Two new members have stepped up to Destination Gettysburg’s board of directors.

The CVB recently elected Andrea Proulx, director, sales and marketing, Gettysburg Hotel and Bryan Johnson, CTA, general manager, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson hotel to serve three-year terms on the board, starting July 1.

“We’re excited to have Andrea and Bryan on the board to help establish the direction of Destination Gettysburg as the organization looks to grow tourism as the county’s top industry,” says Norris Flowers, president of Destination Gettysburg.

Destination Gettysburg recently acknowledged outgoing board members Deb Adamik of Main Street Gettysburg and Leonard Loski of Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association Gettysburg for their service on the board.

In other news, on July 1, Tammy Myers, president, Gettysburg Heritage Center, became the board’s chairwoman, taking the place of immediate past chairman Max Felty, Gettysburg Group Reservations. Del Gudmestad of Mulligan MacDuffer Adventure Golf was elected chairman-elect, Mike Hanson of the Gaslight Inn B&B as treasurer and Mary Lynn Martin of Hickory Bridge Farm as secretary.

“We have an exciting year ahead as we strive to reach new and younger visitors to Adams County by marketing a variety of experiences throughout the region,” says Flowers.

According to a survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), frequent travelers feel safer when hotels adhere to AHLA's Stay Safe guidelines, which detail cleaning protocols for hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

Through responses to bi-weekly surveys, Global Business Travel Association members have indicated that domestic busines travel is ramping up after months of struggle.  

 

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.