Navigating the Future of PR

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In the ever-evolving landscape of public relations, adaptation is not just a choice but a necessity. As we look ahead, it’s evident that the future of PR is entwined with the digital realm, influencer marketing, and shaped by dynamic strategies to engage with emerging audiences in real-time. Here’s a glimpse into what lies ahead for…

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Top Tourism Campaigns of 2023

Once again, we’ve taken a look back at the tourism marketing campaigns of the past year. We found upbeat and exciting ideas that simultaneously express simplicity and relaxation. The top tourism campaigns of 2023 return focus to the basics of a destination – their people, places, and beauty. Here are five of our favorite campaigns…

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Belonging and Community

As leaders in the travel and tourism industry, the concept of community can take on various meanings. It might be rooted in the local community you call home or the one you tirelessly serve through your organization. Perhaps it’s the group you actively participate in or volunteer for, aligning yourself with a shared purpose. And…

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Fostering Connection to Build a Strong Team 

When I talk with tourism and hospitality leaders across the country, I hear a lot of feedback about the new way that we work. Some work 100% in the office every day every week, others work in a hybrid model with a set number of days in the office and a set number remote and…

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Creating Sample Travel Itineraries – Dos and Don’ts

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Creating sample travel itineraries in the tourism industry is simply a must. They are an opportunity to highlight the many assets and treasures in your destination. Sample travel itineraries are a tactic that we use in destination marketing, both for travel trade as well as for destinations and attractions. For travel trade, this is a…

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Tracking Digital Tourism Marketing Efforts

Measurement is the foundation of a strong digital campaign. It’s what lets us know when we’re successful, and when we need to make adjustments. Without numbers and data, we’re relying solely on anecdotal evidence. And just like everything else, the measurement landscape is constantly changing and evolving. Cookies are phasing out, QR codes are back…

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The Business Case for Collaboration

I am a huge believer in co-opetition––where perceived competitors cooperate and come together to create something bigger together than they could do on their own. This type of collaboration makes the biggest impact. The guests on my podcast Destination on the Left believe it too. I have been learning from my guests with countless stories…

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