Travel Matters Podcast

011 – Breaking News About TBEX Events

This is a quick bonus episode, where TBEX CEO, Rick Calbert shares some breaking news about upcoming TBEX events. See more on TBEXcon.com Travel Matters is hosted by The Radio Vagabond, Palle Bo and TBEX CEO, Rick Calbert, and produced by RadioGuru.  
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Travel Matters 010 – Martinique Lewis about Black Travel Alliance

Today our guest is Martinique Lewis one of the founders of Black Travel Alliance. Martinique is a digital disrupter in love with all things travel. She is a TBEX Speaker Alum and has been in the travel industry for three years now as a creator, a diversity in travel consultant, and as an influencer and...
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Travel Matters 009 – Tim Leffel on The Future Of Press Trips

Our guest for this episode is TBEX North America Conference Director Tim Leffel. Tim started backpacking around the world and writing for travel magazines as a freelancer in the mid-1990s. He has published several books and now runs five different websites.  Tim joins us today to talk about the results from a recent survey he...
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Travel Matters 008 – How to Get Through the Covid-19 Crisis

In this special episode, Leslie Walker founder of Tourism Worx shares 15 things DMO’s travel brands and content creators can do right now to help seem them through the Covid19 crisis.  She shares the example of how the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum used transparency and being human to gain tens of thousands of...
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006 – TBEX Survivors Part 1

In this episode, we talk to several TBEX Europe attendees who still went to Catania after the event was postponed. They share their impressions of Sicily and Catania. They share what it was like to be traveling when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the entire country of Italy. Little did anyone know this was just...
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Travel Matters 005 – COVID19 Impact on Daily Life And Travel

In this episode, we talk about COVID19’s impact on the travel industry and our daily lives. We start with how fast the pandemic spread in Italy, and our decision-making process to reschedule TBEX Europe 2020 in Catania Italy. We also talk about new dates for TBEX Europe 2020. We then have an in-depth discussion with...
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Travel Matters 004 – Retire Early And Travel

In this episode we speak with Keith and Tina Paul from Retire Early And Travel. As they write on their about page, they are lovers of travel and wine. Fueled by their passion for learning, experiencing other cultures, and meeting people, they want to see the world. They consider themselves forever students. Keith and Tina have...
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Travel Matters 003 – Michael Collins, TravelMedia.ie

In this episode of Travel Matters, Rick Calvert talks to Michael Collins from TravelMedia.ie. TravelMedia.ie is a full service public relations, marketing, events, communications and travel trade representation company, founded in 2006, and managed by Michael Collins. The company is one of Europe’s leading travel media companies – specialising in PR, events, media buying, strategic...
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Travel Matters 002 – Meet Kerwin, Lauren, Angie, and Rachel

Welcome to the second episode of Travel Matters.  Rick Calvert and Palle Bo talk about TBEX North America 2019 in Billings, Montana. How did it go, and how was it different than previous events? Rick reveals that there were more older people than usual.   TIPS FOR FIRST TIMERS There were many new faces again this year,...
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Travel Matters 001 – Introducing Travel Matters

This is the first episode of Travel Matters, the official podcast from TBEX. Here we introduce the two hosts, Rick Calvert, CEO of TBEX and Palle Bo, The Radio Vagabond.  We also speak to Travel Camel, Shane Dallas, conference director of TBEX Europe about what is coming up on the conference in Catania, Sicily, Italy...
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