Collaboration & the “Other”

Author: Meagan McGuire, CDME – Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority

Many Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) recognize the importance of local leadership groups working together for a stronger, more coordinated economic development strategy. However, some DMOs might find the current COVID-19 crisis has made collaboration more difficult. Despite the best outward intentions, innate human behavior might be getting in the way. … Continue reading >Collaboration & the “Other”

Human Nature vs. Virtual Meetings

Authors: Meagan McGuire, CDME – Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority & Judy Frankel – Tourism Richmond

Virtual meeting platforms have been around for years, but not until recently have they been utilized to such a degree. While we mourn the loss of our in-person meetings, we are becoming more adept at these platforms and more comfortable with meeting virtually. Despite this, 83% still report that they miss live meetings (Fazio 2020). … Continue reading >Human Nature vs. Virtual Meetings