To succeed in today's fast-paced marketplace, travel and hospitality communicators must steer strategically, yet always be ready to make swift, tactical adjustments.
At the PRSA 2013 Travel and Tourism Conference, discover nimble approaches to make the most of your staff, budget and time, while staying on top of changes in the media, market and technology. Join colleagues in Memphis at the premier travel and hospitality event to:
This year's conference features dynamic speakers, including:
Keynoter Andrew McCarthy, editor-at-large at National Geographic Traveler.
Check out McCarthy's insight on travel, writing and more in a Q&A with the PRSA Travel & Tourism Section.
McCarthy has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Travel + Leisure, Afar, Men’s Journal, Bon Appetit and National Geographic Adventure. He was named “Travel Journalist of the Year” by the Society of American Travel Writers in 2010, and won its “Grand Award” in 2011.
He received four 2011 North American Travel Journalist Association awards, including the Grand Prize, and was awarded a 2011 Folio Award for best single travel article. He co-edited the Lonely Planet anthology, "Lights, Camera ... Travel," and his memoir, "The Longest Way Home," was published by Free Press in September 2012.
He lives in New York. As an actor, he has appeared in dozens of films, including "The Spiderwick Chronicles," "The Joy Luck Club," "Mulholland Falls" and, of course, such iconic movies as "Pretty in Pink," "St. Elmo's Fire" and "Less Than Zero," as well as cult favorites "Weekend At Bernie's" and "Mannequin."