Edward Dramberger, PhD is Principal of Destination Dr. Consulting. Ed’s clients include CVB’s, Hotels, DMO, and Tourism boards globally. As a speaker, author, trainer and consultant; Destination Dr. facilitates sales/marketing training and consults with Hotel companies, DMO’S, CVB’s, Tour operators and Countries Tourism boards. His research consists of the “buying-seller” relationship within the MICE and Tourism industry. He has developed a proven results oriented selling model “Compass Selling®” within the convention/meeting/tourism sector. His research and training seminars are vital for all sales and marketing professionals, aimed at increasing Destination brand awareness, market share and expanding overall tourism revenue by 25% guaranteed. He partners with global Universities offering strategic course curriculum and developed an International Hospitality/Tourism Training Institute.
Ed has 35 years of senior level work and teaching experience within the hospitality and tourism field. His senior level sales & marketing work experience includes, Hotels, MICE, Tour Companies’ Tourism Boards, DMO’s and CVB’s. His teaching and speaking experience includes Colleges and Universities in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia and the Middle East. He has travelled, lived and worked within the 6 Continents / 180 Countries; in search of the next Destination. He is publishing a book entitled “The Destination Diaries” in 2018, which focuses on his unique travel experiences from around the world.
Ed holds a Doctorate in International Marketing & Tourism, Masters of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management, MBA in International Business and a Bachelors of Science in Hotel Management. He is also a CMP and CHSP.