The importance of embracing virtual communications

Posted on September 18, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Travel & Tourism, Virtual Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Remember when it seemed like lockdown would last about a month or two? Here we are, nearly 7 months later. During this time, the terms “pivot” and “new normal” became an everyday part of our language as businesses and organizations have had to figure out how to keep going under new restraints and circumstances. As …

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Why not make this 3-day weekend a “staycation?”

Posted on July 1, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Small Business, Travel & Tourism.

The past few months have been some of the most stressful ever for anyone in economic development and tourism industries. Along with supporting our communities, it’s important to also figure out how to support our teams, clients, and ourselves during this time! Taking some time off this summer is a great way to do that! …

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6 Promotion Tips for Travel & Tourism Week

Posted on May 1, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Advertising, Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Travel & Tourism.

National Travel and Tourism Week is coming up from May 3rd through May 9th. With travel and tourism so restricted, what can you do now to support your community’s tourism industry? As states slowly begin lifting restrictions, this is a time to plan, make adjustments, and help your community know what is available to experience …

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How I spent #12MonthsofFun with my daughter

Posted on August 13, 2019 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Inspiration, News, Travel & Tourism.

Last year around this time, my daughter Tabitha and I started a #12MonthsofFun project. It was inspired by an upcoming trip to Ireland, and we decided to keep the fun going for the next 12 months before she left for college. The other activities didn’t need to be as big as an international trip. The …

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My trip to Alaska

Posted on July 2, 2019 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Travel & Tourism.

Recently, my family and I went on a two-week trip across Alaska. It was a huge adventure to say the least! We went to five different cities, and saw everything from orca killer whales to moose to caribou. We traveled the Alaska Railroad. We kayaked around icebergs. We were there on the solstice and experienced …

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