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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

Pixlee

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?

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.

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

Social Media Contest: Send Your Facebook Profile On A Cape Town Holiday

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism launched a new Facebook travel app this week, designed to allow “virtual visits” to the city through a user’s Facebook profile. This isn’t Cape Town Tourism’s first creative attempt at social marketing.

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.

#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.

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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.

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.

5 Essential Business Questions for Modern Marketers

Engaging Brand

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

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?

The Eight PR Up-and-Comers

Spin Sucks

She has her own business, where she focuses on travel and tourism. A young lady with both non-profit and tourism experience, Jessica is a graduate of Temple University and a proud Philadelphia PR supporter. By Gini Dietrich.

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.

Social Media Isn’t Rocket Science; It’s Social

Spin Sucks

After 21 years as the director of marketing and tourism for Lake Arrowhead, Calif., Leslie McLellan is now part of the Tourism Currents team which provides in-person and online training for destination marketing organizations and their small business members.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Betsy Decillis

Spin Sucks

Betsy is a communicator, social media expert, and tourism specialist. On this week's Inquisition, Gini Dietrich hosts Betsy Decillis. Not only that, but she has some very interesting hobbies (typically reserved for old ladies) and she has no fear. You'll enjoy getting to know her.

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.

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.

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 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

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).

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.

3 Hashtag Search Tools That Are Crazy Easy to Use

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One destination marketing organization that does this well is the Virginia Tourism Corporation. By using platforms such as Keyhole, Hashtashtracking, and Agorapulse, the Virginia Tourism Campaign can easily focus on.

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.

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.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

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.

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.

F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

Buffer Social

Here’re some fun ideas I could think of: Travel agencies and tourism boards could let people explore certain places in VR before buying their tickets. We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook F8 conference 2017.

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 Spin Sucks Inquisition: Jessica Lawlor

Spin Sucks

Now, I work as the communications manager for a tourism office outside of Philadelphia—another job I would have loved to learn more about in school. By Gini Dietrich You might recognize the name Jessica Lawlor.

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

Socially Sorted

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.