Bill's daily blog exists somewhere between the Znews and his Twitter posts. Slightly irreverent, sometimes about stuff outside of the DMO realm...it's about whatever is bangin' around in Bill's head at any given point in time. You have been warned.
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Make it So, Make it So, Make it So
12/6/2013 7:20 AM
As the calendar dictates that our Music Friday posts begin to transition to songs of the seasonal variety, we kick off the month with this little chuckle for all our Star Trek fans. It's a stitched together montage of Patrick...
12/5/2013 10:03 AM
At a conference last month, I heard a marketer suggest that we should all consider how we would tell our destination story if all we had at our disposal was the real estate on a cereal box. Her point was...
New Rules for Tourism
12/4/2013 10:15 AM
It used to the Ugly American. These days, it's the Chinese that are reportedly less than sensitive as they begin to travel the world. So, it's interesting that interests in both countries are evolving into Tourism Police and becoming the...
12/3/2013 8:00 AM
Just one Congressman voted against the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA). While a few others were apparently too busy to show up for the vote, only Representative Rush Holt (D-NJ) had the brains to say no to another legislative...
NextGen Hotel Loyalty
12/2/2013 7:06 AM
The unintended consequence of not fully understanding a course of action. It happens a lot. It happened to the hotel industry when it jumped into bed with the Online Travel Agencies over a decade ago. Initially thought to be a...
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