Vice President Sales & Marketing, Ripe

Eric Thompson

While living most of his life in Salt Lake City, Eric has developed a passion for the many outdoor activities available at his doorstep. With over 30 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, he has been able to share his passion with visitors and potential travelers as a Destination Marketing SVP and now in the travel technology realm.

On The Agenda
Marketing & Web Strategy

Unlocking Opportunities: Why DMOs Should Embrace Lodging Booking Engines

Tuesday, June 11th (Day 1)
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Crystal Ballroom (4th Floor)
Dive into the transformative world of lodging booking engines, uncovering the game-changing advantages they bring to destination websites and answering the pivotal question of why DMOs should integrate these tools into their operations. With a focus on strategic insights and tangible benefits from real-world case studies, attendees will explore the compelling reasons behind adopting booking engines, from revenue augmentation to enhanced user experiences. Through this exploration, participants will gain actionable insights to optimize their DMO strategies, leveraging booking engines and indispensable tools for driving destination success.