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Global All-Stars Innovators Showcase 2018: Speaker Spotlight

Destination Storytelling, Placemaking & Technology

We are thrilled to introduce the speakers for the Global All-Stars Innovators Showcase 2018! Now in its 7th year as a platform for new ideas and innovation from around the world, this mainstage session brings together three speakers and three critical trends that are reshaping destinations and travel. Read the blog to learn more about this year's speaker lineup.

2018 STS Marketing College Scholarship Recipients Announced

Miles Partnership Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College Awards 12 Scholarships to the 2018 Session

As announced in February, Miles Partnership held its annual scholarship program to award one industry professional in each of the STS member states with a scholarship to Marketing College. Recipients receive a scholarship covering tuition, dorm room accommodations and most meals for the upcoming session at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, GA from June 24-29.

Congratulations to all of the recipients and thank you to everyone who submitted an application. We look forward to holding this scholarship program again next year and encourage everyone to consider applying.

For more information on the Marketing College Scholarship Program for STS Marketing College, visit this blog post. 

National Plan for Vacation Day

“Work hard, travel often” is a popular mindset around the Miles offices. For as much time and energy we dedicate to our work, we like to take time to plan and enjoy vacations. Whether it’s a staycation in the comfort of a hometown or an adventure across the globe, we highly value the vacation time we have to explore and have once-in-a-lifetime experiences. As travel enthusiasts, we were thrilled to get involved in Project: Time Off’s National Plan for Vacation Day.

2017 Travel Industry Conferences Recap

Skift Global Forum, Phocuswright, Marketing Outlook Forum and ESTO

Miles team members recently attended some of the industry’s top events and brought back highlights on the topics and trends discussed. We wanted to share a few takeaways from these conferences that will likely play a role in the travel and tourism industry as we move into 2018.

Skift Global Forum

The “TED of travel” and one of the most creative business gatherings in the global travel industry, Skift’s Global Forum focuses on the future of the travel industry and the industry leaders creating and defining the way. Miles’ Vice President of New Business Development/Creative Director Elena Prostova attended and highlighted two key themes that drove conversation at the event and throughout the industry.