6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand

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We can learn a lot from the Tourism Industry when it comes to Social Media Smarts. . In this post I share 6 Powerful Social Media Lessons from Tourism that work… that you can implement in your business to boost your brand too! .

How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

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But today, you can’t form an effective tourism marketing plan without it. What makes this particular social network unique when it comes to tourism and marketing? Geo-Tag Tourism. What Can Your Brand Do to Capitalize on Instagram’s Tourism Marketing Takeover?

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How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

Pixlee

The spectacular Northern Lights. The mountains of Cape Town. The lush greenery of Machu Picchu. These popular sights have long been the fodder for traditional destination marketing strategies

Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

New research about how to have more engaging Facebook posts

Akamai Marketing

Featured Study social media beverage days engagement facebook food pages post tourism travelWe’re all looking for quantifiable data for our social media efforts, right? That’s why I wanted to share with you the findings of a recent study by Buddy Media.

10 Top European Tourist Spots Ranked According to Social Media

Talkwalker SM

With an estimated share of 9% of global GDP , the tourism industry is a major contributor to the world’s economy. But aside from financial impact, tourism is also a huge topic on social media : every day, thousands of people share posts about where they went or want to go. SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS big ben brandenburg gate colosseum eiffel tower leaning tower sagrada familia social listening social media analytics tourism tourist spots tower bridge travel TTE

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations.

13 Ingredients in the Perfect Social Media Contest

Convince & Convert

Remember, the prize itself can be the theme for the contest, as with the legendary “best job in the world” campaign from Tourism Queensland. Original image from BigStock.com.

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Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities

Freelance Social Media

We hope that convention and visitors bureaus, cities, and others in the tourism industry will find it useful. You can download the guide here: Google+ for tourism, CVBs, and cities . Google+ for Tourism, CVBs, and Cities.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tourism/Travel/Hospitality. Tags: Marketing Social Media bar e-commerce facebook foursquare hospitality pub real estate restaurant social media tourism travel twitter This is a guest post by Angela Denby.

Bare Feet Studios Final Three for Best Social Media Campaign

Bare Feet Studios

News Social Media awards hawaii honor Lanai LVB maui mvb pemawards smchi tourism travelWe are so thrilled to be one of the three finalists for the 2012 Annual Pacific Edge Magazine business awards: best social media campaign.

Free Idea: Podcaster-in-Residence Saves Hawaii Tourism?

Bare Feet Studios

Free Idea: Podcaster-in-Residence Saves Hawaii Tourism? Tagged as: blogger , campaign , free , hawaii , HVCB , podcaster , residency , Social Media , tourism { 3 comments… read them below or add one } Bill Streeter August 18, 2008 at 3:12 pm Awesome idea.

Summary of New Media Artist-in-Residence Program

Bare Feet Studios

Aloha News Social Media Video #SBOSM data HSMYIR Lanai LVB marketing measurement metrics smchi smcjournal smcobserver tourism travel visitlanaiIt is the last day of 2011 and I want to add an exclamation point of gratitude on each of my blogs – most of which suffer from neglect from me.

Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: discover australia , hotel , hotelsmag , Marketing , social media , tourism , Travel , york Fairmont.

5 Essential Business Questions for Modern Marketers

Engaging Brand

Take the Australian Tourism Board and their 2009 “Best Job in the World” campaign.

Social Media and Tourism: Let’s Talk Together

Bare Feet Studios

And we have the tourism agencies in the state and county government, who have largely carried the responsibility (yet also managed the taxpayer and visitor funded budgets) to keep tourism thriving. Presentation Slides | Social Media & Tourism via SMCHI: PDF.

For Travel Destinations: Working Well with Bloggers

Bare Feet Studios

HowTo News Social Media #SBOSM barefeetstudios bloggers engagement hawaii smcjournal smcobserver tourism travel visitlanaiI am producing a social media marketing campaign for the island of Lānaʻi, here in Hawaii. It is a rather unique concept, a “New Media Artist-in-Residence&# Program. I will write about the specifics in a separate blog post, though I did start noodling on this idea back in 2008.

Tourism: Festivals are Powerful Economical Tools | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

We hope the local business and tourism community will collaborate with us to showcase our beautiful state and akamai kama’aina. How many of our tourism, PR, communications, and advertising execs blog or podcast or twitter?

Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

——– Convention and Visitors Bureaus have become invaluable resources for local business communities and these independent non-profit organizations operate in all major cities, with the aim of stimulating tourism-based economic activity.

Social Media: Australian Society of Travel Writers

Laurel Papworth

Online Communities social media social networks Event online community Sydney tourism Travel travel writers travel writingIn November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. Great group – both speakers and audience.

