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.

Visit Anaheim is taking Samsung Oculus virtual reality systems to conventions to give visual tours of what you can see on a trip to the city. (Courtesy of Visit Anaheim)

To start, Anaheim using new technology to promote their destination… Tourism Bureau Promotes Anaheim With a Virtual Reality Tour

Visit Anaheim is taking Samsung Oculus virtual reality systems to conventions to give visual tours of what you can see on a trip to the city.

More CVBs create festivals to draw visitors: All Ages Tap Along During Fiddlers on the Route Festival

Berkeley County’s Odd and Offbeat On Hand This Weekend

Kankakee to draw visitors with murals: ‘Finding Frank (Lloyd Wright)’ About to Become Easier

Columbia’s CVB looks to make the college town a medical destination. CVB Takes Over Medical Destination Initiative as Task Force Dissolves

New TV campaign in Des Moines – In New TV Ads, Des Moines Tries to Give Other Cities FOMO

Columbus Nebraska runs a photo contest.

And if you don’t have any ideas, throw a million dollars at someone to come up with a campaign.

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