Tourism professionals at Convention and Visitors Bureaus – CVBs (or Destination Marketing Organizations – DMOs) are implementing some innovative programs to increase visitation in their destinations. We call them Tourism Best Practices.

rome-clock-towerClock Tower Brick Sales Extended to Christmas

The Rome, Georgia CVB leads the fundraising to repair an historic clock tower.

Mobile Visitors Center has Tourism Staff Pumped

The Tahlequah, Oklahoma CVB goes mobile with their visitor center.

Convention & Visitors Bureau Holds Social Media Contest to Win Denver Broncos Swag Bag

The Rapid City, South Dakota CVB is holding a drawing to win a Denver Broncos swag bag. To enter, engage with their social media accounts.

These Tiny Islands Turned Sheep Into Videographers to Literally Put Itself on the Map

Visit Faroe Islands put themselves on the map – Google map – by creating its own version of Google Street View, with sheep serving as videographers.

CVB Awards Marketing Grants

Dodge City, Kansas CVB approved four marketing grants totaling $7,000 to be used for projects promoting Dodge City attractions and events.

And finally, while this may not drive visitors to the state, we have to applaud Travel Wisconsin and their DMO partners across the state collecting warm winter items through the Big Bundle Up. Here’s a story of the Fond du Lac CVB’s campaign. Fond du Lac Area CVB Launches ‘Big Bundle Up’

 

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