The Travel Exchange
Inspirational thoughts worth sharing with the travel & hospitality industry. This Podcast initiative is brought to you by Herrmann Global, a strategic tourism marketing firm based in the Rocky Mountains.
Expectations For Global Tourism Recovery In 2021
We are discussing what destinations will come back in 2021 for inbound travel and why. Our guest is Santiago Rodriguez, Research Director at Herrmann Global. We will mainly talk about a new methodology and training we have to apply for maximizing partnerships and in the travel industry.
January 07, 2021
The State Of Small DMOs in the United States
In this Episode we invited former president and CEO Darren Rudloff from Visit Cheyenne who provides us some insights about challenges and opportunities for small destination marketing organizations during the Pandemic.
October 13, 2020
Responsible Travel During And Post Covid-19
We currently see all sorts of travel patterns. Wearing masks vs not wearing masks, local outbreaks and a huge rise in road trips this year. Together with our Herrmann Global team, we've discussed how tourism destinations should get involved to facilitate responsible travel this year and for future years.
July 22, 2020
The Plastic Pandemic - Has Responsible Travel A Chance?
While we are following the news on Covid-19, we see that there is more trash being produced than ever before, especially the excessive use of plastics. What can destination managers and businesses do to serve travelers while reducing plastic waste? We interviewed sustainable travel blogger "Lens Of Jen" about her life mission to travel responsibly.
May 28, 2020
Can Entrepreneurship And Technology Save This Year's Travel Season?
Virologists say that there are three reactions of how we can manage the pandemic: social distancing, testing and technology. In this Episode we discuss the impact of data, apps and mobile technology and its implications on the travel and hospitality industry. Special guest is Evan Saunders, Vice President of Tourism & Hospitality from Uber Media.
April 24, 2020
The "New Normal In Tourism" Past Covid19 - Discussions With Doug Lansky
When can we travel again, and how and where will we travel? This Episode is a thoughtful discussion about what will fundamentally change for travel professionals past Covid-19. Doug Lansky is an industry leader and tutor for destination marketers and managers worldwide. He addresses challenges of over-tourism and the evolving leadership role for DMOs.
April 15, 2020
How Tour Operators Manage The Covid Crisis - Interview with America Unlimited
What is the current challenge for tour operators in the Covid-19 Crisis? What is their forecast about when international travel will come back again? In this Episode we interviewed Timo Kohlenberg, CEO of the German FIT tour operator America Unlimited to better understand the role and importance of tour operators for the travel industry.
April 06, 2020
When will we see Chinese travelers again? - Interview with Dragon Trail
During this challenging time of Covid-19 marketers are trying to look forward to see when we can see international travel again from the Chinese outbound market. Matt Grayson, Director of the Americas from Dragon Trail provides insights about travel sentiments as well as recommendations for tourism destinations, hotels and attractions.
April 02, 2020
The Global Pandemic Covid-19 And Its Impact On The Travel Industry
In this Episode we we interview Tourism and Economics Expert Mathias Lorieri who lives in Guangzhou, China. He will share his thoughts about the impact of Covid-19 and what tourism stakeholders should prepare for.
March 30, 2020