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Inspiring Travel with Jim Hagen

June 10, 2021 John T. Meyer Season 1 Episode 53
Leadmore Podcast
Inspiring Travel with Jim Hagen
Chapters
3:05
Making South Dakota look good
10:05
Take us back 12 months
17:23
Push and pull
24:10
Jim’s outlook on travel
28:14
The front porch to economic development
33:30
Changing culture at the department
36:50
Jim’s top travel picks
Leadmore Podcast
Inspiring Travel with Jim Hagen
Jun 10, 2021 Season 1 Episode 53
John T. Meyer

Jim Hagen has worked with four governors to attract visitors to South Dakota, where one out of every 11 people work in the tourism industry. As the state’s Secretary of Travel and Tourism, Jim also lead a global media and marketing team through the pandemic.

In episode 53, host John T. Meyer and Jim discuss the work of travel and tourism departments, how the South Dakota department navigated uncertainty and helped the state become one of the best performing states in the country.

  • Making South Dakota look good (03:05)
  • Take us back 12 months (10:05)
  • Push and pull (17:23)
  • Jim’s outlook on travel (24:10)
  • The front porch to economic development (28:14)
  • Changing culture at the department (33:30)
  • Jim’s top travel picks (36:50)


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Show Notes Chapter Markers

Jim Hagen has worked with four governors to attract visitors to South Dakota, where one out of every 11 people work in the tourism industry. As the state’s Secretary of Travel and Tourism, Jim also lead a global media and marketing team through the pandemic.

In episode 53, host John T. Meyer and Jim discuss the work of travel and tourism departments, how the South Dakota department navigated uncertainty and helped the state become one of the best performing states in the country.

  • Making South Dakota look good (03:05)
  • Take us back 12 months (10:05)
  • Push and pull (17:23)
  • Jim’s outlook on travel (24:10)
  • The front porch to economic development (28:14)
  • Changing culture at the department (33:30)
  • Jim’s top travel picks (36:50)


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Making South Dakota look good
Take us back 12 months
Push and pull
Jim’s outlook on travel
The front porch to economic development
Changing culture at the department
Jim’s top travel picks