There is a not-so-subtle difference between the words "attractor" and "attractions" but it is important for DMOs to use both in stakeholder discussions. Read this week's Insight to understand why. Read time: 3 minutes
Author: David Allred
At Stamp, we believe places are some of the most interesting things to brand. We find the most powerful and unique brand position for a city or attraction and build awareness.
In this vlog recorded during our agency meeting, we discuss how Marketing Action Planning influenced the development of the Visit Kingsland brand and media plan. View time: under 6 minutes
Clients understand that managing marketing that delivers success for an organization is more complex than ever. A disciplined marketing approach is the most effective way to drive efficiency and effectiveness. Fortunately, we have a process that can help and have included links to some free resources you can leverage to follow this process. Read time: under 1 minute
Building a Marketing Action Plan (MAP) is one of the fundamental steps to developing and managing cohesive marketing efforts. This video illustrates the MAP development process using an example everyone can understand - starting a T-Ball team.
A Marketing Action Plan (MAP) is a “road map” that will lead your organization to success. However, to determine if you are succeeding in your efforts, you have to define what “success” is for your organization. Here we discuss the formula for building what we call “The Success Statement.” Read time: under 2 minutes
For consumers under 40, the new Ps of the marketing mix that matter today are: “purpose, positioning, personalized and partnerships". You should pay careful attention to which marketing Ps apply most to your offering.
A strong brand identity is important in destination marketing. Equally important is protecting your brand to ensure you have control of it and reap benefits from it. In this blog we discuss some pitfalls, the advantages and some recommendations related to protecting your brand.
As the tourism and travel industry works to find its footing, analytics from Airbnb’s pandemic reboot prove people still want to travel, but just not too far from home. In this week’s Insight, we discuss the challenges and opportunities the industry is facing and share some guidance Airbnb is providing in these uncertain times.
Keep your finger on the pulse of today’s traveler patterns by accessing the DMO industry’s most trusted set of visitor intelligence data. As you are being approached and speaking to your city leaders and tourism stakeholders about the state of the industry, Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index will provide you with powerful insights into traveler activity by state, regions and nation-wide. View time: under 4 minutes.
As domestic leisure travel begins to show early signs of recovery (in some places more than others), there is an opportunity to leverage leisure to try to (also) fill in some of the weeknight slump in occupancy due to the loss of weekday business and convention travel.