A Day in the Life of Tourism Public Relations

As a public relations professional in the tourism industry, I handle the communications for Hotel Valley Ho, a AAA four-diamond hotel in downtown Scottsdale, Ariz. My daily activities include several traditional and nontraditional public relations tasks such as: Coordinating Writer Visits We frequently have journalists visit and then write about the hotel. They either contact us directly or they are […]

The Reality of PR: A Survivor’s Guide to the Public Relations World

I am a “survivor” of the PRSSA Regional Activity, “The Reality of PR: A Survivor’s Guide to the Public Relations World,” hosted by The Pennsylvania State University. Throughout the weekend I picked up the tools to be prepared for the “real world” from the speakers’ perspectives of their various sections in the public relations field. The opening social event involved […]