38 episodes

Join the Travel Vertical Podcast for bi-weekly episodes of the latest news in the tourism industry. Curated specifically for tourism marketers and agencies. Co-hosts Laurie Jo Miller Farr from The Travel Vertical and Adam Stoker from Relic and the Destination Marketing Podcast share creative ideas happening in the industry, new job postings, research roundups, and more. Subscribe today on your favorite podcast platform.

The Travel Vertical Podcast The Travel Vertical

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Join the Travel Vertical Podcast for bi-weekly episodes of the latest news in the tourism industry. Curated specifically for tourism marketers and agencies. Co-hosts Laurie Jo Miller Farr from The Travel Vertical and Adam Stoker from Relic and the Destination Marketing Podcast share creative ideas happening in the industry, new job postings, research roundups, and more. Subscribe today on your favorite podcast platform.

    Industry expert Bill Geist from DMO Proz joins us to talk about the evolution of DMO career roles, plus outsourcing, movement to the private sector, and more.

    Industry expert Bill Geist from DMO Proz joins us to talk about the evolution of DMO career roles, plus outsourcing, movement to the private sector, and more.

    Episode #37: Does anyone know a drone pilot? Industry expert Bill Geist from DMO Proz joins us to talk about the evolution of DMO career roles, as well as outsourcing, movement to the private sector, and other trends. A conversation you won't want to miss.

    DMO Proz
    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com.

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast Network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 26 min
    Adam & Laurie discuss Visit Myrtle Beach and Sonoma County Tourism initiaitves and pose a question about tourism ad campaigns suddenly impacted by current events, as with Visit Orlando's UK current campaign.

    Adam & Laurie discuss Visit Myrtle Beach and Sonoma County Tourism initiaitves and pose a question about tourism ad campaigns suddenly impacted by current events, as with Visit Orlando's UK current campaign.

    Sonoma County Tourism has a cool tool to calculate a travel carbon footprint. Visit Myrtle Beach films a chef's challenge on the beach for The Cooking Channel. And what happens when Visit Orlando's big UK ad campaign is affected by sudden events?

    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com.

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast Network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 22 min
    Rachel Brown, Executive Director, Visit Durango describes conscientious travelers and identifies important considerations currently facing Colorado's destinations: Sustainability, seasonality, overtourism, and human resources.

    Rachel Brown, Executive Director, Visit Durango describes conscientious travelers and identifies important considerations currently facing Colorado's destinations: Sustainability, seasonality, overtourism, and human resources.

    Episode #35: Visit Durango and other Colorado destinations are exploring sustainability, overtourism, and seasonality as well as human resources. Plus, we review plenty of new jobs and people moves.

    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 29 min
    John Lambeth, President & CEO of Civitas, talks about Tourism Improvement Districts. What are they? How do they help destinations with funding? And why there's a TID revolution right now.

    John Lambeth, President & CEO of Civitas, talks about Tourism Improvement Districts. What are they? How do they help destinations with funding? And why there's a TID revolution right now.

    Tourism Improvement Districts are a funding model for DMOs that has exploded in number. Our guest is John Lambeth, President & CEO of Civitas. discussing everything you always wanted to know about TIDs.

    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 25 min
    Adam & Laurie talk about the weird & wacky in an unexpected news roundup. Plus, a review of the latest jobs openings in tourism and tourism-related roles.

    Adam & Laurie talk about the weird & wacky in an unexpected news roundup. Plus, a review of the latest jobs openings in tourism and tourism-related roles.

    We love weird & wacky unexpected news from the world of travel & tourism. (And there's plenty.) Plus, great jobs at destinations and related roles in tourism, airlines, cruise lines, sports teams and more.

    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 20 min
    Adam & Laurie discuss July 4th traffic, summer forecasts, tons of great job opportunities in the DMO world, plus the appointment of a new President & CEO at U.S. Travel Association.

    Adam & Laurie discuss July 4th traffic, summer forecasts, tons of great job opportunities in the DMO world, plus the appointment of a new President & CEO at U.S. Travel Association.

    Wow, there sure are are a lot of VP roles at DMOs. Plus, a new President & CEO at U.S. Travel Association. Find out how to publish your job openings, too. And here's a new idea: Why not host a live episode of our podcast at your next tourism conference?

    Read The Travel Vertical Newsletter here!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show, please contact Laurie at laurie@thetravelvertical.com

    The Travel Vertical Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and Laurie Farr and produced by the team at Relic.

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Kara Franker ,

Very informative info for the travel industry

This is my new favorite podcast! Laurie and Adam are entertaining hosts and they shine a light on some of the most interesting news stories and job opportunities in the travel industry. A must-subscribe for those in tourism who want to be in-the-know.

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