Helping destination marketers, travel professionals, businesses and organizations in the tourism industry:

  • Create Demand
  • Inspire Visitation
  • Foster Connections
  • Drive Conversions & Strengthen ROI

We do so by delivering powerful ideas, focused strategies and measurable tactics and plans.

More Efficiency, Less Waste

With a laser-focused direction and a strong strategy in place, your team will have clarity on the path ahead, even when the path seems uncertain. We know that strategy leads to a deeper connection with your audience through a more authentic brand voice and message.

Our strategic approach to marketing planning provides our clients with a solid market position and a flexible and adaptable roadmap that delivers stronger overall ROI.

Focused On Tourism

By working in the tourism industry every single day, our team is the most informed on current trends and understands a wide variety of destination marketing strategies and tactics.

Our proximity to gateways New York City and Toronto give us broad media relationships in NYC, Canada, and beyond. We help our clients draw visitors out of gateway cities to get their fair share of the market - and open up visitors' eyes to the possibilities of travel in small and mid-size destinations.

With a single focus, we go deeper, spend more time in the tourism industry and ultimately deliver maximum results to our clients.

Online Course: Prepare for Recovery with Strategic Planning

As we prepare for the post-pandemic world, we know that things will not be as they were. We are excited to announce the launch of a NEW online course, Strategic Marketing Planning for Post-Pandemic Recovery. We designed this course to help you retool your current marketing plan or create a new one from scratch, that will allow you to come into recovery armed with data, strategic thinking and a roadmap for moving ahead.

Tourism Trend Guide: Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing has become an important part of our clients’ marketing strategy. In this eBook we share all the details of how our team finds, vets and works with influencers. BTI team members Sarah Blackwell, Colleen Onuffer and Jess Reilly documented our process in an information-packed 30 pages filled with tips and tricks to getting started in the world of influencer marketing. Download your copy today and get started finding and working with influencers to promote your destination!

Influencers marketing eBook

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Using Strategic Insights to Set a Clear Direction

By Camille | September 16, 2020
Using Strategic Insights to Set a Clear Direction

I often hear people talk about writing with the premise that you start by “staring at a blank screen,” but a blank screen is rarely where I start. In most cases, the processes Break the Ice Media uses give a framework that jumpstarts our creative engines while keeping strategy at the forefront. Strategic models help…

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5 Ways to Keep a Forward-Thinking Mindset

By Nicole | September 2, 2020

In these uncertain times and with so much unrest in our world, it can be hard to stay positive. These five ways to keep a forward-thinking mindset will help you stay focused on the key things to move your organization through this crisis and come out stronger in the end. I am often accused of…

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Destination Marketing: Welcoming Visitors Again

By Intern | August 18, 2020
Destination Marketing: Welcoming Visitors Again

Throughout the summer months, states across the US have been loosening restrictions as they reached “phase 4” where most establishments could re-open. After about five months of cabin fever, people are not only eager to leave their houses, but are open to traveling. At this point in time, studies show that most people are comfortable…

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