivaled research and analysis and holds renowned annual events, such as IPW, the leading international inbound travel trade show, and ESTO, the premier learning and knowledge-sharing forum for destination marketing professionals. Most recently, Dow launched The Dow Report, a regular video series that features conversations with prominent CEOs from across all segments of the industry about their leadership and insights throughout the coronavirus pandemic. For his efforts to unify the travel industry and increase its effectiveness on Capitol Hill, Dow has been the recipient of multiple honors, including MPI’s 2018 Industry Leader Award. Dow has also held seats on several boards, including ASAE, GWSAE, MPI Foundation, PCMA, RE/MAX International, the Travel Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, among others. Prior to joining U.S. Travel in 2005, Dow spent 34 years at Marriott International, rising to senior vice president of global and field sales. Dow served in the United States Army with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam, where he received the Bronze Star and other citations. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Seton Hall University and was honored as a Most Distinguished Alumnus in 2012. In addition, he holds an honorary degree from Johnson & Wales University.
TTMA Presents: Up Close & Personal with Misti Kerns
Filmed August 19, 2020 in sunny Santa Monica, CA An up close and personal interview with Misti Kerns, hosted by TTMA President Sarah McCann. Hear directly from Misti on how she first got started in the hospitality industry, who has played a critical role in her career development, and what advice she has for others who wish to grow within the field! Misti Kerns, President/CEO of Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT), joined SMTT in 1997 and has served in her current role for 17 years and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and a Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME). Kerns founded the ‘I AM Santa Monica’ program, which has certified over 3,000 local employees and community members as official Santa Monica ambassadors. She is an active member of the Santa Monica Human Relations Council, Santa Monica Pier Corporation Board of Directors and the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and serves on local, state and national tourism boards. Kerns has been a resident of Santa Monica for over 22 years, and resides in the city by the sea with her husband and daughter. Visit TTMA.org for more information on how to become a TTMA member!
Road to Recovery: A TTMA Virtual Event
June 10, 2020 Learn from local experts on their recovery, best practice and marketing strategies during these difficult times. Presenters include: Don Skeoch from Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board Brian Chuan from South Coast Plaza Corey Breton from Legends Visit TTMA.org for more information on how to become a TTMA member!
Things To Do in Marina del Rey - Official Destination Video
From bicycling to parasailing, from concerts to dining, there are so many things to do in Marina del Rey. Experience the excitement of L.A.'s coastal playground with the official destination video of the Marina del Rey Convention & Visitors Bureau. Located 4 miles from Los Angeles International Airport & steps from world-famous Venice Beach, Marina del Rey is a waterfront haven with six hotels that line the water's edge and offers scenic dining, vibrant activities, signature events and sunny temperatures year-round. Book your stay at http://www.visitmarinadelrey.com. Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/VisitMarinaDelRey or find us with @marinadelrey_ca on Twitter (https://twitter.com/MarinaDelRey_CA) & Instragram (https://instagram.com/marinadelrey_ca).
Discover Los Angeles / Everyone is Welcome (United States)
Discover Los Angeles' in-house creative agency has unveiled a global tourism campaign called '#EveryoneisWelcome' to remind tourists that people of all backgrounds are welcome in LA. The campaign, which comes in light of President Trump's travel ban, includes a 90-second video that shows a diverse group of people skateboarding, running, dancing and hanging out at different LA spots. The ad, set to Father John Misty's 'Real Love Baby,' also stars Layla Shaikley, founder of the #mipsterz movement, as well as Madonna’s choreographer Megan Lawson and dancer Jo’Artis Ratti (Big Mijo). We come from everywhere. We welcome everyone. Help Los Angeles share this message with the world. #EveryoneIsWelcome Credits Agency: Discover Los Angeles’ in-house creative agency Client: Discover Los Angeles Music: Father John Misty, “Real Love Baby”