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Thank You, Annual Conference Volunteers of the Day!
August 29, 2019

The 2019 SYTA Annual Conference wouldn’t have been a success if it weren’t for our amazing volunteers. Thank you to Merlin Entertainment for sponsoring the volunteers this year! 2019 Volunteers of the Day Anjuli Derien | Visit Savannah Ali Brewer | National Law Enforcement Museum Ingrid Morgan | Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Charmane Morgan Pullin | Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

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Discover Puerto Rico Partners With SYTA To Promote The Island As The Ideal Destination For Student Travel
August 16, 2019

Puerto Rico is announced as the host destination for SYTA Summit 2020, January 23 – 26, as the island promotes a wide range of educational and cultural experiences for student travelers. In an effort to showcase all Puerto Rico’s diverse student travel offerings, Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s first Destination Marketing Organization, has established a […]

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7 Tips to Socialize Your Sales Process
August 14, 2019

Do your upcoming group tours still have some empty spots? Here are a couple of social strategies to add to your sales tool box if you’re scrambling to ramp up your sales process and fill those seats. DURING THE SALES PROCESS Many travel and tourism pros put social on the back burner during the sales […]

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Paul DeMarco Promoted to President of Book My Group
July 31, 2019

Book My Group (BMG), a group travel organization specializing in securing hotel accommodations for groups throughout North America, has announced that it has promoted Paul DeMarco to serve as President for the growing organization. DeMarco joined Book My Group in 2006 as the company’s Vice President of Sales. In 2016, he was promoted to the […]

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce Seeks Nominations for Brand USA Board of Directors
July 31, 2019

The Brand USA Board of Directors, which consists of 11 members with knowledge of international travel promotion or marketing, broadly representing various U.S. regions and expertise, is looking for four new members. The U.S. Department of Commerce will be selecting four individuals with the appropriate expertise and experience from specific sectors of the travel and […]

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