As people begin to cautiously explore traveling again, messaging for DMOs should speak to planning for travel "someday". The U.S. Travel Association has produced a toolkit that destinations can tailor for their market. Here we discuss strategies for using these tools to promote your destination.
Category: Marketing Strategy
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.
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.
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.
Have an initiative that needs to take off? Discover the value of a landing page as part of your DMO's marketing strategy.
Some photos we just recently found appropriate and exciting feel out of touch today. Times have obviously changed, and many of the images used previously to promote places will need to as well. As many DMOs work to replace some beloved content with “new normal” messaging, we've provided some guidance to help you curate photos that speak to the concerns of travelers today.
We’ve executed numerous email campaigns and have learned what works when it comes to engaging with readers on a regular basis. Here we share some best practices for email marketing.
In the final installment of this five-part series, we take a look at the role amenities play in shaping the visitor experience and how your DMO can leverage them to encourage return visits and positive word of mouth.
As your DMO assesses what activities it has to offer its visitors, strategize within the framework of what visitors can expect to experience—not just what they can do—while visiting your city. Read time: 6 minutes
Attractions are (obviously) a central part of your destination’s identity, and marketing them appropriately is important for maximizing tourism and travel’s impact on the economy of your place.
In the second installment of this series, we take a look at the role accommodations play in managing visitor expectations and contributing to the local economy of a destination