2022 Top Tourism Campaigns Bring Typing Ponies & Talking Kangaroos

This year saw us returning to travel in big ways, and the campaign ideas rose to match! We found some of the most creative, quirky, content-driven ideas out there and summed them up for this year. From Ryanair on TikTok to horses that will answer your emails. In no particular order, here are our picks…

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4 Brand Storytelling Lessons from a Former Washington Speechwriter

4 Brand Storytelling Lessons from a Former Washington Speechwriter

Disclaimer: This is not a political post. However, politicians and Washington D.C. staff may be referenced throughout the course of this blog. In early 2017, I had the chance to listen to Jon Favreau, former speechwriter for former President Obama, talk about his time in Washington. While the stories he told – days on the…

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Top Tourism Campaigns of 2021

Top tourism campaigns of 2021

Happy 2022! At BTI, we typically end our year with a round-up of the top tourism campaigns of the year. Reviewing those destinations and hospitality businesses going above and beyond to share their creative approaches to visitor attraction. This year, we flipped that on its head and decided to kick off the new year with…

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Storytelling Content is Key in Tourism Marketing

Storytelling Content is Key in Tourism Marketing

Visitors guides are moving more and more into the digital realm. Especially following 2020, many DMOs have moved to digital-only or a mix of printed guides and digital offerings. Even so, the demand remains high for the information offered, as visitors try to work out what they want. What attractions to see, where to grab…

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Measuring Marketing Campaigns

The basis of every successful campaign comes down to measurement. Identifying whether you met your goals and having the ability to course-correct or change your strategy throughout the campaign is key to knowing what campaigns are repeatable and which tactics work best for your organization. In fact, in our strategic process, measuring is an important…

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6 Strategies to Prepare for Tourism Recovery

From our April 2020 Destination on the Left Virtual Summit Our second-ever Destination on the Left Virtual Summit kicked off in April 2020 with 12 amazing presenters and three full days of content focused around digital marketing, travel trade and niche marketing within the tourism industry. The topics ranged from food tourism to family travel…

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How to Work with an Agency: 5 Key Conversations

How to Work with an Agency: 5 Key Conversations

It’s often the perception that once the contract is signed, the client’s job is over, and the agency’s job begins. But clients should be asking at least five things from their agency partners … Make sure to have these 5 key conversations as you begin to work with an agency.

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