October 19th, 2014

Note To DMOs: Steer Clear Of The Politics, But By All Means Get Into The Community

Community Engagement Provides Opportunity For The Destination Management Organization Seeking To Build Local Influence.

“Get into politics or go out of business” was the message from Brian Crawford of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) to a gathering of San Diego hotel and tourism┬áleaders earlier this year.

Crawford, vice president of governmental and public