luxury hotel roomTravel PR people have access to desirable things such as luxury hotel rooms.Photo:PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com Travel Blogger If there’s one thing that I find a constant head-scratcher, it’s why bad travel public relations people still have jobs.It is because they have it so cushy, with clients and companies that every travel writer and blogger craves – food & drink clients, activities and, above all, the hotels and destinations – that they can get away with being slackers?I worked in Public Relations for more than 20 years.Much of this was in auto racing, which is a highly stressful and demanding area of PR.Race promoters are always afraid that nobody will show up to their event so they want coverage in every media outlet every day starting weeks and months out from a race.This is not all that difficult in some media-thirsty markets like Toronto, especially if any Canadian drivers are involved in it.... Travel PR people have access to desirable things such as luxury hotel rooms.Photo:PubClub.com By Kevin Wilkerson, PubClub.com Travel Blogger If there’s one thing that I find a constant head-scratcher, it’s why bad travel public relations people still have jobs.It is because they have it so cushy, with clients and companies that every travel writer and blogger craves – food & drink clients, activities and, above all, the hotels and destinations – that they can get away with being slackers?I worked in Public Relations for more than 20 years.Much of this was in auto racing, which is a highly stressful and demanding area of PR.Race promoters are always afraid that nobody will show up to their event so they want coverage in every media outlet every day starting weeks and months out from a race.This is not all that difficult in some media-thirsty markets like Toronto, especially if any Canadian drivers are involved in it.

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