When "market disrupter" Airbnb came onto the scene in 2007, their business model was viewed by the tourism industry with skepticism. Where does Airbnb stand today?
Category: DMO Challenges
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.
Your community is so much more than what lies right off the ramp. Let travelers know your town is truly unique and worth taking the time to explore. Read time: under 3 minutes
It’s more important than ever to keep information updated on leading travel platforms as potential visitors are hungry for information. Keeping information updated in real-time on TripAdvisor will be crucial to giving travelers the confidence to return to your destination.
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
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.
Creating a truly defining brand is sometimes a challenge when positioning for destinations, particularly when the separate communities share the same name. In this case study we explore the branding challenges faced by North Little Rock, Arkansas and our solutions that set them apart from Little Rock.
Indications point to visitors getting ready to travel again but health and safety remain a major consideration. DMOs across the country are implementing programs that specifically address COVID-19 safety. We discuss a few ideas here that you may want to consider modeling in your destination.
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.
Budgeting will be the biggest challenge most DMOs face over the next two years. With traditional funding sources suffering, how will you address budget shortfalls? Here we discuss revenue and expense strategies to help provide some insight on these challenges.
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.