Tour directors can design and deliver more effective tour experiences when they craft stories that speak to the intellectual and emotional goals of the individuals on their tours.
San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
The International Tour Management Institute (ITMI), Symposium, to be held in Nashville, January 26-30th, 2014, is a unique tourism industry conference that brings together key players for interactive seminars. This offers industry stakeholders an excellent opportunity to capture valuable market intelligence and to learn from one another.
Jay Sullivan, managing partner at Exec-Comm, will provide ITMI Symposium attendees with proven communication and storytelling skills, that will help them effectively and positively navigate through real world situations and challenges.
“We are pleased to be featuring Exec|Comm, proven thought-leaders in communication strategies and techniques. We are confident that they will provide an engaging, thought-provoking presentation, which will inspire and energize our attendees,” states Ted Bravos, CEO. “Whether for day-to-day communication with tour guests or for crisis management, the skills that Jay will illustrate, represent powerful assets for tourism professionals. As we look toward the future, educating and empowering our community has never been more important. Jay’s knowledge and expertise will greatly enrich our conference.”
“For more than 30 years, Exec|Comm has helped professionals improve their impact on the job by honing their communication skills. We believe strongly that we all communicate more effectively when we focus less on ourselves, and more on our audiences,” says Jay. “Tour participants travel for a variety of reasons. Tour directors can design and deliver more effective tour experiences when they craft stories that speak to the intellectual and emotional goals of the individuals on their tours. We look forward to the opportunity to work with ITMI and we share their dedication to quality professional development.”
Symposium attendees include leading domestic and international tour operators, suppliers, meeting and event planners and tourism journalists. Tour operators such as Smithsonian Student Travel, World Strides, Tauck World Discovery, Globus Family of Brands, Collette Vacations, Princess and Holland America Cruise lines, Adventures by Disney, Destination America are among the usual participants.
Since 1976, ITMI has been America’s premier training and certification program for professional tour directors, guides and travel staff. For more information about ITMI or the Symposium, contact Annemarie Osborne Annemarie(dot)Osborne(at)gmail(dot)com (800) 442-4864 (415) 957-9489 or visit http://www.itmisf.com.
About Exec|Comm LLC
Founded in 1982, Exec|Comm LLC, is a premier communication skills training and consulting firm. Exec|Comm works with clients across all major industries including professional services, financial services, technology, insurance, manufacturing, oil and gas, and healthcare. The firm teaches all levels of professionals, in both group and private coaching settings. Their programs help people present with more impact, write clearer documents, run more effective meetings, negotiate stronger deals and develop deeper client relationships.
For further information, please contact Jodie Stewart, jstewart(at)exec-comm(dot)com, 212-252-5867 or Karen Rodriguez, krodriguez(at)exec-comm(dot)com, 212-252-5860 or visit http://www.exec-comm.com.
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