Truth Behind Travel

What Makes a Trip 'The Greatest of All' with Expedia's insights

June 16, 2022 Dolores Semeraro Season 2 Episode 52
Truth Behind Travel
What Makes a Trip 'The Greatest of All' with Expedia's insights
Show Notes

VP – Global Partner Marketing at Expedia Troy O'Bryan shares what makes a trip ‘the greatest of all’ before, during, and after the travel experience with research-based insights. 

In today's episode, Truth Behind Travel Podcast's host Dolores Semeraro talks to Portland-based Troy O'Bryan from Expedia about what so we need to invest in when it comes to creating a memorable experience for guests and clients alike, where should $$ budget be allocated and what are the trends we must keep an eye on. 

You will love this episode if you need to:

- know what experiences you should be adding to your travel product to make it 'the greatest
- learn from research-based findings, what are the main trends that you should be aware of
-  understand what’s the digital behavior of today’s travelers? What are they clicking on, and what are they browsing about?

and most importantly ask yourself: What memories do I want my guests to have?

Connect with Troy O'Bryan at Expedia here and don't miss the first episode of Expedia's podcast: Powering Travel here


About Dolores Semeraro

Hello! I am a Hospitality and Tourism Communication Expert and Speaker with 15 years of industry experience.
For the past 20 months, I have helped tourism organizations and travel professionals restore travel confidence and restart their tourism businesses.
I focus on tourism marketing strategies, hospitality digital marketing and communication, and tourism innovation in every keynote, training, or coaching session I deliver across the industry.
You can learn more about me by listening to my travel recovery podcast called ‘Truth Behind Travel’ where I interview tourism industry leaders and travel experts on the core topic of Travel Recovery.

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S2 E52 - What Makes a Trip 'The Greatest of All' with Expedia's insights
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Dolores Semeraro is a Tourism Keynote Speaker & Hospitality Communication Expert who has helped hospitality, tourism organizations, and travel professionals to navigate the tourism industry crisis during the pandemic and restore travel confidence in their clients.

Prior to becoming am international tourism speaker, Dolores has worked in tourism and hospitality for about 20 years across Europe, Asia and the Indian Ocean in Marketing and Communication senior roles for some of the most established global hospitality organizations.

She delivers inspiring and actionable Tourism & Hospitality Keynote talks to travel and tourism conferences, summits, and industry events focusing on the future of travel, travel and tourism recovery, hospitality digital marketing and communication, and tourism innovation.