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A Bargain with the Devil

That's how one Airbnb operator described their experience with the Sharing Economy to the Wall...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Sobering Map

Last week, the President said, "Nobody Likes Me." Actually...nobody likes us anymore. Or trusts...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Who Do We Believe

It's not the CDC. It's not State Health Officials. And, it certainly isn't the White House. In...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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What A Difference a Year Makes

Last July, the Mayor of Barcelona pledged to reduce the number of tourists allowed into the city...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Peter Green

For many fans of the Buckingham-Nicks (or even the McVie-Welch) version of Fleetwood Mac, the...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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It's Go Time

The vast majority of Destination Marketing Organizations were blocked from receiving any support...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Naming Your Own Fauci

As Clean and Safe is the new Black for Destination Marketing Organizations, two DMOs (and...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Next Victims

Last autumn, I had the opportunity to attend a fascinating presentation on the future of higher...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Mask Chaos

It has been fascinating to witness the pushback by some regarding the wearing of face coverings...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Feelin' Alright

Are we feelin' alright? Originally a hit for the '60's group known as Traffic (Steve Winwood,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed

Navigating change during a crisis is not for the faint of heart. During my career leading...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Where it Was Filmed

Sadly, I'm old enough to remember when destinations were giddy to welcome visitors to where major...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Welcome Back Videos

Over the past few weeks, Smart Meetings magazine has been running a contest to select the best...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Desperate Need to Diversify DMO Budgets

It's something we've been preaching to our Destination Marketing Organization clients for well...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Unnoticed Victims

All of Broadway shut its doors within days of the first usher testing positive for the VID. Many...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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What's Going On

It was 50 years ago this month that Marvin Gaye laid the vocal track for "What's Going On." As...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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What's Going On

It was 50 years ago this month that Marvin Gaye laid the vocal track for "What's Going On." As...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Saving Our Decimated Organizational Cultures

We have watched, in agony, as DMO pros have had to dismantle their professional staffs as...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Saving Our Decimated Organizational Cultures

We have watched, in agony, as DMO pros have had to dismantle their professional staffs as...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The New Focus

As it becomes abundantly clear that the scattershot lockdowns of our communities are wreaking...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The New Focus

As it becomes abundantly clear that the scattershot lockdowns of our communities are wreaking...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A DMO Joins the Cause

Following the lead of hundreds of major corporations that have suspended their advertising on...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A DMO Joins the Cause

Following the lead of hundreds of major corporations that have suspended their advertising on...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Charlie Daniels

We lost an America icon earlier this week with the passing of Charlie Daniels.  I always viewed...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Stop, Start, Stop is Killing Us

This nation's uniformed, nonsensical, scattershot response to "the VID" continues to threaten our...
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