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

Travel and Tourism

Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau: Ice block challenge

Video: Promotion included ice blocks in New York City and the invitation to “break out of the chill”!

Visitors bureau wants to make it easier for tourists to find attractions

Tourists traveling through Cabarrus County will soon have an easier time finding their way to downtown Kannapolis and other points in the community thanks to a way finding program that will soon be implemented by the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Social media contest looks for people to share their favorite Columbus attractions

The “All Out Fave” social media contest is looking for Columbus natives and out of town explorers to share their favorite restaurants, shops and attractions in Columbus during the month of January.

Tourism-oriented job fair to be held Jan. 19 in New Orleans East

The career fair will include opportunities to meet a variety of hotel, restaurant and tourism employers one-on-one and learn more about the hiring process. The event is being hosted in part by the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“Be a tourist in your own backyard” brings great deals to the Quad Cities

Dozens of local businesses and organizations will offer discounts and coupons. The goal is to bring more tourists to the Quad Cities and to offer natives a chance to get out and beat those Winter blues.

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