How to Get More Facebook Reviews (without even asking)

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Now, I’m a social media strategist so I like to check into places I love – especially in the tourism industry. Do you want more Facebook Reviews? If so (and I hope so) then listen up. .

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017

Pixlee

We’ve put together our list of the 10 must-attend travel marketing conferences of 2017 for anyone looking to network with top travel professionals, learn about emerging trends, and build out an innovative tourism marketing strategy that speaks to today’s travelers. PR Society of America Travel & Tourism Conference : Palm Springs, CA (May 21-24 2017).

Tomorrowland: Conquering the EDM world through influencer marketing

Audiense

There is a growing trend of music tourism whereby festival goers choose to travel abroad to attend such events also contributing to the annual turnover. References: [Infographic] Music Tourism in 2016, and What to Expect for 2017.

Chatbots: The future of conversational commerce and marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We work with brands across several industry verticals, including tourism, hospitality, entertainment, media, CPG, retail, quick-serve restaurants and more,” he said. It’s no secret that the rise of computer apps is transforming both the marketing and customer experience.

The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

Here’s another example, during the recent tsunami warning in Hawaii, only one travel and tourism brand was active in the discussion: Starwood Hawaii . Travel and tourism in our state’s largest industry. The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers.

Top 10 Socially Sorted Blog Posts in 2016

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4 6 Powerful Lessons from Tourism that will Boost Your Brand. I have spent a lot of time with the Tourism Industry in the past 3 years, both as a speaker and trainer and working with clients.

The Secret Sauce to Shareable Visual Content Your Audience Will Devour

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Queensland Tourism did just that when it snowed in Queensland (heads up, it never snows in Queensland… it’s bloody hot here in this part of Australia!). When the snow came, Tourism Queensland dropped everything and focused on milking the content: We have snow in #thisisqueensland

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

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According to Jeremy Williams , social media director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (and my boss when I do travel writing for IOTD), blog posts with photos get more traffic than blog posts without. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

Image Recognition in Action: How the Green KitKat Conquered the World

Talkwalker SM

Place the product in strategic travel locations with special marketing materials to tap the tourism market: airports, hotels.

Inside the Mind of a Marketing Tech Person

Razor Social

I recently presented a large group of businesses in the tourism industry where the majority of sales were online. There’s a new breed of marketer that came into existence over the last few years. It was a collision of marketers and tech people which resulted in marketing tech people!!

List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth

Tourism Australia – NOT. I loved it when New Zealand Tourism jumped in on this one – very cheeky. click to see the secret anti ad. Consumers Make (Parody) Ads Too. What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)?

The bus to Hawaii: Marriott boosts Hawaii Bookings 40% with event.

Akamai Marketing

The campaign, a road tour, dubbed the “Spirit of Aloha” includes Hawaiian travel and tourism executives, 3 dancers & 2 musicians on loan from the Polynesian Cultural Center as well as Maui’s Camile Velasco of American Idol fame. Once the team was on the mainland, it was “all bus, all day” as the caucus went from early morning local shows to day-time meetings with travel and tourism promoters bringing Aloha and sunshine at each stop.

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport Launches Interactive Game Powered By Instagram Photos

Convince & Convert

It’s also somewhat unexpected from an airport versus say, a tourism board, airline, hotel, or other attraction. With the stunning rise in popularity of user-generated content, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has turned to Instagram images to power a new interactive game called Destination Unknown.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

Look to Tourism Australia’s Fan Foto Friday and the processes there… would a newcomer post the first week? Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations.

Top 10 Image Trends for Powerful Visuals that Stand Out

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If you work in Tourism then get savvy with 3D. Even if you don’t work in Tourism, use 3D photography to bring your community into the world you live in. . From Drones to 3D images to smartphone photography, so many image trends are grabbing our attention.

Brands Rocking Instagram

Mindjumpers

VisitCopenhagen is the official Tourism Organization of Copenhagen and they upload pictures of Copenhagen daily – atmospheric and beautiful pictures, which make every Dane proud of their capital and every foreigner wanting to jump on a plane right away.

The Future of Social Media (And How to Prepare For It): The State of Social Media 2016 Report

Buffer Social

Imagine being able to predict the next big thing on social media, knowing what social media will look like in 2017 and beyond and how will brands use social platforms to connect with their audience. As someone who works with social media every day, this information would be invaluable.

The 11 Top Social Media Management Tools I Can’t Live Without

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I do a lot of speaking and training in the tourism industry and this tool is a well-needed game changer when it comes to harnessing the power of user-generated content … in the right way.

7 Awesome Hacks to Promote Your Social Media Posts

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The travel, tourism, and hospitality industry, for example, uses a host of different hashtags like #travel and location-specific hashtags, like #”country” (#spain, for instance), #”city”, #”airport”, etc. Image via Unsplash.