SMG Consulting is About Strategy

SMG Consulting is About Strategy

SMG Consulting is About Strategy This week Discover Kalispell Montana approved a new destination tourism strategy developed by SMG Consulting.  The strategy takes a fresh look at the Visit Kalispell’s competitive position in a new creative way that is sustainable,...
DMO Insight: Cultural Immersion

DMO Insight: Cultural Immersion

DMO Insight: Cultural Immersion By Chris Ribaudo ; April 1, 2019 As a marketing leader positioning your DMO for success, it’s essential to remember that travelers today want the ability to experience a destination like a local – even with a local. Taking...

Proactive Research for Effective Destination Management

Proactive Research for Effective Destination Management By Lauren Schlau and Carl Ribaudo John Lambeth, President of Civitas, a company that helps establish and protect business and tourism improvement districts, recently sent an article asserting the following: “DMO...

It’s the Little Things that Count

I recently bought some motorcycle riding gear for the upcoming riding season. It’s a ritual I go through every winter as I wait for the winter snow and ice to thaw, freeing the roads and high-mountain passes for my two wheeled bliss. When the order arrived at my...

Uniqueness – who would have thought?

I like to look at the world not by only focusing in what is around, but what is inside of me. I, just like anybody else, have been living in the globalization era. Everything is standard, normal, typical, average, usual, ordinary or the same. What about some...