Bob Gilbert CTC MInstM (UK)
 CEO Captivation Marketing
​​Services provided to (past and Present) : Best Western,   Charisma Records,   Chinese Host, Choice Hotels,  ClickSquared,  Delaware North, eRoam, HelmsBriscoe,  Hilton, Montana Division of Tourism, National  Parks  Promotion Council, National  Park Reservations, NTA,   Rezdy, Tourism Cares, Shop   America, Tennessee   Division of Tourism, Travel  Agent  Magazine, Visit  California, Visit   Florida,  SuperClubs,  Tourism Cares,  Walt   Disney  Attractions,  Wayne  Newton

Canvas

  • Over 1600 active connections in LinkedIn
  • Several hundred skill set endorsements 
  • ​Travel activities, Tourism, Hospitality

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Experience

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  • Winning over 15 HSMAI Adrian marketing awards
  • Launched Kennedy Space Center new persona driven website
  • Oversaw global marketing and sales for Atlantis Shuttle $100M attraction
  • developed and executed a USA  strategy for Rezdy LLC
  • Created "The World's Largest Hotel Chain" global strategy for Best Western
  • Developed first ever travel trade digital publication as publisher of Travel Agent Magazine

 business Services FOR ACTIVITY, TOURISM & HOSPITALITY BUSINESSES 

Captivation Marketing, with over 30 year’s hands-on experience, develops innovative strategies and effective customized solutions to assist domestic and international organizations identify, win, engage and retain high valued customers. Success has been earned by gaining actionable insight from the market, customers and stakeholders then translating them in to competitive measurable advantages across diverse businesses in travel, tourism and hospitality. 
  • Official Delegate, China - USA Year of Tourism 2016
  • Marketing Chair: National Parks Promotion Council 
  • Board Director: National Tour Association - 2013/14
  • Commissioner: Visit California - 2013/14
  • Board Member: US Travel Association - Multiple Years
  • Developed and Chaired Pow Wow Europe - Multiple Years​

Skills

 

  • Innovative and Creative Thinking
  • Strategy
  • ​Marketing Asset Management
  • Integrated Marketing - Social/Digital
  • Database Marketing
  • Partnerships & Sponsorships
  • Business Development
  • International Sales & Marketing
  • ​Federal, State and County Experience