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Mon., April 25, 11:15am

Jamie Faulkner Mageau Navigating the Future: Travel Industry Trends

Join Jamie Faulkner Mageau, director, research products, at the U.S. Travel Association, for a keynote talk that will reveal the most recent domestic and international travel trends. Hear about their current domestic campaign, Project: Time Off, which aims to change the vacation-shaming work culture of the U.S. and help position time off as an economic and personal necessity. By understanding the demographics and current trends driving U.S. travel--the strength of the dollar, lingering impacts from the Great Recession, evolving travel parties and the shift in family makeup--you'll gain greater insight into the minds of your readers and visitors.

About Jamie Faulkner Mageau

Jamie Faulkner Mageau is the director, research products, at the U.S. Travel Association where she develops research products to communicate the importance and impact of the travel industry. She also provides tools and research to assist state and destination tourism organizations market and promote their destinations and communicate the value of the travel industry to travel and policy maker stakeholders.

Prior to joining U.S. Travel in April 2012, Jamie was a program analyst at the U.S. Census Bureau where she developed a communication and outreach campaign to five million U.S. businesses to increase awareness and communicate the importance of the Economic Census. In addition, she also has experience as an account manager and analyst for private sector market research firms where she developed customer satisfaction and loyalty research for Fortune 500 clients.

Jamie is also a member of the Travel and Tourism Research Association board. Jamie received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and MBA from George Washington University in marketing and tourism. A native of Philadelphia, the Phillies, cheesesteaks and water ice are near and dear to her heart. She currently resides in Falls Church, Va., with her husband Mike and dog Cooper.

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