CityPASS co-founder, Mike Gallagher, explains how he and his partner, Mike Morey, launched in 1997, CityPASS which bundles prepaid admission to each city's top attractions. Their backgrounds in destination marketing and tourism industry research armed them with insight into how travelers want to experience a destination:without a lot of fuss and at significant savings.
George Applegate, a Director of the Hawaii Tourism Authority and Executive Director of the Big Island Visitors Bureau is passionate about Hawaii's colorful heritage, embedded in its population. Of course, the natural sites, beaches and attractions are renowned draw.
Douglas MacKenzie, Director of Communications, at Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau, outlines what Phoenix has to offer to leisure, MICE and business visitor, including their many top destination neighbors.
Hotelbeds.com Vice President, Neil Emerson, describes how they have grown to be one of the largest accommodation wholesalers who exclusively sell to the travel trade. Hotelbeds.com is a TUI Travel PLC company.