Webinars, Podcasts & Interviews



Understanding the Mind of the Traveler in Uncertain Times

Thursday, October 8 at 1 pm ET

The Travel and Tourism Research Association’s annual Marketing Outlook Forum Week is going virtual. Sign up for special

sessions including the DMO Roundtable, and join MMGY Travel Intelligence’s EVP, Insights & Strategy Chris Davidson for

his discussion on how our data reveals intentions, motivations and behaviors of American travelers around the COVID-19

pandemic. Click here for more information.


Netbase Quid North American Virtual Conference

November 10-12 

Save the Date to join MMGY VP, Social Media & Content Strategy Brandon Billings, as he presents at the Netbase Virtual Conference:

Agile, Nimble & Informed: Using Social Analytics to Guide the World’s Largest Travel Brands (in 2020!)

MMGY Global is at the forefront this year, building breakthrough social programs for its range of global partners including Travel Texas, Costa Rica Tourism, Rhode Island Commerce, TourSpain, Travel South Dakota, Choice Hotels International, CheapCaribbean.com, Visit Los Cabos and many more. In this session, Brandon Billings, VP – Social Media & Content Strategy, will share how his team leveraged social analytics to help guide its clients through a Ready, Set, Go strategic approach. Complete with a few starts, stops, and restarts along the way – driving economic recovery. Learn More


Driving Recovery during COVID-19: How to Move your Social Media Strategy Forward

Wednesday, November 18 at 12 pm ET

MMGY, Director of Social Media Mackenzie Bromley, will host a workshop at this year’s SEE Conference, sharing how her teams have adapted during this time, shifting social strategies to align with travel sentiment and the needs of destination partners. Click here for more information.


9/29/20 | MMGY SVP, Account Management Lisa Graves, appeared on Pandora’s “Unpacking” live stream, sharing insights on what the Stretch Season is and revealing why it appeals to travelers at various points in their lives.


9/18/20 | Executive Chairman Peter Yesawich presented at the 7th Annual International Multicultural & Heritage Tourism Summit & Trade Show.


9/17/20 | CEO Clayton Reid and MMGY Group Media Director, Carrie Gill joined the state of Colorado for the first-ever Virtual Governor’s Conference. Watch here.


9/17/20 | VP, North America Strategy, Danny Guerrero joined the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals (NCBMP) and a panel of other experts as they provided strategies and insights about the meetings industry in today’s evolving climate. Watch here. 


7/23/20 | Globally, the travel industry came to a screeching halt in March 2020. As we enter the summer and fall travel season, how do we as an industry navigate the data to put us back on a path to recovery? VP, North America Strategy & GM, Los Angelos, Danny Guerrero joined the Destination international’s The Next Normal: Pause, Change, Innovate panel of industry experts as they sorted through what this data means, what data points are most telling and what will be the new benchmarks as we look to 2021.


7/09/20 | EVP, Insights & Strategy, Chris Davidson and President of Enlightn Strategies, Brian Applegarth share data that profiles the cannabis-interested traveler, rate the appeal of various cannabis experiences on vacation, and reveal the travel and booking behaviors of the creational cannabis traveler. Watch here.


6/24/20 | CEO Clayton Reid and President Katie Briscoe discuss our latest travel sentiment data and how to start applying that data into actual marketing and communication strategies with Visit Orlando. Watch here.


6/23/20 | COO Craig Compagnone will share what MMGY Global is seeing in the latest results from MMGY Travel Intelligence’s Travel Intentions Pulse Survey and the Travel Safety Barometer study, which measures current and future traveler sentiment amid the COVID-19 pandemic, tracking trends and shifts in travel intentions. Watch here.


6/18/20 | If you missed the All in on the Outdoors Roundtable, you can watch here.


6/17/20 |MMGY Director, Channel Engagement, Rachel Stelmach joined Undertone to discuss the actionable insights to apply to your reopening strategy, while ensuring safety, security, and compassion during our new normal. Watch here.


5/28/20 | Watch The Shape of Summer Travel 


5/22/20 | CEO Clayton Reid on Fox Business, The Claman Countdown show.


5/20/20 | Chris Davidson and Peter Yesawich, joined the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) weekly webinar series, CHTA Live: The Resilience Series– to discuss the latest findings from the U.S. Traveler Intentions Pulse Survey and the implications for the future. Watch here.


5/08/20 | EVP, Global Brand Strategy, Stewart Colovin joined Visit Myrtle Beach to provide an update on tourism trends and marketing recovery strategies in response to COVID-19. Watch here.


5/05/20 | CEO Clayton Reid answered questions about our new reality with Phocuswire. Watch here.


4/28/20 | MMGY NextFactor joined Destinations International to launch their latest survey product, Organization Next. Click here for the key takeaways.


4/12/20 | CEO Clayton Reid joined The Informed Traveler’s Radio Show. Listen to the radio show here.


4/9/20 | President Katie Briscoe joined Sojern to discuss how we can and should start planning for recovery. Listen to the Webinar.


4/8/20 | Clayton Reid with AdAge on what travel brands should be doing now for the future. Listen to the Podcast here.


3/25/20 | SVP Media Strategy, Jessica Schultz and EVP, Insights & Strategy Chris Davidson joined Destination International’s weekly Coronavirus Webinar Series, focusing on Data Led Recovery. Listen to the Webinar here.


3/19/20 | Partner Amanda Hills, Managing Director Caroline Moultrie, Associate Director Jo Hartley and Social Media Director Nick Evans of MMGY Hills Balfour, joined Destination International’s weekly Coronavirus Webinar Series, focusing on Crisis Response Planning. Listen to the Webinar here.


3/13/20 | COO Craig Compagnone discusses the immediate effects of the travel restrictions from European countries to the U.S with Questex. Listen to the Podcast here.


3/11/20 | EVP, Insights & Strategy Chris Davidson discussing crisis communication and the effects of coronavirus on travel and tourism with HSMAI. Listen to the Webinar here.