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Karyl Leigh Barnes is President of DCI’s Tourism Practice. Since joining the firm in 1998, Karyl Leigh has led destination strategy and created marketing communication programs for destinations on every continent except Antarctica.
May 26, 2022 | Karyl Leigh Barnes 5 Reasons to Use Local Media as Ambassadors In Destination Marketing
Nov 4, 2021 | Karyl Leigh Barnes What Travel Stories Are Being Covered? Six Big-Picture Lessons from U.S. Media Post-Delta
Oct 21, 2021 | Karyl Leigh Barnes What Do Travel Media Want Now? Editors Tell Travel PR Pros At SATW
Oct 8, 2021 | Karyl Leigh Barnes 5 Reasons We Need Destination Marketing Organizations More Than Ever
Sep 2, 2021 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Destination Marketing Organizations: Make Plans Now To Celebrate World Tourism Day
May 27, 2021 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Cautious optimism in destination marketing: a view on summer travel
Jun 15, 2020 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Sun, Sand and Recovery: Rethinking Island Destinations Need Post COVID-19
Nov 20, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Does Digital Marketing Really Matter When It Comes to Reaching Travel Advisors?
Jul 16, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Media Events – Good Use of Budget Or a Waste of Valuable Marketing Dollars?
Jun 12, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes What Destinations Need To Know About the Changing Tastes of Culinary Travelers
Jun 5, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Go Big Or Go Home – Travel Destinations Bet on New Cultural Marketing Efforts
May 30, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes How To Pitch: Kit Bernardi, 2018 IPW Travel Writer Award Winner & 2017 TravMedia Journalist of the Year
Feb 8, 2019 | Karyl Leigh Barnes How to Pitch: Kim Foley MacKinnon, Boston-based Freelance Travel Writer
Mar 6, 2018 | Karyl Leigh Barnes “Industry Q&A” Featuring Michelle (Revuelta) Gonzalez of Choose Chicago
Feb 7, 2018 | Karyl Leigh Barnes When Snowstorm Hits Toronto, Residents Flee & Warm Weather Destinations Win
Dec 4, 2017 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Creative Genius Meets Strategic Partnership with These Four Destination Marketing Campaigns
Jul 11, 2017 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Four Key Takeaways from SATW’s Eastern Chapter Meeting in Sheridan, Wyoming
May 18, 2015 | Karyl Leigh Barnes The Rise of the Digital Influencers (& Three Things To Do About It!)
Apr 24, 2015 | Karyl Leigh Barnes Modeling Success: Four Winning DMO/EDO Partnerships Driving Convention Sales