The travel and tourism industry is being steadily reshaped by the travel preferences of young travelers who are driven by the desire to experience other cultures, build life experience, and benefit from new learning opportunities. Understanding what they value, how they plan and what will motivate them to visit your destination can help your DMO formulate an effective communication strategy to draw youth travelers.
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.
When it comes to shaping the visitor experience and encouraging repeat visits, there are definitive steps you can take to elevate awareness of your destination in the minds of travelers — we’ve covered quite a few of them in our video series the past year. Here is a brief recap of 10 strategies to supplement your marketing plan and facilitate positive conversations about your destination.
Social influencers provide tremendous value not only to travelers who look to social media for trip inspiration, but to DMOs looking for new ways to reach potential visitors. In this 30-second video, we touch on the benefits of crowdsourcing social influencers to promote your destination.
Every DMO hopes for positive online reviews of their destination. But what do you do when the reviews are negative? How do you regain control of the narrative and rehabilitate your destination's image? David and Victoria share a few ideas in this 50 second video.
Travelers are increasingly seeking out unique, one of a kind, authentic experiences. And because you can't be everything to everybody, identifying and leveraging what makes your community different must be a central pillar of your marketing strategy. Read time: under 3 minutes.
what3words is a free tool with the potential to revolutionize tourism and travel, mapping, wayfinding, navigation, and communications as we know it. Check out this introduction and link to three brief what3words videos to learn more for yourself. Your mind will be racing.
Curating content from social influencers is an effective strategy for reaching potential visitors who may be on the fence about visiting your city, or who may have not considered your place to be a viable option for business, leisure or bleisure travel.
As potential visitors formulate their travel plans, unique, one-of-a-kind experiences are often at the top of their travel wish list. Leverage these must-have experiences to generate the Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) and encourage travelers to book an overnight stay in your city.
In this installment of Encourage The Conversation, we discuss the importance of influencer marketing as it relates to your destination and how to integrate it into your overall social media strategy.
Until fairly recently, 360 content was a buzzword, a fad, something without any practical application. But as the technology has advanced beyond gaming and into the replication of realistic experiences, its marketing potential has skyrocketed.