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.
Category: Marketing Action Plan
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.
Stamp worked with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission to help develop and promote their three-year initiative celebrating Alabama's 200 years of statehood. Here we discuss 5 components of a successful statewide marketing program.
Whether you’re new around here or have been reading our blog since we started it a few years ago, you know (or will soon enough) that we are committed to Marketing Action Planning. A MAP is a proven, step-by-step process document to help guide your short- and long-term plans of work to achieve the defined mission of your destination.
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.
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.
Generation Z is rapidly growing in importance to DMOs - and for good reason! They are poised to command nearly 40% of consumer spending in just a few short years, and their travel habits are clearly defined by the digital age they were born into. Here's what that means for your DMO.
For many of our DMO clients, November and December fall squarely in the middle of their fiscal year. If the same is true for your DMO, now is a good time to pull out your Marketing Action Plan and assess the progress of your goals and objectives.
Designing a presentation that is both engaging and informative often requires the use of thought-provoking imagery. Download volume 3 of our free destination marketing graphics to help you convey the results of your marketing action plan in your next presentation.
Context marketing plays an important role in shaping your overall content marketing strategy. For DMOs, this means knowing who your target markets are, their roles in your success and what they need to believe in order for you to succeed with them. Your marketing plan will follow to line up with these targets.
Research helps DMOs by providing verifiable facts that influence your decision-making process. Read about primary and secondary research and how each can inform your destination’s marketing efforts.