Visit Spokane and JackRabbit Systems Form Partnership

JackRabbit Systems, which is one of Simpleview's strategic partners, has formed a partnership with one of our clients - Visit Spokane. Travelers can now go to VisitSpokane.com and use JackRabbit's BookDirect TM system to compare rates and check availabilities for the destination's hotels and resorts…

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Nashville Sets Records in Hotel Tax Collections

The Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, which is a Simpleview client, recently reported that the city's hotel tax collections reached $3.08 million this past June. This marks a record for Nashville, as the amount is 16.5 percent higher than the same month in 2011. Butch Spyridon, president of…

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DMAI Recognizes 2012 Class of CDME Graduates

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has designated 18 destination marketing organization professionals as Certified Destination Management Executives. As graduates of the association's CDME program, they are prepared for increased change and competition in the travel and tourism…

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Hawai‘i Tourism Expected to Break Records in 2012

For the first six months of 2012, Hawai'i saw double-digit increases in visitor increases and expenditures, welcoming 3.9 million guests and bringing in more than $7 billion in expenditures to the state. This puts the destination's tourism economy on track to set a record-breaking year, as this…

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Rockford Area CVB President Elected to DMAI Board

John Groh, who is the President and CEO of the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (RACVB), has been elected to the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) board and will serve as one of the board's directors for the next three years. "DMAI plays a significant role in…

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