The 5 Best Tourism Social Media Accounts

Meltwater

It's hard to deny that social media has had a dramatic impact on the way we experience the world around us. But there are very few industries where social media… Read More >>>. Social Media

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.

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.

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?

Tourism Tweetup: Connecting Locals & Visitors

Bare Feet Studios

News Social Media Strategy best maui blogs bloggers foodies maui tourism travelAsk any traveler: would you rather stay in a tourist compound (aka tourist ghetto) or get out and meet the locals? Overwhelmingly, travelers want to meet the locals! Social media can facilitate this in so many ways.

10 Hottest Pinterest Travel Trends You Need to Know for Marketing

Socially Sorted

If your business is related to tourism or travel then you need to know these Pinterest Travel Trends to boost your marketing! Pinterest Social Media Strategy Visual Content Tourism Tourism Marketing Visual Storytelling

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 Ways to Be Like These Wine Businesses Crushing Social Media Marketing

Socially Sorted

Social Media Tourism Tourism Marketing video Visual StorytellingI’ve seen some awesome wine businesses crushing social media marketing over the years. From the wineries themselves to tours and accommodation there are a lot of things we can learn from these brands.

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.

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?

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.

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

Some criticize volunteer tourism as many of those travelers are not ready to commit to long-term involvement. Power to the hosts: how to fix volunteer tourism. How could the feel-good darling of tourism become so tarnished?

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.

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Top 10 Socially Sorted Blog Posts in 2016

Socially Sorted

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.

Digital disruptor: How Bitcoin is driving innovation in entertainment, media and communications

SocialFish

Read PwC’s report to learn about the evolution and impact of Bitcoin, and its adoption in sectors such as entertainment, media video games, casino gaming, travel & tourism, telecom and internet. My friend David Neff has written an excellent white paper about Bitcoin for PwC.

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.

How to Get More Facebook Reviews (without even asking)

Socially Sorted

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. .

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Long Tail SEO - 60+ Articles

Aggregage

Tracking Tourism: The Tourism Research Blog. One of the value propositions for Browse My Stuff is that it organizes content in a way that should be good to help long tail SEO ( search engine optimization ).

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7 Great User-Generated Content Campaigns

Pixlee

Tourism Australia. Tourism Australia knows that everyone loves sharing their vacation photos and video with friends and family. Running multiple activations , including the Giga Selfie campaign aimed at attracting younger and social media savvy Japanese consumers, and their aquatic and coastal campaigns,Tourism Australia has found ways to continue to engage and stay relevant.

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WEBININE: How to Build an Email Sign-up Form That Works

Convince & Convert

In this webiNINE, our series of ~9-minute webinars for social media and online marketing practitioners, we review the email sign-up process for three sites in the travel and tourism industry. Chris Sietsema is Social & Digital Operations Lead at Convince & Convert.

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.

Facebook Open-Sources Community Cellular Manager

SocialTimes Facebook

The local community, primarily subsiding on agriculture and tourism, now has access to cellular connectivity. Facebook announced the open-sourcing of a solution aimed at furthering its mission of connecting the world. Software engineers Kurtis Heimeri and Steve Muir and infrastructure strategist Shaddi Hasan announced in a blog post last week that the code for Community Cellular Manager is available via GitHub.

Kickstarter for The Next Book – Cuba: Seven in 10

Geoff Livingston

Cuba: Seven in 10 (see our Kickstarter page) will feature 10 photographic takes on Cuba from each of shutterbug, representing our personal interpretations of Havana and Cuban culture as it is exists now before the American tourism rush. Image by Joe Newman.

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).

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2018

Pixlee

We’ve put together our list of the 10 must-attend travel marketing conferences of 2018 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 : New Orleans, LA (June 3-6 2018).

3 Hashtag Search Tools That Are Crazy Easy to Use

agora pulse

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.