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  • Advocacy
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Sustainability

Guest Post: How tourism, meetings, & events professionals can (learn to) “be the change”

Enrich regenerative impact with immersive, collaborative education By: GDS-Movement Whether you launch into 2022 with a sense of renewal or relapse, transformational times invite a …

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Sustainability

Guest Post: Climate Action in Tourism and Meetings

By: GDS-Movement Back at the beginning of 2020, the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock put climate action at the forefront of its investment strategy. In …

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Tourism Districts

Guest Post: The Rewards of Regenerative Strategy

By: GDS-Movement A long-form look at the key to sustained positive change and profit for MICE and leisure Tourism A trade fair visitor walks into a …

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Tourism Districts

Guest Post: The Rise and Role of Regenerative Event Planning

By: GDS-Movement Gone are the days of business as usual; it’s business unusual as the events industry reopens and reassesses. The pandemic has put recovery …

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Tourism Districts

Guest Post: New Skills for a Brave New World.

By: GDS-Movement If you’re re-evaluating your relationship to everything right now, you’re in good company. It’s high time for rising hopes as global Covid-19 vaccinations …

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Tourism Districts

EDA Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

Yesterday, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) released its Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for destinations to secure American Recovery Plan Act funding. Through its Travel, …

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Tourism Districts

White Paper: Securing Dedicated Funding for Sports Tourism

Sports tourism is a global business that creates jobs, stimulates local economies and benefits communities by creating positive economic impact through hosting sports events: in …

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Tourism Districts

EDA Funding for DMOs – Action Items Today

By President & CEO John Lambeth Thanks to the hard work of many in the destination industry, DMO’s will have a new opportunity to secure …

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Tourism Districts

Revelations and Thought Leadership at the First Annual National TID Summit

Adam Sacks of Tourism Economics, presented never-before-seen data in his session: The Economic Case for Tourism Improvement Districts to Drive the Recovery, presented by STR. According to the results of this study, on average, TIDs produce a 2.1% lift on hotel room demand and a 4.5% lift in hotel room revenue year-over-year. To put this in perspective, lift on hotel room demand and revenue represented an increase in 150,000 room nights and $51M, respectively, for the average destination in 2019.

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