The Ohio Travel Association has been taking a deep dive into education, learning about opportunities and challenges for educating what is our industry's future workforce. Melinda Huntley, OTA Executive Director, shares some insights on what she's learning and sharing.Read More...
The Ohio Travel Association sends a warm welcome to the 2019 members of the Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy. Upon completing the six-month program, classmates will graduate at the Ohio Conference on Travel in fall, joining more than 150 existing alumni who have gone on to serve on state and national boards, lead tourism development efforts throughout the state, hold public offices and represent the interests of the travel industry in their community, regions, state and nation.Read More...
The TourismOhio Advisory Board met Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Ohio History Connection. Advisory board members present included Tami Brown (Greater Cleveland Aquarium), Lee Alexakos (Cedar Fair), Ellen Grinsfelder (Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls), Dan Sullivan (HNS Sports Group), Joe Mazur (Cuyahoga Scenic Valley Railroad), Jodi Burroughs (Hocking Hills Canopy Tours/Grove City Brewery) and Dan Young (Young’s Jersey Dairy).Read More...
Finding employees with strong work ethics and basic soft skills seems to be a challenge for everyone these days. Even finding enough employees to operate is a problem. Over and over again, we hear about your struggles to not only staff fully, but to retain the talent you have in place. Learn what OTA is doing and what is on the horizon.Read More...
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