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.

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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#TrendingNow: Hashtags and the Tourism Industry

By Jessica | October 28, 2016
#TrendingNow: Hashtags and the Tourism Industry

As someone who spends a lot of time on social media, I think it’s about time we talk about travel hashtags. Hashtags – known as # – are used across social media to identify messages focused around a specific topic. Travel hashtags fall under one of these subsets, specifically used by travelers and within the travel…

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Collaboration in Tourism

By Rhonda | October 14, 2016
Collaboration in Tourism

making it work by working together What goes into making a location appeal as a “destination”? Geographic locations can appeal to visitors for a multitude of reasons, and one thing travelers aren’t thinking about when making destination decisions is staying within county lines. Yet New York State is divided into many counties, and that is…

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150 Days and Counting: 4 Things I’ve Learned By Going Client to Agency Side

By Colleen | October 7, 2016
150 Days and Counting: 4 Things I've Learned By Going Client to Agency Side

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been 5 months since I started at Break the Ice! Thinking back, I remember being nervous to join an agency since I had always worked on the client side of the relationship. As I reflect on what I’ve accomplished at BTI already, I can see how my experience…

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