Great intel and updates on COVID-19 and our industry
Client Benedict Tours – 1st tour back in Virginia Beach since Covid-19
Dani and Bill obtained the Post-Crisis Leadership certification from the University of South Florida, Muma College of Business. The seven week course began May 20 and completed on July 1.
The Post-Crisis Leadership certification focused on navigating the transition from the current crisis to the new normal and how to recruit, organize, evaluate and lead a resilient team. The curriculum included leveraging key data, analytics and visualization, as well as how to assess risk and security during business continuity and recovery. In addition, the course emphasized the importance of effective supply chain communication and coordination and how to seize opportunities to give competitive advantages.
The course was attended by professionals from 80 countries and a wide-array of backgrounds, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Disney, various NGB’s and DMO’s.
The latest SportsTravel Road Map to Recovery episode, in partnership with EventConnect™, is a look at the hotel experience for groups traveling to sports events. Our expert panel includes leaders from InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) and RLH Corporation discussing what hotel stays look like now (sorry, you won’t be able to make your own pancakes at breakfast…), the role sports-related travel is playing in occupancy and what the next few months look like. We also talk with an event organizer to get an on-the-ground perspective. This episode is sponsored by the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)
Because of the postponement in ‘21, Virginia Beach will now be hosting the Inaugural STS Domestic Showcase in FEB 2022 – FYI – This event is like a mini ABA except for STS!