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Tourism Academy Announces Participation at 2022 Destinations International Convention


Tourism Academy Chief Strategist and Business Class Podcast Host to Participate at Destinations International Annual Convention 19-22 July 2022 in Toronto, Canada

stephen_ekstrom_tourism_academyFull time traveler, tourism expert, travel writer and podcast host, Stephen Ekstrom to attend the 2022 Destinations International Annual Convention being held in Toronto, Canada this summer.

Destinations International, the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations and convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs), welcomes The Tourism Academy’s Stephen Ekstrom to its annual convention where the organization aims to equip its members with the tools needed to continue to recover from the challenges brought on as travel continues to evolve post-pandemic.

In addition to the main event, Ekstrom will be meeting with local tourism leaders and recording segments for the Business Class podcast with organizations including Destination Toronto, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Bata Shoe Museum and Niagara Bound Tours

“We are thrilled to bring together the greatest minds in the travel and tourism industry throughout 2022 to engage, connect and learn from one another through the Annual Convention,” said Gretchen Hall, former president and CEO of the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and current Destinations International COO. “The impact of our industry has never been more important and through educational opportunities like the Annual Convention, Destinations International will be able to equip its members with the tools needed to continue to recover from the challenges brought on as a result of the global pandemic.”

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