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.
The Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau offers prize for social media promotion. (Overwhelming response!)
The “Wild, Wonderful West Virginia” app is assisting area tourism outlets in showcasing their events and landmarks on a large platform.
Local officials are always looking for new opportunities that provide entertainment options for local residents — a quality-of-life component — but also fill hotel rooms and restaurants and add to sales tax coffers.
The Western Massachusetts Sports Commission, a division of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, aggressively pursues athletic events.
No More Off Season (in Kingsport Tennessee)
January and February used to be the so-called “off season” for sporting events staged by the Kingsport Convention and Visitors Bureau (KCVB). That’s not happening anymore. The Kingsport Aquatic Center is now filling that void.