As travelers turn to digital resources to plan their trips and seek out attractions while in-market, driving home the relevance of your visitor center may feel like an uphill battle. The good news is that there are ways to increase the relevance of your center and remain top of mind to those who are more inclined to pick up their cell phones and consult Google.
Author: Maghen Barranco
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.
Over the years, we have found the Digital Summit in Atlanta to be one of the best annual digitally-focused industry conferences available. Several Stampers attended the 2019 Digital Summit and afterwards put their heads together to summarize the digital strategies that we feel will have the most impact on the travel and tourism industry in the coming year.
Among the numerous ways social media can be used to foster positive perceptions about your place, influencer marketing has proven to be one of the most effective. And for small- to mid-sized destinations, collaborating with micro-influencers in particular can be an effective way to build credibility with your target markets.
There is a lot of talk about hot new travel trends and what DMOs should be mindful of as they begin executing their marketing strategies for 2019. Here are 5 trends that will dominate travel and tourism in the new year and how your DMO can leverage them.
With more travelers looking to social channels for help in planning their next excursion, having a robust social media strategy will help your DMO highlight your destination’s best offerings and influence the travel plans of your most important target markets. View our recommended best practices for developing a social media strategy.