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  • Over 1600 active connections in LinkedIn
  • Several hundred skill set endorsements 
  • ​Travel activities, Tourism, Hospitality
  • Official Delegate, China - USA Year of Tourism 2016
  • Marketing Chair: National Parks Promotion Council - Current
  • 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​



  • 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


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





 Tourism & Hospitality Sales & Marketing Services


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. 
  • 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
  • Opened 30 international sales offices in 18 months
  • 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