Liz Bittner, the CEO of Travel South, speaks on travel trends in the southern states and the immense success of the TravelSouth USA tourism organization.
Mac Lacy addresses the hard questions of “South Carolina or Louisiana?” and “Charleston or New Orleans?” among others with Kyle Edmiston, the state travel director of Louisiana and Duane Parrish, the state travel director of South Carolina.
Mac Lacy interviews Stephen Perry, CEO of New Orleans Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, on New Orleans exponential growth in the international tourism market and going beyond the French Quarter for the full New Orleans experience.
Mac Lacy interviews Louisiana’s Lieutenant Governor, Jay Dardenne, on the draw of Louisiana for international travelers and New Orleans as a gateway for authentic experiences and locations like Poverty Point in the rest of Louisiana.
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Theresa Ransone, travel director for the Bank of Lancaster in Virginia, talks about her enthusiastic impression of Jordan, including its safety, variety of attractions and friendliness of people.
Gigi Inigo, owner of Style Your Trip, discusses how she felt pleasantly surprised by the variety and quality of Jordan attractions, as well as by the warmth of the people.
Omar Banihani, North American marketing manager for the Jordan Tourism Board, relates some of the treasures of Jordan including Amman, Petra and a hands-on Jordanian cooking class.
Faye Brown, faith-based travel coordinator for the Lourie Center, speaks on how safe she felt in Jordan and the sites she found the most personally moving, including Petra at night and Mount Nebo.
Lou Priluker, convention chairman for the International Boxing Federation, reflects on his experience at Petra, Wadi Rum and Jordanian hotels, as well as how he plans to set up a future convention in Jordan.