Powering Travel, a travel industry podcast by Expedia Group

Brandon Ehrhardt is back with a roster of rotating guest hosts for season two of Powering Travel, a travel industry insights podcast designed for the people who power travel. (That’s you!) Tune in bi-weekly to hear travel expert interviews and discussions on everything from travel trends to expert advice for travel businesses.

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Season 2, Episode 3

Vacation Rentals: How They’re Shaping the Future of Tourism

In this episode, we’re chatting with guest Andreas Weissenborn and exploring the many roles that destination organizations, or DMOs, play in travel today. From marketing and advocacy to logistics and sustainability, these organizations help to make travel possible — and you’ll learn how DMOs increase community vitality, support sustainable tourism, and strengthen local destinations.

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Season 2, Episode 2

Lights, camera, vacation: Where tourism and media meet

In the newest episode of Powering Travel, Brandon and guest host Angelique Miller are joined by Dr. Stephen Pratt — professor and department chair of Tourism, Events, and Attractions at the University of Central Florida — for a conversation on the global and local impacts of entertainment tourism.

Season 2, Episode 1

Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Accessibility in Travel

The newest season of Powering Travel kicks off with an insightful interview featuring Wheel the World's Alvaro Silberstein. Listen now for a deep dive into the impact of inclusivity and accessibility on travel.

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Brandon Ehrhardt

Brandon is the senior director of partner programs at Expedia Group, where he heads up our platform loyalty program. Brandon spent the early days of his career designing revenue management strategies for United Airlines. While with Expedia Group, Brandon has played an integral role in scaling our loyalty program, launching research projects, and leading strategic initiatives. Brandon currently resides in Chicago, IL, with his wife and a rambunctious toddler.

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Contact us at poweringtravel@expediagroup.com with suggestions for episode topics, pitches for guest appearances, sponsorship inquiries, or general questions about the podcasts. We’d love to hear from you.