Dr. Edward Dramberger

Global Destinations Cruise Speaker



Edward Dramberger, PhD is Principal of Destination Dr. Consulting. Ed’s clients include CVB’s, Hotels, DMO, and Tourism boards globally. As a speaker, author, trainer and consultant; Destination Dr. facilitates sales/marketing training and consults with Hotel companies, DMO’S, CVB’s, Tour operators and Countries Tourism boards. His research consists of the “buying-seller” relationship within the MICE and Tourism industry. He has developed a proven results oriented selling model “Compass Selling®” within the convention/meeting/tourism sector. His research and training seminars are vital for all sales and marketing professionals, aimed at increasing Destination brand awareness, market share and expanding overall tourism revenue by 25% guaranteed. He partners with global Universities offering strategic course curriculum and developed an International Hospitality/Tourism Training Institute.

Ed has 35 years of senior level work, teaching and speaking experience within the hospitality and tourism field. His senior level sales & marketing work experience includes, Hotels, MICE, Tour Companies’ Tourism Boards, DMO’s and CVB’s. His teaching and speaking experience includes Universities and Corporations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia and the Middle East. He has travelled, lived and worked within the 7 Continents. He has conquered 180 out of the 195 Countries in the world; in search of the next Destination. He recently published a book entitled “The Destination Diaries” in 2018, which focuses on his unique travel experiences from around the world. As a Destination expert, he regularly conducts Radio, TV and newspaper/magazine interviews. He is also in the works of a National TV Travel show.

Ed holds a Doctorate in International Marketing & Tourism, Masters of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management, MBA in International Business and a Bachelors of Science in Hotel Management. He is also a CMP and CHSP.

Proposed Global Destination Cruise Speaker Topics

Samples – Having lived, travelled to 180 out of the 195 Countries and the 7 Continents, I have many more Destination Topics.

1. Danube’s Ancient Chronicles

    a. We will explore the history and culture from Canals to Architectural Bathhouses!

2. South American Splendor, “Huts & Heads, Nazca Lines & Gauchos O My”

    a. Prepare yourself to be amazed at the diversity and divide as we connect on all levels of this dynamic Continent!

3. Global Trekker, “The World is your Oyster”

    a. Conquer the Continents with this in-depth journey we call civilization!

4. Triumph in the Gulf

    a. Discover the exclusive settings among Deserts to Skyscrapers!

5. "Magical Mediterranean” Ancient Ports worth Exploring

    a. Live like a native within this amazing ethnic oasis!

6. "Jewel of Southeast Asia” Lion City on a roar

    a. Escape to Mythical islands and vibrant megalopolises!

A recent radio interview in Florida regarding Ed's new travel book (Shown Below)