• Education Brings a New Perspective for Jim Walter and Visit Cheyenne

     
    POSTED August 15, 2019
     
  • Education Brings a New Perspective for Jim Walter and Visit Cheyenne

     
    POSTED August 15, 2019
     
  • Education Brings a New Perspective for Jim Walter and Visit Cheyenne

     
    POSTED August 15, 2019
     

After almost two years, Visit Cheyenne’s director of sales and marketing, Jim Walter, has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation, the industry’s highest individual educational achievement. 

Now with the only “integrated executive program specifically designed for the destination management industry” under his belt, Walter is excited to apply the program’s pillars of vision, leadership, productivity, and implementation to his work at Visit Cheyenne.  

“The program helped me in various ways. I have such a great group of tourism professionals who have become my friends in the industry and who are available for support and advice. Locally it has brought a new perspective to my job as Visit Cheyenne becomes more active in the local economic development discussions, the development of our city, and the development of the visitor experience.” 

With so much growth and change in the industry, such an accomplishment is sure to boost Walter and Visit Cheyenne’s commitment to professional growth and development, especially considering Visit Cheyenne is the only Destination Marketing Organization in Wyoming that has multiple credentialed staff members.  

After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton.

 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Doctors, nurses, grocery store employees and more were essential to sustaining the continued stay-at-home orders that helped fight the spread of COVID-19. Such workers put their health at risk for the benefit of society, and Nakoma Resort and the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce want to recognize them for their efforts through the “Send Your Heroes” campaign.