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Working with Destinations – Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 10

Working with Destinations - An interview with DCI's Andy Levine - Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 10

Interview of Andy Levine from DCI about Working with Destinations.

Andy Levine has been with DCI (Development Counsellors International) since 1991. He is the son of founder Ted Levine, who started the company in 1960, and was thus introduced to the world of economic development and travel marketing pretty much at birth.

He enjoys exploring communities, sorting out the most interesting stories and storytellers, and then communicating these unique offerings to the right audience.

Andy has been a driving force in helping DCI enter a new era, including advancing the quality of client work performed, growing the number of staff and adding to the range of client services offered at DCI.

Hosts: Leif Pettersen of Leif Pettersen PR and Chris Christensen of BloggerBridge.com and AmateurTraveler.com.

Working with Destinations - An interview with DCI's Andy Levine - Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 10

PR Agency Life – Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 6

PR Agency Life - Passport Travel Marketing and PR Podcast Episode 6

Interview of Angela Berardino from Turner PR about PR agency life in the travel space: retention and training, crisis management, client management and creativity.

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Angela Berardino is a Chief Strategy and Integration Officer at Turner PR, where she oversees strategic public relations, brand collaboration and digital integration oversight for domestic and international tourism offices, hotel brands, and tour operators. Previously, she served as a Senior Communications Manager at Visit Denver. Angela holds a degree in International Relations from Tulane University, sits on the board of the Society of American Travel Writers and travels roughly 87 weeks a year.

Hosts: Leif Pettersen of Leif Pettersen PR and Chris Christensen of BloggerBridge.com and AmateurTraveler.com.

PR Agency Life - Passport Travel Marketing and PR Podcast Episode 6

Airline Magazines – Passport Travel Marketing & PR Episode 4

Sarah Elbert of Delta Sky Magazine

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Interview of Sarah Elbert of Delta Sky magazine about the world of airline magazines.

Sarah Elbert is the executive editor of Delta Sky magazine, the most-read in-flight magazine in the world, with 5.8 million monthly readers. She assigns and edits feature stories on travel destinations, compelling businesspeople, trends and is responsible for the magazine’s overall editorial quality.

Hosts: Leif Pettersen of Leif Pettersen PR and Chris Christensen of BloggerBridge.com and AmateurTraveler.com.

Interview of Sarah Elbert of Delta Sky magazine about the world of airline magazines (Podcast)

Hotel PR Today – Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 2

Hotel PR Today - Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 2

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This episode of the Passport Travel Marketing & PR podcast features an interview with Allison Sitch from Marriott about hotel PR: what it is like today and how it has changed.

Allison currently leads the public relations strategy for the hotels of the Americas. Focused on supporting continent business objectives, elevating the Marriott International portfolio of 30 hotel brands, driving destination messaging to drive interest to 35 countries and 4,700 hotels. Oversees consumer public relations that promotes retail promotions and strategies in addition to loyalty programs, digital, technology and marketing innovation, buzz marketing partnerships and original content that drives consumer opinion. Responsible for successful development and execution of strategic consumer public relations from Canada, down through North America, the Caribbean and South America.

Hosts: Leif Pettersen of Leif Pettersen PR and Chris Christensen of BloggerBridge.comand AmateurTraveler.com

Hotel PR Today - Passport Travel Marketing & PR Podcast Episode 2