How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing


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. Tourism marketing companies who are looking towards the future can’t afford to ignore Instagram’s popularity with the younger generation. What Can Your Brand Do to Capitalize on Instagram’s Tourism Marketing Takeover? The spectacular Northern Lights. The mountains of Cape Town.

Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

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Social media’s impact on the travel and tourism industry continues to grow stronger. From these pieces of user-generated content (UGC), they are able to populate their main feed with picture-perfect posts that ladder up to other marketing messages. A key part of our social strategy is the curation of UGC. As a bonus, we found that UGC was the most effective type of content at driving signups for our client’s newsletter. All employ a strong UGC curation strategy.


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Travel and tourism took a major hit in 2020. A report published in May 2020 even estimated the loss of over 100 million jobs in the travel industry (as per the World Travel and Tourism Council). Influencers Inspire More UGC. Over 2020, the travel industry lost approximately 1.3

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User generated content (UGC) is every marketer’s dream, as a creative customer base can be invaluable in spreading a brand’s message and surveys have shown that 93% of consumers find UGC helpful when making a buying decision. For brands, that’s a strong case for leveraging the power of UGC. Place the product in strategic travel locations with special marketing materials to tap the tourism market: airports, hotels.

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This makes Under Armour more relevant to their customers and encourages more UGC that the company can then use later to market their products. Because Old Navy is a lifestyle brand, UGC is the perfect way to promote their retail products by connecting with their customers and staying up to date with the latest trends. HYLETE uses Pixlee to collect UGC for popular items from top-customers to market their products and stay relevant to consumers.

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64% of consumers turn to online peer reviews (one type of UGC derived from community-driven marketing) before purchasing. From thank you emails and social media posts to shoppable website galleries and out-of-home media, UGC can be integrated across channels and in every stage of the funnel. For the Breckenridge Tourism Office , who wanted to encourage more visitors, it was a natural fit.

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Travel Brands That Are Doing Social Right: How we utilized Social Media to Drive Visitation to the OBX

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Our travel & tourism client, Visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) came to us looking for a partner who could leverage social media to drive visitation to the destination during the off-season. Additionally, we tested different creative concepts for our conversion ads and ultimately found that user-generated content (UGC) was the most effective at converting users to download or sign up for the newsletter.

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The impact of user-generated content (UGC) has been proven over and over. Websites featuring UGC have 29% higher web conversion rates than websites without it. The Breckenridge tourism bureau wanted to share user-generated content from their guests to encourage other people to visit.

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It’s also somewhat unexpected from an airport versus say, a tourism board, airline, hotel, or other attraction. The style of UGC imagery also allows game players to see each locale through the eyes of travelers. The airport could also consider partnering with tourism boards, online review, or travel booking websites to capitalize on offering information about travel tips, popular hotels and attractions at those destinations either via e-mail or in-game once the user has finished.

[Infographic] How Social Media Has Affected Consumers’ Travel Decisions


To ensure a consistent stream of such content, hotel marketing teams may find it useful to use UGC and influencer marketing platforms such as Pixlee. interest in all thing tourism-related and closely monitors marketing .

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What Hello BC did: The tourism industry is having a rough year, with air travel down 95% and nearly everyone cancelling their summer vacation plans. A post shared by Tourism Kelowna (@tourismkelowna) on Mar 25, 2020 at 5:30pm PDT.

#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for January 2017

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She has won several state tourism awards for her social media campaigns and will be sharing her best practices for making travel content work for your brand. January 25, 2017: Motivating Co-workers to Submit UGC. Cheers to 2017! We’re excited to get this year started with #SproutChat. Check out the topics for January and join in on the conversation on Twitter. Simply follow the hashtag every Wednesday from 2—3 p.m.

#SproutChat Recap: Creating Content for the Travel Industry

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Sprout All Star, Keri Jaehnig , has spent years working in the travel industry and has won several state tourism awards for her social media campaigns and marketing efforts. SproutSocial A1: Definitely visual UGC! A1: Our clients love featuring UGC submitted by happy customers after they return from a trip across all their social channels. It’s expected that most people will take a vacation and then post pictures and videos of their trip on social.

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According to research from marketing startup Crowdtap and the global research company Ipsos , millennials and other generations trust UGC 50% more than other types of media. Destination British Columbia is the Official tourism organization for British Columbia, Canada, and they often feature guest Instagrammers within their feed. One of the best aspects of social media is being able to share something with your followers. On Twitter, you can retweet.

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Regrams and UGC: User-generated content is by nature authentic and compelling. Here are the best times to post for each industry we analyzed: Travel and tourism: Friday, 9 a.m. The number of brands incorporating Instagram marketing into their business strategy has surged in recent years. While just over half of U.S. marketers used Instagram in 2016, more than 75% will do so by 2020.

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10 Instagram Predictions to Fire-up Your Strategy for 2020


Instagram influencer, Christina Galbato , who has worked with brands like the Las Vegas tourism board, Mazda USA, and Olay, agrees that brands will be more open to working with micro-influencers this coming year. .

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

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I work with locally owned rural tourism businesses, and blog to that industry at Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum.

How Ford Can Ramp Up It's Social Media Turnaround Story of 2009.

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These ideas can also apply to tourism and other industries too. Tagged as: advertising , big business , change , conversation , enterprise , ford , internet tv , podcorps , roxannedarling , scottmonty , Social Media , Strategy , ugc , video , youtube { 1 trackback } New Media Chatter » Blog Archive » Your Week In Review September 17, 2010 at 6:24 am { 14 comments… read them below or add one } mpgomatic December 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm Beautiful post, Roxanne.