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Tourism Best Practices – Week of June 17

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Alpharetta Welcomes Visitors With ‘Summer Eats And Treats’ The campaign showcases some of the Georgia city’s attractions and cuisine. Empire State Building Visitors Will Soon Get Personalized Travel Tips for Their Best NYC Vacation Ever An exhibit, in partnership with NYC and Company, asks travelers about their interests and length of stay before… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of June 17

Tourism Best Practices – Week of June 3

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Visit Jacksonville Launches Free ‘Visit Jax!’ Mobile App The app has features to make any trip to Jacksonville easier, including places to stay, events, what to do and local tours. Partnership Leads to 1500 Green Caffeen Cups Branded With Destination Marketing Message “We are hopeful as the cups spread to other regions, people will… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of June 3

Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 20

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Start with a few DMOs leading destination development… Springfield (IL) CVB through a Lincoln sculpture exhibit South Padre Island (TX) CVB through sea turtle sculptures  McHenry County (IL) CVB through bike share program A cycling event – 16th Annual Tour de Elizabeth – is created by the Elizabeth (NJ) DMO Another event to drive… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 20

Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 13

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” National Travel and Tourism Week was last week and a LOT of CVBs/DMOs recognized the week with celebrations, luncheons, and other special events… Kosciusko (IN) held a cookout The Woodlands (TX) celebrated at an art show Kearney (NE) hosts a luncheon Dodge City (KS) holds an open house and trolley tours Quincy (IL)… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 13

Why Travel Matters

Our industry is elevating the message of “Travel Matters” during National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) May 5-11. We encourage you to join us in observing NTTW this year, and celebrate all that travel does for Norman, Oklahoma, and for our country as a whole.

Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 6

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Destination marketing organizations launching new campaigns… VisitPITTSBURGH Launches Pull Up A Chair, You Are Welcome Here Campaign Cabell-Huntington (WV) CVB Announces New Campaign for Tourism Springfield (IL) Tourism Bureau to Hit Iowa, Wisconsin in Digital Ad Campaign Other DMOs lead in development of their destination… Lackawanna County (PA) Announces Wine Trail Greater Johnstown/Cambria… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of May 6

Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 29

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Elizabethtown (KY) Commissions 40-foot Mural for Visitor Center Augusta (GA) showcases destination in retail outlet In marketing campaigns, Puerto Rico launches a new campaign. Norton (TN) builds off of Woodbooger Williamson (WV) hosts Dirt Days to draw visitors Destination Burlington (NJ) will celebrate President Grant’s birthday In advocacy campaigns… Stevens Point (WI) hosts… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 29

Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 15

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Thailand ‘Unboxes’ Various Tourist Experiences With New Campaign The campaign aims to drive awareness of Thailand as a preferred holiday destination by featuring the different experiences that the country can offer. Uber Drivers Wrap Cars with Tampa Bay Photos as Tourism Promotion Visit Tampa Bay is using ride-sharing to promote the destination within Florida… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 15

Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 8

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, named one of the “Top 15 Tourism Marketing Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018.” Bowling Green (OH) Marketing Campaign Hits The Road The CVB is leading the charge on an overall community brand for the city called Think BG. Butler Co. (PA) Tourism Bureau Launches New Widget The bureau has launched an interactive digital mapping tool that aims to help visitors and residents plan the perfect day… Read More »Tourism Best Practices – Week of April 8